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Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts opens its doors

November 6, 2014
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“It’s a great day for Orlando!” speaker after speaker from the podium boomed at the audience of about 500 settled into white folding chairs on the lawn of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, which opened its doors to the public on Thursday, Nov. 6, during a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The ribbon-cutting, it...
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OVERTURE! CURTAIN LIGHTS! Inside the first look at the Dr. Phillips Center’s first season of programming!

June 12, 2014
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OVERTURE! CURTAIN LIGHTS! Inside the first look at the Dr. Phillips Center’s first season of programming!

It rained trebles and basses, SunRail cars drove by and drowned out polite anticipation, people scrambled and were bopped on the head by looming television cameras, the mayor’s spokeswoman Heather Fagan laughed off a TV MEDIA question about red light cameras and class-action suits and this guy – THIS GUY – made an appearance...
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Video: WarHorse’s “Joey” Makes Surprise Appearance at Orlando’s Abbey

March 29, 2013
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Video: WarHorse’s “Joey” Makes Surprise Appearance at Orlando’s Abbey

On Wednesday night (3/27/13) the Florida Theatrical Association held a party at The Abbey theater to celebrate Fairwinds' 2013-2014 Broadway Across America touring season. The upcoming lineup of plays, which was officially announced last month, includes award-winning hits like Book of Mormon, Once, and Evita. FTA president Ron Legler, DPAC's Kathy Ramsberger, and Orlando...
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The show must go on? Tomorrow, DPAC and Florida Theatrical to announce their agreement.

January 31, 2013
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The show must go on? Tomorrow, DPAC and Florida Theatrical to announce their agreement.

From what we’re hearing through various grapevines of drama, tomorrow is the day that DPAC will announce how it is exactly – or in “circle” fashion – that it’s going to move forward with Florida Theatrical Association in terms of presenting Broadway shows in the new performing arts center. You may be aware that...
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