Wanzie’s 2008 Fringe hit “When Pigs Fly!” screening to raise funds for sick family member

By : Jeremy Williams
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ORLANDO | Michael Wanzie will be screening his 2008 Orlando Fringe hit When Pigs Fly! at The Abbey Sept. 18 to help raise funds for his nephew, whose daughter is battling leukemia.

Devin Miko, who is 11 years old, was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia last May.

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“ThanksKilling: The Musical,” “Wanzie with a Z” win in first ever Watermark Splash Awards

By : Jeremy Williams
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Watermark handed out the first ever Splash Awards during Orlando Fringe’s 2017 Closing Ceremonies and Awards at Loch Haven Park May 29.

The Watermark Splash Awards, or “The Splashies” as some were calling them on the Fringe lawn, allowed our readers to vote on their favorite LGBTQ and LGBTQ-themed shows from this year’s amazing selection.

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Wanzie’s Ladies of Eola High Seas

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They’re back! Everyone’s favorite gaggle of gals from downtown Orlando’s historic Eola Heights neighborhood are ready for some summer fun. Gangway as Pearl, Ruby, and Opal Locksdale embark on a cruise headed for hilarious shipboard high jinks and high drama on the high seas! Psychiatrist Dr. Robert Burroughs and a mysterious woman of a thousand faces complete the passenger manifest for a laughter-filled voyage with rough seas ahead.

Florida Theatrical Association World Premiere Production. Written by Michael Wanzie. Directed by Kenny Howard. Staring Peg O’Keef, Beth Marshall, Sam Singhaus, Kevin Kelly and Blue Star!

A re-imagined ‘Cabaret’ stars the acting and choreography talents of Blue Star and turns the venue into the Kit Kat Klub

By : Dylan Drobet
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Orlando – The Abbey is saying ‘Willkommen’ to Cabaret on Jan. 29.

Director Kenny Howard is thrilled to bring his unique rendition of the smash-hit musical to The Abbey and has handpicked a local and star-studded cast that he is sure will leave audiences singing “It Couldn’t Please Me More.”

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