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Orlando Shakes in Partnership with UCF Presents FLASHES & FLOATERS Photo Orlando Shakes in Partnership with UCF Presents FLASHES & FLOATERS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2020

Facing expensive caregiving options and inadequate policies at work, Rachelle joins forces with co-workers, Ivy and Miriam, in hopes of building a workers-cooperative to become a main beneficiary of her own work and have more flexibility to be a caregiver to a newborn and her father, Everett.

Playfest 2020 Begins October 3 - Plus Free Livestreamed Interviews Photo Playfest 2020 Begins October 3 - Plus Free Livestreamed Interviews
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2020

The Basel-Kiene Family joins City Beverages in presenting PlayFest. Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF's PlayFest 2020 features six readings of new plays in development. For the first time, the annual new play festival will be a completely virtual event.

Orlando Shakes in Partnership with UCF Presents POE: DEEP INTO THAT DARKNESS PEERING Photo Orlando Shakes in Partnership with UCF Presents POE: DEEP INTO THAT DARKNESS PEERING
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2020

This deliciously dark and compelling drama, Mark Rector and Mark Brown's Poe: Deep Into That Darkness Peering, is about one of America's most haunting poets, Edgar Allan Poe. Produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, the Video on Demand virtual theater experience runs from October 22 - November 1, 2020.

Orlando Shakes Offering Free Virtual Playfest Preview Photo Orlando Shakes Offering Free Virtual Playfest Preview
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 9, 2020

Exclusive playwright interviews, ticket discounts, and more! Get just a taste of what you can expect at Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF's upcoming new play festival as  The Basel-Kiene Family joins City Beverages in presenting PlayFest 2020! 

Orlando Shakes Offering Free Virtual Playfest Preview Photo Orlando Shakes Offering Free Virtual Playfest Preview
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 2, 2020

Enjoy free behind-the-scenes content and get to know the groundbreaking works scheduled for the annual new play festival: The Basel-Kiene Family joins City Beverages in presenting PlayFest 2020.

Playfest 2020 Goes Virtual, Plus Finalists Announced Photo Playfest 2020 Goes Virtual, Plus Finalists Announced
by Stephi Wild - Aug 6, 2020

The Basel-Kiene Family joins City Beverages in presenting PlayFest. Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF's PlayFest 2020 features six readings of new plays in development.

MY LORD, WHAT A NIGHT Comes to Orlando Shakes
by Stephi Wild - 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).

History Reveals Itself in MY, LORD, WHAT A NIGHT at Orlando Shakes Photo History Reveals Itself in MY, LORD, WHAT A NIGHT at Orlando Shakes
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 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.

Discover Dr. Ruth's Story in BECOMING DR. RUTH at Orlando Shakes Photo Discover Dr. Ruth's Story in BECOMING DR. RUTH at Orlando Shakes
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 23, 2019

Becoming Dr. Ruth by Mark St. Germain, produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, runs from January 8 - February 9, 2020. In this incredible one-woman performance, actress Eileen DeSandre* embodies media personality Dr. Ruth in a tell-all reflection of her extraordinary life. Becoming Dr. Ruth is presented in partnership with the Holocaust Memorial and Resource Center of Central Florida through the generous support of Jim and Valeria Shapiro. 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 Presents BECOMING DR. RUTH By Mark St. Germain Photo Orlando Shakes Presents BECOMING DR. RUTH By Mark St. Germain
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2019

Becoming Dr. Ruth by Mark St. Germain, produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, runs from January 8 - February 9, 2020. In this incredible one-woman performance, actress Eileen DeSandre* embodies media personality Dr. Ruth in a tell-all reflection of her extraordinary life. Becoming Dr. Ruth is presented in partnership with the Holocaust Memorial and Resource Center of Central Florida through the generous support of Jim and Valeria Shapiro. 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).

