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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 23 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 23
by Audition Roundup on July 23, 2017 in Orlando

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 23, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 23 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 23
by Audition Roundup on July 23, 2017 in Orlando

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 23, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 7/23/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 7/23/2017
by BWW on July 23, 2017 in Orlando

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/23/2017 for Orlando (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 21, 2017 in Orlando

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Newsies, Mamma Mia, and More! (more...)
Orlando Shakes Hosts a Day of Theater Activities, Food Trucks, and a Movie in the Park Orlando Shakes Hosts a Day of Theater Activities, Food Trucks, and a Movie in the Park
by BWW News Desk on July 20, 2017 in Orlando

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF (Orlando Shakes) invites the Central Florida community to a free Open House and Movie Night in the Park on Saturday, August 19, 2017 to celebrate the beginning of their 29th Season. The family-friendly event is open to the public with ongoing activities from 2 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. inside the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 E. Rollins Street) and on the lawn in Loch Haven Park (777 E Princeton Street). For further information, contact call (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visit www.orlandoshakes.org/openhouse or stop by the Lowndes Shakespeare Center in person. (more...)
Chart-Topping Recording Artist Premieres Solo Cabaret at Winter Park Playhouse Chart-Topping Recording Artist Premieres Solo Cabaret at Winter Park Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on July 19, 2017 in Orlando

???????The Winter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret Series will feature the smoky vocals of DeeJay Young in his new solo cabaret, Waving Through A Window, August 9 and 10, 2017. DeeJay Young is an internationally recognized recording artist who has recently released his latest EP, Unplugged, which soared to the top 100 albums chart on U.S. and Japan iTunes.  (more...)
Mad Cow Theatre Announces Summer Sizzle Cabaret Series Open Mic Night Mad Cow Theatre Announces Summer Sizzle Cabaret Series Open Mic Night
by BWW News Desk on July 18, 2017 in Orlando

Hosted by Lulu Picart and Michael Raabe, Mad Cow Theatre's Summer Sizzle Cabaret Series - Open Mic Night is the first in a series of 'pop-up cabaret events' designed to showcase the wide range of talent in the Central Florida area. The Summer Sizzle Cabaret is a unique 'Open Mic' style cabaret, allowing anyone to take the stage and shine! (more...)
Central Florida Community Arts Launches Collaborative Program for Aging Adults Central Florida Community Arts Launches Collaborative Program for Aging Adults
by BWW News Desk on July 18, 2017 in Orlando

There are countless youth programs all across the state for a variety of interests, yet there's an ever-growing need for programs to support the active senior community. Arts in Action is geared to engage seniors with affordable eight-week-long courses that foster creativity, artistry and community. This program is presented by Central Florida Community Arts, sponsored by the Winter Park Health Foundation and is in partnership with AARP, Winter Park Public Library, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park Chamber of Commerce, Performing Arts of Maitland, Crealde School of Art, Art & History Museums Maitland, The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida, Winter Park Community Center, Maitland Senior Center, and First Congregational Church of Winter Park. (more...)
STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE in Concert with the Orlando Philharmonic at Dr. Phillips Center in October STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE in Concert with the Orlando Philharmonic at Dr. Phillips Center in October
by BWW News Desk on July 17, 2017 in Orlando

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces "Star Wars: A New Hope" in Concert with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. The live-to-picture performance of Oscar-winning composer John Williams's musical score will arrive in the Walt Disney Theater on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, July 21, 2017 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $49.00 and may be purchased online at drphillipscenter.org, by calling 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Online and phone ticket purchases are subject to handling fees. (more...)
Michael Knight and Kellie Rhianne to Go on FIRST DATE at The Abbey Michael Knight and Kellie Rhianne to Go on FIRST DATE at The Abbey
by BWW News Desk on July 17, 2017 in Orlando

Generation Productions announces the cast for the upcoming production of FIRST DATE at The Abbey.  The cast will be led by Kellie Rhianne (Celeste and the Banshees at Universal Studios) as cool girl Casey and Michael Knight (Anne Frankenstein, Foreplay: Birth of our Nation) as the tightly wound Aaron. (more...)
Willie Nelson Comes to Dr. Phillips Center in October; Tickets on Sale Friday Willie Nelson Comes to Dr. Phillips Center in October; Tickets on Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk on July 17, 2017 in Orlando

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces Willie Nelson & Family, live in concert for the first time at the arts center in downtown Orlando. The renowned GRAMMY-winning singer-songwriter will appear in the Walt Disney Theater for one night only on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 8 p.m. (more...)
BWW Review: HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL is BIG FUN at Young Artists Theatre! BWW Review: HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL is BIG FUN at Young Artists Theatre!
by Kelli McGurk on July 17, 2017 in Orlando

