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Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast
7/12 - 8/4/2024


Step into the enchanting world of  Disney’s Beauty and the Beast,  where the brilliance of the Academy Award-winning animated feature comes to life in a ...

Dracula
Dracula
9/20 - 10/13/2024


 “Don’t be afraid, we don’t bite–well, . . ..” Prepare to sink your teeth into a heart-pounding, nail-biting thrill ride as you step into the ...

A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
11/22 - 12/15/2024


“Past, Present, and Future … They’re not just for verbs.” Get ready to unwrap the true spirit of the holidays in an unforgettable experience with  ...

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella: Youth Edition


“Losing a shoe can change your entire life ….” Explore the enchanting world of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella: Youth Edition, where the magic isn’t just ...

The Full Monty
The Full Monty
2/28 - 3/23/2025


“Sometimes, you’ve just got to grin and bare it.” Buckle up for a hilarious and heartwarming joyride with  The Full Monty  – a show that strips ...

Grease
Grease
4/11 - 5/4/2025


  “It’s electrifying!” Get ready for a time-traveling, hip-shaking, heart-pounding extravaganza with  Grease —where the ’50s come alive in a rollicking, electrifying journey! Join the T-Birds and ...


RELATED STORIES

HELLO, DOLLY! & More Lead Orlando's Summer 2024 Top Theatre Shows


by Team BWW - May 16, 2024

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. Selections for May 2024 include Hello, Dolly!, Rent, and more....

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


by Team BWW - April 01, 2024

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. Selections for April 2024 include Ride the Cyclone, Rent, and more!...

PETER PAN & More Lead Florida's Spring 2024 Top Theatre Shows


by Team BWW - March 01, 2024

Florida 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. Selections for Spring 2024 include Peter Pan​​​​​​​ and more....

Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Orlando Awards; Voting Ends 12/31


by BWW Awards - December 26, 2023

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!...

2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW Orlando Awards; MATILDA THE MUSICAL, CLUE ON STAGE, Little Radical Theatrics & More Lead!


by BWW Awards - December 18, 2023

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!...

BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards; MATILDA THE MUSICAL, CLUE ON STAGE, Little Radical Theatrics & More Lead!


by BWW Awards - December 11, 2023

It's the final 3 weeks and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 11th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!...

BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards December 5th Standings; MATILDA THE MUSICAL Leads Best Musical!


by BWW Awards - December 05, 2023

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!...

IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS at Athens Theatre


by BWW Special Offer - December 04, 2023

Special Offer: Irving Berlin's White Christmas at the Athens Theatre...

Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS is Coming to The Athens Theatre This Month


by Chloe Rabinowitz - November 10, 2023

Experience the magic of Irving Berlin's White Christmas at the Athens Theatre in DeLand. Get ready for a heartwarming holiday show filled with enchantment, nostalgia, and cherished memories. Don't miss this captivating production from 11/25-12/17....

MISERY at Athens Theatre


by BWW Special Offer - September 29, 2023

Special Offer: Stephen King's Misery at the Athens Theatre 9/22-10/15...

Past Shows

RENT
RENT
4/12 - 5/5/2024


In NYC's East Village, a group of bohemians strive for success and acceptance while enduring the obstacles of poverty, illness, and the AIDS/HIV epidemic.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum


With laughs at every turn, this fast-pace, musical romp through Rome has desperate lovers, scheming neighbors, and secrets behind every toga.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum


Prepare yourselves for a riotous journey through Stephen Sondheim's comedic masterpiece, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, at the Athens Theatre ...

Disney's Frozen JR
Disney's Frozen JR
1/26 - 2/11/2024


THE MAGIC LIVES WITHIN YOU, LET IT GO! Frozen, the Musical, JR! takes the classic story of the 2013 film and brings it to spectacular, ...

Irving Berlin's White Christmas
Irving Berlin's White Christmas
11/25 - 12/17/2023


MAY ALL YOUR CHRISTMASES BE WHITE. “I’m dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the . . . .” Few songs are as iconic as ...

Misery
Misery
9/22 - 10/15/2023


A PLAY BY WILLIAM GOLDMAN BASED ON THE NOVEL BY STEPHEN KING WRITING CAN BE YOUR LIFE OR . . . YOUR LIFE CAN DEPEND ...

Stephen King's Misery
Stephen King's Misery
9/22 - 10/15/2023


Friday, September 22  -  Sunday, October 15 THE ATHENS THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS MISERY A Play by William Goldman based on the novel by Stephen King ...

Jimmy Buffet's Escape to Margaritaville


As the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, visions of frosty cocktails begin to dance in our heads! Jimmy Buffet’s Escape to Margaritaville ...

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
4/14 - 5/7/2023


Based Victor Hugos classic novel and the lyrical songs from Disneys film, the bold and dramatic theatrics, combined with the music's orchestral and choral power, ...

Noises Off
Noises Off
3/3 - 3/26/2023


JUST WHEN THEY FINALLY GET IT RIGHT, EVERYTHING STARTS GOING WRONG! An exceptionally delightful farce, Michael Frayns Noises Off makes hilarious fun of what goes ...
Comedy

Matilda, Jr.
Matilda, Jr.
1/27 - 2/12/2023


SOMEWHERE INSIDE ALL OF US IS THE POWER TO CHANGE THE WORLD! The truly great childrens author Roald Dahl brings us a musical to delight ...

