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  • Karen Zacarias funnels child's mindset into 'Chasing George Washington'

    Karen Zacarias funnels child's mindset into 'Chasing George Washington'
    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...
  • Theater review: 'The Road to Mecca' from Mad Cow Theatre

    Theater review: 'The Road to Mecca' from Mad Cow Theatre
    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...
  • Rob Winn Anderson wins new-play award

     Rob Winn Anderson wins new-play award
    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....
  • Theater review: 'August: Osage County' from Mad Cow Theatre

    Theater review: 'August: Osage County' from Mad Cow Theatre
    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...
  • Theater review: 'A Christmas Survival Guide' from Garden Theatre

    Theater review: 'A Christmas Survival Guide' from Garden Theatre
    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-...
  • Theater review: 'The Farndale Avenue... Christmas Carol'

    Theater review: 'The Farndale Avenue... Christmas Carol'
    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...
  • Famed authors behind the plays onstage in Orlando

     Famed authors behind the plays onstage in Orlando
    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...
  • Orlando arts center's Broadway deal makes everyone a winner

    Orlando arts center's Broadway deal makes everyone a winner
    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...
  • Theater review: 'Mrs. Warren's Profession' from Mad Cow Theatre

    Theater review: 'Mrs. Warren's Profession' from Mad Cow Theatre
    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...
  • Mad Cow Theatre announces lineup for Orlando Cabaret Festival

     Mad Cow Theatre announces lineup for Orlando Cabaret Festival
    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...
  • 2013 Orlando Cabaret Festival is bigger than ever

    2013 Orlando Cabaret Festival is bigger than ever
    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...