Tag Archives: Aida

GOAT to donate to help homeless and battered women

Read on for an update on GOAT’s attempts to help this charity and others:

Space to Grow, an organization that helps women and children by donating to the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida and its Women’s Residential and Counseling Center, will benefit from some of the ticket money from Greater Orlando Actors Theatre’s current production of Aida.

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Theater review: GOAT’s ‘Aida’

By Elizabeth Maupin
Elizabeth Maupin on Theater

Twenty years ago, if you wanted to see a new(ish) musical in Orlando, you’d have at least a couple of choices. But nowadays, with the deaths of Orlando’s long-lived community and dinner theaters, it’s not so easy. You can drive 20 or 30 or 40 miles to one of the small-town community theaters in outlying areas. Or you can turn to a little company like Greater Orlando Actors Theatre, which, with productions of such shows as Rent and Jekyll & Hyde, is trying mightily to step into the breach.

With Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida, GOAT is playing to its strengths – finding casts full of big-voiced young actors and letting them raise the roof. That’s Aida’s forte, but it’s also Aida’s weakness. With so much belting, the musical’s charms have no room to breathe.

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‘Aida’ offers last-minute deal

Here’s a last-minute deal on tickets to tonight’s performance of Greater Orlando Actors Theatre’s Aida:

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Theater auditions: ‘Aida’

Here’s a note from Greater Orlando Actors Theatre about further auditions for Aida — scheduled for Wednesday:

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Theater auditions: GOAT’s ‘Aida’

Here’s the promised audition notice for Greater Orlando Actors’ Theatre’s production of the musical Aida. The auditions are this weekend:

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Next up for GOAT: ‘Aida’ this winter

The Elton John-Tim Rice musical Aida is coming up next for Greater Orlando Actors’ Theatre, which will produce the show Jan. 28-Feb. 13 in the Goldman Theater at Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Loch Haven Park.

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