Scrooge The Musical!
Scrooge The Musical!
11/26 - 12/18/2022


WHAT THE DICKENS? THEY’VE PUT SCROOGE IN A BIG, BIG MUSICAL! This merry, sparkling, tuneful, boisterous, big Broadway musical version of the world’s most beloved ...

Young Frankenstein
Young Frankenstein
9/23 - 10/16/2022


Comedy genius Mel Brooks transforms Mary Shelleys revival of the corpse tale into our own era with his riotous account of Frankensteins modern-day grandson who ...

Rock of Ages
Rock of Ages
7/15 - 8/7/2022


BIG BANDS WITH BIG EGOS AND BIG HAIR WITH BIG GUITAR SOLOS—AND A BIG PROBLEM! Turn your radio dial back to the late 1980s, as ...

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee


Its Not Easy Learning That Winning (And Losing) Isnt Everything. No. No. No. This is not a real spelling bee. It’s a show—a hysterical musical ...

Ragtime
Ragtime
4/15 - 5/8/2022


Young, Beautiful, Passionate, And Scandalous. America In the Time of Ragtime. Nominated for 13 Tony awards and winning the awards for Best Musical Score and ...

Ragtime The Musical
4/15 - 5/8/2022


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I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change


Everything You Ever Thought About Relationships But Were Afraid to Admit! In this charming and comical musical about contemporary loves many dangers (from the teen ...

Shrek TYA
Shrek TYA
1/21 - 2/13/2022


Its Ogre-the-Top Fun! Based on the Oscar winning film this fairy tale adventure is perfect for the smallest theater goers and their entire families and ...

Elf
Elf
11/17 - 12/19/2021


Elf the Musical is the seasonal celebration you've been looking for with a lost-boy-returns- home saga that is a perfect heart warmer for kids of ...

Clue
Clue
9/24 - 10/17/2021


You are well prepared for this mystery. You already know the six possible perpetrators. You are familiar with the six probable weapons and even with ...

Ain't Misbehavin'
Ain't Misbehavin'
7/16 - 8/8/2021


Aint Misbehavin features rollicking, humorous songs in this shows intoxicating tribute to the music of Fats Waller and Swing musicians he inspired during the 1920s ...

Jerry's Girls
Jerry's Girls
6/24 - 7/4/2021


This lovely review of songs by the great song writer Jerry Herman is sung by a cast of Central Floridas most outstanding women vocalists. Songs ...

Chicago
Chicago
4/16 - 5/9/2021


A huge blockbuster and one of Broadways longest running American musicals, "Chicago's" original production won 10 Tony Awards, and the 1996 revival won eight more. ...

Love Letters
Love Letters
2/5 - 2/7/2021


The Absent Friends are elated to put on this beautiful play as a fundraiser to help keep the Athens Theatre afloat during these tough times. ...

Plaid Tidings
Plaid Tidings
11/28 - 12/30/2020


HOLIDAYS GO PLAID AT THE ATHENS THEATRE In the historic Athens Theatres safely sanitized but cozy surroundings, nestle your family into an intimate little group ...

The Orlando Big Band presents Holiday Favorites


HO HO HO!Get ready for the show!The Orlando Big Band is back at the beautiful Athens Theater with holiday favorites. Join us along with Bing, ...

PHANTASMAGORIA XI PRESENTS “PLAGUE TALES”


Called One of the most unique theater troupes in the country. by Good Day Atlanta, and direct from its ongoing sold out performances in multiple ...

DOUBLE DOUBLE TOIL & TROUBLE


Over 300 years ago, on All Hallows Eve, sisters were persecuted for their suspicious activities in our local town. Rumor has it that these sisters ...

Russian Ballet and Opera Orlando present Carmen


Russian Ballet and Opera Orlando join together for the first time in collaboration for a spectacular production of Carmen. A timeless tale combining classical Russian ...

The Fantasticks
The Fantasticks
9/25 - 10/18/2020


The world’s longest running musical comes to the Athens’ stage with its familiar story of parental failure to control grown children’s lives (“Plant a radish, ...

A Multi-Media Tribute to Frank Sinatra Starring Tony Sands IT WAS A VERY GOOD YEAR


This show is a must-see for any Sinatra fan! A multimedia extravaganza for the eyes and ears! Tony Sands has incorporated stunning graphics that entice ...

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised]


The Athens Theatre Company presents a comedy containing ALL 37 of the Bard's best in 97 Minutes--THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) [REVISED], written ...

SEASONS OF LOVE: REAL LOVE STORIES TOLD THROUGH SONG


Join four Athens Theatre power couples for a night of entertainment from the comfort of your home. With careful planning and the help of the ...

Virtually Yours: A Night with the Athens Theatre


This fundraiser is presented byTHE ATHENS THEATRE & THE STUDIO CREATIVE GROUPVIRTUALLY YOURS: A NIGHT WITH THE ATHENS THEATRE ONE MORE CHANCEIf you heard wonderful ...

