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We are a HIT!!!

THE LAND OF FORGOTTEN TOYS is a hit!!! Here is what the press is saying: “a magical holiday surprise”  From Broadway World read the full review HERE. “This musical captures everything that makes the holiday season magical. With heart, friendship, humor, family and songs that will tug at your heartstrings, it is perfect for the

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A word from the composer!

Dylan MarcAurele here! I composed the score for THE LAND OF FORGOTTEN TOYS, and in honor of my flying in to see the show tonight, Larry asked if I’d write a guest blog post about composing. My composing process is not glamorous. Ideas for music tend to strike me randomly throughout the day, so I

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The First Preview

The children needed new pants and Santa needed a new shirt.  Allergy free laundry detergent was needed. Go to Target.    The understudy for Santa was going on and we needed a Santa beard/wig for him.  Go to Chicago Costume company.  The technical director needed a few things to finish the set.  Go to Home Depot.

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The Designer Run – What’s That???

OK, so the cast rehearses with the Director and his team which includes the Choreographer/Associate Director and Asst. Director/Choreographer.  They usually rehearse with some props but no costumes, and certainly no lighting, sound or special effects.  Once they have fully blocked the show – meaning all of the movement has been determined – who moves where

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The Leadership Team

We are so lucky to have a great leadership team working on THE LAND OF FORGOTTEN TOYS.  That team consists of Director Nicholas Reinhart, Associate Director/Choreographer Dina DiCostanzo and Assistant Director/Choreographer Allyssa O’Donnell.  Together they have worked on hundreds of musicals! But what do they do?   Really.  Let’s start with the director.  The director is

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The Child Wrangler…..oops!

“I’m supposed to do 21 math problems in the car coming here, but I only did 3.  And, I’m really hungry now.” “Can I video this rehearsal for Tik Tok?” “Not only do I know my OWN lines, I know everyone’s lines!” Who did I hear this from? OLIVER! MATILDA, ANNIE, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, BILLY

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