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BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM by Orlando Shakes Photo BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM by Orlando Shakes
by Joseph Harrison - Apr 10, 2021

In William Shakespeare’s beloved comedy, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, a motley cast of characters find themselves in an idyllic forest filled with magic and wonder. So, it is quite apropos that Orlando Shakes’ current production of this timeless classic is being offered outdoors, at a park (Lake Eola Park) in a beautiful setting by the water. And like the young lovers and the “Mechanicals” who enter the woods not knowing how their lives will change before the night is through, audiences seated in the Walt Disney Amphitheatre are in for an evening of magic and merriment – one that, I must say, is long overdue.

Orlando Shakes in Partnership With UCF Presents KISS ME, SHAKESPEARE! A VALENTINE CAB Photo Orlando Shakes in Partnership With UCF Presents KISS ME, SHAKESPEARE! A VALENTINE CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2021

A romantic evening of music and verse, Kiss Me, Shakespeare! A Valentine’s Cabaret will run February 12 - 14, 2021 in Orlando Shakes’ new outdoor performance space, the Darden Courtyard tent, behind the Lowndes Shakespeare Center. Patrons will be seated at socially distanced, cabaret-style tables. Tickets starting at $15 per person are on sale now.

Actors' Equity Approves In-Person Filming of MY LORD, WHAT A NIGHT at Orlando Shakes Photo Actors' Equity Approves In-Person Filming of MY LORD, WHAT A NIGHT at Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2020

Inspired by a true friendship, Deborah Brevoort’s My Lord, What a Night produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF will be available to stream February 3 - 14, 2021. This Video on Demand production of My Lord, What a Night is part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere.

Celebrate The Holidays Online Or In-Person With Orlando Shakes Photo Celebrate The Holidays Online Or In-Person With Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2020

Just in time for the holidays, Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF brings Central Florida two heartwarming holiday offerings. Return to the theater in person for The Laura Hodos Holiday Cabaret! The Darden Courtyard will be transformed into an outdoor performance space with a new tented canopy for all to enjoy the incomparable Laura Hodos in a charming, holiday cabaret performance. 

Orlando Shakes Now Offering Adult Master Classes Photo Orlando Shakes Now Offering Adult Master Classes
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020

Acting master classes for adult performers now offered by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF's professional teaching artists. Actors of all skill levels are invited to brush up their acting skills by joining professional instructors for a Zoom class.

Orlando Shakes Updates 32nd Season In Response To Pandemic Photo Orlando Shakes Updates 32nd Season In Response To Pandemic
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020

In response to COVID-19, Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF has reshuffled and updated its upcoming season.

Orlando Shakes Will Provide Stream of SHOWTIME WITH SHAKESPEARE: A MAGIC TREE HOUSE A Photo Orlando Shakes Will Provide Stream of SHOWTIME WITH SHAKESPEARE: A MAGIC TREE HOUSE ADVENTURE to Orange County 4th Graders
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020

Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF will provide an on demand video of the company's 2017 production of Showtime With Shakespeare: A Magic Tree House Adventure to all Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) fourth grade students (approx. 15,000 students) with a post-show digital quiz and 'Magic Tree House Alive! Distance Learning Workshop' to be assigned to students with built in video homework for assessment.

Orlando Shakes Offering Free Classes For Adults Photo Orlando Shakes Offering Free Classes For Adults
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2020

As school, work and social interactions go online, Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF announces a series of free online classes for adults. From Storytelling for Seniors to Interview skills to Shakespeare technique, these stand alone classes are ideal for adults seeking to broaden skills and develop new ones in the safety of their own homes. Participants will be able to livestream the class with Orlando Shakes professionals via webcam.

Orlando Shakes Moves Performing Arts Classes Online Photo Orlando Shakes Moves Performing Arts Classes Online
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2020

As school, work and social interactions go online, this Saturday Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF offers a creative break for kids to experience their performing arts classes for ages 4 through grade 12 online to comply with social distancing and CDC recommendations.

MY LORD, WHAT A NIGHT Comes to Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020

Inspired by a true friendship, Deborah Brevoort's My Lord, What a Night produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF - Central Florida's largest professional theater company, runs from March 18 - April 26, 2020. This production of My Lord, What a Night is part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).

