Orlando Shakes presents Interstellar Cinderella at Lowndes Shakespeare Theater

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.

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.

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

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.

“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 time! Henry IV, Part 2 is part of Orlando Shakes’ Fire and Reign series.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

“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 of Orlando Shakes’ Fire and Reign series.

Orlando Shakes presents The Three Musketeers at Lowndes Shakespeare Theater

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.

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.

Orlando Shakes Presents ‘The Three Musketeers’ at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center, Orlando

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.

Join the young and brave d’Artagnan and his band of Musketeers on a daring quest to do what is right. From brotherhood to betrayal, from sword fights to grand romance, this swashbuckling adventure will thrill and amaze audiences as Alexandre Dumas’ classic story leaps from the pages and comes to life onstage.

TICKETS:

  • Wednesdays – Saturdays at 7:30pm and every Sunday and select Saturdays at 2pm – starting at $30
  • Preview Performances and Senior Matinees – starting at $20


Dr. Phillips Center Announces the Orlando Returns of ‘Hamilton’ and ‘Wicked’ .. #OrlandoBroadwaySeries @DrPhillipsCtr @HamiltonMusical @WICKED_Musical #FAIRWINDSBway

Hamilton at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Jan 22-Feb 10, 2019 - photographer Joan Marcus/Hamilton

The 2020-2021 season of FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando has yet to be revealed, but Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is kicking things off by announcing the Orlando returns of the hit musicals Hamilton and Wicked.

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Disney’s Aladdin Comes to Dr. Phillips Center With Orlando’s Michael James Scott Jan 22-Feb 9, 2020 .. @DrPhillipsCtr @Aladdin #OrlandoBroadwaySeries

Disney's Aladdin Comes to Dr. Phillips Center

Time to take a magic carpet ride as Disney’s Aladdin, part of the FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando series, will transform the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts into a whole new world from January 22 through February 9, 2020.

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Orlando Fringe Winter Mini-Fest Returns for Fourth Year January 9-12, 2020 .. @OrlandoFringe

Orlando Fringe Winter Mini-Fest

Whether you’re a fan of the Orlando Fringe Festival, or have never been, you’ll want to check out the Winter Mini-Fest, which returns to Lowndes Shakespeare Center January 9-12, 2020.

What is the Winter Mini-Fest? It is a 4-day condensed version of the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival featuring hand-picked, award-winning, and fan favorite shows.

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Orlando Shakes Presents ‘Becoming Dr. Ruth’ Jan 8 – Feb 9, 2020 .. @OrlandoShakes #OrlandoArts

Orlando Shakes Presents 'Becoming Dr. Ruth'

Discover Dr. Ruth’s remarkable life story when Orlando Shakes presents “Becoming Dr. Ruth” at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center from Jan 8 – Feb 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.

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Orlando Shakes presents ‘Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley’ Through Dec 29 .. @OrlandoShakes

Orlando Shakes presents 'Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley' cast

If you’re a fan of Jane Austen, you’ll want to check out the Orlando Shakes production of “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,” running at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center through December 29.

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

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.

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 guest sparks Mary’s hopes for independence, an intellectual match, and possibly even love.

The Play That Goes Wrong Comes to Dr. Phillips Center Dec 3-8, 2019 .. @BwayGoesWrong @DrPhillipsCtr ::UPDATED::

The Play That Goes Wrong cast

Described as “a hilarious hybrid of Monty Python and Sherlock Holmes,” the Award-winning comedy The Play That Goes Wrong Comes to Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts from Dec 3-8, 2019.

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Orlando Shakes Presents Playfest 2019 at Lowndes Shakespeare Center, Orlando

Orlando Shakespeare Theater Presents 2015 Playfest

This season’s PlayFest lineup will feature groundbreaking new works from Kara Lee Corthron, Emily Dendinger, David Valdes, Richard Henry and Eric Hissom, Michael Hollinger, Jan Neuberger, and Tammy Ryan.

Tickets to individual PlayFest readings are $10, 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.

Orlando Shakes Presents Playfest 2019 at Lowndes Shakespeare Center, Orlando

Orlando Shakespeare Theater Presents 2015 Playfest

This season’s PlayFest lineup will feature groundbreaking new works from Kara Lee Corthron, Emily Dendinger, David Valdes, Richard Henry and Eric Hissom, Michael Hollinger, Jan Neuberger, and Tammy Ryan.

Tickets to individual PlayFest readings are $10, 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.

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