Historic Garden Theatre Names Three New Executives

Non-profit arts organization fills roles of Artistic Director, Marketing Director
and Development Director to maximize efforts during its
monumental 10th anniv


We are open!

September 14, 2017:

The Garden Theatre has weathered Hurricane Irma successfully, for which we are extremely grateful.

Operations are back to normal, and performances of Jesus Christ Superstar resume tonight!

We hope that you are recovering from your hurricane impacts, and that we will see you at the Garden very soon.

Hurricane Irma and Impact to Garden Theatre Operations

Friday, September 8, 2017:

In anticipation of Hurricane Irma, the Garden Theatre Box Office will be closed on Saturday, September 9 and Sunday, September 10. We will assess whether regular Box Office hours are resumed on Tuesday once the hurricane has passed and any potential damages can be evaluated.

Performances of Jesus Christ Superstar have been cancelled for September 9 and September 10 as well.

Nao Tsurumaki

Nao Tsurumaki Named Executive Director of Garden Theatre

WINTER GARDEN, Fla. (June 28, 2017) – Nao Tsurumaki, who launched his theater career in Central Florida 16 years ago, will lead Winter Garden’s historic Garden Theatre into the next decade as executive director, the theater’s board of directors announced today.


Nao Tsurumaki’s Appointment as Executive Director of Garden Theatre is Making Headlines!

Garden Theatre’s Alauna Friskics will be Executive Director of Orlando Fringe

[Excerpt below reprinted from the Orlando Sentinel]

March 6, 2017 – Alauna McMillen Friskics, a key player in the rapid success of the Garden Theatre in Winter Garden, is the new executive director of the Orlando Fringe.