| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:25 PM
When it comes to construction, arts leaders have found it's a long, complicated road to opening night.
A tangle of regulations, financing and artistic decisions must be overcome before the curtain rises, though projects in several high-profile Central...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 3:21 PM
Don't be surprised if starting Monday you hear the occasional round of applause on the streets of downtown Orlando. Each day during October, a different live performance will take place on the city's sidewalks, in plazas and parks. A pianist will tickle...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 9:23 PM
At the beginning of the second act of "Enchanted April," Mad Cow Theatre changes the set before the audience's eyes. The dreary palette of grim England gives way to color, light, a riot of flowers. Even the grimy brick pillars suddenly turn into...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:43 PM
It has been a long time coming, but on Saturday Mad Cow Theatre will finally open its new Church Street digs — above Five Guys Burgers, a block off Orange Avenue in downtown Orlando.
"You've probably heard us mention an opening date, then move...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 10:06 PM
Can Mad Cow Theatre jolt new life into Church Street?
Faced with uncertainty over an Orlando Magic team without superstar Dwight Howard and the heady days of the Amway Center's opening just a memory, city officials and nearby restaurateurs hope so....
| Oct 7, 2012
It's not every production that gets a standing ovation before the actors even hit the stage. But such was the case on opening night of Mad Cow Theatre's production of "Sunday in the Park With George."
Of course, the applause wasn't as much for the show...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 10:00 AM
It's another debut for Mad Cow Theatre when it opens "The Road to Mecca" on Friday, Oct. 26, in the Black Box Theatre. The play, which had a run on Broadway this year, is the first production to be staged in the second theater of Mad Cow's new Church...
| 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...