| Apr 26, 2013
| 8:47 PM
There's a certain kind of a cabaret where the audience just basks in the almighty glow of the diva, awed just to be in her presence.
That's not really Emily Skinner's style, as she demonstrated Friday night on the opening weekend of the Orlando...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Mad Cow Theatre's David Mink has difficulty saying no.
At least when he's talking with singers interested in participating in Mad Cow's annual Orlando Cabaret Festival. This year's fest — the 11th and the first in the theater's new home on...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 3:12 PM
There is much to love about this place we call home.
That's why, at this time of year, I like to take a break from the intense and the nonsense to share some of the things that I'm most thankful for in Central Florida.
Last year, readers helped me...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 2:48 PM
At the heart of Mad Cow Theatre's three-actor version of Macbeth is a rich vein of twisted malice.
It's there in the way Sophia Wise slowly rocks back and forth on her heels in anticipation of Macbeth's downfall. And the way Michael Sapp's eyes glitter...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 9:55 PM
A successful staging ofNoel Coward's"Private Lives" means pulling off a tricky balancing act with precision — several balancing acts, in fact.
Perhaps director Timothy Williams is also a tightrope walker, because in Mad Cow Theatre's production...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 9:55 AM
What? Another year has gone by already? Here are some theater reflections at the end of 2011.
•Best scene-stealer: Isn't "Chicago" the story of two women convicts? In Theatre Downtown's production last January, Joel Warren as lawyer Billy Flynn more...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:43 PM
It has been a long time coming, but on Saturday Mad Cow Theatre will finally open its new Church Street digs — above Five Guys Burgers, a block off Orange Avenue in downtown Orlando.
"You've probably heard us mention an opening date, then move...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 10:06 PM
Can Mad Cow Theatre jolt new life into Church Street?
Faced with uncertainty over an Orlando Magic team without superstar Dwight Howard and the heady days of the Amway Center's opening just a memory, city officials and nearby restaurateurs hope so....
| Oct 7, 2012
It's not every production that gets a standing ovation before the actors even hit the stage. But such was the case on opening night of Mad Cow Theatre's production of "Sunday in the Park With George."
Of course, the applause wasn't as much for the show...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 10:00 AM
It's another debut for Mad Cow Theatre when it opens "The Road to Mecca" on Friday, Oct. 26, in the Black Box Theatre. The play, which had a run on Broadway this year, is the first production to be staged in the second theater of Mad Cow's new Church...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Playwright Karen Zacarias remembers what it's like to be a child. Even the ugly moments. Especially the ugly moments.
"I never forgot what it's like to be 10," says Zacarias, whose play "Chasing George Washington" opens to the public Saturday at...