Virtually Yours: A Night with the Athens Theatre


On April 25th numerous Athens Theatre performers invite you to enjoy a night of entertainment (from the comfort of your home). With careful planning and ...

9 to 5 the Musical presented by the Athens Theatre Company


Let your fantasies of office rebellion run wild, chuckle, and hum along as the abused women in the office kidnap their heartless boss, Mr. Hart. ...

Seussical, Jr presented by the Athens Theatre


Everybodys favorite mischievous cat in a red and white top hat involves a little boy in a decidedly musical version of the all-time-favorite Dr. Seuss ...

Annie presented by the Athens Theatre


Winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, this beloved show features the charming story of an orphaned waif longing for her family who must ...

Into the Woods
Into the Woods
9/27 - 10/20/2019


Everyone who has ever thought that fairy tale endings are just a bit too sunny will enjoy this tuneful, sophisticated, ironic, and darkly funny send-up ...

The Producers
The Producers
7/19 - 8/11/2019


The Athens Theatre Company Presents A Heavy Dose of Rollicking Mel Brooks Humor July 19-August 11!The winner of 12 Tony Awards, more than any other ...

Singin' in the Rain
Singin' in the Rain
4/19 - 5/12/2019


You Stepped out of a Dream, All I do is Dream of You, Make em Laugh, Beautiful Girls, and (of course) Singin in the Rain ...

Always...Patsy Cline
Always...Patsy Cline
2/22 - 3/17/2019


Country humor, warm emotions, and most of all a couple dozen of Patsy Clines best songs (including Crazy, Sweet Dreams, I Fall to Pieces, and ...

Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn
11/29 - 12/22/2018


Based on the 1942 film Holiday Inn—the original basis for White Christmas (minus the later film’s subplot about the retired general) Talented performers who are ...

Jekyll & Hyde
Jekyll & Hyde
9/28 - 10/21/2018


Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical (with its mad scientist, doomed love, serial murders, and a life-and-death struggle between good and evil) chills and thrills its ...

Guys and Dolls
Guys and Dolls
4/21 - 5/14/2017


Winner of Multiple Tony Awards including Best Musical Only in Guys and Dolls can a small time mobster fall in love with a Salvation Army ...

Gypsy
Gypsy
4/22 - 5/22/2016


Stay to see why the long-time New York Times’ theater critic Clive Barnes called it “one of the best of musicals” and said that its ...

Inherit the Wind
Inherit the Wind
3/18 - 4/3/2016


Relive a timeless drama reminding us of a continuing stress fracture which lies at the very core of the American way. This tension-filled court drama ...

King Guys Band


King Guys – The World’s Smallest Big Band, is a dynamic seven piece ensemble that performs the timeless music of the 1940’s. These talented musicians ...

The Long Run Eagles Tribute


Don’t miss Florida’s finest and most respected musicians who have reproduced the sound that made the Eagles one of the most successful musical groups in ...

The Best of Broadway


TERRY BARBER is the star of this series. Terry is an internationally acclaimed, rare countertenor. He is known for his extraordinary range both vocally and ...

Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast
2/19 - 3/6/2016


Based on Disney’s Academy Award winning animated film, the stage version of Beauty and the Beast tells the story of the winsome Belle and her ...

The King Is Back
The King Is Back
11/16 - 11/17/2013


The King is back with 3 eras of Elvis from the 1950’s with hits like Heartbreak Hotel, Hound Dog he will Shake Rattle and Roll ...

A caberet experience


Join us for an afternoon of Cabaret featuring one of New York City’s finest musical theatre performers...Mr. Trevor Southworth! Combining two of his favorite things ...

The Odd Couple
The Odd Couple
9/27 - 10/13/2013


Unger and Madison are at it again! Florence Unger and Olive Madison, that is, in Neil Simon's hilarious contemporary comic classic: the female version of ...

My Prodigal Child


The story of a daughter who abandons motherhood and family, in hopes of a future with her drug dealer boyfriend. However, her praying mother refuses ...

The Rocky Horror Show
The Rocky Horror Show
8/23 - 8/24/2013


Get ready to do the Time Warp again! After a celebrated history of over 35 years of decadent delight, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" has ...

CATS
4/5 - 4/21/2013


This award-winning musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber is based on the popular poetry of T.S. Eliot. CATS tells the story, in song and dance, of ...

Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID
3/8 - 3/17/2013


In a magical kingdom fathoms below, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. But first, ...


The most amazing Tribute you will ever see from the look to the sound so realistic you will think you are at a Stevie Nicks ...

ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW
2/14 - 2/15/2013


Get ready to do the Time Warp again! After a celebrated history of over 35 years of decadent delight, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" has ...

JAKE'S WOMEN
1/25 - 2/10/2013


.A comedy by Neil Simon. Jake, a novelist who is more successful with fiction than with life, faces a marital crisis by daydreaming about the ...

Peter Pan
Peter Pan
8/5 - 8/14/2011


Sands Youth Theater presents the High Flying musical Peter Pan. For tickets and more information, visit the website....

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