BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Orlando in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013!

January

BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

Starving Artist Studios Hosts Jason Robert Brown In Concert And Masterclass


Starving Artist Studios, a new performing arts training facility in Central Florida, brings Tony-Award winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown to Orlando for a Concert and Master Class.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

StarStruck Theatre Announces ANNIE, 2/10-19


Leapin' Lizards! The sun will come out February 10 as the new StarStruck Theatre in Stuart raises the curtain on the second show of its 2012 Professional Series - ANNIE! America's most beloved musical... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

PHINEAS AND FERB: THE BEST LIVE TOUR EVER! Comes To Melbourne


In Disney's Phineas and Ferb: The Best LIVE Tour Ever! Phineas, Ferb, and the whole tri-state area gang embark on a bold escape jumping out from behind your TV and onto the stage in a live action adve... (read more...)

February

BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

The King Center Ammpimces Chef Robert Irvine in DINNER: IMPOSSIBLE LIVE


With more than 25 years in the culinary profession, Chef Robert Irvine has cooked his way through Europe, the Far East, the Caribbean and the Americas in hotels and on the high seas. Irvine brings his... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

SISTER ACT, MEMPHIS, et al. Included in Fairwinds 2012 Season


The 2012 - 2013 FAIRWINDS Broadway Across America - Orlando season is bringing the best of Broadway straight to Orlando! The sensational 2012-2013 season boasts some of the hottest shows direct from B... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

Jennifer Christa Palmer, Philip Nolen Lead Mad Cow's Private Lives 3/30-4/29


Mad Cow Theatre has announced the cast for Private Lives by Noel Coward.... (read more...)

March

BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

Actors' Playhouse and Lexus of Kendall Host the 21st Annual Reach for the Stars Gala Auction, 4/14


Extravagant worldwide travel, a one-year lease for a 2012 Lexus RX 350, signed sports memorabilia, internationally renowned art, luxury cruise packages, exquisite jewelry and many more of life's indul... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

Tickets to La Cage Aux Folles Starring George Hamilton and Christopher Sieber On Sale Now


LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, starring George Hamilton and Christopher Sieber, arrives in Orlando at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre June 5-10, 2012. Ticket prices start at $38 and will be available online ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: Mad Cow Theatre's PRIVATE LIVES, Playing Through 4/29


Mad Cow Theatre is currently presenting PRIVATE LIVES, described as a 'sophisticated, sexy, and sparkling production of Noël Coward's dazzling comedic masterpiece. Amanda and Elyot, once a glamorous a... (read more...)

April

BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

STAGE TUBE: Florida Theater's HELLO, DOLLY! Cast Parodies 'It's Gettin' Hot in Here'


Vicki Lewis (Damn Yakees, Chicago) and Tony Winner Gary Beach (The Producers, La Cage aux Folles, Beauty and the Beast) star in 'It's Gettin' Hot in Here, Take Off Your Sunday Clothes.'... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

CAT IN THE HAT, DOCTOR DOLITTLE et al. Set for Orlando Rep in 2012-2013


Orlando Repertory Theatre (The REP), in partnership with UCF, has announced its 10th Birthday Season. The REP is Orlando's only professional theatre for families and young audiences and has performed ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

THE LION KING Opens Tonight in Orlando


The Orlando return of Disney's THE LION KING opens tonight, April 19 at 8 p.m. at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre for a limited engagement of four weeks through May 13. In Orlando, THE LION KING p... (read more...)

May

BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

Stacey Logan to Lead Mad Cow Theatre's NEXT TO NORMAL Cast


Mad Cow Theatre today announced the cast for Next to Normal, the 2010 Pulitzer Prize winner for Drama with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt & Brian Yorkey.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

Melissa Minyard to Lead Mad Cow's NEXT TO NORMAL


Mad Cow Theatre today announced the cast for Next to Normal, the 2010 Pulitzer Prize winner for Drama with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt & Brian Yorkey.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

Palm Beach Idols Auditions to Take Place 6/16; Performances 7/21


Auditions for Palm Beach Idols - the popular Palm Beach County talent show for performers of all ages - will take place on Saturday, June 16, from noon to 8 p.m. at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre.... (read more...)

June

BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: First Look at Mad Cow Theatre's NEXT TO NORMAL


Mad Cow Theatre presents Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey's NEXT TO NORMAL, opening this weekend, June 8 and running through July 8 in Orlando. Check out production photos below!... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

Surfside Players' Playwriting Contest Winner, A WASPS' NEST, Runs 6/8-10


Surfside Players will present the winner of the twelfth annual Playwriting Contest, A WASPS' NEST. David Beyer, retired artistic director for the Indian River Players, has crafted a jewel of a comedy ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

Surfside Players Holds Open Auditions for YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, 6/23


Surfside Players has announced open auditions for the first show of our 2012-2013 season, YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, directed by Rod Savickis.... (read more...)

