The current season includes a Subscription Series of six productions with a cast of AEA professional actors from around the country, a Theater for Young Audiences Series of three productions, a 10 Day festival of new plays - The Harriett Lake Festival of New Plays, one summer Shakespeare production performed by local high school students in The Young Company program, summer camps for children, community and professional classes, and extensive teaching in K-12 schools. With a full-time administrative staff and a company of professional directors, designers, assistants, interns, and production staff, the theater is growing quickly.
The John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (home to the Orlando Shakespeare Theater) is located in Orlando-Loch Haven Park, the cultural campus that also hosts the Orlando Museum of Art, the Orlando Science Center, the Mennello Museum, and the Orlando Repertory Theatre. Convenient to downtown Orlando and I-4, the 50,000 sq.ft center houses the Ken and Trisha Margeson Theater (324 seats), the Marilyn and Sig Goldman Theater (118 seats), Studio B (70 seats), Mandell Studio Theater (99 seats), the Dr. Phillips Patrons Room, gift shop, catering kitchen, scenic, costume and prop shops, administrative offices, and the outdoor Darden Courtyard. Free parking is available just steps from the door.
As she likes it: Orlando Shakespeare Theater's new managing director is ready to promote the benefits of the Bard.
Sep 02, 2007; Byline: Elizabeth Mauapin Sep. 2--Donna Law jokes that she found her passion for theater through the air. What's more, she means...
The show may go on for canceled student play: Groups offer help after a production of 'La Cage aux Folles' is halted.
Sep 02, 2007; Byline: Erika Hobbs Sep. 2--Two Orlando theaters Saturday offered stages for a prep-school production of La Cage aux Folles that...