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2017 Orlando Cabaret Festival - It Was A Very Good Year & Lunch Shows




A staple of the Orlando Cabaret FestivalIt Was a Very Good Year transports audiences back to 1970 and 1980 in two separate musical revues. From the history books to the stage, writer Ron Schneider and music director Timothy Turner, steer us through a wild ride that features hits and classic musical moments from the 70's and 80's. 


All shows are presented in our swanky Club Moo - (The Zehngebot-Stonerock Black Box) Various times and dates, May 13-21, $20 all seats. Book your tickets online today or call (407) 297-8788 x1.



“Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” to keep you from Mad Cow Theatre’s Club Moo and It Was a Very Good Year — 1970. We’ll boogie to the hits of the Jackson Five, the Carpenters, Steve Wonder, and Three Dog Night, reliving the days of platform shoes and polyester. Mama told you to come to the Orlando Cabaret Festival’s It Was a Very Good Year — 1970!


Sat., May 13, 2017 7PM

Sun., May 14, 2017 2PM

Fri., May 19, 2017 8:15PM

Sun., May 21, 2017 2PM  



“And the Beat Goes On” with Mad Cow’s CabFest and It Was a Very Good Year — 1980. Join the gang at Club Moo for choice tunes from Billy Joel, Kenny Rogers, Neil Diamond, Dr. Hook and lots more. Slip on your velour sweatsuit or your shoulder pads, take a chill pill and meet us at Mad Cow for It Was a Very Good Year — 1980!


Sun., May 14, 2017 3:15PM

Fri., May 19, 2017 7PM

Sat., May 20, 2017 7PM

Sun., May 21, 2017 3:15PM  








The Orlando Cabaret Festival features select weekday lunchtime performances designed especially for downtown workers and those looking for daytime entertainment. These performances all start at noon and last 45 minutes which means downtown workers can make it back to their offices within an hour!                                                             

This is a great opportunity to have a unique lunch with your friends and co-workers! 


You are encouraged to pre-purchase a lunch through Mad Cow and have your lunch waiting for you at the theatre. This year we're featuring lunches from the always delicious Apple Spice Catering Company - a full menu is listed below. You may also bring your own lunch or purchase a lunch from one of the many restaurants nearby. To see the dining options nearest the theatre click here


Apple Spice Menu for Out-To-Lunch performances.

Cobb Salad 

Tossed Green Salad 

Roast Beef Sandwich 

Turkey-Avocado Sandwich 

Vegetarian Sandwich 


Boxed lunches include: Sandwich, Non-Alcoholic Beverage, Pasta Salad, Pickle, Veggies & Dip, Chips, & Cheescake 

Boxed Salads include: Salad, Fresh Baked Bread & Cheesecake  


$15.00 for any table seat
$27.00 for any table seat plus a boxed lunch from Apple Spice


May 17 at noon - It Was A Very Good Year: 1970 

May 18 at noon - It Was A Very Good Year: 1980  

All lunchtime shows last about 45 minutes and start at noon. Club Moo will open at 11:15 am for those who want to arrive and dine early.