| 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...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Central Florida Community Arts begins its 2014 Spotlight Series with a one-woman cabaret show titled "Resolutions."
Melissa Mason Braillard will perform an eclectic night of music, which CFCArts says showcases "the risks we take, decisions we make and...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:26 PM
WHAT: Mad Cow Theatre opens the Tony award-winning musical "The Light in the Piazza" this Friday, Dec. 6. Set in Florence and Rome in 1953, "The Light in the Piazza" tells of Clara, a young American tourist who falls for an Italian man. Her mother opposes...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 10:32 PM
A simple set of marble-like arches belies the complexity of "The Light in the Piazza."
The Tony-winning musical, onstage at Orlando's Mad Cow Theatre, is a youthful romance. And a look at family dynamics. And an ode to middle-age regret. And a study...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Signature arts groups such as the Orlando Ballet, Orlando Shakespeare Theater and the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park will receive more money for operating expenses from United Arts than last year. But others, such as Orlando Museum of Art, the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:54 PM
Politics, family, Christmas.
For many, this would be a toxic mix. For the Wyeths of Palm Springs there's an added complication: Daughter Brooke has written a memoir that will shine new light on an old family scandal.
That scandal involves Brooke's...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 9:24 PM
On my daily commute, I drive along a road named in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and pass a motel signboard that reads "Keep the dream alive — MLK." That message was added in January right around the national holiday that bears King's...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 8:15 AM
An anonymous gift of $100,000 will go a long way toward strengthening the financial position of Orlando's Mad Cow Theatre, executives say.
But will the recent donation go far enough?
Mad Cow's profile rose dramatically when the City Council approved a...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Behind the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s great speeches and civil-rights breakthroughs was a man, like every man, plagued with doubt, fear and hope.
That's a key aspect of Katori Hall's "The Mountaintop," say the those involved in staging the play at...