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Central Florida Theatre in Process Picks June 5-11

CENTRAL FLORIDA THEATRE IN PROCESS (CFTIP) WEEKEND CHOICES and PICKS –  June 5th – June 11 2015

Openings, continuing shows, upcoming events and auditions/education!
OPENING THIS WEEK
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Element Earth – presented by Emotions Dance. Friday June 5 and Saturday June 6 at 8pm at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center’s Mandell Theatre.

Tickets are $20 GA and $15 for students and seniors (65+). https://www.facebook.com/events/1637882156432283/
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BULLSHOT CRUMMOND – Valencia College Theater (Orlando) Check out the campy British comedy at Valencia’s East Campus Black Box Theater!

June 5, 6 ,8, 11, 12, & 13 at 7:30pmJune 7 & 14 at 2:00pm. SAVE $2 per ticket when you purchase online at www.valenciacollege.edu/arts and use the Promo Code ‘VALENCIAWEB.’
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CALAMITY JANE presented by Circle Theatre Company at the Orlando Repertory Edyth Bush Theatre, June 4th-June 7th. This good-hearted Western musical is the story of gun-totin’, hard-ridin’, tough-talkin’ Calamity Jane, and her love-hate relationship with famed gunslinger Wild Bill Hickok.

Tickets $12-$14 (Family friendly) www.circletheatrecompany.com/shows/calamity-jane/
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ONGOING PRODUCTIONS
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ONGOING: “DRIP” DRIP, industrial bar and show. Dress down, drink up and rock out while dancers tell a love story while dancing in paint, flying water and sand, backed by a LIVE rock band. You will get messy!
Thursdays (followed by a local art night), Fridays, Saturdays
Doors opens at 8pm, show starts a little after 9pm.
Tickets: www.ILoveDRIP.com
$35 DRIP 8747 International Dr. Ste 102 Orlando, Fl 32819
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ONGOING: “SAK Comedy Lab” is a 200 seat improv comedy theater in downtown Orlando. Conveniently located at the City Arts Factory’s second floor, 29 S. Orange Ave. SAK performs LIVE improv comedy shows that are fun and suitable for ALL AGES, Tuesday through Saturday. www.sak.com
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OPENING SOON

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The Flick, written by Annie Baker and starring Daniel Cooksley, Jessie Grossman, Marcellis Cutler, and Coletyn Hentz, opens June 19th in the Dr Phillips Center Pugh Theater, tickets on sale now!

Industry Night: June 29th, Tickets only $25.
http://www.drphillipscenter.org/…/20774-the-flick.stml
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SPOTLIGHT CABARET SERIES featuring David Almeida – Winter Park Playhouse, 711-C Orange Avenue, (Winter Park).  Mr. Almeida will perform popular songs made famous by Broadway divas, television shows and comedies like the popular British comedy Monty Python’s Flying Circus. Tickets are $18 + one drink minimum. Standing room tickets are available for $10 (with no drink minimum) when seating has sold out.

Wed & Thu, June 24 & 25 ONLY!

(Rated PG) The Winter Park Playhouse online: winterparkplayhouse.org or call 407-645-0145

https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=53512

EDUCATION
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DANCE/FITNESS: Now offering a Student/Theater/Dancer discount for Dion Leonhard’s Dance Barre classes at Barre Bellas! Drop-in rate for any classes Monday or Wednesday 10:30am and 11:30am is $15 (your very first class is free).

Package of 5 classes for $50; (package good for a year). A unique combination of classic Pilates Technique blended with ballet exercises, dance stretches and cardio. http://barrebellas.com

AUDITIONS/JOB OPENINGS
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The Athens in DeLand will hold open auditions for Footloose! on June 8 & 9 (starting at 6-8pm) at the Athens Theatre. An additional Call Back Date is Wednesday June 10. The Athens Theatre is located at 124 N. Florida Avenue in Downtown DeLand. https://www.facebook.com/events/625255240944004/
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AUDITION NOTICE: Orlando Repertory Theatre is seeking Equity and Non-Equity actors for six exciting shows the upcoming 2015-2016 season. Please visit http://www.orlandorep.com/auditions/ for the Audition Schedule, Audition Guidelines, and Character Breakdown. We strongly encourage all ethnicities to audition for all productions!
There are a total of three general calls, each of which requires an appointment.
General Audition #1 – Friday, June 5th (9:00am-5:00pm)
General Audition #2 – Wednesday, June 10th (2:30pm-9:30pm)
General Audition #3 – Wednesday, June 24th (2:30pm-9:30pm)
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Auditions for Neil Simon “God’s Favorite” this Sunday and Monday Show will be at the Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna, July 17th and 18th. call 909-560-7454 auditions will be at 203 Washington, in NSB 32168 https://www.facebook.com/events/1619102021680913/
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IMMEDIATE HIRE: TheatreWorks Florida is now accepting submissions for COSTUME DESIGNER for SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE!. 3+ years of musical theatre experience required. Salary: Independent Contractor Salary. To apply, please send a cover letter of interest highlighting your experience and a resume to Abel Gonzales, TWF Company Manager, at: theatrecares@theatreworksfl.org
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Auditions for Clandestine Arts production of “Carrie The Musical” are quickly approaching, and slots are filling up. Be sure to schedule an appointment so you don’t miss out on this rarely produced show!  https://www.facebook.com/events/955259921162696/
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Dinner and Movie Night in the Park: Monty Python and the Holy Grail

WHEN: May 2, 2015
EVENT TIME:​ ​Dinner at​ ​7​ ​p.m. | Movie at​ ​8​ p.m.​
WHERE: Loch Haven Park on the corner of Mills and Princeton in the grass

​ABOUT: ​Join us under the stars for our 3rd Annual Free Movie Night in the Park as ​we look towards next season’s highly-anticipated musical,​ ​Monty Python’s Spamalot.You’ll be transported over the pond ​and ​sent ​back​ in time to reunite with King Arthur and his Knights of the Roundtable in a FREE screening of the cult classic Monty Python and the Holy Grail​.​ No tickets required!

