Things to do in Orlando, April 14-20: ‘Hairspray,’ Tom + Dan’s Land Cruise, and crystals, crystals, crystals | Arts Stories & Interviews | Orlando

The best secure, socially distanced, and digital activities this 7 days.

Wednesday-Thursday, April 14-15
Frontyard Pageant: Hairspray
Even John Waters himself could not resist the undeniable charms of a youth theater troupe tackling the Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of his breakthrough film Hairspray. Probably some of the sharp edges have been smoothed out, but it really is however pretty damn subversive. 7:30 p.m., $15-$50. Dr. Phillips Middle for the Carrying out Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., drphillipscenter.org

Friday, April 16
Frontyard Pageant: Bethune-Cookman College Live performance Chorale
Kicking off the Freedom collection of displays that features gospel, jazz and a plethoras of other African American-pioneered and -composed new music, the Bethune-Cookman singers trace a tuneful as a result of-line from gospel to R&B tunes. Heavenly. 7:30 p.m., $15-$50. Dr. Phillips Middle for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., drphillipscenter.org

Saturday, April 17
Frontyard Festival: Tom & Dan’s Land Cruise
Orlando’s podcast royalty Tom and Dan had to terminate their admirer-cruise, so they are recreating it as a a person-night only “Land Cruise” dry-docked in the Frontyard. Cocktails, bingo, a magic clearly show, steel drums and a set from regional reggae team Kash’d Out are only a couple of of the themed diversions on offer. 7 p.m., $15-$50. Dr. Phillips Centre for the Doing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., drphillipscenter.org

Saturday-Sunday, April 17-18
Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Present
Crystals, crystals, crystals. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, $5. Sanford Civic Heart, 401 E. Seminole Blvd., Sanford, cfmgs.org

Sunday, April 18
Mayhem on Mills
Local rock & wrestling advertising stages their 2nd 2nd anniversary. (Examine more on web site 33.) 5 p.m., $20. Carlotta’s Society Park, 1000 N. Mills Ave., fb.com/mayhemonmills

Tuesday, April 20
Swap, Store & Roll!
Skate-themed outfits swap occasion with extra tarot readings, tunes and extra in the pleasant environs of the Weighty. 6 p.m., $25. The Significant, 1152 Harmon Ave., Winter season Park, wowrolling.com

Ongoing:

April 16-18
Always … Patsy Cline 
A musical engage in chronicling the tragic lifestyle and deep catalog of the famous nation star. You will hear “Crazy,” assured. 8 p.m., $24-$36. Theater West Stop, 115 W. Initially St., theaterwestend.com

April 15-18
Chicago 
The legendary musical staged about a extensive weekend in DeLand. 7:30 p.m., $11-$30. Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., DeLand, athensdeland.com

By means of April 17
A Midsummer Night’s Desire
Orlando Shakes presents an outdoors generation of the fantastical Shakespearean comedy. The sticky, humid outside placing should really be perfect for the fever-aspiration aesthetics of the enjoy. $22-$56. Walt Disney Amphitheater, Lake Eola Park, 195 N. Rosalind Ave., orlandoshakes.org

April 15-19
Poetry Out Loud
A digital evening of “wonderful language read perfectly,” courtesy some of Mad Cow’s very best. Available on-need for the duration of the operate. $12. Mad Cow Theatre, madcowtheatre.com

By April 24
Respect: A Musical Journey of Women 
Exuberant Off-Broadway musical appears to be like at the lives of gals as mirrored in the well-liked music of the 20th century. 2 p.m., $20-$45. Winter Park Playhouse, 711 Orange Ave., Winter Park, winterparkplayhouse.org

Museums and galleries:

Through Dec. 31
Art Encounters: Community or Chaos
Works from CFAM’s selection reflecting on the systemic nature of racial injustice in the United States. Cost-free. Cornell Good Arts Museum, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park, rollins.edu/cfam

By way of May possibly 2
A Boundless Fall to a Boundless Ocean
This exhibition delivers you operates by 21 U.S.-centered artists of Arab and Iranian heritage. $15. Orlando Museum of Artwork, 2416 N. Mills Ave., omart.org

Via April 23
Celebrating the Genius of Women – 10 Yr Retrospective
Perspective performs from winners of the annually Celebrating the Genius of Girl arts level of competition about the final decade. Free of charge. 101 E. Central Blvd., ocls.data

April 20-July 11
Cynthia Holmes: Sweet Surrealism
Florida-based mostly modern artist Holmes usually takes you into a planet of fantastical botanicals. $10. Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens, 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park, polasek.org

As a result of May perhaps 29
Jane Turner: The Evolution of an Artist
Retrospective from a self-taught Eatonville artist. Absolutely free. Hannibal Square Heritage Heart, 642 W. New England Ave., Wintertime Park, hannibalsquareheritagecenter.org

By May possibly 9
Like & Compassion: Images of Mom and Kid
Team exhibition of Floridian artists visually musing on “time-honored themes of motherhood, unconditional really like, and sacrifice.” $6. Maitland Artwork Centre, Art & Heritage Museums Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave., Maitland, artandhistory.org

Through May possibly 23
The New City Contemporary
Group exhibition of nearby and international artists, all with roots in city road art. Totally free. Osceola Arts, 2411 E. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee, osceolaarts.org

Via Might 8
A single Globe: Worldwide Women of all ages Artists of Florida
A showcase of perform from 9 operating artists throughout the condition of Florida. Absolutely free. Crealdé University of Artwork, 600 St. Andrews Blvd., Winter season Park, crealde.org

Through May well 9
Rania Matar: On Possibly Facet of the Window, Portraits During COVID-19
Lebanese American photographer Matar provides a very well timed twist on the notion of a portrait. Free. Cornell Fantastic Arts Museum, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park, rollins.edu/cfam

Through June 6
Storytellers: Faith Ringgold + Aminah Robinson
A survey of blended media functions by famous African American feminine artists Religion Ringgold and Aminah Robinson. $5. Museum of Artwork DeLand, 100 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand, moartdeland.org

Through could 2
Voices & Discussions
Group display of contemporary American artists entails some heavy names with a concentration on issues of identity and activism. $15. Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N. Mills Ave., omart.org n