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Frank McClain appointed to direct local opera group

Good news here: Frank McClain, who is well-known for directing both theater and opera in Orlando, has been named artistic director of Florida Opera Theatre, an Orlando group formed from members of Orlando Opera guild and others after the death of the Orlando Opera.

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Theater review: Mad Cow’s ‘Company’

Some people call Company cold.

Some people look at the far-from-perfect marriages in Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s groundbreaking 1970 musical and see a sour, shriveled-up view of the world.

Those people should take a look at director Frank McClain’s staging of the show at Mad Cow Theatre – as warm, emotional and generous a Company as I’ve seen.

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Theater review: ‘Porgy and Bess’

Theater review: ‘Porgy and Bess’
By Elizabeth Maupin

Say you’re in love, and romance has hit you hard. Can’t you imagine, if only in some parallel universe, that you and your beloved are crooning a duet, and that behind you there’s a full-fledged symphony orchestra playing your song?

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