Mad Cow Theatre and More Kick Off Year-Long WHAT THE DICKENS Celebration in 2014

Mad Cow Theatre and More Kick Off Year-Long WHAT THE DICKENS Celebration in 2014

MAD COW THEATRE, ORLANDO SHAKESPEARE THEATER and ORANGE COUNTY ARTS AND CULTURE announce Jay Becker as Charles Dickens for Orlando's year-long WHAT THE DICKENS celebration. In 2014 dozens of Orlando area arts, cultural and social service organizations celebrate the life, works, times and issues of Charles Dickens with 202 event days celebrating his 202nd birthday.

Find humor, inspiration, and wonderful experiences throughout 2014 as the Orlando area cultural organizations celebrate WHAT THE DICKENS. Plays, exhibitions, music, pub crawls, food, lectures and more can be found at Mr. Dickens will appear at many events throughout the multi-organizational, year-long celebration of the life of Charles Dickens as well as at area schools. Mr. Dickens can be booked for public appearances courtesy of the English Speaking Union, Florida Theatrical, Orange County Arts and Cultural Affairs, Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation, RS&C Productions and Walt Disney World.

Mr. Dickens will be seen throughout the year at many Orlando organizations including the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Mad Cow Theatre, Orange County Public Library, Orange County Regional History Center, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando Philharmonic, Orlando Repertory Theatre, Orlando Shakespeare Theater, Winter Park Playhouse, and many more. For a complete listing of all the WHAT THE DICKENS events occurring through December 2014 please visit

Mad Cow Theatre is Downtown Orlando's professional theatre company presenting compelling works of theatre for a wide-range of audiences, with a passion for both classic and contemporary plays and musicals representing the best of American and World literature. Founded in 1997, Mad Cow has produced over 120 works of theatre to an ever-widening audience-promoting, enhancing and celebrating the human condition through art.

Mad Cow Theatre is a 501 c 3 arts organization funded by The State of Florida, Division of Cultural Affairs, United Arts of Central Florida, The Downtown Development Board, The Florida Theatrical Association, Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs and members of the Central Florida community just like you. Mad Cow Theatre is a proud member of The Central Florida Performing Arts Alliance and The Downtown Orlando Partnership.

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