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Seussical


Seussical The Musical

November 29, 2012 to December 9, 2012
Palace Theatre, London, Ontario, Canada


What's the story?

The storyline of Seussical The Musical centres around Horton The Elephant who discovers a tiny community of "Whos" on a dust speck. Against the ridicule of others, Horton learns to stand up to opposition as he discovers that, "A person’s a person no matter how small." Meanwhile, Jojo, a boy from the Who community, encounters the Cat-in-the Hat who makes Jojo’s imagination come alive and teaches that, "Anything’s Possible."

"The themes of the show - imagination, tolerance, and community - are timeless. Dr.Seuss is the master of creating stories with colourful characters that appeal to children while tackling important issues." - Cameron Carver, Director

Should I see it?

Seussical is a holiday treat for the entire family. To accommodate parents and grandparents bringing children, evening performances will begin at 7:00 PM. Matinees will occur on Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00 PM. The show features 30 of London’s brightest talents, from children and teenagers to adults. Combined with energetic dance numbers, colourful costumes, and a live orchestra, Seussical guarantees to please! The show is rated G.


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"Last night’s show was greeted with wild applause and a standing ovation. In part due to the theatrical concept itself and in part due to a hugely talented cast, crew and creative team."

"The themes of the show — imagination, tolerance, and community — are timeless."


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Bat Boy


Bat Boy


Bat Boy: The Musical

The McManus Studio at The Grand Theatre
London, Ontario, Canada

Showtimes:

Thursday, February 14 - 8pm
Friday, February 15 - 8pm
Saturday, February 16 - 8pm
Tuesday, February 19 - 8pm
Wednesday, February 20 - 8pm
Thursday, February 21 - 8pm
Friday, February 22 - 8pm
Saturday, February 23 - 2pm
Saturday, February 23 - 8pm



What's the story?

Ripped from the headlines of the Weekly World News: “Found in West Virginia Cave – a half boy, half bat!” When three spelunking teens are attacked by a mutant creature in a cave outside of Hope Falls, WV, they drag him back to the town Sheriff. Unsure where to put him, the Sheriff delivers the bat boy to the local veterinarian Dr. Parker, whose wife takes in the bat boy to raise as her own. Renamed Edgar, the bat boy learns to speak, becomes civilized, and falls in love with the vet's daughter.

Meanwhile, strange things are happening around Hope Falls and with a jealous Dr. Parker determined to undermine Edgar's hold on his family, things don't look too hopeful for Edgar. Will Edgar be able to convince the townsfolk to accept him or will shocking events reveal horrifying truths?


Background

Bat Boy: The Musical debited in 1997 at the Actors Gang Theatre in Los Angeles. The musical, written by Keythe Farley and Brian Flemming with music by Laurence O'Keefe (Legally Blonde), moved to Off-Broadway in 2001, winning the Lucille Lortel and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Musical and later became Best of Fringe at the prestigious Edinburgh Fringe Festival   Featuring and eclectic score that ranges from rap to gospel to classical, the show is a mix of affectionate irreverence and hilarious plot twists. The New York Times declared “it's remarkable what intelligent wit can accomplish” and Curtain IP called Bat Boy's wacky buy witty cult in-the-making show much like The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Dare to be spooked and laugh out loud at this surprising tale that exposes the best lurking in all of us.


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Reviews & Articles

Bat Boy explores dark humour's limits
London Free Press

The show is an exploration of the limits of dark humour. Part Rocky Horror, part Little Shop of Horrors, past 
Jesus Christ Superstar, part Dracula, part My Fair Lady, this is a masterpiece of issue-strewn, big-hearted, comic horror.

Are you ready for Bat Boy?
The Londoner

Full of humorous satire but not light on meaning, Bat Boy: The Musical doesn’t necessarily take traditional musical conventions too seriously but is also giving the local cast a good vocal workout.

Bat Boy: The Musical ready to fly into the McManus Studio Theatre
The Beat Magazine

At its heart, Bat Boy is about being yourself, finding acceptance and facing diversity in life - but it gets to do this in a way that is off-beat, funny and somewhat darker than your typical musical.

The mysterious Bat Boy to excite London’s theatre scene
London Community News
Imagine a play that uses humour and music to address issues ranging from bigotry and bullying to finding acceptance and even interracial dating. Well, considering the lead character is half-boy and half-bat, maybe inter-species dating.

Bat Boy: The Musical - an evening of pathos, poignancy & comic relief
The Beat Magazine (review by Iain Paterson)
Director/Producer Garrett Rodman and Choreographer Kathryn Mitchell should be given credit for assembling such a strong cast and presenting a show whose aesthetic is at once morally complex but at the same time a production that is exhilarating and delightful.


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Where is the McManus Studio (The Grand Theatre)?

471 Richmond St., London, Ontario, Canada

 

Cast and Crew

CAST (alphabetical):
Nicole Alcaidinho is LORRAINE
Kaywyn Allison is ENSEMBLE
Ian Badger is ROY & INSTITUTE MAN
Storm Davis is RICK TAYLOR 
Kate Deman is SHELLEY PARKER
Jenn Floris is MAYOR MAGGIE
Kyle Haugen is RON TAYLOR
Helen Heikkila is RUTHIE TAYLOR
Tammy Heisel is MR. DILLON
Dale Hirlehey is DR. PARKER
Ximena Huizzi is NED 
Yurisa Kawamoto is QUEEN OF THE FOREST
Mark de Medeiros is SHERIFF REYNOLDS
Laura Neilsen is MRS. RANDI TAYLOR 
Nicole Newell is MEREDITH PARKER
Kyle Stewart is REVEREND BILLY HIGHTOWER & DAISY
Henry Truong is BUD & DOCTOR
Adam Zess is BAT BOY

Crew:
Producing Artistic Director: Garrett Rodman
Music Director: Angela Southern
Choreographer: Kathryn Mitchell
Stage Manager: Kelsey Stables
Assistant Stage Manager: Jeremy Hewitson
Assistant Stage Manager: Danell Meier
Stage Hands: Tara Howard Portiss, Kassidy Anderson, Phil Alcatrao  
Scenic Design: Garrett Rodman
Wardrobe Design: Lia Karidas
Lighting Design: Shannon Charnock
Sound Design: Dariusz Korbiel
Make-up Design: Melanie Richards
Make-up Assistants: Sarah Taylor, Monica Pavez, Rachel Turner


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Zorba


Zorba


Zorba the Greek

April 4, 2013 to April 14, 2013
Palace Theatre, London, Ontario, Canada
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SHOWTIMES:

Friday, April 5 - 8pm
Saturday, April 6 - 8pm
Sunday, April 7 - 2pm
Friday, April 12 - 8pm
Saturday, April 13 - 2pm
Saturday, April 13 - 8pm
Sunday, April 14 - 2pm (limited tickets left)

Tickets: $31.50 (regular), $21 (Student 14+), $18 (Child under 13)
Call: 519-432-1029
Tickets can also be purchased at the Box Office


What's the story?

From the creators of Chicago and Fiddler On The Roof comes Musical Theatre Productions’ spring showing of Zorba! Based on the novel Zorba The Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis, and the 1964 Academy Award winning film, Zorba is an uncompromising musical salute to Greece, love and being alive! In this story, an aging nomad and a tight-laced Athenian intellectual discover what “life is”.

With rousing dance numbers, soaring melodies, and an exuberant message, Zorba is a musical experience with “olympic” offerings!


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Zorba bears good gifts
The Beat Magazine (3 out of 4 stars)
Zorba is a musical with a great score, memorable characters, and a story with which we can all identify. It is, after all, our story.

Zorba comes to Palace
The Londoner
As far as classical musicals go, you can’t go wrong with John Kander and Fred Ebb, theatre giants who are revered for their work on essential twentieth century productions like Chicago and Cabaret.

Universal themes of Zorba the Greek unveiled in the Forest City
London Community News
Zorba the Greek, as the title would suggest, focuses its story of self-discovery through the lens of one particular culture.

On the boards: Zorba the musical with a book by Joseph Stein
London Free Press
Zorba tells the story of a friendship that evolves between Zorba, who falls in love with a woman named Madame Hortense, and Nikos, a young American who has inherited an abandoned mine on Crete and falls in love with The Widow.

Zorba brings both culture and character
The Gazette
Zorba the Greek is based on the 1946 novel written by Greek writer and philosopher Nikos Kazantzakis.  It recounts the story of Nikos, a young American man who regains his zest for life in the land of Greece with the help of an older man named Zorba.


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Where is the Palace Theatre?

