| Oct 17, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Playwright Karen Zacarias remembers what it's like to be a child. Even the ugly moments. Especially the ugly moments.
"I never forgot what it's like to be 10," says Zacarias, whose play "Chasing George Washington" opens to the public Saturday at...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 9:31 AM
There's a point in "The Road to Mecca" when the central character is described as brighter than the myriad candles that surround her.
That's also the case with Mad Cow Theatre's production of Athol Fugard's play, the first to be staged in its new Black...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Orlando resident Rob Winn Anderson has won the 2012 Christopher Brian Wolk Award from New York's Abingdon Theatre Company for "The Tenth Son."
Anderson will be presented with his award, which comes with $1,000, on Monday, Dec. 10, in New York City....
| Dec 1, 2012
| 8:41 PM
In a nod to its Oklahoma setting, "August: Osage County" publicity often contains a phrase along the lines of how the play reveals a "tornado of emotions."
And it's true that in Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy, a whirlwind of devastating...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 8:41 PM
With a merry ho-ho-ho at the Garden Theatre comes "A Christmas Survival Guide," bubbling over with cheer and goodwill.
The holiday revue, by James Hindman and Ray Roderick, is produced by the Garden Theatre, which has several large-scale community-...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:29 PM
Christmas is a time for nostalgia — and good will — so maybe we should cut the Orlando Shakespeare Theater's current holiday comedy some slack.
After all, it's full of old jokes, old visual gags and old comedy set-ups. Even the premise...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Central Florida's theaters will be bursting with famous names during February — but they're names from the page, not on the stage.
Plays presented around the region will boast some of the most famed names in literature, from ancient Greek writer...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 12:37 PM
After a month of handwringing, public appeals and lines in the sand, a deal was struck on the future of Broadway touring shows in Orlando.
The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts will co-present touring shows with the Florida Theatrical...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:13 PM
There are moments in Mad Cow Theatre's production of "Mrs. Warren's Profession" when you might want to close your eyes — so your only focus is on the voices of the actors.
That's because in tackling George Bernard Shaw's 1893 classic, director...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:31 PM
A Tony nominee, a former Elphaba in Broadway's "Wicked" and a one-time Mouseketeer are among the acts booked for the 11th Orlando Cabaret Festival.
Mad Cow Theatre presents the annual mix of music and comedy, which will run April 25-May 12 at the...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Mad Cow Theatre's David Mink has difficulty saying no.
At least when he's talking with singers interested in participating in Mad Cow's annual Orlando Cabaret Festival. This year's fest — the 11th and the first in the theater's new home on...