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click to enlarge Suzanne O'Donnell in "Every Brilliant Thing" at Orlando Shakes, through Oct. 16.

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Suzanne O'Donnell in "Every Brilliant Thing" at Orlando Shakes, through Oct. 16.

Orlando Weekly Fall Guide 2021: Get out of the house and see some ... theater 

Dive into the 2021-2022 theater season of plays, musicals and one-woman shows.

Through Oct. 2
Lost in Yonkers
Pulitzer-winning 1991 play from Neil Simon. Annie Russell Theatre, Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park, rollins.edu, $20.

Through Oct. 3
Fun Home
Alison Bechdel's graphic novel turned Tony-winning musical about a family and a funeral home. Theater West End, 115 W. First St., Sanford, theaterwestend.com, $36-$64.

Through Oct. 16
Every Brilliant Thing
Laughter is the antidote to all things in this story of resilience and joy. Margeson Theater, Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St., orlandoshakes.org, $28-$56.

Through Oct. 17
The Book of Merman
Musical comedy about an encounter between Ethel Merman and two Mormon missionaries at her door. Winter Park Playhouse, 711 N. Orange Ave., Winter Park, winterparkplayhouse.org, $36-$45.

Through Oct. 17
Clue
Play based on the cult 1985 black comedy based on the board game. Athens Theater, 124 N. Florida Ave., DeLand, athensdeland.com, $26-$31.

Oct. 1-10
Nine, the Musical
Central Florida Vocal Arts presents the song-and-dance adaptation of Fellini's 8 ½. Goldman Theater, Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St., centralfloridavocalarts.org, $25-$30.

Oct. 1-Nov. 1
In the Heights
Blockbuster musical from Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton) comes to Winter Park via Breakthrough — in their brand-new Aloma Avenue home. Breakthrough Theatre, 6900 Aloma Ave., Winter Park, breakthroughtheatre.com, $25.

Oct. 6-24
A Year With Frog and Toad
One for the kids featuring the wondrous wanderings of the titular amphibians. Harriett Theatre, Mad Cow Theatre, 54 W. Church St., madcowtheatre.com, $20-$52.

Oct. 8-17
The Addams Family
Youth theater production of the musical based on Charles Addams' proto-gothic family. The Ritz Theater/WDPAC, 201 Magnolia Ave., Sanford, ritztheatersanford.com, $20-$27.

Oct. 8-24
Looped
Intriguing look at actress Tallulah Bankhead attempting to record a single line of dialogue. Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden, gardentheatre.org, $20-$35.

Oct. 9-31
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow 
One-man take on the supernatural misfortunes of Ichabod Crane. Orlando Repertory Theatre, 1001 E. Princeton St., orlandorep.com, $15-$35.

Oct. 14-24
First Date
Musical comedy that lays bare all the little triumphs and tragedies in the dreaded first date. Main Stage Theatre, Theatre UCF, 12488 Centaurus Blvd., arts.cah.ucf.edu, $25.

Oct. 22-31
Rent
Locals Celebration Theatre Co. take on this iconic musical juggernaut. Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., celebrationtheatreco.com, $14.75-$44.75.

Oct. 23
The Secret Agency
Electric ensemble Secret Agent 23 Skidoo combines the highly literate lyrical style of golden age hip-hop with the raw emotional power of funk. 1 p.m. Saturday, Orlando Repertory Theatre, 1001 E. Princeton St., orlandorep.com, price TBA.

Oct. 27-Nov. 20
Intimate Apparel
The life and loves (or lack thereof) of an African American lingerie seamstress and her clientele. Margeson Theater, Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St., orlandoshakes.org, $32-$56.

Nov. 2-7 
Tootsie
Musical comedy based on Dustin Hoffman's gender-bending 1982 film brought you by Fairwinds Broadway. Walt Disney Theater, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., drphillipscenter.org, price TBA.

Nov. 12-20
Sweat
Gritty look at the residents of a Pennsylvania town dealing with factory shutdowns. Annie Russell Theatre, Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park, rollins.edu, $20.

Nov. 12-21
Welcome to the Moon and Other One Acts
An evening of one-act plays from Tony- and Oscar-winning writer John Patrick Shanley. Black Box Theatre, Theatre UCF, 12488 Centaurus Blvd., arts.cah.ucf.edu, $25.

Nov. 12-Dec. 19
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella
The folk tale turned Disney classic gets the Broadway treatment. Orlando Repertory Theatre, 1001 E. Princeton St., orlandorep.com, price TBA.

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