Performing Arts

Defying Gravity

The dancers of “Riverdance” defy gravity as their erect bodies float in the air, seemingly disconnected from their “jiggy” legs.


Divorced. Beheaded. Survived. This high-energy musical featuring Henry VIII’s six wives, allows them to reclaim their “herstory.”

Standout Standups

These Orlando comedians are staking their claim at the mic. In their own words, they share their past, why they do what they do, and a look to their future.

A Really Big Show

The new kid in town grew up fast. Here’s a look back at the stellar first year of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

A Fringe Sampler

The Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival runs May 13-26, with most venues located in Orlando’s Loch Haven Park.

Rap Scholar

Baba Brinkman has the musical genre down to a science, with enlightened riffs on evolution and religion.

Open House

A grassroots group keeps opera alive through the commitment of arts angels like Kathy Miller, whose living room has become a stage.