July

BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

STATE FAIR and THE BRAND NEW KID Play Orlando Rep, July-Aug 2012


The Orlando Repertory Theatre (The REP) invites families to experience the Youth Academy's production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's State Fair. Performances of this show take place as part of the 6th Ann... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

The Burt Reynolds Institute Announces 'Conception to Completion' Scriptwriting Course


To get noticed as a writer, you need a great script. In a clearly defined step-by-step process, BRIFT instructor Shawn Fornari, M.F.A., will teach students how to write a script for film and televisio... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

Burt Reynolds Institute Hosts Successful Workshop with Glenn R. Wilder


On Saturday, July 14th, and Sunday, July 15th, students at the Burt Reynolds Institute for Film and Theatre had the unique opportunity to participate in a stunt workshop taught by none other than Taur... (read more...)

August

BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

Burt Reynolds Institute for Film and Theatre Presents An Evening of Christopher Durang Plays, 8/11


On Saturday evening, August 11th, at 7:30 p.m. center stage at The Burt Reynolds Institute for Film and Theatre (BRIFT) will once again come alive in the most hilarious of ways. Three short plays by a... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

Asolo Rep Adds MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE to 2012-13 Season


Asolo Repertory Theatre has announced the addition of My Brilliant Divorce to its 2012-2013 lineup. The one-woman comedy by Geraldine Aron will have its regional premiere at Asolo Rep from June 26-Ju... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

Penn & Teller Partner With Universal Orlando Resort To Create Haunted House at Halloween Horror Nights


For the first time ever, the 'bad boys of magic,' Penn & Teller, are bringing their eccentric and edgy illusionist entertainment to life in an all-new 3D haunted house - "Penn & Teller New(kd) Las Veg... (read more...)

September

BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

LEGALLY BLONDE Kicks Off Garden Theatre 2012-2013 Live Season


The Garden Theatre will kick off TheatreWorks Florida's production of the Central Florida Regional Premiere of Legally Blonde: The Musical, where Ivy League sorority girl Elle Woods and her blinged ou... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

NUTCRACKER, STOMP, 9 other shows go on sale at King Center


Nine upcoming shows at the King Center for Performing Arts in Melbourne are on sale now, details and ticket information are listed below. Single Tickets may be purchased by visiting kingcenter.com or ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

Maltz Jupiter Theatre to Premiere THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, 10/12


Described as 'a new spin on the children's classic Alice in Wonderland, the all-new contemporary musical Through the Looking Glass will premiere on October 12 and bring to life eye-popping sets, costu... (read more...)

October

BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

TheatreZone's G&L Theatre Box Office Re-Opens


Constructed in 1996 on the campus of The Community School of Naples, the intimate 250-seat G&L Theatre has a professional-quality sound and lighting systems, dressing rooms and costume area. The G&L i... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

Bay Street Players' Young People's Theatre Presents CAPTAIN LOUIE JR, 10/18-21


Bay Street Players Young People's Theatre presents a charming family musical for five performances in October. Captain Louie JR, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Anthony Stein, ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE, Peking Acrobats and IN THE MOOD Set for King Center, Feb 2013


Coming in February are three exciting new shows for the entire family at the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts. More details below!... (read more...)

November

BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

Dave Koz & Friends to Play the Van Wezel, 11/23


This year, Sarasota will help Dave Koz and Friends celebrate the 15th Anniversary of his Christmas Tour. The legendary saxophonist's tour will debut at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on November 2... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

Brooklyn Rider String Quartet Returns to Central Florida, 11/1-3


The Bach Festival Society will bring renowned string quartet Brooklyn Rider back to Central Florida for another residency in partnership with A Gift for Music and the Orange County Public Schools, fol... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

MARY POPPINS Comes to Orlando, 1/8-13


FAIRWINDS Broadway Across America - Orlando and producers Thomas Schumacher of Disney Theatrical Productions and Cameron Mackintosh announced today that tickets for the long-awaited production of MARY... (read more...)

December

BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

John Lithgow Cancels February 4 Van Wezel Performance


Due to conflicting schedules, John Lithgow has cancelled his February 4, 2013 performance at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

Maltz Jupiter Theatre Announces Spring Classes


The Maltz Jupiter Theatre Paul and Sandra Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts has announced spring classes taught by Broadway-caliber theater professionals beginning Jan. 7 (17 weeks).... (read more...)
BWW's Top Orlando Theatre Stories of 2012

Lake Worth Playhouse Announces 60th Anniversary Celebration With Burt Reynolds, 2/9


As a historic performing arts organization in PBC, the Lake Worth Playhouse has announced its 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee with guest of honor Burt Reynolds. ... (read more...)

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