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click to enlarge The original Princesses! (photo via DisenchantedMusical.com)

The original Princesses! (photo via DisenchantedMusical.com)

Dr. Phillips Center launches its own app, Fringe favorite Disenchanted begins open-ended NYC run and more 

New York rehearsals begin next month for Disenchanted, the hilarious homegrown show about disgruntled Disney princesses formerly known as Bitches of the Kingdom. Dennis Giacino and Fiely Matias' mirthful musical was a smash hit in its off-Broadway run at the Theatre at St. Clements; now it moves to the Westside Theatre for an open-ended run. Tickets are still available for the March 19 opening, so if you find yourself up North, check in on Snow White, Belle and the gang.

The Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts continues its community outreach campaign with two new ways to explore. As one might expect, the Dr. Phillips Center app allows users to search upcoming shows and buy tickets; but it also lets attendees make reservations at downtown partner restaurants, share selfies from the Center and even make note of where they left their cars. And for those who've yet to break the doorframe, new docent-led Curiosity Tours give visitors a thorough look at the facility, from main theaters to backstage areas.

NOW PLAYING

Cabaret through Feb. 14 at the Abbey ... Spotlight Theatre presents The King and I through Feb. 15 at the Princess Theater, Sanford ... Potted Potter through Feb. 15 at Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, Dr. Phillips Center ... Almost, Maine through Feb. 16 at Breakthrough Theatre ... Division: The Trayvon/Jordan Project through Feb. 16 at Valencia College Performing Arts Center ... Doubt, a Parable through Feb. 22 at Garden Theatre ... The Explorers Club through Feb. 22 at Mad Cow Theatre ... The Merry Wives of Windsor through March 7 at Orlando Shakes.

UPCOMING

Dark Side of Saturn presents Murray Schisgal's LUV, Feb. 13-21 at Orlando Shakes ... Machinal, Feb. 13-21 at Annie Russell Theatre, Rollins College ... Henry V, Feb. 18-March 22 at Orlando Shakes ... (a love story), Feb. 19-March 1 at Theatre UCF ... Photograph 51, Feb. 20-March 15 at Mad Cow Theatre ... Emotions Dance presents Twist: British Invasion, Feb. 20-21 at Orlando Shakes ... Orlando Ballet and Cirque du Soleil present A Choreographers' Showcase, Feb. 23 at La Nouba Theatre, Downtown Disney.

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