RIDE THE CYCLONE & More Lead Orlando's April 2024 Top Theatre Shows

Check out our top shows for April 2024 in Orlando.

By: Apr. 01, 2024
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Orlando is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month.

Our picks in Orlando feature one of Broadway's newest shows with its original star, Jonathan Larson's hit musical Rent, and more.

We understand the importance of choosing the perfect show, especially for new theatregoers. That's why our experienced editorial team meticulously reviews a wide range of productions each month. We consider various factors including a producer's track record, audience reviews, and overall production value, to bring you the very best recommendations for the following month.

See what the experts recommend! Check out our editorial team's top picks for the best shows to see in Orlando for April 2024.

RIDE THE CYCLONE & More Lead Orlando's April 2024 Top Theatre Shows

Carl Flunt Would Protect You From Trucks

Breakthrough Theatre Company - March 15, 2024 through April 01, 2024

SYNOPSIS: A teenage girl is stunned when she is visited by her older selves from various futures; she starts to give some serious thought to what she wants to do with her life. And can her future really include Carl Flunt?

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RIDE THE CYCLONE & More Lead Orlando's April 2024 Top Theatre Shows

Pump Boys & Dinettes

Theater West End - April 05, 2024 through April 28, 2024

A smash hit on and off-Broadway, this crowd-pleasing country-western musical features Prudie and Rhetta Cupp, from the Double Cupp Diner, singing and performing along with the talented boys from the gas station next door.

April 5 - April 28

The "Pump Boys" sell high octane on Highway 57 in Grand Ole Opry country and the "Dinettes," Prudie and Rhetta Cupp, run the Double Cupp diner next door. Together they fashion an evening of country western songs that received unanimous raves on and off Broadway. With heartbreak and hilarity, they perform on guitars, piano, bass and, yes, kitchen utensils.

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RIDE THE CYCLONE & More Lead Orlando's April 2024 Top Theatre Shows

Ride the Cyclone

Theatre South Playhouse - April 05, 2024 through June 01, 2024

In this hilarious and outlandish story, the lives of six teenagers from a Canadian chamber choir are cut short in a freak accident aboard a roller coaster. When they awake in limbo, a mechanical fortune teller invites each to tell a story to win a prize like no other — the chance to return to life. This popular musical is a funny, moving look at what makes a life well-lived!

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RIDE THE CYCLONE & More Lead Orlando's April 2024 Top Theatre Shows

Rent

Athens Theatre - April 12, 2024 through May 05, 2024

Since its 1996 debut, Jonathan Larson’s musical, Rent, has been awarded four Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize! For almost 30 years, it has been enthralling audiences with its story of love, loss, and hope set against the backdrop of New York’s Lower East Side during the onslaught of the HIV/AIDS epidemic of the 1980s and 1990s. Loosely based on Puccini’s La Bohème, the show follows a group of impoverished artists and musicians as they navigate their way through a year of challenges and triumphs, all while trying to make a life for themselves in the city that never sleeps.

The beautiful historic Athens Theatre provides quality entertainment and cultural enrichment to Central Florida. Located at the heart of DeLand, the Athens offers professional quality plays and musicals, youth workshops and camps, musical concerts, comedy acts, films, and dance performances. 

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RIDE THE CYCLONE & More Lead Orlando's April 2024 Top Theatre Shows

Lucia di Lammermoor

Steinmetz Hall - April 19, 2024 through April 21, 2024

Opera Orlando heads to Westeros as it closes its 2023-24 MainStage series with a Game of Thrones-inspired take on Donizetti’s Bel Canto masterpiece Lucia di Lammermoor. A tale of love, jealousy, betrayal, and madness, Lady Lucia Ashton is torn between allegiance to her family and her love for Edgardo–sworn enemy to the Ashton household. A forced marriage leads to tragic ends for all involved in this gorgeous operatic treatment of Sir Walter Scott’s gothic romance The Bride of Lammermoor.

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RIDE THE CYCLONE & More Lead Orlando's April 2024 Top Theatre Shows

Mrs. Doubtfire

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts - April 23, 2024 through April 28, 2024

Daniel Hillard, a struggling, out-of-work actor, will do anything for his kids. After losing custody in a messy divorce, he creates the kindly alter ego of Scottish nanny Euphegenia Doubtfire in a desperate attempt to stay in their lives. As his new character takes on a life of its own, Mrs. Doubtfire teaches Daniel more than he bargained for about how to be a father. A hilarious and heartfelt story about holding onto your loved ones against all odds, Mrs. Doubtfire is the musical comedy we need right now — one that proves we’re better together.

Mrs. Doubtfire on Tour stars original Broadway cast member RobMcClure alongside his wife Maggie Lakis.

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