We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 54 W Church St, Suite 202, Orlando, FL 32801-3309
Phone Number: +1 407-297-8788
Website
Description:

Mad Cow Theatre is one of Orlando's most respected professional theatre...

Mad Cow Theatre is one of Orlando's most respected professional theatre companies presenting compelling works of theatre for a wide-range of audiences, with a passion for both classic and contemporary plays and musicals representing the best of American and World literature.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 43 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 34
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Mad Cow Is A Gem of a Find!

Mad Cow is a local theater company with talented actors and a unique, comfortable, and intimate theater setting located within the charming Church Street Station area of downtown... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
Pamela H
,
Saint Cloud, Florida
Add Photo Write a Review

43 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 39: English reviews
Saint Cloud, Florida
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Mad Cow is a local theater company with talented actors and a unique, comfortable, and intimate theater setting located within the charming Church Street Station area of downtown Orlando. No seat is a bad one. Lots of leg room, with easy maneuvering to/from seats. Ticket prices are fair, reasonable and a bargain for the theater experience provided. We've seen a... More 

Helpful?
Thank Pamela H
Orlando, Florida
Level Contributor
38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Great acting can be counted on at this community theater, very professional acting and directing. Very affordable also. Two theaters have a play each always running. The small black box type theater has more avant guard, thought provoking plays, the large main theater has a good variety of musicals and dramas. Park at a garage at Church Street, Sun Trust... More 

Helpful?
Thank RonnieOrlando
Willoughby Hills, Ohio
Level Contributor
70 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Visiting from Cleveland, Ohio, our son suggested we all attend Mad Cow's production of "1776." Absolutely brilliantly produced with excellent casting and blocking. The multiracial female cast also brought new insights and nuances to the script. The pleasant space is intimate with good sight lines except for a post and the seats behind it (which were left empty and ...... More 

Helpful?
Thank WHMeg
Orlando, Florida
Level Contributor
23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

I had been keeping an eye on Avenue Q tickets and kept waiting too long and it was selling out. I was happy to see it was extended and bought tickets over the phone. I got an email confirmation and picked up the tickets when we arrived. We got a drink before the show and we were asked if we... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Lindsay B
Tampa, Florida
Level Contributor
12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

A staple of Orlando's art scene for 15+ years, Mad Cow Theatre is THE place to go see a show. It doesn't matter what they are putting on, you are in for a really wonderful, talented, professional night of theater. After years of moving around spaces in downtown Orlando, Mad Cow now has a home on Church Street, which makes... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank cstonerocker
UK
Level Contributor
42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

Went to see 'The Art' at Mad Cow Theatre last night. What an entertaining evening, thoroughly enjoyed it. The theatre is quite small but very comfortable with plenty of leg room. All the staff are friendly and inviting. Only three men in the cast but all superb actors. You will have missed an excellent production if you don't go and... More 

Helpful?
Thank AAH
nsully38
Level Contributor
72 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

We went to see "You Can't take it with you" at the Mad Cow Theater and My wife and I both enjoyed the play and the beautiful theater. We will be back again soon to enjoy another of their productions

Helpful?
1 Thank nsully38
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Level Contributor
102 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

This is what we went to see at the Mad Cow Theater. It is a small theater and you felt like a part of the play. You could almost hear them breath. Perfect play for this theater. My brother-in-law goes to this theater regularly and says that the quality of the plays they bring is consistent.

Helpful?
1 Thank prnut
Tampa, Florida
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

Fantastic show and theater...good choice of quality adult beverages and snacks..very helpful staff who went out of their way to please!!! Four superb actors, witty, funny and poignant. perfect night for us and enjoyed the surrounding nightlife..very alive.....we will be back...with friends next time to the mad cow. We have been to over forty shows from New York to local... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Thomas W
Orlando
Level Contributor
51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2015

As a very avid theater goer, I must rank Mad Cow at the top of the list. Beautiful, newly built theater complex downtown that includes two small, very intimate theaters consistently delivering top notch performances. Their fare typically leans toward contemporary, drama type plays - not many musicals here if you're looking for Hello Dolly or Cats go elsewhere fast,... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank mictim2

Travellers who viewed Mad Cow Theatre also viewed

Orlando, Central Florida
 
Orlando, Central Florida
Orlando, Central Florida
 

Been to Mad Cow Theatre? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Mad Cow Theatre staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?