​NEW! ​Treat your taste buds while you sit under the stars! Orlando Shakespeare Theater​ is bringing The Daily City Food Truck Bazaar ​to feed hungry moviegoers with three of their bazaar-approved trucks: SwedeDish, Up in Smoke BBQ, and Eat My Treat Cupcakes! Credit cards accepted.

​ABOUT MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL:
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the U.S. release date of one of the most quotable movies of all time! An absurdist send-up of the legend of King Arthur and his knight’s quest for the Holy Grail​, s​tarring​ ​Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, ​and ​Michael Palin​.​

​Monty Python Trailer:

To Kill A Mockingbird at Orlando Shakes

To Kill a Mockingbird
Adapted by Christopher Sergel | Based on the novel by Harper Lee

A compelling and timeless story told through the eyes of six year old Scout, the tomboyish young daughter of small-town lawyer Atticus Finch. As a tense tug of war between justice and racism heats up, Atticus and his family must learn to temper violence and hatred with courage and compassion. Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, continues to inspire hope in the face of inequality.

Our Box Office associates are standing by – Call (407) 447-1700 to reserve your seats today! You may also download a2014-2015 Season Subscription Order Form here!

Click here for our 2014-2015 Season Subscription brochure!

A Christmas Carol at Orlando Shakes

A Christmas Carol
By Jim Helsinger | Based on the novel by Charles Dickens

The miserly Ebenezer Scrooge greets each Christmas with a “bah humbug,” until he is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. The entire family will enjoy Dickens’ powerful, uplifting story of hope and redemption in this fresh adaptation – just in time for the holidays!

Our Box Office associates are standing by – Call (407) 447-1700 to reserve your seats today! You may also download a2014-2015 Season Subscription Order Form here!

Click here for our 2014-2015 Season Subscription brochure!

The Best of Enemies at Orlando Shakes

The Best of Enemies
By Mark St. Germain | Based on the book by Osha Gray Davidson
Produced in Partnership with The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida

Based on a true story about the relationship between a hate-filled leader of the KKK and an African-American civil rights activist, the unlikely pair must work together during the 1971 desegregation of Durham, NC schools. A moving new play that exposes the poison of prejudice and the beauty of friendship.

Our Box Office associates are standing by – Call (407) 447-1700 to reserve your seats today! You may also download a2014-2015 Season Subscription Order Form here!

Click here for our 2014-2015 Season Subscription brochure!

Les Misérables at Orlando Shakes

Les Misérables
Book by Alain Boublil | Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg | Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer
Adapted from the novel by Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo’s passionate story of revolution, love, and survival of the human spirit shines in a new staging of Broadway’s longest running musical. Seen on stage by over 60 million people and winner of 96 international awards, Les Misérables will take your breath away.

Please call the Box Office to purchase tickets at (407) 447-1700.

How COOL is this Orlando Shakes Les Mis flash mob video??

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF Celebrates 25th Season with Open House!

Theater opens its doors for entertainment, building tours, and birthday cake

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF celebrates its 25th season with the Orlando Shakes Open House, the theater has been recently remodeled by painter decorator dublin they have added a new colour palette adding a new style to the original style.

Guests will enjoy building tours, music, crafts, and theater games, as well as an open rehearsal of Orlando Shakes’ upcoming production of The Taming of the Shrew. Sponsored by Seaside National Bank, the celebration is free to the public and takes place on August 24, 2013 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. inside the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Loch Haven Park. We constantly have air conditioning repair raleigh nc to maintain it.

Orlando Shakespeare Theater’s 2013-2014 lineup marks 25 seasons for the major Central Florida arts destination. During the Orlando Shakes Open House, staff members will take guests on a tour of the scene shop, costume shop, and four performance spaces, offering historical information, providing behind-the-scenes access, and sharing fun facts about the Theater. Visitors will also get a sneak peek at Orlando Shakes’ Wild West inspired production of The Taming of the Shrew. Free music, crafts, and theater games will take place in the Theater lobby, with complimentary birthday cupcakes to all partygoers. RSVP at http://ost25.eventbrite.com/.

“We are very excited about kicking off our 25th Anniversary Season with the Open House,” said PJ Albert, Managing Director. “We strive each year to offer something for every age range, and this is the opportunity for Central Florida community members to discover what speaks to them. This is also a chance to experience a rare behind-the-scenes look at our theater complex.”

Photo of the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center by Rob Jones

Other 25th Anniversary special events include the Gala Celebration on September 8, 2013 at 5 p.m. and a free Shakespeare Movie in the Park on April 26, 2013 at 8 p.m. Further information about the Open House and other 25th Anniversary special events is available by calling (407) 447-1700, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the Box Office located inside the Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 East Rollins Street.