The Summer of Green Tour brought Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade and co-headliners Jerry Harrison and Adrian Belew to the Hard Rock Events Center in Tampa, Florida. Bob Pomeroy reviews.
Read on for action reports of concerts, festivals, stand-ups, one-acts, and other parades of human entertainment from the passionate reviewers camping out in backstage trenches and after-parties to write about them for you in the morning.
An evening with poet, singer, and musician Jackson Browne brings meaning, memories, and a fair bit of chair-dancing to an audience of a certain generation. Roi J. Tamkin screams along at the Louisville Palace and beats the cops when it’s over.
A hurricane and a flock of sharks promise to kill everyone in this silly musical parody presented by Valencia College. Carl F. Gauze reviews.
More exciting entertainment from Orlando’s biggest arts event of 2023 and the longest-running Fringe Festival in America, the Orlando International Fringe Festival!
Report, the third, on the massive event recently devouring Orlando, the 2023 Orlando International Fringe Festival, from Carl F. Gauze.
When witches gather, dinner is who you make it, in Witchapalooza, a play by Kamron Kiltgaard. Carl F. Gauze reviews.
Buddy Guy plays Hancher Auditorium for his Damn Right Farwell Tour
The shows are rolling through tech rehearsal and the patrons are lining up for tickets. It’s Opening Night at Orlando International Fringe Festival!
Orlando’s annual International Fringe Festival overflows Loch Haven Park with Theater.
Romance and the hanging noose make for lovely romantic comedy. Carl F. Gauze reviews Desperate Measures at the Winter Park Playhouse.
Hundreds of enthusiasts of all ages packed into downtown Orlando’s ultra-hip nightspot, The Abbey, for a high-energy matinee dance-off hosted by the dynamic Minneapolis-based duo Koo Koo Kanga Roo. Hey! Who brought all those cats to the party?
Shakespeare had competition. He lost.
A drag queen saves a failing British shoe maker and incites a fashion revolution. Carl. F. Gauze reviews Kinky Boots, at Orlando Shakes.
A.J. Croce plays his songs and his father’s in a beautiful, nostalgic performance that feels more like a party than a somber homage. Jeremy Glazier catches the Croce Plays Croce experience in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Four local bands lit up Melbourne, Florida at the Pineapples Moon Room. The lineup, presented by Red Eye Booking, included London on Fire, The Speed Spirits, and Dunies, all from in Melbourne, and special guest, Orlando band Better Than This.
All the Sandy Bottom characters come to life in The Spongebob Musical at the Orlando Rep. Carl F. Gauze reviews.
Carl F. Gauze reviews his second As You Like It in three days, the latest a candy-colored complexity from Rollins College’s Annie Russell Theatre.
Judy Craddock gives us a peek at Bruce Cockburn’s final 50th Anniversary Tour show at Grand Junction’s Avalon Theater, where fans experienced all the warmth and wizardry they expected.
An evening of soul and alcohol draws Billie Holiday to her demise. Carl F. Gauze reviews Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill at Orlando Shakes.
Another great voice packs the house at the beautiful Winter Park Playhouse.
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