Kimberly is an Orlando-based writer, originally born and raised on Long Island. Kimberly has a love of theater, dance, dolphins, and finding creative ways to answer customer complaints. Working full-time in the hospitality and entertainment industry, Kimberly is a theme park expert. Kimberly earned her BS in Communications from Boston University in 2008, and an AS in Paralegal Studies from Valencia College in 2012. Follow Kim on Twitter: Kmoy126.
BWW Reviews: The Garden Theatre's Community Collaboration of THE WIZARD OF OZ
April 28, 2013
Orlando has a lot of wizards, but no matter how many theme parks or big time blockbusters, there is one wizard that people old and young enjoy. The Garden Theater's production of THE WIZARD OF OZ combined the well-known story by L. Frank Baum with the catchy tunes of the original MGM motion picture.
BWW Reviews: Bach Festival Society Teams Up with Orlando Ballet to Create CARMINA BURANA
April 16, 2013
CARMINA BURANA ran from April 12-April 14th at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre. It was by far the best theatrical experience bringing together two of Orlando's best. CARMINA BURANA featured Orlando Ballet and the choir and orchestra of the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park. Choreographed by Robert Hill and Conducted by John V. Sinclair, the production featured 150 chorus members, the full company of Orlando Ballet, and more than a 50 person orchestra.
BWW Reviews: Orlando Shakespeare's TITUS ANDRONICUS is a Bloody Good Time
April 11, 2013
At first impression the show seems gratuitously violent, but apparently revenge killings were a way of life during Shakespeare's time. Despite the blood and gore, TITUS ANDRONICUS became Shakespeare's most popular play. It is not recommended for the squeamish as buckets of stage blood is thrown about the stage along with chopped off body parts.
BWW Interviews: PJ Albert Dishes on Orlando Shakespeare's 25th Anniversary Season
April 4, 2013
Orlando Shakespeare recently announced its 25th anniversary season with promises that it will be the best and largest season yet. Over the past 25 years, Orlando Shakespeare debuted 17 world premieres and produced about 130 productions since 1989. PJ Albert is Orlando Shakespeare's Managing Director, and he took some time to discuss the process of developing such a comprehensive season.
BWW Reviews: ENCHANTED APRIL Breaks the Monotony at Mad Cow
March 31, 2013
Anyone who has ever wanted to run away from their daily life will connect with ENCHANTED APRIL. Based on a novel by Elizabeth von Arnim, it is the story of four English women living during the 1920s, hoping to escape from dreary London for a holiday in Italy.
BWW Reviews: TheaterUCF's SPRING AWAKENING Hits Home
March 26, 2013
The suicide of a University of Central Florida student, which made national headlines this week, makes this University's production of SPRING AWAKENING eerily timed, but a necessary discussion. Meant to provoke discussion about taboos like sex, abortion, homosexuality, child abuse, and suicide, the show is edgy and modern.
BWW Reviews: CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD Interprets a World Often Misunderstood
March 18, 2013
What can only be described as brilliant direction and a completely dedicated group of actors, this dramatic love story hits on more than just the relationship between a guy and a girl. CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD is deeply moving and thought provoking.
BWW Reviews: Theatre Downtown's GODSPELL Mixes Pop Culture With Old World Stories
March 12, 2013
The story is familiar, Jesus lives, does some supernatural stuff, changes the world, and dies. The real Jesus would never guessed that his story would mesh with "Ain't nobody got no time fo' dat" lady or a singing goat, but it happened and it was awesome.
BWW Review: THE ODYSSEY Finds Its Way Home at Orlando Shakespeare
March 5, 2013
THE ODYSSEY is not just a very long journey home for a guy, but when looked at as a whole it is an epic adventure. As part of Orlando Shakespeare's Studio Series, actor and writer, Charlie Bethel tells this harrowing story.
BWW Interview: Sailing Solo with Charlie Bethel
March 2, 2013
Acclaimed solo-performer and amazing storyteller, Charlie Bethel currently performing in Orlando Shakespeare's THE ODYSSEY, sits down to answer some of BroadwayWorld.com questions. Bethel is an actor and writer from Minneapolis, MN, who finds inspiration from the everyday life we all live.
BWW Reviews: Ladies Night Out at THE D WORD - A MUSICAL
March 1, 2013
The best way to describe THE D WORD - A MUSICAL is like a Joan Rivers talk show set to a mixed tape. This show has the compilation of various song aspect to tell the story of four women who go through being "Ditched, Dumped, Divorced, and Dating". A far cry from a sad story, the sex talk, relationship therapy, and middle-age women problems had the audience rolling in their seats.
BWW Reviews: Descending into the Underworld with EURYDICE at TheatreUCF
February 25, 2013
Sarah Ruhl's adaptation translates EURYDICE into a contemporary and easier to swallow version of the original myth.
BWW Reviews: Enter the Whimsical Story of Dr. Seuss's THE CAT IN THE HAT
February 22, 2013
The kids will delight with the crazy antics of the Cat who run Sally and Boy amok while mother is out. Young and young-at-heart audience members were rolling in their seats as the Cat's and his crazy sidekicks, Thing 1 and Thing 2, wreck the house.
BWW Reviews: Perfectly Proper SENSE AND SENSIBILITY at Orlando Shakespeare
February 18, 2013
Set in a time when ladies were expected to marry rich and keep their emotions in check, SENSE AND SENSIBILITY is a classic story of love and love loss perfect for ladies night.
BWW Reviews: Theatre Goers Enter Basic Training at Garden Theatre's BILOXI BLUES
February 11, 2013
Local Orlando actors enter basic training in BILOXI BLUES. Neil Simon's BILOXI BLUES is a coming of age story told through the perspective of Eugene Jerome and his interactions with his fellow army recruits.
BWW Reviews: Community Rallies with FIGHT LIKE A GIRL: A CABARET FOR CARLA YOUNG
January 29, 2013
A review of Orlando's Theatre Downtown cabaret benefiting local stage manager, Carla Young.