710 Dundas Street East, London, Ontario

 

Cast & Crew

Cast:
Jennifer Berlett is ENSEMBLE
Katy Boychuk is ENSEMBLE
Kelsea Crowe is THE WIDOW
Keira Forde is ENSEMBLE
Victoria Fraser is ENSEMBLE
Nicholas Harrison is NIKO
Michael Heath is PAVLI, ENSEMBLE
Jeremy Heffernan is MIMIKO, ENSEMBLE
Amelia Hilton is ENSEMBLE
Jessie Hilton is ENSEMBLE
Alex Kappos is ENSEMBLE
John Krisak is MAVRODANI, ENSEMBLE
Monica Maika is ENSEMBLE
Usen Malikovski is ENSEMBLE
Mark Medeiros is MANOLAKAS, ENSEMBLE
Bronwyn Powell is THE LEADER
Alana Rapacz is MADAME HORTENSE
John Reid is ZORBA
Matthew Sendas is DANCER
Stephanie Simonetta is ENSEMBLE
Kathleen Watkins is ENSEMBLE
Halie Wood is ENSEMBLE
Matthew Stewart is ENSEMBLE

Crew:
Lia Karidas - Director/Choreographer
Shannon Charnock - Associate Producer
Deanne Kondrat - Associate Producer
Neila Lawson- Music Director
Jessica Martin - Stage Manager
Amy Pritchard - Assistant Stage Manager
Stephanie Molloy - Assistant Stage Manager
Matthew Vaile - Set and Costume Design
Tania Harvey - Wardrobe Mistress
Tom Smyth- Set Construction Coordinator
Kaitlyn Rietdyk - Props Mistress
Rob Coles - Lighting Design
Lisa DesGroseilliers - Sound Design
Katerina Karidas - Assistant Choreographer/ Dance Captain
Brian "Brock" Brockenshire - Special Effects Design
Melanie Richards - Makeup Design
Rod Heikkila - Fight Choreographer

Social Media Interns:
Erin Hunt
Megan McIlmoyl
Valerie Morelli 


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Drowsy Chaperone


Drowsy Chaperone


Drowsy Chaperone

March 23, 2012 to April 1, 2012
Palace Theatre, London, Ontario, Canada


What's the story?

The curtain rises on a present-day musical theatre fanatic (known only as Man in Chair) eager to tell you about his favorite Broadway musical -- “The Drowsy Chaperone.” He’s the ultimate theatre geek and “Drowsy” is his guilty pleasure.

As he begins listening to the rare cast recording, the show magically comes to life, telling the hilarious tale of a pampered Broadway starlet and her debonair fiance, an overzealous producer, a ditzy chorine, the Latin lover, a couple of bumbling gangsters disguised as pastry chefs, and of course, a drowsy chaperone. Ruses are played. Hi-jinks occur. And the plot spins everyone into musical comedy euphoria.


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ARTISTIC TEAM:
Producer: Kristina Baron-Woods
Director: Rick Smith
Musical Director: Andrew Rethazi
Choreographer: Laura Wood
Stage Manager/Set Design: Joe Recchia
Costume Design: Becky Lenko
Publicity and Marketing: Amber-Rae Pealow
Co-Lighting Designer/Lighting Operator: Kristen Scott

CAST:
Man in Chair - Donald D'Haene
Janet van de Graaf - Christine McKeon
Robert Martin - Jonathan Gysbers
The Chaperone - Ceris Thomas
Aldolpho - Bill Hill
Feldzieg - Chris Wood
Kitty - Alana Rapacz
George - Duane Woods
Mrs. Tottendale - Kathy MacDonald
Underling - Jordan Henry
Trix - Angela Southern
Pastry Chefs/Gangsters - Sam Shoebottom and Matthew Stewart

ENSEMBLE:
Brittany Mumford
Taylor Robertson
Mary Jane Walzak
Joasia Ogilve
Matt Stewart
Dan O'Hagan
Nate Crocker
Quentin Hall

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Bye Bye Birdie


Bye Bye Birdie


Bye Bye Birdie

April 1, 2011 to April 9, 2011
Palace Theatre, London, Ontario, Canada


What's the story?

The show revolves around rock n' roll superstar, Conrad Birdie (loosely based on Elvis Presley) who, to the dismay of his adoring fans is about to be drafted into the army. As part of his last publicity stunt cooked up by his agent, he promises to give a goodbye kiss to one lucky girl from Sweet Apple, Ohio on the "Ed Sullivan Show". The upbeat score has more pop than a pack of bubble gum features well know musical numbers such as, "Telephone Hour", "Put on A Happy Face" and "Kids". Everything old is new again in this old favourite.


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Cast and Crew

Artistic Team:
Producer/Choreographer - Laura Wood 
Assistant Producer - Kerry Stover 
Director - John Gerry 
Musical Director - Grant Statchuk 
Stage Manager - Anne Cuthbert 

Production Team:
Assitant Stage Manager/Wardrobe - Jacqui Vandale 
Assistant Stage Manager - Jen Fraser 
Set Design - Janice Johnston 
Set Construction - Tom Smyth 
Lighting Design - Karen Crichton 
Wardrobe - Shelley Craigon 
Props - Irene Nicholls 
Makeup/Hair - Peter Popowich 

Cast in order of appearance:
Albert Peterson - Dean Greer 
Rosie Alverez - Laura Giberson 
Helen - Alex Tremblay 
Alice - Lucy Morgan 
Margie - Andrea Ludwick 
Freddie - Colt Forgrave 
Karl - Braden McMahon 
Harvey - Brett Langlois 
Penelope - Sara Preston 
Suzie - Emily MacKinnon 
Ursula - Sarah Stanton 
Kim MacAfee - Cathy Lawrence 
Harry MacAfee - Chris Wood 
Doris MacAfee - Nicole Newell 
May Peterson - Kathy MacDonald 
Hugo Peabody - Jordan Baldwin 
Deborah Sue - Joasia Ogilvie 
Mrs. Merkle - Sue McKone 
Chloe Duggal - Nancy 
Mayor - Rick Smith 
Conrad Birdie - Brendon Ainscow 
Randolph MacAfee - Matthew Downs 
Gloria - Robyn Deverett 
Maude - Christian Groleau 
Mayor's Wife - Alana Rapacz 

Chorus: David Burnett, Ben Cookson, Emily Greer, Charleanne Hardcastle, David Jeffrey, Alan Legg, Holly Johnson, Mathew MacDonald-Smith, Aly McKone, Zach McKone, Ken Minogue, Liam Morrison, Natasha Roberts, Emma Ruddock, Thomas Sayers, Sam Sendas, Kathie Wolcott

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White Christmas


White Christmas


White Christmas

December 9, 2011 to December 17, 2011
Palace Theatre, London, Ontario, Canada


What's the story?

Based on the beloved, timeless film, this dazzling, heart-warming musical adaptation features such classic holiday hits as Happy Holidays, Blue Skies, I Love A Piano, How Deep Is the Ocean and the perennial favourite, White Christmas. Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en-route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil's former army commander. WHITE CHRISTMAS is an uplifting musical worthy of year-round productions.


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Oklahoma!


Oklahoma! was the first musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein which originally opened in 1943. Set in 1906, this is a story about cowboys and their romances with the women in their lives.

Oklahoma!


Oklahoma! was the first musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein which originally opened in 1943. Set in 1906, this is a story about cowboys and their romances with the women in their lives.

Oklahoma!

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Showtimes: 

Thurs. Nov. 14, 2013 - 8pm (Preview)
Fri. Nov. 15, 2013 - 8pm (Opening Night)
Sat. Nov. 16, 2013 - 8pm
Sun. Nov. 17, 2013 - 2pm
Thurs. Nov. 21, 2013 - 8pm
Fri. Nov. 22, 2013 - 8pm
Sat. Nov. 23, 2013 - 2pm
Sat. Nov. 23, 2013 - 8pm
Sun. Nov. 24, 2013 - 2pm

Location:

Palace Theatre
710 Dundas Street, London, Ontario

Reviews:

★★★★★ out of 5 stars
Donald's Dish Reviews

★★★★1/2 out of 5 stars
Arts & Humanities Students' Council Reviews

From beginning to end, there was enough entertainment and talent strength to rival any Oklahoma twister.
— Iain Paterson, Donald's Dish Reviews
MTP’s production of Oklahoma! is one of the best I have seen.
— Victoria Fraser, AHSC Reviews

What's the story?

MTP London is very excited to bring this much-loved Broadway musical to the Palace Theatre for our 25th Anniversary Season! 

Oklahoma! was the first hit musical for the legendary team of Rodgers and Hammerstein. Set near the town of Claremore just before Oklahoma achieves statehood in 1906, this musical is a delightful story of two young cowboys vying for the hearts of the women they love - with lots of laughter, song and high-energy dance along the way.

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Why Watch This Show? 

“Oklahoma! is one of the greatest musicals of all time, but we’re not doing it as a museum piece. Even though it is well-known, the story and music is always fresh and evocative. We have an enthusiastic and energetic cast who are finding the comedy in it. It’s everything that people would want from the show, with a youthful and modern energy. We are thrilled to have the largest cast musical on the Palace stage in years. We also have cast members who have been with MTP since its founding, such as local theatre legend Art Fidler, and youngsters who are making their stage debuts."  - Ceris Thomas, Director of Oklahoma!

