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March 2019

Orlando Opera Presents Pagliacci & Pulcinella

March 20 - March 26
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801 United States
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Experience a premiere pairing where tragedy, comedy, and dance combine, courtesy of Ruggero Leoncavallo and Igor Stravinsky. The resplendent soprano Suzanne Kantorski is Nedda, and both works are conducted by Clinton Smith and directed by Octavio Cardenas. Pulcinella is a work inspired by Italy’s Commedia Dell’arte tradition with music adapted from early-18th-century master Giovanni Pergolesi. Pagliacci features not only some…

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Orlando Shakespeare Theater presents ‘Richard II’

March 27 - April 28
Lowndes Shakespeare Theater, 812 E Rollins St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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By William Shakespeare. I wasted time, and now doth time waste me. Convinced of his divine right to rule, King Richard II never expected to be undone by his own maladroit mortal wrongs. By brashly putting his own vanity before the needs of his kingdom, he creates the perfect opening for Henry Bolingbroke to seize the throne. Shakespeare's deeply moving…

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April 2019

Orlando Shakes presents Jack and the Beanstalk at Lowndes Shakespeare Center

April 4 - April 6
Lowndes Shakespeare Theater, 812 E Rollins St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, will perform Jack and the Beanstalk, a new family musical by Michael Andrew. From the urban jungle to the quaint countryside, Jack is well-known for his sense of adventure – or at least in his daydreams. When it's up to our hero to rescue new friends, his bravery will be put to the test.…

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Theatre UCF presents TITANIC THE MUSICAL

April 5 - April 6
UCF School of Performing Arts Theatre, 12488 Centaurus Blvd
Orlando, FL 32816 United States
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Story and Book by Peter Stone • Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston Directed by Michael Wainstein. Yeston and Stone’s Tony-winning musical examines the lives of passengers— first class, middle class and steerage—aboard the doomed luxury liner. 

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Orlando Shakespeare Theater presents ‘Jack and the Beanstalk ‘

April 6 - May 4
Lowndes Shakespeare Theater, 812 E Rollins St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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Children's Theater: Will you dare to reach new heights? When a boy is down on his luck, a magic bean is all it takes to spark a great adventure! Amongst giants, mystery, and magic, join Jack on a thrilling escapade to a land above the clouds! Shows: Saturdays only

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Orlando Shakes presents Jack and the Beanstalk at Lowndes Shakespeare Center

April 13
Lowndes Shakespeare Theater, 812 E Rollins St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, will perform Jack and the Beanstalk, a new family musical by Michael Andrew. From the urban jungle to the quaint countryside, Jack is well-known for his sense of adventure – or at least in his daydreams. When it's up to our hero to rescue new friends, his bravery will be put to the test.…

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Free Family Funday at Mennello Museum of American Art [Free]

April 14
Mennello Museum of American Art, 900 East Princeton Street
Orlando, FL 32832 United States

Enjoy free admission, a free miniature fine art project and free docent touring. Each Free Family Funday has a different theme based on the current exhibition in the museum.  Miniature fine art project and docent touring: 12-2:30pm. The museum galleries stay open until 4:30pm. for all guests.

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FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando presents Dear Evan Hansen

April 16 - April 21
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

Winner of six 2017 Tony Awards®, including Best Musical—and the 2018 Grammy Award® for Best Musical Theater Album. A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he’s always wanted: a chance to finally…

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Orlando Shakes presents Jack and the Beanstalk (ASL performance) at Lowndes Shakespeare Center

April 20
Lowndes Shakespeare Theater, 812 E Rollins St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, will perform Jack and the Beanstalk, a new family musical by Michael Andrew. From the urban jungle to the quaint countryside, Jack is well-known for his sense of adventure – or at least in his daydreams. When it's up to our hero to rescue new friends, his bravery will be put to the test.…

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Orlando Shakes presents Jack and the Beanstalk (Sensory Friendly Performance) at Lowndes Shakespeare Center

April 27
Lowndes Shakespeare Theater, 812 E Rollins St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, will perform Jack and the Beanstalk, a new family musical by Michael Andrew. From the urban jungle to the quaint countryside, Jack is well-known for his sense of adventure – or at least in his daydreams. When it's up to our hero to rescue new friends, his bravery will be put to the test.…

