Archive for the ‘After Dark’ Category

Freeline Media Review: “Party”

ORLANDO — The plot set-up for “Party,” the play now being performed at the Footlight Theatre in Orlando, feels familiar at first, vaguely similar to one of the earlier gay-themed plays, Mart Crowley’s “The Boys In The Band.” Set in the apartment of gay roommates Kevin and Peter, there are drinks, chips and card games [...]

Freeline Media Review: “Avenue Q”

ORLANDO — There was definitely a “Broadway” crowd at the Mad Cow Theatre on the afternoon I went to see their new production of “Avenue Q.” More than a few of the patrons told me about how they had seen this very popular show on Broadway, in all its splendor. I stood out, in a [...]

“Murder Sleep” wins the Patron’s Pick at the Orlando Fringe festival

ORLANDO — Freeline Productions’ original thriller “Murder Sleep” won the Patron’s Pick award for its venue, and did a seventh performance on Memorial Day at the Orlando International Fringe Theater Festival. The play, written by Michael Freeman and directed by Laurel Clark and Jim Cundiff, featured Steven Johnson, Mickey Layman and Sara Cutlip as three [...]

Retrovirus at the Abbey: the 80s return, or is it No Wave?

ORLANDO — Homecomings can be a happy time for the family — the college student arriving home for spring break, the long-lost relatives making a welcome visit. And so it is, as well, with the Genitorturers. The industrial metal band, who have proclaimed themselves “The World’s Sexiest Rock Band,” originated in Orlando. Originally called The [...]

Freeline Media Review: “Assassinations and Other Macabre Tales”

ORLANDO — “Assassinations and Other Macabre Tales” is a brilliant piece of mini-theater — and I say “mini” mainly because this show clocks in at a speedy 15 minutes. But that doesn’t matter: this is still a wildly inventive attempt at dark political comedy. The show is being performed at the Orlando International Fringe Theatre [...]

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