The Diary of Anne Frank
December 5 at 7:30pm
December 7 at 2pm and 7:30pm
December 8 at 3pm
WDPAC Jrs present The Diary of Anne Frank. Adapted from Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, edited by Otto Frank. Winner of the 1956 Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award, Critics Circle Award, and virtually every other coveted prize of the theatre. Very few plays have moved the Broadway critics to write such glowing notices, receiving the unanimous acclaim of all the top New York reviewers. The NY Times, said, “A lovely tender drama…Strange how the shining spirit of a young girl now dead can filter down through the years and inspire a group of theatrical professionals in a foreign land.” The NY Herald-Tribune said, “The precise quality of the new play at the Cort is the quality of glowing, ineradicable…
A Christmas Carol
December 13 at 7pm
December 14 at 2pm and 7pm
Tickets are available at mastersacademy.org
The Master’s Academy Theatre Department presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL THE MUSICAL. Charles Dickens’ immortal tale gets the full Broadway treatment with songs by Alan Menken, composer of such great Disney scores as Beauty and the Beast and The Little Mermaid. As the ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve, Ebenezer Scrooge gets a chance for redemption as the audience revels in the story’s emotional power and the joy that comes with memorable music. Do not miss this must see Christmas Show! Visit www.mastersacademy.org and click on A Christmas Carol to purchase tickets or call (407)971-2221.
The Ballet Fedotov Presents The Nutcracker
December 22 at 2pm
Tickets are available at www.russianacademyofballetalafaya.com
Ballet Fedotov and the Russian Academy of Ballet Alafaya present to you this classic holiday story of a young girl named Clara who dreams of a Nutcracker Prince and his fierce battle against the Mouse King. Spectacular dancing, beautiful costumes, and the rich, melodic score by Pyotr Tchaikovsky bring this tradition to life and bring warmth to your holidays. Contact 407-243-9333 or 321-514-0804 for tickets. Tickets are $25 for the Floor and $20 for the Balcony.
Vox Audio, formerly Toxic Audio
December 28 at 7:30pm
Vox Audio formerly Toxic Audio
January 17, 18, 24, and 25 at 7:30pm
January 19 and 26 at 3pm
WDPAC Players Repertory Committee presents Nunsense. The show is a fund raiser put on by the Little Sisters of Hoboken to raise money to bury sisters accidentally poisoned by the convent cook, Sister Julia (Child of God). Up dated with new jokes, additional lyrics, two new arrangements and a brand new song, this zany musical has been videotaped for television starring Rue McClanahan as the Mother Superior.
“A hail of fun and frolic! Wacky and outrageous with a hysterical anything goes sense of fun!” – N.Y. Times…
January 30 at 7:30pm
Orlando native and University of Florida graduate Brian Bradley is one performer who breaks down the wall between the audience and the stage. Bradley combines acting, traditional stand-up comedy and improvisation seamlessly in every show.
His act is never the same because he creates the show around the audience that he is performing for. Very few comics have the ability and confidence to be as freewheeling as Bradley. His audience often walks out of the show room in awe of his quick wit and talent.
His comedy career is extensive and varied. He has been an MC at the world famous Comedy Store and a regular member of the Comedy Store Players. Comedy Store Players is an improvisation group with members such as Robin Williams, Andy Garcia and Jim Carey.
Since his development as a comedian he has also starred in the Broadway revival of Grease as the DJ Vince Fontaine , for four years, performing with Rosie O’Donnell, Brooke Sheilds, Sally Struthers, Jon Secada, Adrian Zmed, and yes, even JoAnn Worley and Linda Blair where he received FABULOUS reviews. He has appeared in over twenty sitcoms, and TV pilots including a guest starring role on Seinfeld six films, and has been the spokesperson for a number of product lines.
Brian spent 7 years as a member of the Improv group at Disney’s Comedy Warehouse in Orlando. He is a favorite at corporate events, colleges and comedy clubs throughout the country.
Be ready for the comedy experience of your life. Brian’s act is never the same always fresh and created for each unique audience. He will make you feel like you are more than at a show, you are the show.
February 1 at 7:30pm
This MULTIPLE AWARD WINNING Tribute Artist has entertained across the country from Miami to Las Vegas to New York City. The New York Post raved: ““Looking and sounding uncannily like the real deal. Carla DelVillaggio delivers a show that’s probably the next best thing to seeing Streisand herself!”
She delivers a jaw-dropping recreation of the legendary Streisand voice. It’s an all too convincing illusion as she brings the excitement and high energy vocals of Streisand’s most powerful numbers and at the same time sings with a beauty and purity of sound essential for the ballads so closely associated with this greatest of all singing actresses.
