WEEKEND CHOICES and PICKS for October 11th–17th

CENTRAL FLORIDA WEEKEND CHOICES and PICKS

Now no one can say there is nothing going on!

PRODUCTIONS OPENING:

 

“Phantasmagoria III  – Something TRULY Wicked This Way Comes” – Empty Spaces Theatre Co(llaboration) at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center (Orlando).  The third all original installment in this Victorian Steampunk Horror storytelling/dance/puppetry halloween event!  October 12 – 31st  –  Thursdays – Sundays @ 8:30pm, special shows Oct 29thand Oct 31st.  For will call reservations please call 407.328.9005 / credit card purchases at redchairproject.com

Rating: All audiences, some scary stories and minor risque humor with Punch.

Join our facebook page at: www.facebook.com/PhantasmagoriaOrlando

Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/433185886729107/

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“The Painter” by Roger Floyd a dramatic on Jack the Ripper – Greater Orlando Actors Theatre (Winter Park). Tickets $18. DISCOUNTS student & seniors $15 RATING: Adult content.http://www.goatgroup.org/

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“RHINIOCEROS” – A Frost/Butcher Production at the Orlando Youth Theater – A raucous comedy that tells the the story of one man’s struggle to remain true to himself in a world of conformity; literally, as those around him begin to transform into rhinoceroses
DISCOUNTS: Students and Seniors – $8
http://www.facebook.com/events/435785163124243/
http://www.frostbutcher.samuelbutcher.net/
RATING: All Audiences

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“RACE” – Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center (Orlando). In signature David Mamet style, the play pushes buttons, exposing the dark underbelly of sexual and racial politics in the American justice system. Plays October 10 – November 11, 2012 – Tickets, priced at $16-$40, are on sale now at (407) 447-1700
DISCOUNTS: Student/military discounts and rush tickets available. Recommended for adult audiences only.
http://orlandoshakes.org
http://www.facebook.com/orlandoshakes

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“PRT Second Sundays” play reading workshop
Playwrights’ Round Table presents FREE public readings of original plays, at Sleuth’s Mystery Dinner Shows, 8267 International Drive, in Stage III.
FREE TO THE PUBLIC
1 to 3pm, Sunday Oct. 14th.
http://www.theprt.com/

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SAK COMEDY LAB – TONS of shows (contact for schedule)
SAK Comedy Lab Conveniently located at the CityArts Factory’s second floor Eola Capital Loft, on the corner of Orange Ave. and Pine St. SAK performs LIVE improv comedy shows that are fun and suitable for ALL AGES. Tuesday through Saturday.
29 S Orange Ave  –  407.648.0001   www.sak.com for more info

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Central Florida Community Arts is hosting an OPEN HOUSE on Saturday, October 13. The event is scheduled to be held from 4:00pm to 8:00pm in the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts building, 1111 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32806.
This FREE event is scheduled to offer tours of the new space, food, entertainment and a silent auction.
The building will be shared with the Orlando Ballet, in the area previously used by the Orlando Opera. The acquisition of this new space will allow Central Florida Community Arts to see the fruition of its goal to have several small, private studios in order to offer affordable lessons to Central Floridians of all ages, including voice, instrument and dance. They will also offer classes and workshops in music theory, auditioning, sight singing and other aspects of the musical arts.
RATING – All audiences. Fans and friends of all ages are invited. Please note that there are approximately 6 steps into/out of the building.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/413634455356757

PRODUCTIONS CONTINUING:

“Rent” by Jonathan Larson – Baggy Pants Theater at the JCC in Maitland Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer Prize winning musical about a group of friends struggling with love, drugs and AIDS. For information call (407)494-1622 or go towww.baggypantstheater.com  /  www.facebook.com/events/347197325367615/ Rated R for mature content

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“Sunday in the Park with George”-Mad Cow Theatre (54 W Church St–NEW theater!). Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s fictional recount of the life of George Seurat and their brilliant commentary on art, mixed with gorgeous songs. Running thru October 28th, 2012. Tickets range from 15$ on Monday Industry nights to 34$. Student and senior discounts available. Link for tickets: http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?organ_val=21711&event_val=SH1A&schedule=list
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“13 the Musical” The Jason Robert Brown Musical.  Breakthrough Theatre (Winter Park) opening this week!http://www.facebook.com/#!/events/438031909573098/?fref=ts

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“Hedwig and the Angry Inch” – Dark Side of Saturn (Orlando)-
*For advance tickets, groups, and reservations, please send requests to HedwigOrlandoTickets@yahoo.com
TIMES: Fridays, Saturdays, and Mondays 8pm (Doors at 7:30pm)LOCATION: Majestic Theatre & Lounge
375 South Bumby Avenue Orlando
TICKETS:General Admission at the Door: $15 Tickets Reserved via Email: $12
https://www.facebook.com/events/156688194469832/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dark-Side-of-Saturn/369443203130468?ref=ts&fref=ts
Rating: Mature

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 “Reefer Madness: The Musical” – Theatre Downtown (Orlando)
This hysterical show is based upon the film Reefer Madness, a cult classic from the 1930’s. This sure to be hit shows the evil that men (and women) do after taking a toke! Theatre Downtown – 2113 N Orange Ave- Opening this weekend! Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00, October 20 & 27 at 11:30, October. 14 at 2:30, Halloween: Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 8:00 – Tickets $22/$18> 65 and students
Mature themes. High School and up.
www.theatredowntown.net

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 “The Exit Interview” – Orlando Shakespeare Theater, Lowndes Shakespeare Center (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, in this National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. September 27 through October 21, 2012. Tickets, priced at $22, are on sale now (407) 447-1700 or http://orlandoshakes.org.
RATING: Recommended for adult audiences only.

FINAL WEEKEND

 “Wait Until Dark” –Continues through – Oct. 14 — Bay Street Players (Eustis) — Box Office Phone 352-357-7777 or book online at baystreetplayers.org. The historic State Theatre in downtown Eustis. A blind woman plays a deadly game of survival…. An intense thriller; may not be suitable for young children.

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“God of Carnage” — Bay Street Players Second Stage, Downtown Eustis — Yasmina Reza’s comedy of parents behaving badly – Continues October 7, October 14 at 7:30pm — 352-357-7777 or book online at baystreetplayers.org — Contains adult language and mature themes

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AUDITIONS

 Central Florida Vocal Arts still seeks male voices for its Shepherd’s Chorus. Performances will be select Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays in December. Email TheresaLeighSoprano@gmail.com for more information.

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The Murder Mystery Company is hiring in Kissimmee, FL! Be a part of one of the fastest growing, interactive dinner theater companies in the nation!

We are seeking actors (Male/Female) who must have: experience with improv, dinner theater and/or interactive theater, a VERY outgoing personality, reliable transportation and a flexible schedule.

Actors are paid for each show they perform in, and we also reimburse gas for drivers.

Auditions will be held Wednesday October 17th! Please submit your headshot and theatrical resume tomurdermysterydan@gmail.com, with the subject heading “Kissimmee Auditions” to be considered.

Check us out at www.grimprov.com

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EDUCATIONAL

“Singing for Actors”
Voice Clinic/Singing Workshop
The workshop “Singing for Actors” will focus on developing a marketable singing voice for actors (even those who may not have ever sung on stage) and for accessing a singing technique that works across the various genres, which is imperative for modern musical theatre. Limit 25 participants See Event on Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/events/522498437764690/?ref=ts

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Each week Central Florida Theatre in Process will provide 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 our facebook group by joining our group at

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