Rock of Ages: Why Karaoke Musicals?

    Rock of Ages

    It was only in recent years that got me stumbling across the term “karaoke musical” online. Perhaps because some musicals have decided to use popular music to fit into their scripts. It cannot be helped anyway with the success that Glee had, formats like this are expected to flourish. Do I sound like someone that has given up on some

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    La Traviata: Abandon Pleasure for Love

    La Traviata

    Remakes, reboots, revivals, reruns – why do we like recycling stories? Because not all versions get it right previously. And no matter how promising a story is, if a production falls flat in making the audience care about its characters, another production would try to get it right. No wonder some folks end up watching La Traviata (The Fallen Woman)

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    La Traviata: Opera as an Acid Dream

    La Traviata

    Opera in previous years made an effort to attract new audiences by modernizing its productions. It was a hit-or-miss thing since the purist crowd would still prefer seeing their favorite opera productions in period costumes and settings. But what if some folks went the Euro look? Some folks at the Opera Talk Facebook Group went as far as calling it

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    Otello: How Even The Mighty Fall to Rumors

    Otello

    Some composers like Giuseppe Verdi have instant material to work on once they turn to straight plays written by William Shakespeare. He may not have been the only composer to make an opera out of Shakespeare’s classic “Othello” but the bigger challenge is in trying to live up to such high expectations. Must be the marquee name that served as

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    Caddie Woodlawn a Musical Drama

    For those looking for new musicals here goes a new adventure! Book, Music, and Lyrics by Susan C. Hunter and Tom Shelton Based on the book by Carol Ryrie Brink “As cream rises to the top, so did Caddie Woodlawn… – Wisconsin News-Leader “Young audiences adore Caddie Woodlawn!” –Springfield News-Leader Carol Ryrie Brink’s Newbery Award-winning novel Caddie Woodlawn is brought

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    Leading Female Role for Philip Barry’s The Animal Kingdom

    Hunger and Thirst Theatre Collective Category:Performer Description: Hunger and Thirst Theatre Collective (www.hungerandthirsttheatre.com) is holding auditions for the role of Cecelia in Philip Barry’s The Animal Kingdom. Rehearsals are scheduled to begin on December 30 and will be held on weekday evenings and weekend afternoons based on actor availability. Performances run from January 29-February 15, 2015 at Theaterlab Inc. in

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    Nebraska Shakespeare Season – NYC EPA

    Nebraska Shakespeare Category:Performer Description: Nebraska Shakespeare | Omaha, NE Call Type Equity Principal Contract URTA $611/wk AEA min Personnel Expected to be at the audition: Artistic Director/Director of AS YOU LIKE IT: Vincent Carlson Brown Casting Director: Tom Rowan OTHELLO will be directed by John Hardy. • EPA Rules are in effect. • A monitor will be provided. Performers of

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