An A&E Pocket Guide for April



AMERICAN PIE COUNCIL

SWEET TOOTH
4/27-28 Pie, naturally, is at the center of the 12th annual Great American Pie Festival. Enjoy pie-eating contests, tastings, demonstrations, bake-offs, the Never-Ending Pie Buffet and more, all involving… well, you know. Lakeside Park in Celebration. Great American Pie Festival

FAMILY CONFLICT
Through 4/28 Titus Andronicus, Shakespeare’s violent, bloody tragedy, reveals a cataclysmic cycle of revenge between the families of Titus, the great Roman general, and Tamora, the sadistic Queen of the Goths. Orlando Shakespeare Theater, Goldman Theater. Titus Andronicus
FILM-TASTIC!
4/5-14 Each year the Florida Film Festival premiers the best in current independent and international cinema. This year’s event, themed “Open Your Eyes,” features more than 160 cutting-edge films, 100 visiting filmmakers and special guests, plus special events. Enzian Theater, Orlando and the Garden Theatre, Winter Garden. Florida Film Festival
OPERATIC TRAGEDY
4/5 & 7 The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra presents Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. A young geisha sacrifices her family, her religion, and ultimately her life for an American naval officer who, for convenience, takes her as his bride, but has no intention of taking her to America. Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre. Madama Butterfly 
ARTISTIC LEGEND
4/18 Oliver Stone, the Academy Award-winning director of “Born on the Fourth of July” and “Platoon,” will speak about his life and career and share his personal viewpoints about the state of current affairs in the U.S. and the world. Winter Park Institute, Alford Sports Center, Rollins College. Oliver Stone
   

COMING UP...  GIVING IS A SNAP! 5/2-5 Vivienne Harr, the 9-year-old California girl who gained fame selling lemonade to raise money to fight child slavery worldwide, will be among the luminaries at Snap! Orlando. The fourth annual celebration of photography will  showcase the work of renowned international and national photographers, as well as local talent. Snap!

 

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