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Location

Palace Theatre
710 Dundas Street
London, Ontario

Parking:
Municipal Lots north of the Palace between Queen Street and Dundas Street (municipal rates apply)

Bus:
London Transit routes 2, 7 and 20 pass by the Palace Theatre

Box Office Phone:
519-432-1029

Box Office Hours:
Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm

 

Articles & Reviews

Oklahoma! - a well deserved standing O!
Donald's Dish Reviews

★★★★★ out of 5 stars
This Oklahoma! well deserved the standing ovation it got from its opening night audience. From the artistically designed sets, to the appropriate mood lighting, to the seamless set changes, everything translated into an evening of pure theatrical magic and perfection.

Review: Oklahoma
Arts & Humanities Students' Council (Western University)
★★★★1/2 out of 5 stars
I have had the privilege of seeing Oklahoma! six times and I can safely say that the quality of vocals in MTP’s production rivals any professional production I’ve seen. In all the productions of Oklahoma! I have seen, no other community theatre group rivals MTP’s quality. 

MTP's Oklahoma is delightful!
Kerry Hishon's Blog
There were some standout performances in this production; the actors playing Will Parker and Jud Fry were fantastic.  Those were my favourite performances of the production.  The actresses playing Laurey and Ado Annie were excellent vocalists and absolutely charming.  There were some outstanding dancers in the ensemble, as well as an enthusiastic group of rough-n-tumble cowboys and some lovely farm ladies too!

Oklahoma! Review
Theatre in London

Oklahoma! is one of those great classics of mainstream American culture that has been honoured and parodied so much that modern audiences may be offput by that status. However, to watch this play by the Musical Theatre Productions company is to experience a show with not only fine music, but also surprisingly effective comedy and drama in the bargain.

Giddy up, Oklahoma's com in' to town!
The Interrobang (Fanshawe College)
It’s not every day you see 45 people crammed on the stage at the Palace Theatre on Dundas Street. Oklahoma! director and choreographer Ceris Thomas has been working on the production since spring. The show opened November 14 and runs for 10 days. Thomas chose Oklahoma! for its timelessness and the significance of Musical Theatre Productions’ (MTP) 25th anniversary year.

MTP presents Oklahoma! A show you cain't say no to!
Scene Magazine

Musical Theatre Productions (MTP) is celebrating a quarter-century of bringing top-flight musicals to London with the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, Oklahoma!
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Art Fidler recalls the origins of London's Musical Theatre Productions
The Beat Magazine

Now, 25 years later, I’m singing in the chorus of Oklahoma!  Something I helped to create in our community is still there for me to be part of in older years. I’m happy and proud too, of all of us who started MTP and have struggled to keep it alive over 25 years of ups and downs.

Palace finds fun in old rivalries
The London Free Press

The largest cast to hit the Palace Theatre in a long time was put together by Musical Theatre Productions for Oklahoma!, which opens in preview Thursday and continues until Nov. 24.

Providing opportunity in community theatre for 25 years
London Community News

What would eventually become Musical Theatre Productions (MTP) was created to nurture the talent of local performers and give them multiple venues and opportunities to showcase their talents.

Podcast #14 with Special Guests Joe Recchia and Andrew Rethazi from Oklahoma!
The Lovers, The Dreamers and You Podcast

We talk about the massive creative endeavour that is Oklahoma! presented by Musical Theatre Productions and coming soon to the Palace Theatre.  Ceris is directing so the tables are turned as we talk about the motivations behind the show and the challenges it presents.  Tune in for an in depth discussion of set design in theatre and the challenges presented to a musical director on such a classic show.


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Cast

Curly: Joshua Clemenger
Laurey Williams: Meaghan Sider
Jud Fry: Dale Hirlehey
Will Parker: Patrick Bowman
Ado Annie Carnes: Lucy Morgan
Ali Hakim: Greg Mizon
Aunt Eller: Joanne Grivich
Andrew Carnes: Dean Gregory

Cora: Jennifer Bishop
Violet: Brittany Cane
Poppy: Alysha Child
Charlotte: Lisa Cousins
Kate: Laura Dearing
Elizabeth: Sara DeVrieze
Minnie: Larissa Duguay
Myrtle: Min Fidler
Lily: Sophie Floris
Gracie: Emily Greer
Ellie: Katie Grivich
Dahlia: Lia Karidas
Alice: Kezia Kirkham
Justina: Neve Kirkham
Carrie: Maya Lacey
Iris: Becky Lenko
Opal: Bonnie Matthisen
Mabel: Emma McCormick
Clara: Tara Portiss
Annie: Camila Ramirez
Eva: Emma Ratcliffe
Daisy: Shae Solomon
Gertie: Terrington Thibert
Viola: Kesia Whelen
Ike Skidmore: Joel Dell
Cord Elam: Art Fidler
Oscar: Kevin Grivich
Wilfred: Ben Guest
Slim: Michael Heath
Joe: Jonathan Houghton
Jesse: Jaime Nuttall
Johnny: John Reid
Rick: Andrew Richarson
Ernest: Dylan Rock
Ed: Braeden Soltys
Hank: Matt Stewart
Fred: Dylan Timmins

Artistic Team:

Producer: Kristina Baron-Woods
Director/Choreographer: Ceris Thomas
Musical Director: Andrew Rethazi
Stage Manager: Stephanie Molloy
Productions Manager: Joe Recchia
Lighting Design: Mark Mooney
Sound Design: Rob Richardson
Costume Designers: Becky Lenko, Kim McCuaig
Head of Props: Jamie Kim
Head of Construction: Tom Smyth
Assistant Director: Adam Zess
Assistant Choreographer: Katie Ferri
Assistant Stage Managers: Jamie Kim, Tom Smyth
Sound Operator: Jeremy Hayes
Lighting Operator: Carrie Cooper
Set Construction: Tom Smyth, Bob Gerow, Fred Hasler, Richard Skidmore, and Art Sendas
Scenic Painting: Jennifer Bishop, Lia Karidas, Bryce Kirkham, Kevin Kirkham, Kezia Kirkham, Neve Kirkham, Bonnie Mathieson, Rick McCormick, Joe Recchia, Andrew Rethazi, Andrew Richardson, Carrie Soloman
Rehearsal Pianist: Eli Pasic
Combat and Weapons: Shrew’d Business
Fight Captain: Kezia Kirkham, Michael Heath
Dance Captain: Camila Ramirez
Social Media & Marketing: Kenny Khoo
Program Design: Chris Costello
Show Web Master: Luke Bainbridge

Orchestra:

Conductor/Musical Director: Andrew Rethazi
Flute: Tina De Luca
Clarinet: Tony De Luca
Trumpet: Emily Bellman
French Horn: Ben Leibovitz
Violin 1: Kelvin Mun
Violin 2: Nicolas Carlucci
Cello: Mike Cotton
Keyboard 1: Eli Pasic
Keyboard 2/Guitar/Banjo: Jeff Lupker
Percussion: Dereyk Goodwi


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Young Frankenstein


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Important Update - September 27, 2013

Due to circumstances beyond MTP's control, the rights to Young Frankenstein have been recently restricted as a result of a professional production going on in the area. While this is disappointing, we are thrilled that the same artistic team will remain involved to stage our alternative show - GYPSY. All show dates and audition times will remain the same.

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Songs for a New World


Songs for a New World


Songs for a New World

June 20, 2014 to June 28, 2014
McManus Studio (Grand Theatre), London, Ontario, Canada

SHOWTIMES:
Friday, June 20 - 8pm
Saturday, June 21 - 8pm
Sunday, June 22 - 2pm
Thursday, June 26 - 8pm
Friday, June 27 - 8pm
Saturday, June 28 - 2pm
Saturday, June 28 - 8pm

Location:
McManus Studio Theatre at The Grand Theatre
471 Richmond Street,
London, ON

 


Fund our Kickstarter Project

Funding community musicals can be challenging for a non-profit organization like Musical Theatre Productions. The cost of rentals, costumes, royalties, etc. can really add up. Therefore, we have launched a Kickstarter crowdsourcing project to help cover some of our costs. Pledge funds through Kickstarter and you'll not only help support us, but you'll get some neat rewards! For more information, click the button below:


What's the story? 

These are the stories and characters of today, the SONGS for a new world.  The audience is transported  from the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to a ledge 57 stories above Fifth Avenue to meet a startling array of characters ranging from a young man who has determined that basket-ball is his ticket out of the ghetto to a woman whose dream of marrying rich nabs her the man of her dreams and a soulless marriage.

With a powerful cast and a driving, exquisitely crafted score running the gamut of today’s popular music  SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD is a celebration of love, laughter, tears and adventure.  Don’t miss one of the most unique and inspiring theatrical performances of this – or any- season!

