| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:41 PM
WHAT: Orlando Ballet's family-friendly production of "Snow White" takes the stage at the Garden Theatre this weekend, Nov. 9-10. "Snow White" is presented in an hourlong format to better suit children's attention spans, and is designed to introduce...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Marius Petipa's 1877 "La Bayadere," set in India, has something of a split personality. Though its famous "Kingdom of the Shades" act represents the purest form of classical ballet, the other acts' tangled tales of romantic rivalries and betrayals...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 11:54 AM
At the center of Ballet West's big, handsome production of "The Sleeping Beauty" is a sylph, Princess Aurora. Her transformation from girl to woman, in the chrysalis of Adam Sklute's reimagined staging based on the work of Marius Petipa, is the ballet's...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Bob Iger, chairman and CEO of Walt Disney Co., elaborated on movie projects in an interview Tuesday with Fox Business Network.
Iger discussed why "The Good Dinosaur," an animated film from Pixar, has been delayed.
"If you feel that you have got some...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Set designers are used to challenges. A theater might not be tall enough for a multistory structure. A stage might not be wide enough to accommodate a designer's grand vision.
And then sometimes the stage is made of ice.
That's what faced production...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Disney villains will increase their presence at Magic Kingdom when they are incorporated into "Celebrate the Magic," the nighttime show that projects moving images onto the façade of Cinderella Castle.
A segment that includes characters such as Ursula...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Orlando Shakespeare Theater's recent production of "Sleeping Beauty" broke ticket records to become the most attended show in the history of the Goldman Theater, the midsize theater at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center.
Outselling last year's summer hit...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Local actor Brandon Roberts has adapted the fairy tale "Sleeping Beauty" for a stage production by Orlando Shakespeare Theater.
The quirky retelling of the classic story of a brave prince, beautiful princess, magical kiss and really long nap is...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:33 AM
It's nearly time to close the book on "Sleeping Beauty." The fairy tale, presented by Orlando Shakespeare Theater, has been adapted by local actor Brandon Roberts.
The quirky retelling of the classic story of a brave prince, beautiful princess,...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Leotard-clad dancers stretched at gravity-defying angles, while gangly teenagers with seemingly endless legs towered en pointe.
A girl hunched over homework as a counterpart stitched elastic bands and ribbons onto her shoes, listening to the youngest...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Along with a two-night adaptation of "Nicholas Nickleby," Orlando Shakespeare Theater's 25th-anniversary season will see the return of fan-favorite "Dracula" and classic Shakespearean comedy and drama in "The Taming of the Shrew" and "Julius Caesar."...