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Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 11/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 11/20/2017
by BWW on November 20, 2017 in Orlando

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/20/2017 for Orlando (more...)
BWW Review: Central Florida Debut of DADDY LONG LEGS at Winter Park Playhouse BWW Review: Central Florida Debut of DADDY LONG LEGS at Winter Park Playhouse
by Kimberly Moy on November 19, 2017 in Orlando

DADDY LONG LEGS makes its Central Florida debut at Winter Park Playhouse. This charming newish musical is based on a novel by Jean Webster with music and lyrics by Paul Gordon. I found the music absolutely stunning. The two-person cast executed the piece beautifully in such a moving way; however, I got hung up on the plot holes and my jaded view of the world. Still, I left thinking, I wish I could see this again, because of the music and cast. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 19 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 19
by Audition Roundup on November 19, 2017 in Orlando

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 19, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
BWW Interview: Telling the Story of Theater on the Edge's ORPHANS with Marco DiGeorge BWW Interview: Telling the Story of Theater on the Edge's ORPHANS with Marco DiGeorge
by Kimberly Moy on November 18, 2017 in Orlando

As we prepare to sit with our families this Thanksgiving, we all experience joy or dread about seeing our relatives. Like it or not, these people are blood - flaws and all. ORPHANS tells the story of two brothers. I had a chance to catch up with director, Marco DiGeorge about Theater on the Edge's latest production. (more...)
BWW Feature: From Christine to Meg with Mary Michael Patterson of LOVE NEVER DIES BWW Feature: From Christine to Meg with Mary Michael Patterson of LOVE NEVER DIES
by Kimberly Moy on November 17, 2017 in Orlando

LOVE NEVER DIES: The Phantom Returns is very high on my list to see. Based off a sequel novel, The Phantom of Manhattan by Frederick Forsyth, LOVE NEVER DIES continues the luxurious love story that will be soon celebrating 30 years on Broadway. (more...)
Orlando Shakespeare Theater presents An Evening with Anna Deavere Smith Orlando Shakespeare Theater presents An Evening with Anna Deavere Smith
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017 in Orlando

Anna Deavere Smith, best known to television audiences as Nancy McNally on The West Wing and Gloria Akalitus on Nurse Jackie, will appear in a one-night only event hosted by Orlando Shakespeare Theater. Through a short performance and interview, audiences will hear about the process of combining a passion for social causes with documentary style theater making. The discussion, led by Producer in Residence Kristin Clippard, will focus on how she finds the authentic voice of the people she interviews and then creates on stage.There will be a Q&A following the interview. (more...)
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards; Orlando Rep's NEWSIES Leads as Best Musical! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards; Orlando Rep's NEWSIES Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017 in Orlando

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at DADDY LONG LEGS at Winter Park Playhouse Photo Flash: First Look at DADDY LONG LEGS at Winter Park Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on November 16, 2017 in Orlando

The Winter Park Playhouse plucks Daddy Long Legs straight from its Off-Broadway run in New York City to produce the southeast region's premiere of this well-loved musical. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
DADDY LONG LEGS to Make First Regional Debut at Winter Park Playhouse DADDY LONG LEGS to Make First Regional Debut at Winter Park Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017 in Orlando

The Winter Park Playhouse plucks Daddy Long Legs straight from its Off-Broadway run in New York City to produce the southeast region's premiere of this well-loved musical. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on November 17, 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 BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
THE NUTHOUSE Comes to Dance Theatre of Orlando THE NUTHOUSE Comes to Dance Theatre of Orlando
by BWW News Desk on November 15, 2017 in Orlando

Dance Theatre of Orlando invites community members to attend its second annual Christmas production of 'The Nuthouse' Dec. 1-3. The professional dance company's holiday show is not your normal 'Nutcracker,' but a fresh take on the traditional ballet, created by company founder and Artistic Director Marshall Ellis. Set on Christmas Eve, the show features Ellis as a benevolent doctor who presides over an asylum filled with patients, including newcomer Claire. (more...)
CFCArts presents ONCE UPON A DECEMBER Performed By Over 300 Local Artists CFCArts presents ONCE UPON A DECEMBER Performed By Over 300 Local Artists
by BWW News Desk on November 14, 2017 in Orlando

Central Florida Community Arts, a leading arts nonprofit is proud to present Once Upon a December, an all-new holiday experience performed by the CFCArts Community Choir and Symphony Orchestra. Tickets are on sale now for performances at Northland Church (530 Dog Track Road, Longwood, FL 32750) on December 7, 8 and 9 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)
Opera Orlando to Launch 2017-18 Season with Puccini's LA BOHEME Opera Orlando to Launch 2017-18 Season with Puccini's LA BOHEME
by BWW News Desk on November 15, 2017 in Orlando

