Orlando Ballet’s “Contemporary Wonders” Is Artistic Gold

Reviewed By: Michael J. Roberts

As the curtain closed on a triumphant opening night of Orlando Ballet’s final program of the season “Contemporary Wonders”, it became evident on the third standing ovation that this company has become one of the finest in the country in both talent and scope.  Staging three unique and stylistically varied premieres, Contemporary Wonders spotlights how this organization has embraced creative diversity, trusting its patrons to re-examine the common bounds of the art form. Read more

Orlando Philharmonic Symphony Storytime Series Brings Favorite Children’s Classics To Life

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra announces the Symphony Storytime Series presented by Orlando Health and Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. These concerts present live music for young children, ages three to seven by Orlando Philharmonic musicians, along with narration and beautiful hand-drawn illustrations that bring favorite children’s classics to life. All concerts take place on and Saturdays and Sundays, with two performances each day at The Plaza Live, 425 North Bumby Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32803. Read more

Writers Theatre’s 25th Season Opens with JULIUS CEASAR

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, opens its 25th Anniversary Season with a new adaptation of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, directed and adapted by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Scott Parkinson. The show runs September 7 – October 16, 2016 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe.  Read more

Tony-Winning FUN HOME to Perform Benefit Concert at Dr. Phillips Center for Equality Florida

Fun Home, the Tony® Award-winning Best Musical, will play a one-night-only benefit concert performance at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando on Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 7 p.m, the show’s producers announced today. This performance will be a concert version of the groundbreaking musical to raise money for Equality Florida and the LGBTQ community of Orlando. Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $30 and may be purchased online at www.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 between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Online and phone ticket purchases include handling fees. Read more

Lindsey Stirling Brave Enough Tour to Play Bob Carr Theater in October

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, in association with AEG Live, will present the Orlando engagement of Lindsey Stirling in her Brave Enough Tour 2016. On the heels of the August 19, 2016 release of her third studio album, entitled “Brave Enough,” the acclaimed violinist, New York Times Best Selling author and YouTube visionary will play the Bob Carr Theater on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 8 p.m. Tickets will go on sale to the general public, Friday,  July 15, 2016. Tickets start at $29.50 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 include handling fees. The Bob Carr Theater is located off the Dr. Phillips Center campus at 401 W. Livingston Street in Orlando. Read more

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