"It's about one moment. It's about hitting the wall & having to make a choice, or take a stand, or turn around & go back."
-Jason Robert Brown

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Where is the McManus Studio (The Grand Theatre)?

471 Richmond St., London, Ontario, Canada

 
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Little Shop of Horrors


This off-Broadway production opened in 1982 and then moved to a Broadway production in 2003. This musical is about a  florist who raises a plant that feeds on humans.

Little Shop of Horrors


This off-Broadway production opened in 1982 and then moved to a Broadway production in 2003. This musical is about a  florist who raises a plant that feeds on humans.

Little Shop of Horrors

Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Music by Alan Menken
Based on the film by Roger Corman 
Screenplay by Charles Griffith 
Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Music by Alan Menken

March 20-29, 2008
Palace Theatre
710 Dundas Street, London, ON



The Artistic Team
Artistic Director - Angela Southern
Musical Director - Angela Southern
Choreographer - Laura Wood

The Production Team
Producer - Laura Wood
Stage Manager - Anne Cuthbert
Assistant Stage Managers - Ashley Malott, Kassidy Kanter
Set Designer - Angela Southern
Set Construction Co-Ordinator - John Forster
Lighting Designer - Andrew Hillman
Lighting Board Operator - Stephanie Kerkvliet
Sound Designer - Ashley Stewart
Costume Co-Ordinator - Shelley Craigon
Costume Assistant - Kathy Armer
Properties Chair - Brenda McDougall
Properties Assistant -  Irene Nicholls
Hair/Make-up Co-ordinator - Tracy Marino
Hair/Make-up Assistants - The students of the Marvel Beauty School & the Pebec School of Esthetics
Publicity - Dean Sheppard, Jack Smit, Marci Leclair, Noelle Cartwright, Emily Banavage, Rhonda Long, Shannon Watson, Scott Smalley
Program - Ken Sadler
Program Design - Simon Goodwin
Production Photographer - Ross Davidson
Box Office - Elizabeth Van Doorne

The Cast
Seymour Krelborn - Micah Richardson
Audrey - Joanne Ryan
Audrey II - Jennifer Marino
Mushnik - Nicole Newell
Orin Scrivello, DDS - Bill Hill
The Urchins:
   Ronnette - Angela Mota
   Chiffon - Sheela Sur
   Dixie - Valerie Vafiades
   Marvell - Jeannette Keating
   Vandell - Alexis Gordon
   Crystal - Amelia Galizia
Nurse - Stephanie Smith
Patient - Rob Singlehurst
Patrick Martin - Chris Wood
Mrs. Luce - Grant Statchuk
Skip Snip - Fraser Allen
Bernstein - Kathleen Andres

The Chorus
Josh Aitken, Fraser Allen, Kathleen Andres, Ken Baldwin, Alayna Brown, Kelan Brown, Tina Chamberlain, Alvin Collantes, Rebecca Dashford, Ellen Denny, Edward Ede, Shannon Harasen, Greg Marino, Kathryn Mitchell, Beth Nywening, Brady Parker, Brandon Ramsey, Katelynn Rawson, Rob Singlehurst, Stephanie Smith, Grant Statchuk, Matt Stewart, Chris Wood

The Orchestra
Drums/Percussion - Wade McKone
Bass - Jim Smythe
Keyboards - Angela Southern

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Anything Goes


Anything Goes


Anything Goes

Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
Book by Guy Bolton, P. G. Wodehouse, Howard Lindsay, Russel Crouse

March 22-25 & 29-31, 2007
The Palace Theatre, 710 Dundas Street, London, ON



The Artistic Team
Artistic Director - Toni Wilson
Musical Director - Rick Rogozinski
Choreographer - Carol Smith

The Production Team
Producer - Kerry Stover
Production Manager - Maggie Park 
Stage Manager - Elizabeth Van Doorne
Assistant Stage Managers - Anne Cuthbert, Jane Coatsworth
Set Designer - Elizabeth Van Doorne
Set Construction - Gordon Hardcastle
Lighting Designer - Audunn Juliusson
Lighting Board Operator - Jeff Holmes
Wardrobe Co-Ordinator - Becky Dell-Lenko
Wardrobe Assistants - Breanna Ste. Marie, Jacqui Vandale, Barb Luft
Properties Co-Ordinators - Susan Dale, Barb Aharan
Props Assistant - Frances Farmer
Make-up/Hair Designer - Carmel Fleming
Make-up/Hair Assistants - Heather Watts, Marvel Beauty School Students
Rehearsal Pianists - Janis Wallace, Neila Lawson
Poster Artist - Rod Keith
Program Co-Ordinator - Ken Sadler
Program Design - Simon Goodwin

The Cast
Sir Evelyn Oakleigh - David Kerr
Hope Harcourt - Jordy Rolfe
Reno Sweeney - Angela Southern
Billy Crocker - Derek MacDougall
Moonface Martin - Rick Smith
Bonnie Latour - Ceris Thomas
Evangeline (Mrs. Wadsworth T.) Harcourt - Rose McCoomb
Elisha J. Whitney - Gordon Hardcastle
Captain - Gary Fleming
Steward - Tom Stewart
Purser - John Darnell
First Chinese (Ching) - Spencer Blake
Second Chinese (Ling) - Warren Okanski
Bishop Henry T. Dobson - Bryan Tompkins
Reporter (Charlie) - Matthew Stewart
Cameraperson - Shelley Oakes
Scat Trio - Tyler Kennedy, Matt Vaile, Biden Hall
Angel (Chastity) -Hilary Greer 
Angel (Charity) - Melissa From
Angel (Purity) - Debbie Wales
Angel (Virtue) - Sarah Cholmondeley
Sailors - Chris Wood, Brady Parker, Matt Stewart, Cameron Carver, Rick Verrette
Cigarette Girls - Laura Wood, Julia Webb, Tina Chamberlain, Angela Curtis
Passengers - Shannon Watson, Amanda Falcioni, Maggie Park, Kathie Wolcott, Lori Smith
H.M.S. Pinafore Captain - Kerry Stover

The Pit Band
Piano - Janis Wallace
Bass - Jason Eadie
Drums/Percussion - Dawn Chomitsch
Reed 1 - Matt Weil
Reed 2 - Chris Lesko
Trumpet - Craig Robertson
Trombone - Amy Scott, Seth McNall

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Nunsense


Nunsense


Nunsense

March 20 - 28, 2009
Palace Theatre, London, Ontario

An unfortunate convent cooking accident causes most of the order of the Little Sisters of Hoboken to die of botulism. Before all of the deceased sisters can be buried, Rev. Mother buys a camcorder and a flat screen TV for the convent, resulting in them not having enough money to bury 4 of the dead sisters (who, by the way, are temporarily being stored in the freezer).

In order to raise money to bury the sisters, the Little Sisters of Hoboken (well, what's left of them) joined by the Brothers of Hoboken and the staff and students of Mt. St. Helens Catholic Academy put on a riotous revue packed with hilarious, show-stopping song and dance numbers.

The original musical has been Supersized!

'Mega Nunsense' stars the five original nuns and features five new (male and female) characters as well as a large chorus of men and women and children.

New songs and expanded dance numbers make this version bigger and better than ever!



Cast and Crew

Artistic Team
Artistic Director - Angela Southern
Musical Director - Angela Southern
Choreographer - Laura Wood

Production Team
Producer - Laura Wood
Stage Manager - Anne Cuthbert
Assistant Stage Manager - Kassidy Kanter
Set Designer -Tom Smyth
Set Construction - Tom Smyth, Yvon Robichaud
Lighting Designer - Rob Coles
Wardrobe Co-Ordinator - Shelley Craigon
Props Co-Ordinator - Brenda McDougall
Props Assistant - Jeanne Mersereau

Cast
Reverend Mother - Kathy MacDonald
Sister Mary Hubert - Nicole Newell
Sister Robert Anne - Maria Simos
Sister Mary Amnesia - Sarah Cholmondeley
Sister Julia - Kerry Stover
Sister Mary Leo - Angela Mota
Sister Mary Brendan - Kathy Quayle
Sister Marion - Mary Jane Walzak
Sister Mary Luke - Hilary Greer
Father Virgil - Fraser Allen

Female Chorus
Valerie Barath, Renee Borg, Tina Chamberlain, Lynne Craven, Allie Fisher Laura Giberson, Charleanne Hardcastle, Sandra MacDonald, Sue McKone Jill Micomonaco, Raven Mullan, Brittany Mumford, Natasha Roberts, Pat Vafiades Jacqui Vandale, Kathy Wolcott.

Male Chorus
Colton Abel, Gord Hardcastle, Jacob Kabel, Matt Stewart, Tom Stewart

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Gondoliers


Gondoliers


Gondoliers

November 12 - 21, 2009
Palace Theatre, London, Ontario

So you think the King has left us? Think again! November 12th thru 21st the King of Barataria was crowned in Musical Theatre Productions new version of The Gondoliers! It was a giddy gondola ride through the fun and fabulous fifties! The Gondoliers will made you feel like a Queen! (or a King).

