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
Oct. 11-Oct. 20
The Mystery of Edwin Drood Community theater production of the comedic musical based on the unfinished Dickens novel. 7:30 pm Friday, 2 pm, 7:30 pm Saturday, 3 pm Sunday; Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center, 201-203 S. Magnolia Ave., Sanford; $20-$27; 407-321-8111; wdpac.com.
Oct. 11-Oct. 27
Cats The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical based on T.S. Eliot’s poems about … cats. 7:30 pm Friday-Saturday, 2 pm Sunday; Osceola Center for the Arts, 2411 E. Highway 192, Kissimmee; $21; 407-846-6257; ocfta.com.
Phantasmagoria IV – Hell Hath Risen
Phantasmagoria, Orlando’s much-loved Victorian steampunk troupe, returns with Hell Hath Risen, a group of gory tales penned in blood and acid and enacted by the deliciously costumed dancers, contortionists and puppeteers of DiDonna Productions. It’s a haunting evening of creepy choreography that should appeal to fans of Poe, Lovecraft, the Tiger Lillies and Dresden Dolls. 8:30 pm on select dates; Mandell Theatre, Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St.; $20, visit website for dates and showtimes; 407-328-9005; redchairproject.com.
Oct. 12-Nov. 10
Jackie and Me Orlando Rep dramatic production about the baseball player, based on the book by Dan Gutman. 2 pm, 5:30 pm Saturday-Sunday; Orlando Repertory Theatre, 1001 E. Princeton St.; $18; 407-896-7365; orlandorep.com.
Oct. 17-Nov. 2
The Drowsy Chaperone Student production of the musical directed by Earl D. Weaver. 8 pm Thursday-Saturday, 2 pm Sunday; Theatre UCF, 4000 Central Florida Blvd.; $20; 407-823-1500; theatre.ucf.edu.
Oct. 18-Oct. 20
The 4th Annual John Goring Memorial One-Act Series Playwrights’ Round Table presents three original one-act plays, including Killer Killer by Earl T. Roske, See Something Say Something by Penny Jackson and Weight Matters by Tony Pelham. 8 pm Friday-Saturday, 3 pm Sunday; Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St.; $15; 407-761-2683; theprt.com.
Oct. 18-Oct. 27
Chicago Student production of the award-winning musical based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins. 7:30 pm Friday-Saturday, 2 pm, 7:30 pm Sunday; Valencia College Performing Arts Center, East Campus, 701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail; $15; 407-582-2900; valenciacollege.edu/arts.
Oct. 18-Nov. 3
Alice Lost in Wonderland Beth Marshall Presents production of the thriller written and created by Rob Winn Anderson and Beth Marshall. 8 pm Friday, 2 pm, 8 pm Saturday, 2 pm Sunday, 8 pm Oct. 28; Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden; $21-$25; 407-877-4736; gardentheatre.org.
Oct. 18-Nov. 4
The Twilight Zone Four episodes of the classic TV series directed by Jim Cundiff, Tom Larkin, Jennifer Rea and Tabitha Rox. 8 pm Monday, Friday-Saturday, 3 pm Sunday; Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park, 419A W. Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park; $18; 407-920-4034; breakthroughtheatre.com.