Tag Archives: Musical theatre

Mad Cow announces Sondheim opener for new theater

'A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte,' by Georges Seurat

Mad Cow Theatre is just hinting at what will make up its 15th season, which will start out in the two current theater spaces on Magnolia Avenue and move, in January 2012, to 54 W. Church St.

But they’ve opened up about one thing, and it’s a biggie: The musical opening the new theater spaces, from Jan. 27 to Feb. 19, 2012, is Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Sunday in the Park With George.

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More cabaret shows planned for Winter Park Playhouse

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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Theater auditions: ‘Hairspray’ in Cocoa Village

Here’s an audition notice from the Cocoa Village Playhouse:

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Theater auditions: ‘Hairspray’ at Trinity Prep

Here’s an audition announcement from director Janine Papin at Trinity Preparatory School:

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Theater auditions: Two new(ish) musicals from Airhead Productions

Here’s an audition notice from Airhead Productions for two recent and little-known musicals: Greenroom, a New College Musical and Convenience. Both will be performed this summer at Orlando Rep.

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Theater auditions: ‘Beer: The Musical’ at Fringe

Here’s an audition notice for a Fringe show:

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Mother looking to start theater club for tweens

Denise Kline, the mother of an 11-year-old who has been active in musical theater, wants to start a theater club for kids 10-13. The club will be in east Orlando so the child would have to have transportation to get out that way.

Sounds like a nice idea and a wonderful way to get kids going to theater.

Here’s Denise’s request and a way to get in touch with her:

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Theater auditions: Musical comedy for Fringe

Here’s an audition notice from Jill Craddock for a Fringe show, Once Upon a Pill:

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Theater review: ‘Chicago’ at Theatre Downtown

By Elizabeth Maupin
Elizabeth Maupin on Theater

When it comes to style over substance, Chicago beats most musicals hands down. Of course, that’s the point of Chicago, in a high-energy revival at Theatre Downtown – that corruption and murder are fine with us Americans as long as they’re handled with flair.

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