Orlando Weekly Fall Guide
PERFORMING ARTS: Our cultural organizations pull out all the stops, offering the best theater, classical music, dance of all disciplines, and comedy
Published: September 25, 2013
The Laramie Project: The Next Ten Years Student production directed by Thomas Ouellette. 8 pm Wednesday-Friday, 2 pm, 8 pm Saturday, 4 pm Sept. 29; Rollins College, Annie Russell Theatre, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park; $20-$25; 407-646-2145; rollins.edu/annierussell.
Sept. 27-Oct. 7
Songs for a New World Community theater musical production directed by Wade Hair and Justin Scarlat. 8 pm Monday, Friday-Saturday, 3 pm Sunday; Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park, 419A W. Fairbanks Ave.; $18; 407-920-4034; breakthroughtheatre.com.
Sept. 27-Oct. 13
The Odd Couple Sands Theater Company production of Neil Simon’s classic comedy. 7:30 pm Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 pm Sunday; Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., DeLand; $10-$22; 386-736-7456; athensdeland.com.
Sept. 27-Oct. 20
The Grapes of Wrath Theatre Downtown production of the play based on the novel by John Steinbeck. 8 pm Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 pm Sunday; Theatre Downtown, 2113 N. Orange Ave.; $16-$22; 407-841-0083; theatredowntown.net.
Sept. 27-Oct. 27
Other Desert Cities Mad Cow production of the dramatic comedy by Jon Robin Baitz. 7:30 Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 pm Sunday; Mad Cow Theatre, 54 W. Church St.; $26.25-$33.75; 407-297-8788; madcowtheatre.com.
Sept. 27-Nov. 9
The Rocky Horror Picture Show The Rich Weirdoes perform an interactive shadow cast as the film shows in the theater, complete with props, jokes and audience interaction. 11:45 pm Friday-Saturday; Universal Cineplex 20, CityWalk at Universal Orlando; visit website for details; 407-354-5998; richweirdoes.com.
Oct. 3-Oct. 9
Mamma Mia! Fairwinds Broadway Across America – Orlando touring production of the musical based on the songs of ABBA. 8 pm Tuesday-Friday, 2 pm, 8 pm Saturday, 1 pm, 6:30 pm Sunday; Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre, 401 W. Livingston St.; $41-$75.50; 800-982-2787; orlandobroadway.com.
Oct. 4-Oct. 13
Lysistrata Student production of the political comedy by Aristophanes in which the ladies won’t give it up until the men stop warring. 7:30 pm Thursday-Saturday, 2 pm Sunday; Seminole State College, Fine Arts Theatre, 100 Weldon Blvd., Sanford; $10; 407-708-2040; seminolestate.edu.
Curtains Up! 2013 Annual theater fundraiser with a one-night-only show, catered hors d’oeuvres, open bar and live auction. 7 pm Wednesday; Winter Park Playhouse, 711-C Orange Ave., Winter Park; $125, reservations required; 407-645-0145; winterparkplayhouse.org.
Oct. 9-Nov. 10
Dracula: The Journal of Jonathan Harker Orlando Shakes dramatic production adapted from the novel by Bram Stoker and directed by Michael Carleton. 7:30 pm Wednesday-Saturday, 2 pm Sunday; Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St.; $20-$40; 407-447-1700; orlandoshakes.org.