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May 2019

Orlando Shakes presents Jack and the Beanstalk at Lowndes Shakespeare Center

May 4
Lowndes Shakespeare Theater, 812 E Rollins St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, will perform Jack and the Beanstalk, a new family musical by Michael Andrew. From the urban jungle to the quaint countryside, Jack is well-known for his sense of adventure – or at least in his daydreams. When it's up to our hero to rescue new friends, his bravery will be put to the test.…

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FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando presents Anastasia

May 14 - May 19
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801 United States
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Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical Anastasia is coming to Orlando. From the Tony Award®–winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports you from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past.…

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June 2019

FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando presents Come From Away

June 11 - June 16
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801 United States
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On 9.11, the world stopped. On 9.12, their stories moved us all. This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night and gratitude grew…

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Orlando Shakes presents Snow White at Lowndes Shakespeare Theater

June 13 - July 28
Lowndes Shakespeare Theater, 812 E Rollins St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

The Brothers Grimm fairy tale comes to life onstage, in a fast-paced, comical rendition of the classic story of love, envy, and magic. Jealous of Snow White's beauty, the wicked queen banishes the innocent princess to the woods. Will her courage and wit be enough to outsmart the queen's evil plot?

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August 2019

How to Marry a Divorced Man at Winter Park Playhouse

August 1 - August 25
Winter Park Playhouse, 711 N. Orange Ave. Suite C
Winter Park, 32789 United States

World Premiere! Based on the book by Leslie Fram, this hilarious musical comedy follows Layla Diamond who, after listening to advice from her daffy mother, attempts to find and settle down with a divorced man. Setting her sights on a charming sports agent with a needy ex and two obnoxious children, she makes one comedic miscalculation after another and turns…

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September 2019

Orlando Shakes presents Evita at Lowndes Shakespeare Theater

September 4 - October 6
Lowndes Shakespeare Theater, 812 E Rollins St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

Evita charts the young and ambitious Eva Peron's meteoric rise to sainthood. Set in Argentina between 1934-1952, the Tony Award winning musical follows Eva Duarte on her journey from poor illegitimate child to ambitious actress to, as wife of military leader-turned-president Juan Peron, the most powerful woman in Latin America.

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Desperate Measures at Winter Park Playhouse

September 19 - October 13
Winter Park Playhouse, 711 N. Orange Ave. Suite C
Winter Park, 32789 United States

National Premiere! This hilarious, critically acclaimed Off-Broadway musical comedy is set in the 1890s and inspired by Shakespeare's Measure for Measure. When dangerously handsome Johnny Blood must put his fate into the hands of a colorful cast of characters including a wily sheriff, an eccentric priest, an authoritarian governor, a saloon girl gone good, and a nun out of the…

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Orlando Shakes Season 31 Gala at Lowndes Shakespeare Theater

September 22
Lowndes Shakespeare Theater, 812 E Rollins St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

Join Orlando Shakes for an evening of exceptional food, live entertainment, and memorable conversation at the Theater's biggest fundraiser of the year.

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October 2019

Orlando Shakes presents Macbeth at Lowndes Shakespeare Theater

October 9 - November 24
Lowndes Shakespeare Theater, 812 E Rollins St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

"Something wicked this way comes." Experience a visually striking production of Shakespeare's Scottish play in an intimate setting. Blind ambition and twisted prophesy lead Macbeth to murder the Scottish king and seize the throne. An impulse for destruction and a loose grip on sanity define Lord and Lady Macbeth's foothold on power that can only end in tragedy.

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Orlando Shakes presents Miss Nelson is Missing! at Lowndes Shakespeare Theater

October 17 - November 22
Lowndes Shakespeare Theater, 812 E Rollins St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

Miss Nelson can't control her crazy classroom because she's just too nice. But when she disappears, her replacement is the hard-as-nails, detention-loving, recess-canceling, homework-overloading substitute teacher Viola Swamp! With the Big Test approaching, the kids suddenly realize how much they miss Miss Nelson and they'll do anything -- including hiring a private eye -- to solve the mystery of her…

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Broadway in Orlando: Les Misérables at Dr. Phillips Center

October 22 - October 27
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion, and the resilience of the human spirit. Featuring the beloved songs "I Dreamed A Dream," "On My Own," "Stars," "Bring Him Home," "One Day More," and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history.

