| Aug 20, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Playwright John W. Lowell knows luck had a part to play in the history of "The Letters."
In 2013, Time magazine's Richard Zoglin stopped by a performance by a small theater company in the back of a Chicago bookstore. He wrote a review best described...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 8, 2013
United Arts of Central Florida is touting the successes achieved so far with its new Power2Give online fundraising program. Power2Give.org allows arts, science and history groups to request donations for specific projects; fans can browse the projects and...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:48 PM
Curtis Taylor Jr. — a wily used-car salesman turned showbiz hustler — perhaps says it all when, early in the musical "Dreamgirls," he explains: "The American concept of success is represented by a three-letter word known to every child: Big."...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:03 PM
Winter Park Playhouse will be getting down with the sounds of the BeeGees and K.C. & the Sunshine Band when it opens "8 Track: The Sounds of the 70's" on Friday, June 21.
Joining the cast for a rehearsal, I can't help but wonder: "Were any of you even...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 1:56 PM
At first glance, it might seem that Donald Margulies' two-woman drama "Collected Stories" is about the creative process of writing.
But as Mad Cow Theatre's fine production pulls you into the lives of two engrossing women, it becomes clear the...