Behind the scenes at Orlando Shakespeare Theater

Gift Seekers, Rejoice! A Holiday Gift Guide


You deserve an escape from holiday stress (the cooking! the shopping! the in-laws!). Join us for A Tuna Christmas or Sleigh, two shows guaranteed to put the holly jolly back in the holidays! Click to purchase.


Give your parents a magical night at the theater! Gift admissions to Orlando Shakes may be redeemed for tickets to any show in our Signature or Theater for Young Audiences Series. Click to purchase.


Gift admissions to our Theater for Young Audience productions make great stocking stuffers! Bring the kids to see Charlotte’s Web this spring (March 29 – April 29, 2012). When the tiny pig Wilbur learns of his ultimate fate at the butcher, Charlotte, a talented writer and loving friend, weaves a creative solution that ensures his place on the farm forever. Called “the best American children’s book of the past two hundred years” by the Children’s Literature Association, E.B. White’s timeless tale explores bravery, selfless love and the true meaning of friendship. Click to purchase.


He’ll love the fight scenes in our production of Romeo and Juliet! Pure and passionate, tempestuous and true – the feverish intensity of youth explodes in the most enduring love story of all time. Through the hate of warring factions, in defiance of their families and in secrecy from their closest friends, young lovers risk everything to be together. Shakespeare’s masterpiece has never been so captivating, or so dangerous, as in this stirring new production. (January 25 – March 17, 2012) Click to purchase.


A perfect evening of romance for her! Shakespeare’s epic fairy tale Cymbeline is a sweeping story of love, laughter, betrayal and redemption. Evil queens, forbidden love, mistaken identities, banishment, magic potions and poison fill the stage in this storybook adventure. After brave Princess Imogen is falsely accused of adultery and escapes her father’s court, she sets forth on a treacherous and miraculous journey to reclaim her place in society and reunite with her true love. (February 8 – March 18, 2012) Click to purchase.


Treat your friends and coworkers to the show hailed as “intense and exciting” by The New York TimesRed took Broadway by storm with this electrifying drama that spans the spectrum of human emotion. Having just landed the most lucrative commission in modern art history, abstract expressionist Mark Rothko works feverishly in his studio with his brash young assistant, Ken. As Rothko nears completion of what he hopes will be his crowning achievement, he faces the possibility that it could also become his undoing. (March 21 – April 22, 2012) Click to purchase.


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