Top Theater and Performing Arts Venues in Orlando

The cast of Broadway & Beyond close the show on stage at the opening night of Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts; Broadway & Beyond on November 15, 2014 in Orlando, Florida.
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Looking for Orlando area venues that feature live performance plays and shows? Central Florida has a wonderful selection of performing arts venues, everything from the Broadway Series to local productions.

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    Check out national touring performances from the Broadway Series are performed each season at the Orlando Centroplex in Downtown Orlando. Season tickets, as well as individual show tickets, are available through ticket master.

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    The Garden Theatre in Winter Garden offers an entertainment experience unique to West Orange County. The original 1935 theater has been renovated into a new performing arts venue offering theater, dance, music, movies and education.

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    Mad Cow Theatre is a respected and professional downtown theatre that presents compelling works of theatre for a wide-range of audiences. With a passion for both classic and contemporary plays representing the best of American and World literature. It also plays host to the annual 18 days Cabaret Festival.

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    The Orlando-UCF Shakespeare Theater is a Professional Theatre in Partnership with UCF. Performances are held at the newly renovated theater in the Loch Haven Cultural Campus.

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    The Children's Theatre provides family-oriented performances based on classic and contemporary literature appropriate for children, families, and educators.

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    This is the best in family entertainment. Live theatrical performances or classical shows and plays, Christian based performances, musicals and comedy all at the conveniently located theater on Colonial Drive.

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    This is a small hometown theater in DeLand offering classes and a nice selection of seasonal plays. The Sands Theater has been entertaining the community with live performances for over 25 years with as many as 17 shows per season.

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    The Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center historic theater that has had many different names and has entertained thousands since it first opened in 1922. As Sanford's premier entertainment venue, the Wayne Densch Center offers music, plays and many forms of live entertainment.

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    Started in July of 2002, the Winter Park Playhouse is Orlando's professional musical theater. Conveniently located on Orange Avenue in Winter Park, the theater offers first-rate musicals along with special events and performances throughout the year.