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November 2019

Broadway in Orlando: Escape to Margaritaville: The Jimmy Buffett Musical at Dr. Phillips Center

November 12 - November 17
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

Welcome all Parrotheads to Margaritaville, where people come to get away from it all—and stay to find something they never expected. Get ready for a hilarious and heartwarming musical with the most unforgettable songs from one of music's greatest storytellers.

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You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown at Winter Park Playhouse

November 14 - December 15
Winter Park Playhouse, 711 N. Orange Ave. Suite C
Winter Park, 32789 United States

Charles Schulz’s beloved comic strip comes to life in this joyful, classic Broadway musical. It’s an “average day in the life” of the Peanuts gang, from bright uncertain mornings to hopeful starlit evenings. Blockhead Charlie Brown, bossy Lucy, prodigy Schroeder, perfectionist Sally, blanket-toting Linus and lovable Snoopy battle with kites, school, baseball and misunderstandings before finally coming to realize what…

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December 2019

Broadway in Orlando: The Play That Goes Wrong at Dr. Phillips Center

December 3 - December 8
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You'd get The Play That Goes Wrong, Broadway & London's award-winning smash comedy! 

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Orlando Shakes presents Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley at Lowndes Shakespeare Theater

December 4 - December 29
Lowndes Shakespeare Theater, 812 E Rollins St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

A sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice set two years after the novel ends, Miss Bennet continues the story, only this time with bookish middle-sister Mary as it's unlikely heroine. Mary is growing tired of her role as dutiful middle sister in the face of her siblings' romantic escapades. When the family gathers for Christmas at Pemberley, an unexpected…

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January 2020

Orlando Shakes presents Becoming Dr. Ruth at Lowndes Shakespeare Theater

January 8, 2020 - February 9, 2020
Lowndes Shakespeare Theater, 812 E Rollins St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

Everyone knows Dr. Ruth Westheimer from her career as a pioneering radio and television sex therapist. Few, however, know the incredible journey that preceded it. From fleeing the Nazis in the Kindertransport and joining the Haganah in Jerusalem as a scout and sniper, to her struggles to succeed as a single mother coming to America, Becoming Dr. Ruth is filled…

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Broadway in Orlando: Disney’s Aladdin at Dr. Phillips Center

January 22, 2020 - February 9, 2020
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

Discover a whole new world at Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It's an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite. 

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BEEHIVE The 60’s Musical at Winter Park Playhouse

January 23, 2020 - February 22, 2020
Winter Park Playhouse, 711 N. Orange Ave. Suite C
Winter Park, 32789 United States

Told from the perspective of six women who came of age in the 1960s, this energetic Off-Broadway musical nostalgically recalls the days of miniskirts, transistor radios and flower power! Celebrating iconic female artists such as Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, Connie Francis, The Shirelles and Lulu, the show features over 30 of the most memorable songs of the era including “My…

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February 2020

Orlando Shakes presents The Three Musketeers at Lowndes Shakespeare Theater

February 5, 2020 - March 22, 2020
Lowndes Shakespeare Theater, 812 E Rollins St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

This witty and action packed swashbuckler follows the friendship of young D'Artagnan and his band of Musketeers as they fight to protect the ones they love from the evil Cardinal Richelieu. A story of double crossings, kidnappings, and carefully guarded secrets, complete with lavish sword fights and sweeping romance, set in a time when love and honor ruled the world.

