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‘La Nouba’ offers summer/fall discount to Florida folks

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Cover of La Nouba

In the dead of summer, what better to perk you up than a discount to La Nouba? Once again, Cirque du Soleil is offering the popular discount to Florida residents, beginning today and running through Oct. 29.

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Theater auditions: Spotlight Theatre’s ‘Dracula Rock Show’ and ‘The Christmas Miracle’

Here are two separate audition notices from Spotlight Theatre:

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Bruun leaving Disney World for Disneyland

Alan Bruun

Alan Bruun, one of the founders of Mad Cow Theatre and the artistic director there for most of its 14-year history, is moving to southern California to work as creative director of entertainment at Disneyland.

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Valencia looking for Florida playwrights

Valencia Community College’s theater department is conducting its annual competition for a Florida playwright, whose winning work will be produced at Valencia next season:

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Playwrights’ group looking for short plays

It’s time once again for Playwrights’ Round Table to begin gathering scripts for its annual Summer Shorts production. Here’s how to enter:

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Florida Opera Theatre offers scholarship

Florida Opera Theatre, an organization dedicated to furthering opera in Central Florida, is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student to attend one of three programs: the Sherrill Milnes and Friends Summer Program in Tampa, a vocal training program for career-seeking artists or the Generation X Summer Youth Intensive.

Here’s more inf0, followed by ways to get in touch with Florida Opera Theatre:

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Moonlight Players need bodies to help renovate theater

The Moonlight Players in Clermont are renovating their theater, and they need people to help get the job done. Here’s more:

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Theater auditions: ‘The Ritz’ in Eustis

An audition notice from the Bay Street Players in Eustis:

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Auditions: Arts Alive in Osceola County

Here’s an audition notice for high-school students in Osceola County:

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Brian Feldman and Hannah Miller end their marriage

This morning Brian Feldman and Hannah Miller, who married 11 months ago to point out the inequality of Florida’s marriage laws, had their own marriage annulled.

The two didn’t enter this marriage lightly, although it may have seemed so to casual observers. They were serious about making the case that near-strangers are allowed to marry in Florida, as long as they’re straight, while committed gay and lesbian couples are not.

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How well does Florida support the arts?

The short answer? Not very well, to put it politely.

Florida now ranks 49th out of 50 states in per capita funding for the arts. For each one of you reading this, the Sunshine State is spending a nickel a year on the arts.

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Talk to your legislators. Now.

The good people of Florida’s state legislature (well, I assume they’re good but I am often persuaded otherwise) are trying to gut the state arts budget yet again. Here’s how to fight it: