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Musical theatre workshops and productions

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Our new show – SENTINELS. Wait till you see what this one is about.

Time to share some more information about our new show SENTINELS! Here is the elevator pitch: We’ve all heard about the all-male “secret society” at Yale.  What if there was an all-female secret society that makes its home in an abandoned dome room at a university in Milwaukee?  Since 1945, this group of brilliant, courageous

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Blessed and Grateful – 2021 and What’s up in 2022!

This is the time of year to reflect and rejoice.  CPA Theatricals had a wonderful year working with some amazing artists (see the photo above.)  To recap, MILEY CHASE THE SCIENCE ACE is now being licensed by Stage Rights.  It is our fifth show to be published by a licensing company.  And this does not

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The Heroine’s Journey

As many of you know, CPA Theatricals creates and produces shows featuring strong female roles.  Recently, I was working with one of my story consultants and she told me about “The Heroine’s Journey.”  I always thought I was creating a female version of The Hero’s Journey (Joseph Campbell), but it turns out my stories are

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Backstage at THE MOMENT

This blog is written by a guest contributor – Maddy Buchta.  Stay tuned for some great news about our show MILEY CHASE THE SCIENCE ACE.  Till next time – Larry Little, Producer Theatre is known for its spectacle, and a part of that spectacle that people often overlook is a production’s marketing.  The first impression

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Miley Chase – a TV Series

I had the word “science” written on my white board in front of my desk for months.  I knew I wanted to do a show about science and I knew I wanted the hero to be a 10 year old brown skinned girl.   But I did not know where to go from there.  So, I

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THE MOMENT as a stage show.

The retreat started at 6pm on a Monday night.  Not the typical time retreats start, but this was no typical retreat.  The goal: develop our  virtual musical THE MOMENT into a stage show.  The participants: James Zager (dramaturg), Nicholas Reinhart (Assistant Producer) and myself.  We had 1 ½ days to find a way to make

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More about Miley

MILEY CHASE THE SCIENCE ACE is ready for action!  The songs are written (by the amazing Dylan MarcAurele) and recorded in a professional production studio.    We had a blast recording them, all while following safety precautions! You can check them out HERE. The script is done – Mike Ross outdid himself. It is hysterical, poignant

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The Moment – Pilot Production

The actors recorded their sections (all monologues) in their own homes. Those recordings were then combined, creating a virtual musical. Directed and Choreographed by Kenny Ingram Music by Dylan MarcAurele Lyrics by Dylan MarcAurele, Deborah Berenson, Lara Filip, Marilyn Campbell-Lowe, Maria Merrin, Philip Dawkins, Aaron Holland Book by Deborah Berenson, Lara Filip, Julie Soto, Marilyn

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The Moment – it happens and everything changes!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from CPA Theatricals! We have been very busy here, and I am excited to announce that we have created a new zoom musical.  This musical is intended for performance by actors ages 15-20.  The title is  –  THE MOMENT – each scene focuses on a moment in each character’s life

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