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Breakthrough announces next season

Spring’s still a month off, but Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park is announcing its 2011-2012 season. Here it is:

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Breakthrough updates its schedule, again

Breakthrough Theatre likes to keep us on our toes. That’s why, I figure, that Wade Hair keeps changing his schedule for the next year or so. Either that or he keeps finding shows he’d like to do. Maybe both.

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Theater review: ‘Best of Broadway: 1995-1999,’ at Breakthrough Theatre

By Elizabeth Maupin
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People who put together musical revues tend to go one of two ways: Either they pull together a whole lot of songs that most of the audience has never heard before, or they pull together a whole lot of songs you’ve heard too many times. (Cabaret singers, take note: “Defying Gravity” may have been sung once too often.)

But Wade Hair has found the middle ground with his new revue Best of Broadway: 1995-1999, at Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park. He’s given you a little of both, and he’s honed in on a period, not so far in the past, when one Broadway show seemed to feed another so that you get a feeling for what the era was like.

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Opening this weekend

Now that Fringe is safely past, Orlando theaters are gearing up again. Here are three openings for this weekend. Are there any more? Continue reading