Mamma to Lead Summer Season at Theatre Aspen

January 20, 2016

Theatre Aspen will launch its 33rd season with the regional premiere of the Broadway megahit musical “Mamma Mia!,” the nonprofit announced Tuesday. The musical, based on the songs of ABBA, will open June 24 and run in repertory with the one-man comedy “Buyer and Cellar” and the musical &ldquo...

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Aspen’s ‘best’ in theater: 2015

January 2, 2016

Aspen's 'best' in theater: 2015 This summer at the Aspen Institute’s Ideas Festival, I donned chain mail and picked up a sword for a short, less-than-serious attempt at Shakespearean acting. In the class with Shakespeare scholars Ken and Carol Adelman, and TV director Jay Sandrich, the main thing I learned...

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Sean Kehoe Joins Theatre Aspen as GM

October 25, 2015

Theatre Aspen announced the hiring of Aspenite Sean Kehoe to fill the position of General Manager, beginning in early November.  Kehoe has worked in many capacities with the Aspen Music Festival and School, for the better part of 12 years. He began his formal theatre training at Iowa...

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BroadwayWorld: Theatre Aspen Receives State Grant from Colorado Creative Industries

October 20, 2015

by BWW News Desk   Theatre Aspen announced today that the organization has received a grant of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) from the Colorado Creative Industries, a state agency. This grant was awarded through CCI's Colorado Creates Program and will support the theatre's general operations. State grants are awarded through a competitive...

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The Pasadena Playhouse Announces the Cast of “Breaking Through” A World Premiere Musical

September 28, 2015

From STAFF REPORTS - http://www.pasadenanow.com/ Published : Tuesday, September 22, 2015 | 2:21 PM The Pasadena Playhouse (Artistic Director Sheldon Epps) announced today full casting for “Breaking Through”, a world premiere musical, with book by Kirsten Guenther, and music and lyrics by Cliff Downs and Katie Kahanovitz. The production is choreographed by...

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Aspenite’s ‘The Agent’ comes to Theatre Fest

August 25, 2015

Aspenite's 'The Agent' comes to Theatre Fest One horrible boss brings two Hollywood dreamers together in Aspenite Scott Martin’s new play “The Agent,” which gets its first staged reading tonight at the Aspen Theatre Fest. The two-character comedy stars Allen E. Read (seen earlier this summer in Theater...

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Entering the Spotlight: Artists Get the Chance to Debut Works in Front of Aspen Audience

August 21, 2015

by Christine Benedetti It takes about seven years for original musicals to come to fruition.    Andrew Butler and Andrew Farmer are five years into the making of theirs (counting from when the idea was first uttered), and it brings a story of love, coming of age and swampland Florida to Aspen....

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Fresh faces take center stage at Theatre Aspen

August 9, 2015

The young performers in the Theatre Aspen Apprentice program get their time in the spotlight this weekend. The musical actors, who have shared the stage with pros in three Theatre Aspen shows all summer, are staging a showcase Sunday night at the Hurst Theatre. The one-night production promises show tunes, jazz standards, pop...

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Disco Lives! Original Broadway Stars of Saturday Night Fever to Reunite at 54 Below

August 6, 2015

Let’s face it, you should be dancing. So put on your boogie shoes and head over to 54 Below, home of some of the best nights on Broadway, for a disco inferno celebrating the 1999 musical Saturday Night Fever. Oh, and how deep is your love for original stars James Carpinello, Paige...

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Constantine Maroulis & Alison Luff to Star in New Musical BREAKING THROUGH at Pasadena Playhouse

August 6, 2015

The Pasadena Playhouse (Artistic Director Sheldon Epps) announced today that, Alison Luff (Broadway: Matilda the Musical, Scandalous, GHOST the Musical, Mamma Mia!), and Constantine Maroulis (Broadway: Rock of Ages, Jekyll & Hyde, The Wedding Singer, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas), will lead the cast of...

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