Dr. Phillips Center In Orlando Announces Tickets to THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME On Sale to General Public Tomorrow, August 26

The National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is the Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel. Directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott, the critically acclaimed production will come to Dr. Phillips Center as part of a North American Tour. The Orlando engagement will play the Walt Disney Theater November 1 – 6, 2016. Tickets are on sale to the general public tomorrow, Friday, August 26, 2016. Tickets start at $33.75 and may be purchased online at drphillipscenter.org, by calling 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Online and phone ticket purchases are subject to handling fees. Read more

Shanghai Acrobats at Orlando’s Dr. Phillips Center in December

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces the Orlando engagement of Shanghai Acrobats’ debut of “Shanghai Nights.” The celebration of world music and dance, coming direct to central Florida from the People’s Republic of China, will play the Walt Disney Theater on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 8 p.m. Tickets will go on sale to the general public Friday, August 26, 2016 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $35.00 and may be purchased online at drphillipscenter.org, by calling 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Online and phone ticket purchases are subject to handling fees. Read more

Terry Fator Comes to Dr. Phillips Center In Orlando Feb. 26, 2017

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in association with AEG Live announces the Orlando appearance of Terry Fator. The singer-comedian-celebrity impressionist-ventriloquist will play the Walt Disney Theater on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will go on sale to the general public Friday, August 26, 2016 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $39.50 and may be purchased online at drphillipscenter.org, by calling 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Online and phone ticket purchases are subject to handling fees. Read more

Broadway In Orlando Announces Ticket For The Illusionists On Sale to General Public July 29

On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world’s best-selling touring magic show, The Illusionists – Live from Broadwaywill play the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in the Walt Disney Theater from October 4 – 9, 2016 as part of its current North American tour to more than 50 cities. Tickets are on sale to the general public tomorrow, Friday, July 229 2016. Tickets start at $30.75 and may be purchased online at drphillipscenter.org, by calling 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m.Saturday. Online and phone ticket purchases include handling fees. Read more

Florida Theatrical Association Announces Winners of New Musical Discovery Series

Florida Theatrical Association (FTA) has announced the winners of the inaugural New Musical Discovery Series, a showcase for new musicals to be presented September 9 – 11, 2016, at The MEZZ and The Abbey in downtown Orlando.

More than 80 aspiring playwrights from around the country submitted new works that were reviewed by a panel of theatre professionals. The panel selected two works to receive a staged reading, and one additional work to have a workshop presented featuring local directors and talent.

The Discovery Series will also include talkbacks for students and audiences with the playwrights and directors. The readings and workshop will be presented September 9 – 11, with the cast and directors to be announced at a later date.

Workshop Selection:

THE 30TH YEAR

Book by Meredith Friedman

Music & Lyrics by Ryan Langer

Staged Reading Selections:

BABY BUMPS

Book by William Squier  and Dana Hilmer

Music by Jeffrey Lodin

Lyrics by William Squier

JOYCE JACKSON’S GUIDE TO DATING

Book & Lyrics by Scott Logsdon

Music by Steve Marzullo 

Florida Theatrical Association is the non-profit presenter of Broadway in Orlando, Fort Lauderdale and Miami. Florida Theatrical Association strives in its mission to educate and develop new theatre audiences while encouraging and preserving the presentation of touring Broadway theatre. Since 1989 Florida Theatrical Association has presented over 1,000 Broadway performances and distributed more than $1.5 million in scholarships and grants to arts organizations across the state of Florida. For more information, visit FloridaTheatrical.org .

From Broadway with Love: A Benefit Concert for Orlando Celebrates The Healing Force Of Theatre

Photo Credit: Ian Suarez

I have always maintained that a theatre is a living, breathing thing.  It is the only performance art form that allows for the instantaneous reaction and bond between an audience and the players on both a visceral a spiritual level.   In the almost two decades I have been covering theatre and doing interviews with those that have chosen the boards as their career, every interviewee can remember their first time stepping into a theatre and the connection that experience made to shape their life, no matter how young or old they were at the time.    Read more

The Piano Guys to Play Dr. Phillips Center February 16

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, in association with AEG Live,announces the Orlando concert date for internet sensation The Piano Guys. A miraculous meeting of “guys” with the same intrinsic purpose to make a positive impact in the lives of people all over the world through music videos, the music group will play the Walt Disney Theater on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale to the general public tomorrowFriday, July 22, 2016 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $45.00 and may be purchased online at drphillipscenter.org, by calling 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Online and phone ticket purchases include handling fees. Read more

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