Take A Risk On New Works At PLAYFEST 2019 Photo Take A Risk On New Works At PLAYFEST 2019
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 30, 2019

The Basel-Kiene Family joins City Beverages in presenting PlayFest. Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF's PlayFest 2019 is set for November 1 a?" 3 and 8 a?" 9, 2019 and features seven readings of new plays in development.

Take A Risk On New Works At Orlando PLAYFEST 2019 Photo Take A Risk On New Works At Orlando PLAYFEST 2019
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 27, 2019

The Basel-Kiene Family joins City Beverages in presenting PlayFest. Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF's PlayFest 2019 is set for November 1 a?" 3 and 8 a?" 9, 2019 and features seven readings of new plays in development. At the two-weekend festival, patrons will experience ground-breaking new works while participating in the creative process. Tickets to individual PlayFest readings ($10) may be purchased online at orlandoshakes.org, by phone at (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). PlayFest Passes ($56) and PlayFest VIP Passes ($100) are on sale now and may be purchased by phone or in person.

Orlando Shakes Announces Titles For PLAYFEST 2019 Photo Orlando Shakes Announces Titles For PLAYFEST 2019
by Sarah Hookey - Jul 10, 2019

The Basel-Kiene Family joins City Beverages in presenting PlayFest. Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF's PlayFest 2019 is set for November 1 - 3 and 8 - 9, 2019 and features seven readings of new plays in development.

Theatre UCF Presents Pegasus PlayLab June 1-23 Photo Theatre UCF Presents Pegasus PlayLab June 1-23
by A.A. Cristi - May 28, 2019

Theatre UCF presents the second annual Pegasus PlayLab, a festival dedicated to developing plays by emerging playwrights. Audiences can hear three staged readings, watch a full developmental production and participate in discussions with the playwrights, casts and directors throughout June.

Orlando REP Falls Under Enchantment With ELLA ENCHANTED The Musical Photo Orlando REP Falls Under Enchantment With ELLA ENCHANTED The Musical
by Julie Musbach - Feb 1, 2019

ORLANDO REPERTORY THEATRE (Orlando REP) is proud to present Ella Enchanted The Musical from January 28 February 24, with the first public performance taking place on February 2.

Photo Flash: Orlando Shakespeare Presents A DOLL'S HOUSE: PART 2 Photo Photo Flash: Orlando Shakespeare Presents A DOLL'S HOUSE: PART 2
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 20, 2018

Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2 produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF runs from January 2 - February 3, 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 Opens The Door For The 2017 Tony Nominee, A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 Photo Orlando Shakes Opens The Door For The 2017 Tony Nominee, A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 23, 2018

Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2 produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF runs from January 2 - February 3, 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 Announces Directors And Casts For PLAYFEST 2018 Photo Orlando Shakes Announces Directors And Casts For PLAYFEST 2018
by Julie Musbach - Oct 15, 2018

Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF invites patrons to the center of the creative process at PlayFest presented by Harriett's Charitable Trust (PlayFest 2018) from November 2 - 4 and 10 - 11, 2018.

Orlando Shakes Announces Titles For PLAYFEST 2018 Photo Orlando Shakes Announces Titles For PLAYFEST 2018
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 4, 2018

Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF invites patrons to the center of the creative process at PlayFest presented by Harriett's Charitable Trust (PlayFest 2018) from November 2 - 4 and 10 - 11, 2018. The two weekend festival features seven readings of new plays in development. Tickets to individual PlayFest readings ($10) will be available to the general public on Wednesday, September 26 at 12:00 PM and may be purchased online at orlandoshakes.org, by phone at (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). PlayFest Passes ($56) and PlayFest VIP Passes ($100) are on sale now and may be purchased by phone or in person.

Pegasus PlayLab Shines the Spotlight on Emerging Playwrights Photo Pegasus PlayLab Shines the Spotlight on Emerging Playwrights
by Julie Musbach - May 30, 2018

UCF is launching Pegasus PlayLab, a new summer theatre festival dedicated to developing new plays by emerging playwrights. The festival, which runs June 2-24 and Aug. 23-25 on the UCF campus, comprises three workshops and one fully mounted play

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