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Theater auditions: ‘Avenue Q’ at Theatre Downtown

Here’s an impending audition for Avenue Q from Theatre Downtown:

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Theatre Downtown announces two more titles

Theatre Downtown has a couple more nifty titles in store — Prelude to a Kiss, the wonderful Craig Lucas comic drama, and the first local production of Avenue Q.

Here’s what we know:

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Theater auditions: ‘Evil Dead’ at Theatre Downtown

An audition notice for Evil Dead: The Musical at Theatre Downtown:

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‘Chicago’ extended

Performances of Chicago at Theatre Downtown are selling out, so they’ve added three more performances: 8 p.m. Feb. 17-19.

Need more info? Call 407-841-0083.

Theater auditions: ‘Leading Ladies’ at Theatre Downtown

Here’s an announcement for auditions for a Ken Ludwig comedy at Theatre Downtown:

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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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Theater auditions: ‘August: Osage County” at Theatre Downtown

Here’s the audition information from Theatre Downtown for its production of Tracy LettsAugust: Osage County:

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Theater auditions: ‘Chicago’ at Theatre Downtown

Here’s an audition notice for Chicago, which is filling the January-February time slot at Theatre Downtown:

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‘Crucible’ gets an added performance

Theatre Downtown is adding a final performance for The Crucible, which was supposed to be closing this Saturday night.

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Theater auditions: Theatre Downtown’s ‘Christmas Carol’

Here’s a last-minute audition notice:

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DiDonna to don mascara once again

A belated congratulations to director John DiDonna, who’s going home to New York State to play Dr. Frank N. Furter in a re-creation of a Rocky Horror Show production in which he originally appeared in 1984.

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Theatre Downtown doing “August: Osage County”

Well, this is news. Theatre Downtown, which lately has been coasting along on broad comedy and tried-and-true classics, will be the first local theater to produce Tracy Letts‘ Pulitzer Prize-winning August: Osage County.

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Auditions: ‘Rocky Horror’ at Theatre Downtown

Here’s an audition notice from Theatre Downtown:

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Theater auditions: ‘The Crucible’ at Theatre Downtown

Here’s an audition notice from Theatre Downtown:

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Theater auditions: ‘Vampire Lesbians’ at Theatre Downtown

Here’s an audition notice for Vampire Lesbians of Sodom:

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Opening this weekend

Now that Fringe is safely past, Orlando theaters are gearing up again. Here are three openings for this weekend. Are there any more? Continue reading

Theater review: ‘Lend Me a Tenor’ at Theatre Downtown

Theater review: ‘Lend Me a Tenor

By Elizabeth Maupin
Elizabeth Maupin on Theater

Whenever theater critics hear the word farce, they tend to launch into a litany of what you need to make a farce funny. You need comic timing. You need a delicate touch. You need a set with plenty of doors that are sturdy enough to be slammed.

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More opening this weekend:

Here’s a late addition to the “opening this week” roster: Lend Me a Tenor at Theatre Downtown:

Theatre Downtown presents
Ken Ludwig’s Lend Me A Tenor
Tony-Award Winning comedy … a series of mishaps has one tenor missing and an impostor in his place.

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Theatre Downtown celebrates — and announces two shows

We all know that turning 21 is a time to celebrate. So Theatre Downtown is doing it too — putting on a big party of sorts to celebrate its 21st anniversary this spring.

It’s also announcing its next couple productions — Lend Me a Tenor, the Ken Ludwig farce, and a revival of Del Shores’s Sordid Lives, a show that a lot of people loved last summer.  (Not my cup of tea, but obviously I’m not in the majority here, at least among Theatre Downtown-goers.)

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Theater auditions: ‘Lend Me a Tenor’ at Theatre Downtown

Here’s an audition notice for Lend Me a Tenor at Theatre Downtown:

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