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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).

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).

OCPS And Orlando Shakes Join Forces To Bring MACBETH To More Students Photo OCPS And Orlando Shakes Join Forces To Bring MACBETH To More Students
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019

Field trip performances of William Shakespeare's Macbeth, produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, sold out within minutes of going on sale. In order to reach more students in the community, Orange County Public Schools is providing Orlando Shakes with the opportunity to use Boone High School's new, 852-seat auditorium. Boone students will see Orlando Shakes' production first at a special Halloween-day performance. Three other performance dates are available to other OCPS schools at a cost per student with bus transportation provided by OCPS.

Photo Flash: Orlando Shakes Presents MACBETH Photo Photo Flash: Orlando Shakes Presents MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

William Shakespeare's Macbeth, produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, runs from October 9 - November 24, 2019.

Mad Cow Theatre Presents PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Photo Mad Cow Theatre Presents PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019

Mad Cow Theatre opens Season 23 with Pride and Prejudice by Kate Hamill, based on the classic novel by Jane Austen. This madcap adaptation is full of irreverent surprises, but committed fans to the text will find the story intact, simply told through Hamill's unique, critically acclaimed lens. The play runs September 18 through October 13, 2019. Tickets are available at madcowtheatre.com or by calling patron services at Mad Cow Theatre at 407-297-8788 ext. 1.

HEARTBREAK HOUSE Opens August 9 At Mad Cow Theatre Photo HEARTBREAK HOUSE Opens August 9 At Mad Cow Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019

George Bernard Shaw's classic Heartbreak House will soon hit the stage at Mad Cow Theatre.

Mad Cow Theatre Announces Cast & Crew Of TOP GIRLS Photo Mad Cow Theatre Announces Cast & Crew Of TOP GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

Mad Cow Theatre announces the cast of Top Girls, opening March 29, 2019.  Women and power are back on the table in Caryl Churchill's feminist feast.

World Premiere Production, Commissioned by Orlando Shakes HAMLET, GERTRUDE AND CLAUDI Photo World 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.

Nothing Rotten about Orlando Shakes' 'Hamlet' Photo Nothing Rotten about Orlando Shakes' 'Hamlet'
by McKenzie Lakey - Feb 10, 2019

Mad Cow Announces Cast And Crew Of HAND TO GOD Photo Mad Cow Announces Cast And Crew Of HAND TO GOD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Mad Cow Theatre announces cast of Hand to God by Robert Askins

GERTRUDE AND CLAUDIUS World Premiere Of First Orlando Shakes Commission Announced Photo GERTRUDE 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).

HAMLET Comes to Orlando Shakes Photo HAMLET Comes to Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

William Shakespeare's Hamlet produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF runs from February 6 - March 24, 2019. Hamlet will play in repertory with the world premiere of Gertrude and Claudius by Mark St. Germain. 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 BWW News Desk - 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.

Mad Cow Announces The Cast and Creatives of THE ROYAL FAMILY Photo Mad Cow Announces The Cast and Creatives of THE ROYAL FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Mad Cow Theatre is thrilled to announce the cast and creative team of George S. Kaufman & Edna Ferber's classic comedy, The Royal Family which will take the Harriett stage Sept. 21- Oct. 14, 2018 as the first production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 22.

Mad Cow Finds Cast and Creative for THE LITTLE FOXES Photo Mad Cow Finds Cast and Creative for THE LITTLE FOXES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Mad Cow Theatre is thrilled to announce the cast and creative team of Lillian Hellman's biting American classic The Little Foxes, which will take the Harriett stage Aug. 3-26, 2018 as the ninth production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 21. 

Mad Cow Announces Cast Of A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Photo Mad Cow Announces Cast Of A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Mad Cow Theatre is thrilled to announce the cast and creative team of Arthur Miller's stunning drama A View from the Bridge, which will take the Harriett stage March 23, 2018 as the sixth production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 21. 

Photo Flash: Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents TWELFTH NIG Photo Photo Flash: Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF presents William Shakespeare's comedy Twelfth Night February 21 - March 23, 2018 in the Margeson Theater. Performed in traditional Elizabethan style by an all-male cast, Twelfth Night will play in repertory with Shakespeare in Love. Tickets ($25 - $50) to both productions are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).

History's Greatest Playwright Comes to Life in Orlando Shakespeare Theater's Producti Photo History's Greatest Playwright Comes to Life in Orlando Shakespeare Theater's Production of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF presents a new stage adaptation of Shakespeare in Love February 7 - March 25, 2018 in the Margeson Theater. A romantic look into the Bard of Avon's life, Shakespeare in Love will play in repertory with William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Tickets ($25 - $50) to both productions are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).

Mad Cow Announces Cast And Creative Team For THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE Photo Mad Cow Announces Cast And Creative Team For THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

Mad Cow Theatre is thrilled to announce the cast and creative team of Charles Busch's mid-life-crisis comedy The Tale of The Allergist's Wife, which will take the Harriett stage Jan. 19, 2018 as the fourth mainstage production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 21.

Photo Flash: Mad Cow Theatre Announces the Cast and Creative Team for BORN YESTERDAY Photo Photo Flash: Mad Cow Theatre Announces the Cast and Creative Team for BORN YESTERDAY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Mad Cow Theatre is thrilled to announce the cast and creative team of Garson Kanin's delicious screwball classic Born Yesterday, which will take the Harriett stage Nov. 17, 2017 as the third production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 21.

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