fbpx

Musical theatre workshops and productions

Category: Blog

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

What are the GIRLHOOD composers up to now?

Hi, We’ve always known that we’re blessed by the talented composers and writers who work on our shows.  But lately there’s been a flurry of confirmation about that.  Last week I learned that Dylan MarcAurele, a composer and musical supervisor for GIRLHOOD has been named a 2020-21 Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellow.  Thinking about that, I

Read More

When in doubt…Pivot!

That is the new word these days.  COVID has ravaged practically all areas of entertainment.  It certainly has devastated the whole world of live theatre.    It took months for the full reality of the situation to become clear, certainly for me it did.  My friend West Hyler just posted this in Facebook: “Obstacles are opportunities

Read More

EDTA releases guide for reopening of school theatre programs!

There is a wonderful organization that I belong to, the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA.)  It is an international non-profit group that shares information with teachers, directors and others about many aspects of the theatre for school aged actors, directors, musicians, dancers, etc. They run an annual festival that attracts thousands of participants.  At the festival

Read More