Alzheimer’s: From Patient to Caregiver

What you need to know about "Blackberry Winter," Alzheimer's, and the resources available to you.

In Blackberry Winter, Vivienne struggles with caring for her mother, an Alzheimer’s patient whose condition is showing signs of deterioration. In some of Steve Yockey’s most poignant writing to date, she confesses and confronts the myriad challenges of caring for someone who is vanishing slowly before her very eyes. Playwright Steve Yockey on “Blackberry Winter” during the New Rep Read More

Lighting Up The Holidays at Orlando Shakes

Stringing lights on your own Christmas tree is hard enough. Can you imagine having to string them for a theater production of A Christmas Carol, Frosty the Snowman, It’s a Wonderful Life, and every other Christmas story ever told?! Colleen Doherty, Lighting Designer for Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!) and Assistant Master Electrician at Orlando Read More

Two Ways to Save @ Orlando Shakes

Have a Happy Turkey Day!

Save with Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday Deals! With the start of the gift giving season officially here, we want to give YOU a little something to make your holiday shopping much easier and save you money! Skip the long lines at the mall, order from Orlando Shakes online, and give your loved ones Read More

PlayFest: Bringing the Talent to Orlando

Have you ever wondered how Orlando Shakes gets so many great playwrights, directors, and actors to the Theater for PlayFest? Well, you’re in luck! Just the other day, we were able to get a behind the scenes look at the planning for Orlando Shakes annual new play festival from Paige Gober, Company Manager for Orlando Shakes. OST: Read More

The Many Faces of Hyde

In the vein of Dracula and Nicholas Nickleby, Orlando Shakes is tackling their next Goldman Theater production, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, in a richly artistic manner. Staging and costumes will lend themselves to the dualities found in the timeless narrative, yet the most innovative hallmark of this production lies in Jeffrey Hatcher’s script: Hyde is Read More