 


The Artistic Team
Producers - Shannon Wijnker & Kerry Stover
Artistic Director - Ceris Thomas
Musical Director - John Holland
Asst Musical Director - Kristina Baron-Woods
Choreographer - Ceris Thomas 

The Production Team
Stage Managers - Anne Mooney & Joe Recchia
Assistant Stage Manager - Lisa DesGroselliers
Set Designer - Joe Recchia 
Set Construction Co-Ordinator - Tom Smyth
Set Construction - Tom Smyth, Yvon Robichaud, Matt Wilson, Gord Harrison, Joe Recchia
Lighting Designer - Rob Coles
Lighting Operator - Lisa DesGroselliers
Follow Spot Operators - Jamie Kidd, Jonothan Abbott, Kyle Donohue
Wardrobe Co-Ordinator - Kerry Stover
Wardrobe Assistants - 
Properties Co-Ordinator - Jenny Newton
Hair & Makeup Team Leaders - Tracy Tichbourne & Bonnie McMullen
Hair & Makeup Team - Amanda Paskavorik, Thyda Sroe, Alex White, GeAnna Wardle, Amanda Tomen, Maria Giannini, That Nguyen
Retirement Home Co-Ordinator - Tara Garcia
Rehearsal Pianist - Rick Rogozinski
Publicity - Shannon Wijnker, Donald D'Haene, Emily Banavage
Program - Emil Wijnker
Box Office - Chris Wood, Jacqui Vandale, Kristi Hall, Allie Fisher, Shannon Wijnker, Chris Costello, Rick Rogozinski

And an additional special thanks to: Ken Sadler, Fay Kydd

The Cast

Chorus of Contadine
Signe Armstrong
Monica Maika
Tessa Morris
Erin Killorn

Chorus/Buskers
Lindsay Highgate
Emily MacKinnon
Chelsea Mae Litt
Alexis Szpakowski

Chorus of Gondoliers
Fred Bazley
Henk Bervoets
Brandon Stafford 
Tom Stewart
Archie MacLachlan
Jesse Wideman

The Duke of Plaza-Toro - Rick Smith
Luiz - Carey Unger
Don Alhambra del Bolero - Marshall Mangan
Marco Palmieri - Eric Neaves
Giuseppe Palmieri - Alex Little
Antonio - Andrew Rethazi
Francesco - Emil Wijnker
Giorgio - Ron McLagan
The Duchess of Plaza-Toro - Renee Borg
Casilda - Joni Unger
Gianetta - Anna Casurella
Tessa - Alice Hietala
Fiametta - Cortney Whitelaw
Vittoria - Stephanie O’Leary
Giulia - Emily Banavage
Babetta - Amanda Hansen

Inez/Chorus - Mary Jane Walzak

The Orchestra
 
Flute - Amy O'Neill
Oboe - Alyssa Doub
Clarinet - Barry Usher
Bassoon - Jordana MacDonald
Trumpet - Todd Holland
Trombone - Seth McNall
James Callowhill - French Horn
Violin 1 - Christina Barry
Violin 2 - Jesse Grandmont
Voila - John Wiebe
Cello - Evan Wiebe
Doublebass - Randy Rektor
Percussion - Dave Robilliard

 

 

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Iolanthe


Iolanthe


Iolanthe

November 14 - 22, 2008
Palace Theatre, London, Ontario



The Artistic Team

Artistic Director - George Jolink
Musical Director - John Holland
Choreographer - Tara Gonder

The Production Team

Producer - Emil Wijnker
Production Assistants - Laura Wood, Shannon Wijnker, Chris Wood, Emily Banavage
Stage Manager - Tara (Meecham) Garcia 
Assistant Stage Manager - Tom Smyth, Danna Clark-Goulden
Costumes - Theatrix Costume House - Toronto
Wardrobe Mistress - Denyse Regan
Wardrobe Assistant - Rebecca Dell
Hair/Make-up Co-Ordinator - Kyrstie Pounder
Hair/Make-up Assistants - Rebecca Ballantyne, Donna Sneddon, Tina Chamberlain, Kateri Siatnan, Valerie Vafiades
Properties Co-Ordinator - Lisa Watson
Set Designer - George Jolink
Set Construction - Tom Smyth
Master Carpenter - Tom Smyth
Set Painting - Tom Smyth, Danna Clark-Goulden
Set Decorating - Tom Smyth, George Jolink, Tara Garcia, Tom Stewart, Danna Clark-Goulden
Lighting Designer - Darryl Crichton
Sound Designer - Adam Plante
Rehearsal Pianist - Rick Rogozinski
Publicity - Laura Wood, Shannon Wijnker, Emily Banavage
Poster Design - Advanced Imagewerx - Masonville Mall, London
Photography - Ross Davidson
Box Office - Jacqui Vandale

The Cast

Strephon (an Arcadian shepherd) - Tyler Kennedy
Iolanthe (a Fairy & Strephon's Mother) - Rebecca Brook
Queen of the Fairies - Rebecca Ballantyne
Phyllis (an Arcadian Shepherdess and Ward of the Chancery) - Gillian Emberley
The Lord Chancellor - Chris Wood
Private Willis (of the Grenadier Guards) - Adam Marostica
The Earl of Tolloller - Eric Neaves
The Earl of Mountararat - Ron McLagan
Celia (a Fairy) - Shannon Harasen
Leila (a Fairy) - Shannon Wijnker
Fleta (a Fairy) - Emily Banavage
Little Fairy Dancer - Ainsley Gonder

The Men’s Chorus

Fred Bazley, Jacob Kabel, J.C. Olivier, Phil Pentecost, Larry Regan, Matt Stewart, Tom Stewart, Bobby Wilkinson

The Women’s Chorus

Jessica DeBruyn, Larissa Duguay, Colleen Greidanus, Monica Maika, Megan Shiell, Mary Jane Walzak

The Orchestra

Piano - Tanya Ellis
Percussion - Dave Robilliard, Dave Laidlaw
Violin - Risto Nikolic
Cello - Marina Hasselberg, Katie Bestvater, Rachel Gauntlet
Flute - Amy O'Neill
Clarinet - Lisa Rae Philpott
Trumpet - David Robertson

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Nine


Nine


Nine

March 18 - 27, 2010
Palace Theatre, London, Ontario

Nine is a musical with a book by Arthur Kopit and music and lyrics by Maury Yeston.

The story is based on an Italian play by Mario Fratti inspired by Federico Fellini's autobiographical film 8½. It focuses on film director Guido Contini, savoring his most recent (and greatest) success but facing his fortieth birthday and a midlife crisis blocking his creative impulses and entangling him in a web of romantic difficulties in early-1960s Venice. 



The Artistic Team

Producer - Donald D'Haene
Director - Dariusz Korbiel
Musical Director - Marque Smith
Choreographer - Zoe Findlay

The Production Team

Stage Manager - Joe Recchia
Stage Manager - Valerie De Jong
Choreography Consultant - Tracey Iddison-Gubbels
Associate Musical Director - Claire Porter-Martin
Production Assistants - Claire Porter-Martin, Katrina Callahan
Production Stage Manager - Paige Hartman
Set Designer - Dariusz Korbiel
Set Construction - Kevin Collin
Lighting Designer - Travis Hatt
Lighting Operator - 
Sound Designer / Technician - Lisa Desgroseilliers
Wireless Microphones - Stage Wireless & Rob Richardson
Wardrobe Designer - Tracey Harper Wilson
Assistant Wardrobe Designer - Tiffany Caursol
Wardrobe Assistant - Valerie Brennan, Claire Chappell
Properties Co-Ordinator - Renee Borg
Properties Assistants - Jeanne Mersereau & Jenny Newton
Make-up Consultant - Allison Rinkel
Language / Voice Coach - Maria & Dean Zimmerman
Rehearsal Pianist - Marque Smith
Assistant / Photographer - Richard Martin
Publicity - Donald D'Haene
Program Ads - Maria Piccoli-Zimmerman, Donald D'Haene 
Program Design - Dariusz Korbiel
Box Office - 

The Cast

GUIDO CONTINI - Simon Goodwin
LUISA CONTINI - Christel Mack
CARLA - Sarah Cholmondeley
CLAUDIA - Laura Giberson
LILIANE LA FLEUR - Ceris Thomas
GUIDO’S MOTHER - Kathleen Granger
STEPHANIE NECROPHORUS - Kate Harter
OUR LADY OF THE SPA - Nicole Newell
SARRAGHINA - Megan Moorhouse
DIANA - Andrea Nunez
JULIET - Brittany Mumford
ANNABELLA - Mindy Perlmutter
SOFIA - Karen Nixon-Carroll
OLGA - Steph Birtig
ILSA - Stephanie Rapacz
YOUNG GUIDO - Cole Nelson
STEFAN/A GONDOLIER - Andrew Case
GERMAN REPORTER - Brandon Stafford
CARDINAL - Christopher F. Parker