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Orlando Shakes presents Henry IV, Part 1 at Lowndes Shakespeare Theater

February 19, 2020 - March 21, 2020
Lowndes Shakespeare Theater, 812 E Rollins St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

"Two stars keep not their motion in one sphere." King Henry IV attempts to pass on his knowledge of the kingdom in vain, while his reckless son, Prince Hal, squanders his youth at the taverns with his lowbrow comrades. When a fierce rival threatens the throne, will the young prince rise to the occasion? Henry IV, Part 1 is part…

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Broadway in Orlando: Mean Girls at Dr. Phillips Center

February 25, 2020 - March 1, 2020
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. Soon, this naïve newbie falls prey to a trio of lionized frenemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George. But when Cady devises a plan to end Regina's reign, she learns the hard way…

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March 2020

Orlando Shakes presents My Lord, What a Night at Lowndes Shakespeare Theater

March 18, 2020 - April 26, 2020
Lowndes Shakespeare Theater, 812 E Rollins St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

When famed African-American singer Marian Anderson is refused lodging because of her ethnicity, she finds an unlikely friend in Albert Einstein. Quick-witted debates attempt to solve the nation's problems over tea. Inspired by true events, this story explores the racial, religious, and gender-based struggles plaguing two of the most iconic entities of the 20th century.

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Orlando Shakes presents Bare Bard: Henry IV, Part 2 at Lowndes Shakespeare Theater

March 26, 2020 - March 29, 2020
Lowndes Shakespeare Theater, 812 E Rollins St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

"Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown." See William Shakespeare's story of burnt bridges and growing pains stripped down to a lively, raw, rambunctious performance, like nothing you've experienced before. Orlando Shakes' actors will tackle Henry IV, Part 2 with less than 40 hours of rehearsal, no designers, and no director – just like the acting companies of Shakespeare's…

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Broadway in Orlando: Miss Saigon at Dr. Phillips Center

March 31, 2020 - April 5, 2020
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

This is the epic story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim. In a bar run by a notorious character called The Engineer, Kim meets an American G.I. just before the fall of Saigon. That encounter will change their lives forever.   Featuring stunning spectacle, a sensational cast of 42, and a soaring score including Broadway hits like "Last Night of…

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April 2020

Orlando Shakes presents Interstellar Cinderella at Lowndes Shakespeare Theater

April 9, 2020 - May 2, 2020
Lowndes Shakespeare Theater, 812 E Rollins St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

With a little help from her fairy godrobot, Cinderella is going to the ball. But when the prince's spaceship has mechanical trouble, someone will have to zoom to the rescue! Audiences will thank their lucky stars for this irrepressible fairy tale retelling, its independent heroine, and its stellar happy ending.

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Broadway in Orlando: A Bronx Tale at Dr. Phillips Center

April 28, 2020 - May 3, 2020
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

Broadway's hit crowd-pleaser takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s—where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he'd love to be. Bursting with high-energy dance numbers and original doo-wop tunes from Alan Menken, the songwriter ofBeauty and the Beast, A Bronx Tale is an unforgettable story of loyalty and…

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May 2020

Pump Boys and Dinettes at Winter Park Playhouse

May 7, 2020 - May 17, 2020
Winter Park Playhouse, 711 N. Orange Ave. Suite C
Winter Park, 32789 United States

In this Broadway musical, the 'Pump Boys' sell high octane on Highway 57 in Grand Ole Opry country. The 'Dinettes', Prudie and Rhetta Cupp, run the Double Cupp diner next door. Together they fashion an evening of country western songs that received unanimous raves on Broadway and off. With heartbreak and hilarity, they perform highly entertaining toe-tappers such as “Drinkin’…

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Broadway in Orlando: Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady at Dr. Phillips Center

May 26, 2020 - May 31, 2020
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

Boasting such classic songs as "I Could Have Danced All Night," "The Rain in Spain," and "Wouldn't It Be Loverly," My Fair Lady tells the story of Eliza Doolittle, a young Cockney flower seller, and Henry Higgins, a linguistics professor who is determined to transform her into his idea of a "proper lady." But who is really being transformed?

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Pump Boys and Dinettes at Winter Park Playhouse

May 28, 2020 - June 7, 2020
Winter Park Playhouse, 711 N. Orange Ave. Suite C
Winter Park, 32789 United States

In this Broadway musical, the 'Pump Boys' sell high octane on Highway 57 in Grand Ole Opry country. The 'Dinettes', Prudie and Rhetta Cupp, run the Double Cupp diner next door. Together they fashion an evening of country western songs that received unanimous raves on Broadway and off. With heartbreak and hilarity, they perform highly entertaining toe-tappers such as “Drinkin’…

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