| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:14 PM
Israel made such an impression on Luis Gabriel Diaz that he was inspired to carry its culture with him when he left the Middle Eastern country.
Diaz, who trained in musical theater in Israel, is the founder of Day Star Theatre Arts, which makes its...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Playwright Alan Bennett clearly had an ax to grind with the 1980s British education system. He's against turning history into facts-optional entertainment. And he's not happy about those style-over-substance TV "documentaries."
| 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...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Mad Cow Theatre in downtown Orlando seeks an unpaid marketing intern. Here's the scoop:
Title: Marketing Intern Hours per week: 10-15
Compensation: Unpaid - All interns will receive two tickets to all performances at Mad Cow 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 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....
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Orlando's Mad Cow Theatre has increased the size of its board of directors — which once numbered just three — to include a dozen members.
Announced as new members on Friday, June 13, were:
• Jonathan Miller, director of the Olin...