Opera Orlando has chosen Boh me to open their 2017-2018 main-stage season-Love Lost and Found-on November 15, 17, and 18 at 7:30 p.m. and November 19 at 2 p.m. in the Alexis and Jim Pugh Theater at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando, Florida. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 12 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 12
by Audition Roundup on November 12, 2017 in Orlando

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 12, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Photo Flash: CULTURE & COCKTAILS at The Colony Attracts 150 to Opening Conversation Photo Flash: CULTURE & COCKTAILS at The Colony Attracts 150 to Opening Conversation
by BWW News Desk on November 10, 2017 in Orlando

Rena Blades, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, today announced that the popular series CULTURE & COCKTAILS attracted 150 people to the first of five fascinating Conversations this season at The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach. (more...)
Marshall Ellis Dance to Host HOLIDAY CHARITY BALL this December Marshall Ellis Dance to Host HOLIDAY CHARITY BALL this December
by BWW News Desk on November 10, 2017 in Orlando

Marshall Ellis (ME) Dance in Orlando will host a Christmas-themed Give ME Cheer charity ball on Dec. 17 to benefit local non-profit dance groups, events and scholarships, and to promote the arts in Central Florida. (more...)
Dance Theatre of Orlando Presents New Holiday Tradition THE NUTHOUSE Dance Theatre of Orlando Presents New Holiday Tradition THE NUTHOUSE
by BWW News Desk on November 10, 2017 in Orlando

The Nuthouse will perform at ME Theatre (1300 La Quinta Drive, Orlando, FL, 32809). Doors open 30 minutes prior to the start of the performance. (more...)
Cast Announced for Garden Theatre's Holiday Show ANNIE Cast Announced for Garden Theatre's Holiday Show ANNIE
by BWW News Desk on November 09, 2017 in Orlando

It's the hard-knock life! Garden Theatre has announced today the cast and creative team of the hit Broadway Tony Award-winning musical Annie, based on Little Orphan Annie, with book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse, and lyrics by Martin Charnin. Directed by Steve MacKinnon, with choreography by Spencer Morrow, performances begin Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. with a limited run through Saturday, December 23, 2017. (more...)
THE MOST FABULOUS STORY EVER TOLD to Play Parliament House Footlight Theatre THE MOST FABULOUS STORY EVER TOLD to Play Parliament House Footlight Theatre
by BWW News Desk on November 09, 2017 in Orlando

Tim Evanicki Productions will present Paul Rudnick's 'The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told' at the Parliament House Footlight Theatre, directed by Tommy Wooten. This production was originally performed on the Footlight Stage in 2001, and was the very first published play performed on the stage. Tommy Wooten, Beth Marshall, and Doug Ba'aser, who are all part of the 2017 production, were in the original 2001 version. (more...)
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra to Bring GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS to The Orlando Science Center Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra to Bring GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS to The Orlando Science Center
by BWW News Desk on November 09, 2017 in Orlando

The Orlando Philharmonic presents a Symphony Storytime presentation of Goldilocks and the Three Bears at the Orlando Science Center on Monday, November 13th. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/10 - BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/10 - BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and More!
by BWW Special on November 10, 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 BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
'CHICKEN LITTLE' and Jorma Kaukonen Coming Up at King Center 'CHICKEN LITTLE' and Jorma Kaukonen Coming Up at King Center
by BWW News Desk on November 09, 2017 in Orlando

Jorma Kaukonen and 'Chicken Little' have just been added to the King Center lineup. Scroll down for details! (more...)
Mad Cow Theatre presents IT WAS A VERY GOOD YULE: 1940'S EDITION Mad Cow Theatre presents IT WAS A VERY GOOD YULE: 1940'S EDITION
by BWW News Desk on November 08, 2017 in Orlando

Mad Cow Theatre celebrates the holidays by renewing a cabaret tradition, It Was a Very Good Yule, opening Dec. 15, 2017 in Club Moo (the Zehngebot-Stonerock Theatre). (more...)
DISNEY JUNIOR DANCE PARTY Tour to Jam Out at The King Center This Spring DISNEY JUNIOR DANCE PARTY Tour to Jam Out at The King Center This Spring
by BWW News Desk on November 08, 2017 in Orlando

The King Center presents an AEG Presents production, DISNEY JUNIOR DANCE PARTY ON TOUR, on Thursday, April 5, 6 p.m. (more...)
Broadway Veteran Larry Alexander to Premiere Solo Cabaret at Winter Park Playhouse Broadway Veteran Larry Alexander to Premiere Solo Cabaret at Winter Park Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on November 08, 2017 in Orlando

Broadway veteran Larry Alexander premieres a new solo cabaret, I Have Dreamed: The Music of Richard Rodgers, in The Winter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret Series November 29 and 30. Mr. Alexander will be accompanied by Playhouse Musical Director Christopher Leavy on the piano. (more...)