Central Florida weekend arts and education choices and hot picks for Thursday September 27, 2012 through Wednesday October 3, 2012 (and beyond). No one can say there is nothing going on in Florida. John DiDonna’s Central Florida Theatre in Process shares the events each Thursday on their facebook fan page. A reminder that all of Florida can share arts events links, auditions and show info on Florida Theatre Chat’s facebook fan page. Your arts event could be spotlighted here in the next quadrust.com arts article.
Central Florida Theatre in Process Events this weekend:
Fringe First Monday featuring Chase Padgett – Orlando Fringe – Monday, October 1, 2012 at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center located at 812 E. Rollins St. Orlando, FL 32803. Tickets are $10 cash at the door; doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the show starts at 7:00 p.m. Reserve your tickets now through Nicole at firstname.lastname@example.org by calling 407-648-0077 or visit www.orlandofringe.org.
Fringe First Monday Artists Workshop- Orlando Fringe – FREE and open to the public. Join us at the Mandell Theater in the Lowndes Shakespeare Center on Monday, October 1, 2012 at 8:30 p.m. After the workshop Chase Padgett performs. Visit the official website for first Fringe Artist Workshop, Applications, Lottery, Venues and Guidelines. No reservations necessary. www.orlandofringe.org.
Oleanna – Valencia College Humanities Speaker Series, Valencia College Black Box (Orlando) David Mamet’s searing play about power and sexual exploitation on a College Campus. Two “FREE” performances and Talk Backs – September 27, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. September 28, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. – Rating Mature audiences.
The Miss Firecracker Contest by Beth Henley – Annie Russell Theare, Rollins College in Winter Park. A glittering explosion of laughs sparkle throughout Beth Henley’s story of one small Mississippi town’s biggest annual celebration: the 4th of July Festival and beauty pageant. Carnelle has quite the reputation as a less-than-respectable young lady of Brookhaven. But she is determined to trade in her undesired (yet deserved) nickname of “Miss Hot Tamale” for the glamorous coveted title of “Miss Firecracker.” For tickets call the Box Office at 407-646-2145. Discounts available for current students with valid ID; group rates available. www.rollins.edu/annierussell.
Savage In Limbo by Art’s Sake Resident Ensemble Production at Art’s Sake Studio in Winter Park. Five lost souls, one last call in John Patrick Shanley’s Savage. The play offers a unique view into the lives of five 32 yr-olds in a Brooklyn bar trying to negotiate their mangled lives, romances, demons, disappointments and friendships. Runs Fridays and Saturdays continues September 28, 2012, September 29, 2012, October 5, 2012 and October 6, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. Email: email@example.com or 407-494-5425
$12 general admission and special $10 price for students and seniors. Mature themes and language, adult audience only.
The Orlando Shakespeare Theater presents two great shows from The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged) – Orlando Shakespeare Theater, Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Orlando. The Three Stooges meet the History Channel when three merry men in tights weave their wicked way through all 37 of Shakespeare’s comedies, histories, and tragedies. September 12, 2012 and runs through October 7, 2012. Tickets, priced at $20-$40, are on sale now by calling 407- 447-1700 or visit www.orlandoshakes.org. RATING: General Audience. *$10 off evening performances on September 27, 2012 and September 28, 2012 – only with Coupon Code: ABRIDGED. ine Print: Tickets subject to availability. Cannot be combined with another offer.
The Exit Interview – Orlando Shakespeare Theater, Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Orlando. Nothing is taboo in this raucous comedy about The big three—Religion, Sex and Politics. One of the funniest and smartest contemporary comedies in years, The Exit Interview stars Michael Marinaccio, Anitra Pritchard, Alex Mrazek, and Janine Klein in this National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. September 27, 2012 through October 21, 2012. Half price tickets to The Exit Interview are available for September 29, 2012, September 30, 2012 and October 4, 2012 – Coupon Code: EXIT Fine Print: Tickets subject to availability. Cannot be combined with another offer. Tickets, priced at $22, are on sale now 407-447-1700 or visit www.orlandoshakes.org.
