Yearly Archives: 2011

‘bare’

BARE is, at its heart, an operatic love story. A group of high school seniors at a Catholic boarding school faces issues of sexuality and personal identity. As they struggle to come to terms with who they are, and who the world thinks they should be, they seek answers from their Church, their friends, and… Read more »

MATT CONNER ON THE MAKING OF NEVERMORE

It all started with the $5.00 purchase of an Edgar Allan Poe anthology found at a local bookstore. EDGAR ALLAN POE’S NEVERMORE is a thrilling musical, which premiered at the Signature Theatre in 2006, and uses Poe’s poetry and short stories as its base and his shifting obsession with the women in his life as… Read more »

TIM ACITO on the Birth of ZANNA DON’T!

“I hope ZANNA, DON’T! has grown beyond its personal origins into something much more universal. It is for anyone who grew up feeling different, which as far as I can tell means just about everyone.” These are ZANNA DON’T author Tim Acito’s words on the journey his beloved musical has taken in a changing world…. Read more »

Richard Maltby, Jr. On RING OF FIRE!

Johnny Cash’s “cool factor” in the music biz has long been recognized by musicians and fans around the world. Through his unparalleled solo career and his collaborations with music industry legends from Bob Dylan to his stellar super group The Highwaymen (Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson), Cash has set the gold… Read more »

Hello, Summer!

Summer has finally arrived—and with it, some lovely interns ready to take the blogosphere by storm! Get your twitter apps and Facebook pages ready because Jessica and Kristen are prepared to post well and often! You can “like” our Theatrical Rights Worldwide Facebook page and follow our Twitter @TheatricalRight. Feel free to give us suggestions… Read more »

Candy Project Gets Set to Rock ROOMS!

An Interview with Producer Cathy Hirsch by Fred Stuart for Theatrical Rights Worldwide Omaha, Nebraska’s Candy Project, established in the winter of 2008, is a theatre company comprised of twenty-somethings bringing cutting-edge musical theatre to the prairie. Their next project is ROOMS: A ROCK ROMANCE, (music and lyrics by Paul Scott Goodman, book by Goodman… Read more »

AACT FEST ’11 Gets Ready to Take Over Rochester, and TRW Will Be There!

AACTFest11 is a national theatre event that will bring the best community theatre productions from across the Country and the U.S. Armed Services abroad to Rochester, NY, June 20-26, 2011. Over 600 people are expected to participate in this American Association of Community Theatre Flagship event. Performances, workshops and exhibitions are open to the public…. Read more »