 

Ruddigore


Ruddigore


Ruggigore

January 12 - 21, 2006
Talbot Theatre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario



Artistic Team

Producer: Elizabeth Van Doorne
Director: Chris Wood
Musical Director: Mark Payne

Production Team

Stage Manager - Wendy Ewert
Assistant Stage Managers - Bobby Boroumand, George Jolink
Set Designer - Anthony Veilleux
Set Construction Co-Ordinator - Gordon Hardcastle
Set Construction - Janice Johnston, Maria Hardcastle, Kerry Stover, Christopher Parker, Ester Landreville, Frances Landreville
Lighting Designer - Darryl Crichton
Costume Co-Ordinator - Wanda Hagan
Properties Co-Ordinator - Jay Cott
Props Assistants - Tom Stewart, Leah Morise
Make-up & Hair Co-Ordinator - Kyrstie Pounder
Make-up/Hair Assistants - Natalie Johnson, Sofia Callipari, Jenny Jones, Margaret Kelly, Heather Adlington
Publicity - Kerry Stover, Fay Kydd, Christopher Parker, Vedran Milosevic, Dean Sheppard
Program - Ken Sadler
Program Designer - Simon Goodwin
Rehearsal Pianist - Rick Rogozinski
Box Office - Elisabeth Geertsma
Stage Crew - The members of IATSE, Local 105

Cast

Sir Ruthven Murgatroyd (a young farmer - disguised as Robin Oakapple) - Christopher Lane
Rose Maybud (a village maiden) - Victoria Gydov
Sir Despard Murgatroyd (of Ruddigore - a wicked Baronet) - Rod Culham
Richard Dauntless (Robin's foster brother) - Kerry Stover
Mad Margaret (a crazed woman) - Rebecca Surman
Old Adam Goodheart (Robin's faithful servant) - Bill Carey
Dame Hannah (Rose's aunt) - Margo Surman
Sir Roderic Murgatroyd (the twenty-first Baronet) - Matt Morrison
Zorah (a professional bridesmaid) - Hilary Greer
Ruth (a professional bridesmaid) - Shannon Watson

The Chorus

Emily Banavage, Julie Grieve, Daniel C. Jewlal, Bill Kamerman, Tara Meecham, Laura Meren, Leah Morise, Christopher F. Parker, Phil Pentecost, Scott Smalley, Ken Sperling, Tom Stewart, Elizabeth Van Doorne, Emil Wijnker, Marissa Wilson, Alison Wong.

Orchestra

Violin 1 - Pat Burroughs (Concert Master), Clare Mak, Anthony Mazereeuw
Violin 2 - Bill Zadorsky, Bill Chefurka, Jim Whitby
Viola - Mo Jenner, Jan Clarke
Cello - Ray Thomson, Margaret Whitby
Bass - Jason Eadie
Flute - Stephanie Power, Kay Hohner, Caroline Hauffe
Oboe - Mary Taylor
Clarinet - Lisa Philpott, Lois Bezeau
Bassoon - Jordanna MacDonald
Trumpet - Joan Clarke
Horn - James Tizzard, Susan Evans
Trombone - Ramón José Calderon
Timpani - Janis Wallace

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Follies


Follies


Follies

November 18 - 28, 2010
Palace Theatre, London, Ontario

On the eve of its destruction, the once glorious Weissman Theatre is filled with the ghosts of its past as showgirls reunite to glamorize the old days and relive bygone memories of promise and splendour.

For two jaded middle-aged couples, coming face-to-face with what might have been proves to be a shattering experience. The genius script by Sondheim and Goldman makes a cinematic, dream-state of past and present blended together, employing lush era musical theatre pastiche and a deft eye for storytelling to tell not only the story of Ben, Phyllis, Sally and Buddy, but also the story of how the promise of America between the World Wars disintegrated into memory.

Considered by many to be one of the best American Musicals of all time, those that saw the original Broadway production in 1971 and the all-star Lincoln Center concert in 1985 remember it as one of the most dazzling and poignant shows ever.

"A stunning musical… pastiche so brilliant as to be breathtaking." - New York Daily News

"Follies is utterly magnificent." - Women’s Wear Daily

Stephen Sondheim is the pre-eminent composer and lyricist of the American Musical Theatre. His best known works include West Side Story, Gypsy, Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, and Company, among others. Mr. Sondheim celebrates his 80th birthday this year. The late James Goldman is best known for his play and screenplay A Lion in Winter and also was the author of Blood, Sweat and Stanley Poole and A Family Affair.



Artistic Team

Producers: Kate Harter and Kerry Stover
Director/Choreographer: Ceris Thomas
Musical Director: Andrew Rethazi

HMS Pinafore


HMS Pinafore


HMS Pinafore

November 21 - December 2, 2006
Palace Theatre, London, Ontario

The fourth collaboration between Gilbert & Sullivan, H.M.S. Pinafore was their first blockbuster hit, opening May 28, 1878 at the Opera Comique in London, England. It ran for 471 performances and became a huge fad in England, as well as in America, being copied illegally by dozens of performing companies in the U.S., as well as being presented there by Gilbert, Sullivan and D'Oyly Carte themselves. Pinafore is among the most popular Gilbert & Sullivan operas, perhaps because of its infectious tunes and generally well-constructed libretto.

The gentlemanly Captain of the Pinafore, who claims that he would never swear at his crew, does not know that his daughter has fallen in love with a common sailor serving on her father's ship. Meanwhile, the Captain has arranged for her to marry the First Lord of the Admiralty, Sir Joseph Porter, KCB. Sir Joseph, himself, has risen from humble beginnings to gain his office by political acumen, despite having never gone to sea.

And the Captain, himself, fancies a poor bumboat woman...little Buttercup. Fear not: it all works out in the end. Hip, hip, horrah!



Artistic Team

Artistic Director: Chris Wood
Musical Director: Mark Payne
Choreographer: Laura Wood

Production Team

Producer: Kerry Stover
Stage Manager: Wendy Ewert
Assistant Stage Managers: Leah Morise, Katherine Dennis
Set Designer: Elizabeth Van Doorne
Lighting Designer: John C. Leberg
Wardrobe Co-Ordinator: Wanda Hagan
Hair/Make-up Co-Ordinator: Cindy Salliss
Properties Co-Ordinator - Jay Cott
Publicity - Kerry Stover, Fay Kydd
Program - Ken Sadler
Program Design - Simon Goodwin
Box Office - Elizabeth Van Doorne, Jacqui Vandale

Cast

The Rt. Hon. Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B. (First Lord of the Admiralty) - Christopher Lane
Captain Corcoran (Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore) - Carey Unger
Ralph Rackstraw (able seaman) - Kent Tisher
Dick Deadeye (able seaman) - Rod Culham
Josephine (the Captain's daughter) - Carolyn Holdsworth
Cousin Hebe (Sir Joseph's first cousin) - Hilary Greer
Little Buttercup (a Portsmouth bumboat woman) - Elizabeth Bonisteel
Bill Bobstay (Boatswain's mate) - Julian Munds
Bob Becket (Carpenter's mate) - Joe Taylor

The Male Chorus - Robert Bailey, Bill Hanlon, David Jeffrey, Brian Lester, Christopher F. Parker, Phil Pentecost, Ken Sperling, Matt Stewart, Emil Wijnker.

The Female Chorus - Emily Banavage, Casandra Campbell, Karen Carroll, Elisabeth Geertsma, Charlotte Knight, Laura Meren, Shelley Oakes, Gretchen Rozek, Rebecca Surman, Ceris Thomas, Amanda Vallejos, Shannon Watson.

