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Shows, Plays and Performing Arts in Orlando

A wide range of performing arts can be found in the Central Florida area. From broadway performances at the Bob Carr to children's theater.

Mad Cow Theatre: Outstanding Productions in a New Location
Respected, professional theatre in downtown Orlando that presents quality productions for a wide range of audience. Host of the annual 18-day Cabaret Festival.

Orlando Shakespeare Theater
The Orlando Shakespeare Theater consistently delivers the best in live theater to the Central Florida area. The theater showcases a mix of new works, plays for children, modern classics and historical greats.

Did You Enjoy This Year's Fringe Festival?
Did you attend any of this year's Fringe Festival? What were some of your favorite shows? What has been your experience with the festival? Any tips or advice to offer to others?

UCF Opera
UCF Opera functions as a major service program to the voice division of the University of Central Florida Department of Music. Three shows a year include the annual Opera Gala Concert, a fully staged spring production and an educational outreach component.

Orlando Performing Arts Programs at Local Colleges
Enjoy watching live performances from local talented students. Shows and plays are generally presented as very affordable rates and performed at the local college.

Theatre UCF
On-Stage, both summer and seasonal performances at the UCF Theater.

Orlando Orchestra, Symphony and Ballet
Local talented performers as well as national and international touring companies. Shows and performances can be found at different theaters and venues throughout Orlando.

Theatre Downtown
Opened in 1989, the Downtown Theater brings a unique blend of professionalism, experience, and dedication to the downtown area.

Shows, Theater & Performing Arts Venues
Looking for Orlando area venues that feature live performance plays & shows. Central Florida has a wonderful selection of performing arts venues, everything from the Broadway Series to local productions.

SCC Fine Arts Theatre
Combining the education and expertise of SCC with a well-rounded curriculum built upon the foundation of a liberal arts education. Students have the opportunity to perform onstage and work in technical positions in order to gain an extensive working knowledge of this exciting art form.

Garden Theatre in Winter Garden
The Garden Theatre in Winter Garden offers an entertainment experience unique to West Orange County. The original 1935 theater has been renovated into a new performing arts venue offering theater, dance, music, movies and education.

Sands Theater Center
Small home town theater in DeLand FL offering classes and a nice selection of seasonal plays.

Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival
A combination of both local and national performers flock to the longest running Fringe Festival in the country. Experience 12 days of performances ranging from mild to wild at the annual Orlando Fringe Festival.

Plaza Theatre
Bringing family-friendly theater to the newly remodled, historic Plaza off of Colonial Drive.

La Nouba Invites Florida Residents "To Live It Up"
Florida Residents get extra discounts at Cirque du Soleil's La Nouba at Downtown Disney.

Orlando Theatre Project
Presenting their mainstage season in the Tupperware Theater at the Orlando Repertory Theatre, as well as the Mandell Theatre at the Orlando-UCF Shakespeare Festival, both located in Orlando’s Loch Haven Park.

About: Theater
Get the scoop on the latest in shows and plays from About's Theater guide, Maria Knapp. Reviews and information on theater from around the world.

Orlando Shakespeare Theatre
The Orlando-UCF Shakespeare Festival is a Professional Theatre in Partnership with UCF. Theaters are located in Loch Haven Park and the Walt Disney Amphitheatre at Lake Eola.

Annie Russell Theatre
Rollins College Department of Theater and Dance season schedules and special events.

Orlando Rep
The Children's Theatre provides family-oriented performances based on classic and contemporary literature appropriate for children, families, and educators.

Bach Festival Society
With the distinction as being the 4th oldest Bach Festival in the United States, this Winter Park organization offers concerts and performances throughout the year.

The Mommies A Musical Blog
The Mommies A Musical Blog, Orlando Premiere at the Orlando Science Center's Darden Adventure Theater.

Winter Park Playhouse
Orlando's professional theater in Winter Park Florida offers quality shows in a very comfortable, beautifully decorated theater.

Orlando Philharmonic
Central Florida's Resident Orchestra performing over 60 local concerts a season. Check the schedule for current performances.

Broadway Series
Current season schedule along with reviews, synopsis, and city tours. Performed at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center.

Orlando Opera
Concert performances held at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center.

Festival of Orchestras
A very popular series venue for visiting orchestras from around the world. Performances are held at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre.

Orlando Film Festival
Supporting and promoting culture and the arts in Downtown Orlando through the medium of film. Inspiring students, future and current filmmakers in the art of filmmaking, and to enhance the movie viewing experience in Downtown Orlando through creative, unique and entertaining events.

Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra
Established to sponsor training orchestras for young talented musicians to further the musical capabilities of students from elementary, middle and high schools.

Orlando Ballet
An international troupe of dancers from around the world that have all come to Orlando to dance ballet.

Wayne Densch Theatre
Sanford's favorite local venue for live entertainment, shows and concerts.

Mad Cow Theatre
Respected and professional downtown theatre that presents compelling works of theatre for a wide-range of audiences. With a passion for both classic and contemporary plays representing the best of American and World literature. Host for the annual 18 day Cabaret Festival.

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