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Orlando Fringe Review: Tripping balls at Fringe

May 18, 2014
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The Orlando Fringe Festival is trippy even when you’re sober, but after you’ve been hitting the beer tents and full-liquor bar (holler at Stonewall) all day in between shows, things start to get even weirder. But don’t fret, there are a number of things you can see that are even better in that funky-fugue...
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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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Photo Gallery: Labyrinth Interactive Sing-Along at Brooklyn Academy of Music

November 11, 2012
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Photo Gallery: Labyrinth Interactive Sing-Along at Brooklyn Academy of Music

You won't find my usual Live Active Cultures column in this Wednesday's issue of Orlando Weekly because I've been out of town in New York City for the past week working on a very special project. On Friday November 8th, the Brooklyn Academy of Music hosted the New York premiere of a live interactive...
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Phantasmagoria III haunts audiences at Lowndes Shakespeare Center

October 12, 2012
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Phantasmagoria III haunts audiences at Lowndes Shakespeare Center

While Phantasmagoria III might not offer the blood, guts and gore of other well-known Orlando Halloween attractions, there’s no doubt it’ll creep you the eff out.
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Final Farewell to Fringe 2012

May 30, 2012
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Final Farewell to Fringe 2012

The 2012 Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival is now nothing but a memory, following Monday night’s “patrons pick” finale. You can reminice about the Fringe with me in my latest Live Active Cultures column (available on newsstands today in the newest Orlando Weekly) where a share my experiences escorting the Big Nazo monster puppet...
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Fringe Review: AAAaaaggghhh ZOMBIES!!!…Because Zombies $ell

May 18, 2012
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Fringe Review: AAAaaaggghhh ZOMBIES!!!…Because Zombies $ell

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: two critics, one sponsor, and a half-dozen unsuspecting Fringe-goers walk into a closet. The tiny storage room (dedicated to Jamie Mykins, who is our host on opening night) is decorated with glow-in-the-dark ghouls, Christmas lights, and a tiny puppet stage. For the next seven minutes, the terrified...
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Video Gallery: New “Exotic Driving Experience” and “Iceploration” at Area Attractions

February 3, 2012
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This time of year marks a valley in the cyclical tourist traffic season. That makes January and February a convenient time for Central Florida’s theme parks to introduce new attraction, getting the bugs out before big Spring Break crowds arrive. It also makes this a great time to check out said new attractions without...
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Selection Reminder: Orlando Puppet Festival!

November 3, 2011
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Selection Reminder: Orlando Puppet Festival!

Through Dec. 3 – Orlando Puppet Festival Puppet haters, avert your eyes: The Orlando Puppet Festival is back for its seventh year. This means a weekend packed with performances by actors made of cotton and wood, expounding on themes ranging from airhead cutesy to darkly political. Though most shows will take place at the...
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Fringe Festival 2011: 7 Fresh Reviews!

May 23, 2011
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The first weekend of the 2011 Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival is over, and the Orlando Weekly staff has been on site checking out the shows for you. Our reviews will appear in the next issue (on newstands Wed May 25th). But here is an early look at some of my takes on this year’s crop....
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Thunder Hag & A Scissors present “Gift of the Magi” tonight as part of ArtsFest

February 7, 2011
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Thunder Hag & A Scissors present “Gift of the Magi” tonight as part of ArtsFest

All you need to know is that this will be one of the highlights of this year’s ArtsFest. (Check out a quick rundown of ArtsFest music performances here.) And that it can be described thusly: “a splendid tale of doomed love, told with marionettes; scored with live electronic music.” The marionettes are courtesy of...
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