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  • On sale today: 'Potted Potter,' 'Motown the Musical,' more at Dr. Phillips Center

    On sale today: 'Potted Potter,' 'Motown the Musical,' more at Dr. Phillips Center
    Tickets are now on sale for several upcoming shows at Orlando's new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts -- including "Potted Potter," a comic riff on the Harry Potter phenomenon, and "Motown the Musical," the Broadway hit stuffed full of famous...
  • Orlando November concerts range from festivals to farewells

    Orlando November concerts range from festivals to farewells
    With a gleaming new performance venue open in Orlando, the fall concert schedule is brimming with a diverse lineup of favorites. Music fans will have their first opportunity to check out the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at shows...
  • 'Persistence, perseverance' gave birth to performing arts center

    'Persistence, perseverance' gave birth to performing arts center
    The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts opens its doors to the public for the first time next week, but the story of its birth is a long one — more than 30 years in the making — full of shifting allegiances, uneasy partnerships,...
  • Timeline: Building Orlando an arts center

    Timeline: Building Orlando an arts center
    Here's a look at milestone moments on the long quest to provide Orlando with a high-quality performing-arts center. 1926: Orlando Municipal Auditorium, later Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre, is built for $175,000. 1962: A front-page Orlando Sentinel...
  • Weekend events to bring road closures, thousands of people downtown

    Weekend events to bring road closures, thousands of people downtown
    Ravers, art lovers, hockey fans and veterans will flock to downtown Orlando by the thousands this weekend as the city prepares for several high-profile events that will bring cash to the local economy but cause major traffic disruptions. The four...
  • See live stream of arts center opening today

    See live stream of arts center opening today
    Today  at 10 a.m. the Orlando Sentinel will live-stream the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. The official opening of the estimated $514 million center will include a ceremonial ribbon cutting honoring...
  • Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts officially opens

     Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts officially opens
    Buoyed by a $1 million commitment from the city of Winter Park and record-setting season-ticket Broadway sales, officials and supporters opened Orlando's long-awaited arts center with smiles on their faces and history on their minds. Under a warm and...
  • Dr. Phillips Center hosts open house, free Sheryl Crow concert

    Dr. Phillips Center hosts open house, free Sheryl Crow concert
    More than 1,500 spectators turned out Saturday to watch Grammy-winning singer Sheryl Crow perform the first concert in the Seneff Arts Plaza at the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando. "What a great night to be in Orlando,...
  • Leaders played starring roles for new arts center: Editorial

    Leaders played starring roles for new arts center: Editorial
    If the decades-long saga behind this past week's opening of the spectacular new Dr. Philips Center for the Performing Arts were a Broadway show, its playbill would list many stars. Here are some, but not all: ¿Bill Frederick: He called for a new...
  • Q&A: With 3 months to go, Dr. Phillips Center takes shape

    Q&A: With 3 months to go, Dr. Phillips Center takes shape
    Three months from today — on Nov. 6 — Orlando's entertainment scene will enter a new era when government and arts-center officials gather to cut the ribbon on downtown's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. While the $514 million...
  • Over budget, behind schedule, arts center and builder settle legal claims

    Over budget, behind schedule, arts center and builder settle legal claims
    The curtain is supposed to rise soon at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, but the project is over budget and behind schedule. Contractor Balfour Beatty Construction and the center's managers have blamed each other, and now the parties...