RATING: Recommended for adult audiences only.
Pete ‘n” Keely, Winter Park Playhouse in Winter Park. Musical comedy – American’s favorite singing couple reunite live on national television, five years after their divorce. Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Industry discounts available at every performance while tickets last. Reservations recommended 407-645-0145 or visit www.winterparkplayhouse.org.
Baystreet Players presents two great shows firts, Wait Until Dark playing September 21, 2012 through October 14, 2012. Bay Street Players in Eustis. For tickets call the Box Office at 352-357-7777 or book online at www.baystreetplayers.org. The historic State Theatre located in downtown Eustis. A blind woman plays a deadly game of survival. An intense thriller; may not be suitable for young children.
God of Carnage at Bay Street Players Second Stage in Downtown Eustis. Yasmina Reza’s comedy of parents behaving badly. Playing September 30, 2012, October 7, 2012 October 14, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. For tickets call 352-357-7777 or book online at www.baystreetplayers.org. Contains adult language and mature themes.
Wit opens at Point Arts on Friday September 28, 2012 with a pre-show reception to benefit and raise awareness for ovarian cancer. Free food and drink and a one of the best plays ever written. Wit is a Theatre Chat top play. www.pointearts.org.
SAK Comedy Lab offers tons of shows see below for schedule: SAK Comedy Lab is conveniently located at the CityArts Factory’s second floor Eola Capital Loft, on the corner of Orange Avenue and Pine St. SAK performs live improv comedy shows that are fun and suitable for ALL AGES. Tuesday through Saturday.
29 S Orange Ave. For tickets call 407-648.0001 or visit www.sak.com for more info
Thursday Night- “Skooled & Served” if you’re a student, work in the industry or hospitality, tickets are only $5 with proof. 7:30- Duel of Fools 9:30- Gorilla Theatre.
Friday Night- $15 GA, $12 FL resident, student, military, seniors. 7:30- Duel of Fools 9:30- Gorilla Theatre 11:30- Mash Up! Saturday Night- $15 GA, $12 FL resident, student, military, seniors. 7:30- Duel of Fools 9:30- Gorilla Theatre 11:30- Early Show
Tuesday Night- $5. 9pm- Lab Rats, Wednesday Night- $5, 9pm- Generation S new show King of the Hill.
The Paper bag Princess- September 6-30, 2012 at The REP in Orlando. Tickets start at just $11 with public performances on Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Opening Saturday BOGO: Buy one adult ticket and get one child’s ticket FREE to either performance in the opening Saturday, September 8, 2012 of The Paper Bag Princess. Call 406-896-7365.
Orlando Shakespeare Theater’s essential Shakespeare training
If you are an actor who is afraid of Shakespeare, you just haven’t met the right classes… It’s truly not intimidating once you learn the basics. Classes are designed to eliminate your “Shakesfeare.” No Shakespeare experience is required. Dates: October 9 – 30, 2012 (4 weeks). Time: Tuesdays, 7 – 10 p.m. The Tuitionis $150. The first rehearsals of any Orlando Shakes production are devoted to paraphrasing. In this class, actors will learn how to paraphrase Shakespeare into modern speech, find an emotional connection to the lines, and translate those discoveries to Shakespeare’s text. Register at www.orlandoshakes.org or call 407-447-1700 ext 208.
Six-week Scene Study Class with Beth Marshall. Starving Artist Studios in Altamonte Springs. Tuition fee $300. Meets Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Vist www.starvingartiststudios.com. This class is intended for adults ages 18+
Each week CFTiP provides resources and links to a variety of events playing in the Central Florida area, along with news and views! To get involved, join the conversation at their facebook group by becoming a member at CFTiP. A reminder that all of Florida can share arts events links, auditions and show info on Florida Theatre Chat’s facebook fan page. Your arts event may be spotlighted in the next quadrust.com arts article.
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