The Flappers - Tina Chamberlain, Rebecca Dashford, Amanda Hansen, Laura Higgs, Maria Simos, Donna Sneddon

The Passengers - Ester Landreville, Sarah McCarthy, Matthew Stewart, Tom Stewart

Orchestra

Violin 1 - Henry Olynyk, Bill Zadorsky, Sally Vernon
Violin 2 - Mo Jenner, Bill Chefurka
Viola - Jan Clarke, Jim Whitby
Cello - Ray Thomson, Margaret Whitby
Bass - Jason Eady
Flute - Caroline Hauffe, Kay Hohner
Oboe - Mary Taylor
Clarinet - Lisa Philpott, Lois Bezeau
Bassoon - Jordana MacDonald
Trumpet - Joan Clarke
Keyboard - Dawn Chomitsch
Timpani - Janis Wallace

Annie Get Your Gun


Annie Get Your Gun


Annie Get Your Gun

October 13 - 22, 2005
Palace Theatre, London, Ontario

Music and Lyrics by - Irving Berlin
Book by - Herbert & Dorothy Fields



The Artistic Team

Producer -  Christopher F. Parker
Director -  Dale Hirlehey
Musical Directors - Igor Saika-Voivod & Kent Tisher
Choreographer - Amy Wright

The Production Team

Stage Manager - Kent Tisher                                
Assistant Stage Managers - Tara Meecham, Sharla Paino           
Set Designer - Vaughn Davis                                    
Set Construction - Tom Stewart, Gordon Hardcastle, Ester Landreville, Maria Hardcastle, Maria Simos, Bob Bailey, Florence Landreville, Wayne Tilley, Jacqui Vandale, Kerry Stover, Sharla Paino, Martha Shiell
Lighting Designer - Stephen Mitchell         
Costume Co-Ordinator - Rebecca Lenko              
Assist. Costume Co-Ordinator - Jacquie Vandale
Properties Co-Ordinators - Tom Stewart, Irene Nicholls           
Props Assistant - Brenda McDougall                               
Make-up & Hair Co-Ordinator -  Cindy Salliss 
Make-up Assistants -  Kelly Barnes, Meranda Gore, Naomi Shackelton, Rachel Salazar-Cruz, Kryota Jareconi, Jessie  Coughlan, Andrea Tyler, Lesley Balch, Sherrie Rains, Sarah Howse,  Claudia Walz           
Hair Stylists - Karine Shank, Andrea Bartram, Carlene Boyd, Holly Clark, Jen Connell, Jessie Cowan,Danielle Dramnigzke, Jocelyn Howard, Jasmine Lewis, Pom Quangthi
Publicity - Kerry Stover, Fay Kydd, Christopher F. Parker, Dean Sheppard                                         
Program - Ken Sadler                                          
Program Designer - Simon Goodwin                         
Rehearsal Pianist - Kent Tisher                               
Box Office - Elizabeth Van Doorne

The Cast

Annie Oakley - Maria Simos
 
Frank Butler - John White
 
Buffalo Bill Cody - Don Blay
 
Dolly Tate - Megan Moorhouse
 
Winnie Tate - Alison Hodsman
 
Charlie Davenport - Don Fleckser
 
Tommy Keeler - Sam Shoebottom
 
Chief Sitting Bull - Larry Regan
 
Pawnee Bill - John Pacheco
 
Jessie Oakley - Ellen Denny
 
Nellie Oakley - Rachel Spriet
 
Little Jake - Scott Morasch

The Dancers
Lesley Bramhill, Lori Fellner, Daniel C. Jewlal, Jill Micomonaco, Joanne Ryan, Martha Shiell, Kaitlyn Smith, Sara Smith, Grant Statchuk, Pam Taylor, Nancy Torgerson, Kelsi Wighton

The Roustabouts
Jasmine Buckingham, Amy Callens, Dylan Chisholm, Joel Dell, Rebecca Dashford, Cassandra Griffin, Gordon Hardcastle, Duane Jacques, Jenn Marino, Rose McCoomb, Beth Nywenning-Gee, Mike Piche, Denyse, Gervais Regan, Kim Spriet, Andrea Stevens, Jennifer Stirton, Michael Teixeira, Shannon Watson

The Orchestra

Drums/Percussion -  Matt Weston
Trumpets - Craig Robertson, Kelly Webb
French Horn - Kristen Mohr
Trombone - Amy Scott
Flute/Piccolo - Katie Saunoris
Clarinet/Alto Sax - Adam Phares
Bass Clarinet/Tenor Sax/Clarinet -  Rob McKinnon
Violin - Elena Spanu
Cello - Liza McLellan
Double Bass - Donovan Bullen
Keyboard - Madeline Piehl

 

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Gypsy


Gypsy is based on the 1957 memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee that focuses on Rose, a mother of two daughters, who raises them to perform onstage.

Gypsy


Gypsy is based on the 1957 memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee that focuses on Rose, a mother of two daughters, who raises them to perform onstage.

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Gypsy

Showtimes:

Friday March 28, 2014 - 7:30pm
Saturday March 29, 2014 - 7:30pm
Sunday March 30, 2014 - 2pm
Thursday April 3, 2014 - 7:30pm
Friday April 4, 2014 - 7:30pm
Saturday April 5, 2014 - 2pm
Saturday April 5, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:

Palace Theatre
710 Dundas Street, London, Ontario

Tickets:

$29 - Adults 
$23 - MTP Member
$17 - Child (13 and under)

Call 519-432-1029 for tickets or purchase online.


What is the show about?

Everything’s coming up roses with this classic musical based upon the autobiography of striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee.  GYPSY centres upon Mama Rose, the consummate Stage Mother who prods and pushes her daughters June and Louise into a vaudeville career at any cost in order to fulfill the dream of stardom she never achieved herself.

GYPSY boasts one of Broadway’s greatest scores featuring songs like Let Me Entertain YouSome People,  If Momma Was MarriedAll I Need Is the Girl,Everything's Coming Up RosesYou Gotta Get A Gimmick and Together Wherever We Go


Videos

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Location

Palace Theatre
710 Dundas Street
London, Ontario

Parking:
Municipal Lots north of the Palace between Queen Street and Dundas Street (municipal rates apply)

Bus:
London Transit routes 2, 7 and 20 pass by the Palace Theatre

Box Office Phone:
519-432-1029

Box Office Hours:
Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm

 

Articles and Reviews

Gypsy: This Mama is a tour de force
Donald's Dish Reviews
★★★★ out of 5 stars

This production of Gypsy is full of great music, superb acting and dazzling production numbers. It is full of talented singers, musicians and dancers. And their gimmick is nothing less than high-octane entertainment.

Review: Gypsy
Theatre in London

"The music is of course stellar, and with an edge that you would never expect."

Mayor Joe Fontana makes cameo appearance
Donald's Dish

"I laughed to the point of tears. Usually a production makes me cry for other reasons; this one earns the laughs and the tears." 

Musical Theatre Productions continues 25th Anniversary Season with Gypsy
The Beat Magazine
Musical Theatre Productions (MTP) continues its 25th Anniversary Season with a bang. Broadway classic Gypsy opens March 28th and runs through April 5th at the Palace Theatre.

Musical Theatre Productions celebrates quarter-century
The Londoner
It’s not too often that a community theatre company survives 25 years, but Musical Theatre Productions (MTP) hit that milestone in London this year and they’re making the most of it.

Let Gypsy entertain you, let Fontana to Garrison, Paparella make you smile
London Free Press
Three local public figures will appear on stage during the run to help celebrate the company’s 25th anniversary, including CJBK morning man Steve Garrison in the role of Mr. Goldstone on March 29, Mayor Joe Fontana in a cameo and CTV news reporter Nick Paparella on April 4 in the role of Goldstone.

Reality TV stage moms owe a nod to story of Gypsy Rose Lee
London Community News
Reality TV shows such as Dance Moms and Toddlers & Tiaras might be the modern incarnation, but their themes can be traced back to the 1950s and the story of famed burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee.

Everything is Coming Up Roses at the Palace Theatre This March
OEVHub
Many would argue it is one of the greatest American musicals ever written. Gypsy, adapted from a book by Arthur Laurents, is a profound and very human comedy-drama based on a true story.

XFM News: Gypsy Opens at Palace Theatre
XFM News Fanshawe College


Cast

Mama Rose: Angela Southern
Gypsy Rose Lee (Louise): Sarah E. Abbott
Herbie: Duane Woods
Dainty June: Kathleen Watkins
Tulsa: Cole Hill
Baby June: Zoey Lacey
Baby Louise: Lila Ciesielski
Mazeppa: Nicole Newell
Electra: Sue McKone
Tessie Tura: Kathy MacDonald
Pop: Art Fidler 

Farmboys:
Braeden Soltys
Braden McMahon
Ben Guest
Adam Fearnall 

Hollywood Blondes:
Madison Oliver
Lisa Miller
Erica Seetner
Samantha Sendas
Emma Ruddock
Maya Lacey  

Newboys:
Brett Martin
Matthew Sendas
Noah D’Ascanio
Matthew DeKoort
Matthew MacDonald Smith 

Uncle Jocko/Pastey/Mr. Webber and others: Jordan Henry
Georgie/Bourgeron-Cochon and others: David Jeffery 

**Featuring local celebrity cameo appearances in the role of Mr. Goldstone**


Tell Your Friends


Patience


Patience


Patience

January 13 - 22, 2005
Talbot Theatre
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario



The Artistic Team

Producer: Jan Saddy
Director: Serge Saika-Voivod
Musical Director: Igor Saika-Voivod
Choreographer: Shelby-Jai Flick