“Michael Buble’ is one of the hottest entertainers on the plant. If you missed him when he came to Orlando…..don’t despair …we have the NEXT BEST THING. Leelynn Osborn, as Michael Buble’ will join Carla DelVillaggio, as Barbra Streisand, for this exciting show. His SPOT ON vocals and smooth stage presence will amaze and delight you. Mr. Osborn sings all of the hits: HOME, HAVEN’T MET YOU YET, CRY ME A RIVER, SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME, AND MORE. We guarantee he will leave you FEELING GOOD.”
Three Eras of Elvis’s, Tribute Show
February 8 at 7:30pm
The King is back with 3 Eras of Elvis, from the 1950’s with hits like “Heartbreak Hotel”, “Hound Dog” and he will “Shake, Rattle and Roll” you through the 50’s to his 1968 Black Leather come back concert with song’s like “Trouble”, “Lawdy Miss Clawdy” and “One Night” to the 1970’s Las Vegas white Studded jump suit that is a trademark of the king with his 7 piece band Suspicious Minds. The King will bring you to your feet with hits like “C.C. Ryder”, “Love me Tender”, “Suspicious Minds” and “I can’t help falling in Love”. Don’t miss this incredible night spanning 3 Eras with the King of Rock n Roll Elvis Presley will not be leaving the building this night.
Love Your Shorts Film Festival
February 14, 15, and 16
Tickets are available at LoveYourShorts.com
The festival is open to novice and veteran filmmakers in all categories. The event showcases films of up to 30 minutes. Over the course of three days, participants and audience members will be able to see numerous short films divided by category and attend discussion sessions with filmmakers and professionals. Meanwhile, filmmakers will showcase their creations and compete for awards.
February 28, March 1, 7 and 8 at 7:30pm
March 8 at 2pm
March 2 and 9 at 3pm
WDPAC Players Repertory Committee presents Shrek, based on the Oscar® winning DreamWorks film that started it all, brings the hilarious story of everyone’s favorite ogre to dazzling new life on the stage.
In a faraway kingdom turned upside down, things get ugly when an unseemly ogre — not a handsome prince — shows up to rescue a feisty princess. Throw in a donkey who won’t shut up, a bad guy with a SHORT temper, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you’ve got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there’s one on hand…and his name is Shrek.
Colour My World a Chicago Tribute
March 15 at 7:30pm
“Colour My World” Los Angeles based show takes great pride in presenting an entirely “live” show, free of prerecorded tracks, tapes or enhancements of any kind. The founding members spent fourteen months searching the world for enthusiastic and talented musicians who were properly suited to the demanding endeavor which is the music of “Chicago”. You will hear great hits like 25 or 6 to 4, Saturday in the Park, Felling Stronger Every Day and many more do not miss this incredible Tribute to Chicago.
Sanford Jazz Ensemble Presents
Saxophonist, Composer, Don Mikiten
March 23 at 3pm
A transplant from New York, Don is a highly regarded musician who exemplifies the creative process. Having been an integral part of a vibrant lower Manhattan jazz and Latin music scene, Don has benefited from playing with some of the best in the business. After moving to Orlando he has found a career with Walt Disney World and has been a first call woodwind player for major touring groups. An established player known as a “musician’s musician”, his contributions as a composer, arranger and player on both tenor sax and flute are legendary.
Pop Up Piano Show and Auction
April 6 from 2pm to 5pm
A Tribute to the Stars from the 60’s, 70’s and More
April 12 at 7:30pm
A Tribute to the Stars of the 60′s, 70′s and 80′s.
April 25, 26, May 2, and 3 at 7:30pm
May 3 at 2pm
April 27 and 4 at 3pm
WDPAC Players Repertory Committee presents Anything Goes. The age-old tale of Boy-Meets-Girl and the complications which ensue intrigue every audience, and no musical puts it on stage better than ANYTHING GOES. This show is an amusing story wrapped around one of Cole Porter’s magical scores. Terrific Cole Porter songs like It’s De-Lovely, Friendship, I Get A Kick Out Of You, All Through The Night, Anything Goes, You’re The Top, Blow, Gabriel, Blow, Buddie Beware and Easy To Love are all in…
May 24 at 7:30pm
Enjoy this memorable Tribute to the fifty year legacy of the music and starts of Motown
Sanford Jazz Ensemble Presents
The Spring Concert featuring Seminole Counties Outstanding Jazz Students
June 1 at 3pm
SJE Spring Concert Featuring Outstanding Jazz Students
Disney’s Mulan Jr.
June 19 and 20 at 10am
June 19, 20, and 21 at 7:30pm
June 22 at 3pm
WDPAC Jrs present Disney’s Mulan Jr. Travel back to the legendary, story-telling days of ancient China with this action-packed stage adaptation of Disney’s Mulan.
The Huns have invaded, and it is up to the misfit Mulan and her mischievous sidekick Mushu to save the Emperor! Disney’s MULAN JR. is a heartwarming celebration of culture, honor and a fighting spirit. The score includes favorites like “Reflection,” “Honor to Us All” and “I’ll Make a Man Out of You” as well as new songs that will get your audience up on its feet!