Excitement Coming Up: Auditions for The Wedding Singer!

Hello everyone! It has been a busy, exciting, confusing, [insert adjective here] year thus far. Suffice to say there is (and has been) a lot going on, but what’s coming up most quickly for me is auditions for Musical Theatre Productions’ The Wedding Singer! I am so excited to be directing this show for the …

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Vote for The Wedding Singer for a Brickenden Award!

I am so pleased and proud to announce that The Wedding Singer is a finalist for a Brickenden Award for Best Youth Musical! We are among great company — the other four finalists are Singin’ in the Rain and The King & I (OKTC), Monty Python’s Spamalot (London Central S.S.) and The Music Man (Beal …

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What I’ve Learned: The Wedding Singer Edition

The Wedding Singer closed its sold-out run at OKTC on Sunday evening, and since then I’ve basically been sleepwalking through life. This has been the biggest show I’ve ever undertaken. A full-length Broadway musical with 36 actors (between the ages of 13 and 16), over 100 costumes, wigs and makeup, glitter and shoulder pads coming out the wazoo, …

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Adventures in Prop-Making: Cake and Cake Topper for The Wedding Singer

Sometimes you’ll find that when working on a production, the script will call for something impractical or difficult to have as “real” onstage. Case in point in The Wedding Singer (we open in less than a week — EEK!) — obviously a show with “wedding” in the title will at some point require a cake! For …

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