Photo Flash: First Look At William Shakespeare's RICHARD II Presented By Orlando ShakesPhoto Flash: First Look At William Shakespeare's RICHARD II Presented By Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

William Shakespeare's Richard II produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF runs from March 27 - April 28, 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). (more...)

Photo Flash: William Shakespeare's RICHARD II Presented By Orlando ShakesPhoto Flash: William Shakespeare's RICHARD II Presented By Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

William Shakespeare's Richard II produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF runs from March 27 - April 28, 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). (more...)

RICHARD II Begins The Fire And Reign Series At Orlando ShakesRICHARD II Begins The Fire And Reign Series At Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

William Shakespeare's Richard II produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF runs from March 27 - April 28, 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). (more...)

Orlando Shakes Announces Titles For 31st Season - EVITA, MACBETH, and More!Orlando Shakes Announces Titles For 31st Season - EVITA, MACBETH, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019

Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF announces the upcoming productions for their 2019-2020 Season. The theater celebrates classic, contemporary, and children's plays with a season featuring an Andrew Lloyd Webber hit musical, three Shakespearean classics, a new Christmas staple, two new works that shed new light on history, and three children's stories brought to life. (more...)

World Premiere Production, Commissioned by Orlando Shakes HAMLET, GERTRUDE AND CLAUDIUSWorld Premiere Production, Commissioned by Orlando Shakes HAMLET, GERTRUDE AND CLAUDIUS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

Serving as a prequel to Hamlet, Gertrude and Claudius brings a new point of view to the classic tale of guilt and revenge. The infamous couple serve as the villains in Shakespeare's work, but are offered a new exposition in this tale of good intentions and family dysfunction. With ominous hints at the familiar story to come, Gertrude and Claudius is a play that shakes up what you thought you knew about Elsinore. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At GERTRUDE AND CLAUDIUS At Orlando ShakesPhoto Flash: First Look At GERTRUDE AND CLAUDIUS At Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

Mark St. Germain's Gertrude and Claudius, based on the novel by John Updike, commissioned and produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF runs from February 20 - March 23, 2019. Gertrude and Claudius will play in repertory with Shakespeare's Hamlet. 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). (more...)

Explore Shakespeare's Kings Through The Fire And Reign SeriesExplore Shakespeare's Kings Through The Fire And Reign Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

The Fire and Reign series produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF will take audiences on an epic journey of Shakespeare's own version of "Game of Thrones."   (more...)

GERTRUDE AND CLAUDIUS World Premiere Of First Orlando Shakes Commission AnnouncedGERTRUDE AND CLAUDIUS World Premiere Of First Orlando Shakes Commission Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

Mark St. Germain's Gertrude and Claudius, based on the novel by John Updike, commissioned and produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF runs from February 20 - March 23, 2019. Gertrude and Claudius will play in repertory with Shakespeare's Hamlet. 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). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Orlando Shakes' A CHRISTMAS CAROLPhoto Flash: First Look at Orlando Shakes' A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF's production of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens and adapted by Jim Helsinger runs from November 28 - December 30, 2018. 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). (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse Presents THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLESFlat Rock Playhouse Presents THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

Coming this November to the Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage, The Hound of the Baskervilles promises audiences a thrilling, hilarious, and nimble retelling of the classic crime novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle starring the iconic Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP Opens At Orlando ShakesPhoto Flash: THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP Opens At Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Vampire attacks, werewolf sightings, and the resurrection of an Egyptian princess make for an exciting start to married life for Lady Enid, Lord Edgar's second wife. Set in mystical Gothic England, audiences will die laughing at this melodramatic farce - a quick-change marathon in which two actors play all the roles. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF's production of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens and adapted by Jim Helsinger runs from November 28 - December 30, 2018. 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). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Orlando Shakes' IRMA VEPPhoto Flash: First Look at Orlando Shakes' IRMA VEP
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

A two-man comedy, Irma Vep - A Penny Dreadful, produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, runs from October 10 - November 18, 2018 in the Goldman Theater. 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). (more...)

Photo Flash: Orlando Shakes Presents IN THE HEIGHTS!Photo Flash: Orlando Shakes Presents IN THE HEIGHTS!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF's production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights runs from September 5 - October 7, 2018. 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). (more...)

Join The Orlando Shakes Family For A Day Of Free Festivities, 8/18Join The Orlando Shakes Family For A Day Of Free Festivities, 8/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

Orlando Shakes invites the Central Florida community to join them for their 6th Annual Open House on Saturday, August 18 at 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Guests may RSVP for this free event 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). (more...)

IRMA VEP - A PENNY DREADFUL Comes To Orlando ShakesIRMA VEP - A PENNY DREADFUL Comes To Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

A two-man comedy, Irma Vep - A Penny Dreadful, produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, runs from October 10 - November 18, 2018 in the Goldman Theater. 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). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF's production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights runs from September 5 - October 7, 2018. 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). (more...)

National New Play Network Announces 2018-19 AwardeesNational New Play Network Announces 2018-19 Awardees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of professional theaters that collaborate in innovative ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays, announces its 2018-19 grant recipients, including the 2018 Smith Prize for Political Theatre, six Producer Residencies, and five Collaboration Fund awards that will support partnerships between multiple Member Theaters, playwrights, and other theater makers in various projects. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater Unveils New Logo And New NameOrlando Shakespeare Theater Unveils New Logo And New Name
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF sheds its former name, "Orlando Shakespeare Theater," in favor of "Orlando Shakes" to better represent the theater's mission and diverse body of work. As the theater company has evolved over the last 30 years, the Board of Directors felt that a fresh brand direction was needed to encompass the breadth of the company's productions. The theater's administrative team worked with national firms Arts Consulting Group and Locomotion Creative to complete a year-long process of focus groups and brand research to develop a new look to represent the future of Orlando Shakes. (more...)

David Heron Signs On For ROMEO AND JULIETDavid Heron Signs On For ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Award winning actor and playwright David Heron has returned to his classical roots, taking on the role of Lord Montague in the Shakespeare Festival of St Louis production of Romeo and Juliet. (more...)

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