| May 15, 2013
| 8:21 AM
United Arts of Central Florida this morning unveiled its new power2give donation program that allows donors to support specific projects run by arts, science and history organizations.
The program is website-based, at power2give.org, so donors can...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Ooh, do I sense backstage tension in the cast of Mad Cow Theatre's "Dreamgirls"?
It's early May — a month before the show opens — when I sit down with Orlando actresses Cherry Hamlin, Jasmine Thompson and Jayne Trinette. They'll portray...
| 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...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:13 AM
The Orange County Regional History Center wants to start speaking in Spanish.
The downtown Orlando museum is raising money to produce a Spanish-language version of its audio tour. It's aiming to raise $7,000 through the social fundraising site...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Mad Cow Theatre has added an extra performance to its current production, David Ives' "Venus in Fur." The show is running in Mad Cow's black-box theater through Nov. 17.
The extra performance has been added on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 8 p.m.
| Jul 1, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Mad Cow Theatre has added four performances to the run of "Collected Stories," meaning the show will now play through July 21.
Written by Donald Margulies, "Collected Stories" depicts a complicated relationship between a celebrated writer and her...
| 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...