Musical theatre workshops and productions

Category: Girlhood

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

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GIRLHOOD in high schools!

About a month after GIRLHOOD opened its pilot production at Bravo Performing Arts last summer, I received an email from a high school in Hammond Indiana.  They asked if the show could be done with an all high school cast.  As you may recall, GIRLHOOD is the story of girls starting in middle school and

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Girls – age 10 or age 70+

As you know, GIRLHOOD is a story of four 10 year old girls (Melissa, Amber, Morgan and Judy), as we see them struggle, grow and mature into young women.  The show is filled with young girls!  But today, I want to talk about girls a bit older.  Well, a lot older.  This blog was inspired

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GIRLHOOD in development!

“So great to see stories of girls on the stage.” “These girls seemed so real and what they were going through made a lot of sense.” “The music was so fantastic and cohesive, it’s hard to believe they were written by so many composers.” “The characters are so believable.” These are some of the great

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GIRLHOOD – take a peek

GIRLHOOD the musical was a hit this week at Bravo Performing Arts in Oak Park, IL.  Tina Reynolds directed 23 tweens as they performed 19 songs!  Standing ovations every night and the crowd went crazy. Take a look at the opening number – “Just the Start.”  The first day of middle school! Then, there is

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Tech rehearsals can be brutal!

Tech rehearsals can be brutal.  Brutal for everyone.  I remember being in a tech rehearsal for five hours and that was just for the first act.  What is a tech rehearsal?  This is the first time where all of the production elements come together.  The director gets to see the costumes under the lights, the

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