Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF invites guests to celebrate the opening of their 2018-2019 Season at their 30th Anniversary Season Gala on Sunday, September 16, 2018.
The highlight of the evening will be a one-night-only musical showcase featuring select members of the cast of Orlando Shakes’ production of In the Heights.
Orlando Story Club returns to The Abbey on July 18, giving anyone who wishes to tell a personal story a chance.
The July event theme is “What a Mess!,” and those who wish to be storytellers for the evening put their name in a hat. Selected individuals chosen at random get to showcase their story telling for the local community.
Orlando Shakespeare Theater has announced it has changed and shortened its name to “Orlando Shakes,” as a way to better represent the theater’s mission and diverse body of work.
As the theater company, in partnership with UCF, 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 iconic musical RENT is celebrating 20 years with dates at the Dr Phillips Center for the Performing Arts through Sunday, June 10, 2018, and it’s a feast for senses.
A re-imagining of Puccini’s La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven friends struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. In the end, they realize the only thing that matters is love.
Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF produces a new adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Little Mermaid by Brandon Roberts in the Goldman Theater select dates from June 14 – July 29, 2018.
The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra has announced that it has raised more than $630,000 during its recent 25th Anniversary Season Gala Celebration, which will be invested in the programming of the organization, helping it to continue to enrich the community and inspire audiences through the power of live music.
RENT has set many records over the year, and become a beloved stage classic, and now its 20th Anniversary Tour comes to Orlando at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts for shows June 5 to 10, 2018.
From classic productions to new plays, Theatre UCF has announced its 2018-2019 schedule of performances.
The season features everything from John Steinbeck to Titanic The Musical, and is sure to have something of interest for every theater afficionado.
Here is the list of productions for the 2018-2019 season:
Starting in 2018, Theatre UCF presents Pegasus PlayLab, a new summer theatre festival dedicated to developing plays by emerging playwrights.
It will offer three staged readings of new plays in the Black Box and one fully-mounted production on the Main Stage. The workshop process will span six weeks from mid-May through the end of June, with performances running through August.
This is your opportunity to be involved in a play development process with playwrights from across the country, and support emerging voices!
Here are the scheduled performances:
Get ready to experience Something Rotten! at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts…the hit Broadway musical, that is…when it plays Orlando April 24-29, 2018.
Set in the ‘90s – the 1590s – this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write their own hit play while the “rock star” Shakespeare keeps getting all the hits.
Central Florida cinephiles get ready…the Florida Film Festival returns for it’s 27th year from April 6th through 15th, 2018.
The Festival will screen 183 films representing 38 countries, along with celebrity guest appearances, forums, and parties. Of the films selected, 152 have premiere status, including 23 world premieres. Read more
Orlando Story Club returns to The Abbey on April 4, giving anyone who wishes to tell a personal story a chance.
The April event theme is “Make My Day,” and those who wish to be storytellers for the evening put their name in a hat. Selected individuals chosen at random get to showcase their story telling for the local community.
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts celebrated Pi Day by revealing the two little girls chosen for their big break in the critically acclaimed Broadway musical WAITRESS playing March 20-25.
Delainey Silvestro, age 5, and Ella Helton, also age 5, will make their professional debut on the Walt Disney Theater stage this week.
One of Central Florida’s best free art events is the annual Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, and you’ll have a chance to enjoy it when it returns March 16-18, 2018.
The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival is one of the nation’s most prestigious outdoor art festivals. Each year more than 350,000 visitors enjoy the show.
Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF has announced the upcoming productions for their 2018-2019 season, which is also its 30th Anniversary Season.
Orlando Shakes’ season opens in September 2018 with the multi-Tony Award-winning hip hop musical, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights. It received four 2008 Tony Awards including Best Orchestrations, Best Musical and Best Score.