Treasures for the Violin

Back by popular request for the third year in a row, Orlando Philharmonic concertmaster and FSC violin professor Rimma Bergeron-Langlois brings her incomparable artistry to the Faculty Artist Series.  Having treated her audiences to transcendent musical interpretations and demonstrated extraordinary feats of virtuosity in past performances of great classics for violin by composers like Brahms, […]

Piano, Times Two

Believing that the only thing better than one piano is two, Fen-Fang Chen and Paula Parsché of FSC’s piano faculty join forces – and pianos – to present a delightful evening of four-hand piano music. Featuring the works of notable composers for piano, this duo-piano team will treat you to such familiar pieces as Schubert’s […]

ALMOST, MAINE

ALMOST, MAINE Written by John Cariani, Directed by Paul Bawek October 1-4; 8-11, 2015 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) This sweet romantic comedy takes place in Almost, Maine, a mythical town that’s so far north, it’s almost not in the United States.  On a cold, clear, moonless night, with a possibility of seeing the […]

Interview: A Fugue for Eight Actors

(a second stage production) By Jean-Claude van Itallie, Directed by Mary T. Albright November 5-8, 2015 10:00 p.m. (Sunday at 7:30 p.m.) Frank Lloyd Wright (Fletcher) Theatre-in-the-Round The first and most abstract of the three one-act plays comprising  “American Hurrah,” Interview shows us the mechanization of life in urban America through a form of verbal […]

Chess

Music by Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson Lyrics by Tim Rice, Book by Richard Nelson, Directed by James Beck November 19-22; December 3-6, 2015 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) This complex Tony award-winning rock opera takes the ancient game of chess and weaves it into a metaphor for romantic rivalries, competitive gamesmanship, superpower politics, […]

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Music and lyrics by William Finn, Book by Rachel Sheinkin, Conceived by Rebecca Feldman Directed by Mary T. Albright February 18-21; 25-28, 2016 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, this musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, has charmed audiences across the […]

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

By William Shakespeare, Directed by Paul Bawek April 7-10; 14-17, 2016 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) William Shakespeare’s most popular and widely performed comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, is a tale of love, mischief, and misadventure surrounding the wedding festivities of the Duke of Athens.  The threat of an impending arranged marriage and the […]

FSC Dance: New Beginnings

We invite you to join us for the exciting inaugural concert of FSC’s new dance program, under the direction of Erin LaSala! With a rich roster of talented dance majors and minors in place, this performance will feature innovative choreography by FSC faculty and nationally–acclaimed guest choreographers.  Adding to the excitement, the dancers of Lakeland’s […]

Robert Vickrey: Master of Magic Realism

Exhibit runs September 4 – November 4, 2015. Gallery hours are 9am-4pm weekdays, when school is in session. Opening Reception: Friday, September 4 – 7:00 p.m. FSC is pleased to present the work of American master Robert Vickrey, one of the most celebrated magic realist artists of the twentieth century and perhaps the most storied […]

All Student Exhibition

Exhibit runs November 13 through December 7, 2015 Gallery hours are 9am-4pm weekdays, when school is in session. Opening Reception: Friday, November 13 – 7:00 p.m. You are invited to join us for this annual exhibition showcasing the work of current Florida Southern College art majors. Having gained a reputation as one of the strongest […]

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