A bunch of familiar Central Florida musical-theater people have signed on for cabaret shows this summer and fall at Winter Park Playhouse:
- Heather Alexander and Laura Hodos, Aug. 10 and 11 (corrected dates).
- Kevin Kelly and Kate O’Neal, Sept. 22 and 23.
- Natalie Cordone, Oct. 26 and 27.
- Brian and Melissa Minyard, Nov. 10 and 11.
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There’s a new cabaret series in town, and it’s just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Lots going on this week, including the Tony Awards on CBS Sunday night. Here’s a look at what’s happening closer to home:
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This week the big-deal event in Orlando theater is the Orlando Cabaret Festival, opening Friday night with New York singer K.T. Sullivan and a bunch of Orlandoans, including Kevin Kelly performing the songs of Maltby and Shire, the It-Was-A-Very-Good-Year singers and Cabaret House Party, the best open-mike night around.
But there’s other stuff going on, too, so read on:
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More fun to be had at the Orlando Cabaret Festival, which is letting out the details of its Songwriter Spotlights in dribs and drabs. Here’s all the info, finally:
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Hiding away on Mad Cow’s website is the announcement of two more shows for the Orlando Cabaret Festival — Andrea Canny singing Frank Wildhorn and Kevin Kelly singing the music of Maltby & Shire.
I’m a huge Maltby & Shire fan, not so much for Wildhorn. But both Canny and Kelly are wonderful singers, and I’ll be happy to hear them do whatever they please. Plus, we get to hear accompanists Terry Thomas and John DeHaas.What could be bad?
Here are the dates, times and descriptions:
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