| Aug 5, 2014
| 11:17 AM
WHAT: Mad Cow Theatre on Friday, Aug. 8, opens Alan Bennett's The History Boys.
Bennett's tale is about unruly British schoolboys who are preparing for coveted places at either Oxford or Cambridge under the tutelage of their somewhat unorthodox...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 1:47 PM
Veteran entertainer Frank Siano performs his solo cabaret "Let Me Be Frank" as part of the Winter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret Series. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, and Thursday, Sept. 18.
Siano is accompanied by Playhouse...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 2:29 PM
If you haven't seen "The Letters" at Mad Cow Theatre yet — and really, you should — here's a reason to do so this week. The playwright, John W. Lowell, will be in town and will lead free post-show chats with the audience after Thursday and...
| May 24, 2014
| 8:52 AM
TALLAHASSEE – It was the biggest binge on hometown projects since the pre-Great Recession days.
The Florida Legislature used its best financial outlook in nearly a decade this spring to sprinkle in more taxpayer-funded hometown projects –...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 2:28 PM
The young adults depicted in the Broadway musical "Hair" want to do their own thing. They're dropping out of the mainstream and tuning in to sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll. It's 1960s America, and there's a new counterculture decrying racial segregation,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Get your Dickens groove on, and your group could dance off with $5,000.
As part of the "What the Dickens Orlando" celebration, a cash prize of $5,000 is being offered to the best video of a musically staged performance, without being previously publicly...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Laura Benanti wants a bigger audience.
Not just for herself, mind you, but for all theatrical endeavors.
"I'm trying to do whatever I can to bring this art form to the next generation," the singer-actress says on the phone from her home in New York....
| May 1, 2014
| 8:19 PM
Nicholas Rodriguez is a bit of a tease. The Broadway actor, headlining this weekend at the Orlando Cabaret Festival, has titled his show "The First Time…" and the preshow publicity coyly reminds us that "You always remember your first time…"...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Christiane Noll apologizes when she answers her phone. The Broadway star is finishing up an important transaction: She's buying makeup at a New York department store.
Noll, who will perform the first weekend of the Orlando Cabaret Festival, is...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:39 PM
During the Orlando Cabaret Festival, local singers perform during the daytime or in the early evening before the headliners. Shows are at Mad Cow Theatre, 54 W. Church St., Orlando; check the schedule at orlandocabaretfestival.com Tickets are $20-$25....
| Mar 27, 2014
| 9:28 PM
William Elliott's graceful set design for Mad Cow Theatre's "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" is a light and airy Southern bedroom. Delicate white arches frame French doors. Erin Miner's pink and purple lighting add a soft and gentle glow to the scene.