BWW Review: HENRY IV, PART 1 Sets 'Fire' to the 'Reign' at Orlando Shakes Photo BWW Review: HENRY IV, PART 1 Sets 'Fire' to the 'Reign' at Orlando Shakes
by Albert Gutierrez - Mar 2, 2020

A few weeks back, I attended the opening night of The Three Musketeers at Orlando Shakes. I marveled, in particular, at a rotating stage and staircase designed by Bert Scott. The way the production team used that stage always impressed me. Imagine my delight when I came back to Orlando Shakes for the opening weekend of HENRY IV, PART 1 and saw that same exact stage now being used to represent 1492 England rather than 1628 France. Part of it is my fault, I didn't know they'd be using the same stage and assumed another theatre space at Orlando Shakes would house HENRY IV. But now knowing that this same space was used for two plays got the wheels in my head turning. It's a genius move on Orlando Shakes' part, creating a very fitting double-feature of entertainment. The same cast, the same stage, but two wholly different stories unfold.

HENRY IV, PART 1 Comes to Orlando Shakes Photo HENRY IV, PART 1 Comes to Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020

Shakespeare's epic Fire and Reign series continues with a dynamic production of Henry IV, Part 1, produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF. This production will run in repertory February 19 - March 21, 2020 along with Alexandre Dumas' The Three Musketeers, as adapted by Catherine Bush. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).

Orlando Shakes Announces 32nd Season Photo Orlando Shakes Announces 32nd Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020

From the theater's greatest endeavor, staging Shakespeare's turbulent epic, to a comedic, sci-fi musical, Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF is offering a diverse array of classic, contemporary, and children's plays for their 2020-2021 Season.

BWW Review: Orlando Shakes Draws Swords and Laughs with THE THREE MUSKETEERS Photo BWW Review: Orlando Shakes Draws Swords and Laughs with THE THREE MUSKETEERS
by Albert Gutierrez - Feb 9, 2020

Ask anyone to describe the Three Musketeers, and you'll get the usual answers: three heroes, bound together in brotherhood, inseparable in the most dire circumstances. They were a holy trinity of masculinity and friendship, the #SquadGoals of the 19th century. But unless one were intimately familiar with Alexandre Dumas' novel or its many adaptations, five will get you ten the average Joe today would be remiss to actually name all of them. That's not the fault of the average Joe, but rather the reputation that precedes these fictional characters. Most would be familiar with what they are, not necessarily who they are.

Go on a Daring Adventure with THE THREE MUSKETEERS at Orlando Shakes Photo Go on a Daring Adventure with THE THREE MUSKETEERS at Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020

Swashbuckling sword fights and romance lie at the center of this thrilling take on Alexandre Dumas' The Three Musketeers by Catherine Bush, produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, runs from February 5 - March 22, 2020. This bold production will run in repertory with William Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).

MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLY is Coming to the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Photo MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLY is Coming to the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, runs from December 4 - 29, 2019. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).

Photo Flash: First Look at MISS NELSON IS MISSING Photo Photo Flash: First Look at MISS NELSON IS MISSING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2019

Miss Nelson is Missing!, produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, runs from October 17 - November 22, 2019. This musical is based on the book Miss Nelson is Missing and Miss Nelson is Back by Harry Allard and illustrated by James Marshall. Tickets (starting at $15) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).

Photo Flash: First Look at MISS NELSON IS MISSING at Orlando Shakes Photo Photo Flash: First Look at MISS NELSON IS MISSING at Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

Miss Nelson is Missing!, produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, runs from October 17 - November 22, 2019. This musical is based on the book Miss Nelson is Missing and Miss Nelson is Back by Harry Allard and illustrated by James Marshall. Tickets (starting at $15) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).

Celebrate The Holidays With Jane Austen At Orlando Shakes Photo Celebrate The Holidays With Jane Austen At Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon., produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, runs from December 4 - 29, 2019. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).

Orlando Shakes Stages MISS NELSON IS MISSING! Photo Orlando Shakes Stages MISS NELSON IS MISSING!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019

Miss Nelson is Missing!, produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, runs from October 17 - November 22, 2019. This musical is based on the book Miss Nelson is Missing and Miss Nelson is Back by Harry Allard and illustrated by James Marshall. Tickets (starting at $15) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).

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