| Jul 4, 2013
Many theater buffs have seen the musical "Mamma Mia!" — the show reports that more than 50 million people have watched the show, based on the music of Abba, worldwide.
But there are two reasons Central Floridians can be excited when it plays the...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:09 AM
If you notice construction dust at your favorite arts or other cultural institution in the coming months, the work will be in part thanks to this year's Orange County cultural-facilities grants.
In six years of the cultural-facilities program, the...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Mad Cow Theatre has extended the run of its "Collected Stories" a second time. The show will now play through July 28.
Written by Donald Margulies and directed by Denise Gillman, "Collected Stories" tells of the ever-changing relationship between a...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 2:35 PM
The Bach Festival Society of Winter Park has hired three new staff members in preparation for the upcoming season. The society, which presents visiting classical-music artists and stages its own concerts, has undergone a bit of restructuring as it looks...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:33 AM
It's nearly time to close the book on "Sleeping Beauty." The fairy tale, presented by Orlando Shakespeare Theater, has been adapted by local actor Brandon Roberts.
The quirky retelling of the classic story of a brave prince, beautiful princess,...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 9:32 AM
It's the time of year for looking back on 2013's memorable moments and trends from Central Florida arts scene.
• Star of the Year: God. We had a lot of religion on our stages this year. Theatre Downtown presented "Godspell" with Vine Theatre....
| Dec 30, 2013
| 2:39 PM
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Mad Cow Theatre announces auditions for Maggie in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
MAD COW THEATRE is holding auditions for its upcoming production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams, directed by Bobbie Bell. Production dates...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:57 PM
If "Charles Dickens" conjures up frantic nights sweating over essays about 800-page tomes, banish that ghost of school days past. A yearlong "What the Dickens" celebration across Central Florida will feature pub crawls, a Victorian feast, movies,...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Orlando's Clandestine-ARTS theater troupe is bringing that demon barber of Fleet Street, one Mr. Sweeney Todd, to the stage this week.
Stephen Sondheim's musical opens Thursday, Jan. 9, at The Venue in Orlando. According to Clandestine-ARTS, the theater...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Denise Gillman did not like science as a child.
"Science and math were a mystery to me," she says. "I couldn't connect to it."
But today Gillman routinely deals with science — even though she's a college professor in the theater department....
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:57 PM
WHAT: Mad Cow Theatre's next production will be Alan Ayckbourn's "Table Manners," a comedy that follows that intertwining lives of siblings and their significant others during a weekend in the British countryside.
The action takes place around the...