Posts Categorized: theatre

You Know You’re A Theatre Teacher When…

by Glenn Halcomb   1. You look in the mirror and see Ms. Darbus.   2. You sing everything instead of talking.   3. You’re on the first name basis with every thift store within a 50 mile radius of your school.   4. You’re in the bath tub listening to click tracks…yet again.  … Read more »

5 British Beltresses You Should Know

by Ryan Goodale   We know belting isn’t a Broadway invention, but when Ethel Merman bust onto the Great White Way in 1930 she brought a brassy and brash sound that wasn’t going anywhere. Granted, ladies had been belting since the vaudeville days, but belting has found such a wonderful fit with musical theatre. There… Read more »

The 10 Best Things About Being A Disenchanted! Princess

by Ryan Goodale Being a royal renegade isn’t easy, but here’s a look at the best things about being one of the sassiest princesses in the kingdom, aided by The Simple Life’s Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie. 1. You’ve mastered the art of a balanced breakfast to start your day. 2. Just because you’ve lost the… Read more »

4 TV Shows Every Theatre Fan Must See

by Glenn Halcomb   If you are a fan of theatre, we strongly recommend these 4 TV shows every theatre fan must see. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend If you love theatre, then you will love this musical comedy sitcom on the CW. The cast includes theatre veterans Santino Fontana, Vincent Rodriguez III, and Donna Lynn Champlin. Successful and driven,… Read more »

All Hail the Queen

Cynthia Erivo, the Tony Award winning actress currently starring in the Tony Award winning revival of THE COLOR PURPLE, is a force to be reckoned with. Check out the videos below to hear her incredible voice slay these Broadway and pop ballads.    

BIG FISH at #ThesFest16

Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film directed by Tim Burton, BIG FISH centers on Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to its fullest… and then some! Edward’s incredible, larger-than-life stories thrill everyone around him – most of all, his devoted wife Sandra. But their son Will, about… Read more »

You Know You’re a Theatre Geek When…

  1.  You go into PSD (Post Show Depression) 5 minutes after your show closes. – Emily B.   2.  You split history into BSS and ASS: Before Stephen Sondheim & After Stephen Sondheim. – Mark W.   3.  Your character shoes double as dress shoes. – Judi K.   4.  You remember all the choreography… Read more »

Theatre Geeks as Explained by Freddie Mercury

We Will, We Will JAZZ HAND! How you feel about auditions…   How you feel about callbacks….   When you think about your non-theatre classes…   When you land your dream roll…   When your director only has good notes for you…   How you feel in your stage makeup…   What it must feel… Read more »

THE COLOR PURPLE Revival Reviews

The reviews are in and the word is out! See what the critics had to say about the 2015 revival of THE COLOR PURPLE.   “The current version is a slim, fleet-footed beauty, simply attired and beguilingly modest. Don’t be deceived, though, by its air of humility. There’s a deep wealth of power within its… Read more »