Heathers: The Musical, based off of the 1980's movie with the same name, has developed an even larger cult-following since it's premiere Off-Broadway at New World Stages in 2014.  Since then, the licensing of the production has resulted in the dark musical turning up in all pockets of the United States, including our own backyard at Young Artists Theatre. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 16 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 16
by Audition Roundup on July 16, 2017 in Orlando

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 16, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 16 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 16
by Audition Roundup on July 16, 2017 in Orlando

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 16, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 7/16/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 7/16/2017
by BWW on July 16, 2017 in Orlando

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/16/2017 for Orlando (more...)
Regional Premiere of DADDY ISSUES Comes to the Footlight Theatre Regional Premiere of DADDY ISSUES Comes to the Footlight Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 14, 2017 in Orlando

David Goldyn's Off-Broadway play "Daddy Issues" will open August 4 at the Parliament House Footlight Theatre, Central Florida's only LGBT theatre. The farcical comedy opened Off-Broadway at the Theatre at St. Clements in September 2016, and was hailed by critics as "Hilarious," "Touching," and the Huffington Post said it was a "Frothy, whipped gelatin dessert of a show!" (more...)
Tickets on Sale Today for Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I at Dr. Phillips Center Tickets on Sale Today for Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I at Dr. Phillips Center
by BWW News Desk on July 14, 2017 in Orlando

Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I, winner of four 2015 Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical, comes to Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts this fall as the first show in the 2017 - 2018 FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando Season. Tickets are on sale to the general public today Friday, July 14, 2017. (more...)
Central Florida Students with and Without Special Needs Come Together to Produce ROMEO AND JULIET Central Florida Students with and Without Special Needs Come Together to Produce ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk on July 13, 2017 in Orlando

Two families clash amidst a star-crossed romance in the Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF (Orlando Shakes) special production of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet performed by the Shakespeare with Heart company. Following a two-week summer camp, the troupe of middle and high school students with and without special needs will perform their work on the Margeson Theater stage on Friday, July 21, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets (suggested donation of $10) may be purchased online at www.orlandoshakes.org, by phone at (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center. Walk-up sales begin one hour before show time. (more...)
DREAMGIRLS: The Broadway Musical Comes to Winter Park DREAMGIRLS: The Broadway Musical Comes to Winter Park
by BWW News Desk on July 13, 2017 in Orlando

Broadway Worldwide has landed deal to produce DREAMGIRLS The Broadway Musical. The musical will be held at the Trinity Prep Performing Arts Center on Saturday, September 2, 2017. Single tickets and group discounts are available by calling the Box Office 407-5887184 or Online by visiting www.DREAMGIRLSWP.EVENTZILLA.net. Tickets ranging between $20-35. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/14 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/14 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 14, 2017 in Orlando

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, PIPPIN, and more! (more...)
GRINDR THE OPERA to Bring Hook-Up App to the Stage This Fall GRINDR THE OPERA to Bring Hook-Up App to the Stage This Fall
by BWW News Desk on July 13, 2017 in Orlando

Tim Evanicki Productions will soon produce the world premiere of GRINDR The Opera, by Erik Ransom. (more...)
Winter Park Playhouse Opens Season with Tribute to Classics! Winter Park Playhouse Opens Season with Tribute to Classics!
by BWW News Desk on July 12, 2017 in Orlando

The Winter Park Playhouse steps into their new season with a tribute to classic musical theatre in their professional production of Some Enchanted Evening:The Songs Of Rodgers and Hammerstein running July 28 through August 20. Performances are Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30p.m., Thursday and Saturday matinees at 2p.m. and select Friday and Sunday matinees at 2p.m.  (more...)
A GARFIELD CHRISTMAS to Bring Cheer to The King Center This December A GARFIELD CHRISTMAS to Bring Cheer to The King Center This December
by BWW News Desk on July 12, 2017 in Orlando

It's the most wonderful time of the year - especially if you're the world's best-loved and fat cat movie star, Garfield. Everyone's favorite feline will be at The King Center on Sunday, December 10 at 2 p.m. A great show for the entire family! (more...)
Davis Gaines to Star in MAN OF LA MANCHA in the Round at Orlando Shakespeare Theater Davis Gaines to Star in MAN OF LA MANCHA in the Round at Orlando Shakespeare Theater
by BWW News Desk on July 12, 2017 in Orlando

Broadway veteran Davis Gaines and innovative in-the-round seating will be featured in Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF's (Orlando Shakes) production of Man of La Mancha. (more...)
Encore presents HAIRSPRAY at Dr. Phillips Center Encore presents HAIRSPRAY at Dr. Phillips Center
by BWW News Desk on July 11, 2017 in Orlando

Tickets are now on sale for Hairspray, produced by Encore Cast Performing Arts, onstage at the Walt Disney Theater at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts July 22-23. (more...)