The Production Team

Stage Manager- Duane Jacques
Assistant Stage Manager - Anthony Veiled
Design Co-Ordinator - Anthony Veilleux 
Design Consultant - Kevin Bice  
Set Co-Designers - John Beverley, Jordan Morris  
Lighting Designer - Michael Semple       
Set Construction/Painting - Andrew Kudelka, Christopher Parker, Janice Johnston, Serge Saika-Voivod,Anthony Veilleux, Duane Jacques, John Beverley, Jordan Morris
Costume Designer - Morgan Morris      
Costume Builder - Kristin Tulen
Make-up Designer - Kyrstie Pounder
Hair Designer - Suzanne Hendriks
Make-up Artists/Hair Stylists -  Aisha Talarico, Cindy Salliss, Nancy-Jean Lahn, Larissa Stoddart, Carol Contant, Megan Moorehouse.Jackie Baldock, 
Rehearsal Pianists - Rick Rogozinski, Rebecco Lubos, Chris Murano
Publicity - Fay Kydd,Nancy-Jean Lahn,Dean Sheppard,Elizabeth Van Doorne
Program - Ken Sadler                   
Program Designer - Simon Goodwin
Poster Designer & Photographer - Anthony Veilleux
Box Office - Aaron MacLeod
Stage Crew - The Members of IATSE, Local 105

The Cast (Dramatis Personae)

Clamaneus (officer of the Dragoon Guards) - Dale Hirlehey
Megatroy (officer of the Dragoon Guards) - Mike Piche
Prince Dunsacles (officer of the Dragoon Guards) - Chris Wood
Bunthorne (a fleshly poet) - Simon Goodwin
Aphradonis (an idyllic poet) - Greg Wagland
Angiea (a rapturous maiden) - Rebecca Surman
Saphir (a rapturous maiden) - Wendy Ewert
Ella (a rapturous maiden) - Kate Kudelka
Jana (a rapturous maiden) - Margaret Bildy
Patience (a dairy maiden) - Jacqueline Nelson
A Philosopher - Christopher F. Parker

The Chorus

Robert Bailey, Emily Banavage, Jasmine Buckingham, David Fletcher, Andrew Gibbes, George Jolink, Rebekkah Rigler-Lowe, Tom Stewart, Amanda Vallejos, Shannon Watson, Emil Wijnker

The Orchestra

Percussion - Josh Priess
Trumpet - Craig Robertson
French Horn - Kristen Mohr
Trombone - Amy Scott
Clarinet - Adam Phares, Ajay Ramkumar
Oboe - Nicole Bureau
Flute/Piccolo - Kate Askin
Double Bass - Jordan Kirkness, Donovan Bullen
Cello - Liza McLellan, Sebastian Ostertag
Viola - Allison Stewart, Vilija Hakala
Violin - Robin Bastian, Elena Spanu, Cynthia Konopka, Elizabeth Blackall, Eric Fujita

 

The Secret Garden


Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Secret Garden


Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Secret Garden

April 7 - 16, 2005
The Wolf Performance Hall, London, Ontario

Book and Lyrics by Marsha Norman
Music by Lucy Simon



The Artistic Team

Producer - Kerry Stover
Director - Don Fleckser 
Musical Director - Igor Saika-Voivod
Choreographer - Jane DeGrazia 

The Production Team

Stage Manager - Sam Grant                                  
Assistant Stage Managers - Vicki Nicholls, Zach Ersman
Set Designer - Kevin Bice 
Set Construction - Sherri Plewes, John Lloyd, Monique Crawford, Socrates
Set Decoration - Kevin Bice, Martin Fleckser, Kerry Stover, Arlene Lundgren, Susan Yerema, Erin Deveber,Elizabeth Penner
Lighting Designer - Stephen Mitchell 
Wardrobe Mistress - Lesleigh Turner 
Wardrobe Assistants - Wanda Hagan, Jacqui Vandale
Properties Co-Ordinator -  Irene Nicholls
Properties Assistant - Brenda McDougall
Make-up & Hair Design - Marvel Beauty Schools 
Publicity - Fay Kydd, Christopher F. Parker, Dean Sheppard
Program - Ken Sadler
Program Designer - Simon Goodwin 
Box Office - Elizabeth Van Doorne

The Cast

Lily Craven  -  Bronwyn Powell Wasse
Mary Lennox - Melissa Peters, Imogen Wasse
Archibald Craven - James Dundass
Dr. Neville Craven - Serge Saika-Voivod
Mrs. Medlock - Deborah Mitchell
Martha - Natalie Grant
Dickon - Mark Dittmer
Ben Weatherstaff - Robert Bailey
Colin Craven - Scott Morasch, Michael Esposito
Jane - Ellen Denny
William - Daniel C. Jewlal
Timothy/Major Shelley - Christopher F. Parker
Mrs. Winthrop - Gretchen Rozek
Fakir - Joshua Priess
Ayah - Maria Zimmermann
Rose - Meg Lindsay
Captain Albert Lennox - Chris Wood
Lieutenant Peter Wright - John Reid
Betsy Wright - Amy Scott
Lieutenant Ian Shaw - Kent Tisher
Major Holmes - Andrew Downing
Claire Homes - Megan Phillips
lice - Nancy-Jean Lahn

The Musicians

Piano - Igor Saika-Voivod
Cello - Elizabeth McLellan

 

Dare to Dream


Dare to Dream


MTP_DareToDreamCabaret.jpg

 

SPECIAL GUEST ARTISTS

Elaine OverholtElaine played the title role in MTP’s inaugural show, Evita, 26 years ago. She is now an internationally sought-after vocal coach having worked with John Travolta, Zac Efron, and Michelle Pfeiffer, in Hairspray: The Movie; and Richard Gere, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Renee Zellweger and Queen Latifah in the Oscar-winning movie Chicago.  Elaine also coached Ellen Degeneres in two episodes of her wildly popular TV show.   As a soloist/pianist, she has toured internationally and has been a back-up singer for the likes of Ray Charles, Martin Short, Paul Shaffer, Eric McCormack, Tina Turner.  Elaine has trained the leads of Broadway or Toronto productions of Les MiserablesHairsprayWe Will Rock YouRent and The Sound Of Music and was a judge with Andrew Lloyd Webber on CBC’s How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?  Her own TV series Big Voice is currently airing on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) in the U.S. and Canada, and her Big Voice teaching DVD is selling around the world. Elaine owns Big Voice Studios in downtown Toronto and is a proud Western grad! www.elaineoverholt.com

Alison SmythAlison Smyth won the Broadwayworld.com Toronto Award “Best Featured Female” for her performance in Jersey Boys (Dancap). She has also appeared in the Toronto productions of Hairspray! (Mirvish), Evil Dead: The Musical (Starvox) as well as Anne of Green Gables – The Musical with the Charlottetown Festival and Test Drive with Festival Players.  On screen, Alison appeared in Hairspray: The Movie (New Line Cinema). Alison is also an accomplished director and choreographer working on such projects as Little Women for No Strings Theatre, Anne of Green Gables – The MusicalHigh School MusicalGuys & DollsAladdin and Oliver!.  www.alisonsmyth.com

DARE TO DREAM:
An MTP Cabaret

Come celebrate with the music of Broadway . . .

SHOWTIMES

Thursday November 27, 2014
Doors open: 7:00pm
Concert begins: 8:00pm
Dress Code: Cocktail Attire

LOCATION

Aeolian Hall
795 Dundas Street East

Tickets
$32 – by phone or at box office
$34 – online 

Cash Bar and Silent Auction

Call 519-672-7950 for tickets or purchase online http://aeolianhall.ca/events/dare-dream-mtp-cabaret

WHAT IS THIS EVENT?

You are cordially invited to DARE TO DREAM, a one-night-only benefit concert for Musical Theatre Productions, MTP’s past, preset and future, paying homage to some of the best moments from our productions over the past 25 years, and reaching toward the future. 

Dress up in your finest cocktail attire as we launch MTP’s 2014-2015 season. Join us for drinks before the concert and bid on one of the exciting prizes in our silent auction. All proceeds will be put toward the coming season and the continuation of our mission to nourish local talent and inspire a passion for musical theatre. Come out and support MTP so we can continue to support the London community for another 25 years.

WHAT IS THE CONCERT ABOUT?

DARE TO DREAM takes you on a musical journey through wishes and dreams. Each character is yearning for something more, something that will change their life, hopefully for the better. While some dreams are never realized, others are brought to fruition in unexpected and inspiring ways. Join us for powerful and thrilling performances from some of the finest singers in London, and featuring music from some of our most popular past productions including Evita, 42nd Street, Guys and Dolls, Oklahoma!, Seussical and Little Shop of Horrors, and from our hopeful future productions including Les Miserables, The Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story, Annie, and The Sound of Music.

CAST (Click on individual names for photo/bio)

Sarah E Abbott Carter
Aaryn Biro
Patrick Bowman
Joshua Clemenger
Preston Cooper-Winder
Larissa Duguay
Art Fidler
Henry Firmston
Jordan Henry
Lia Karidas
McKenna Langdon
Nikki Pasqualini
Emma Ratcliffe
Meaghan Sider
Rick Smith
Terrington Thibert
Kathleen Watkins
Isabella Wolder

ARTISTIC TEAM

Producer: Joe Recchia
Director / Musical Director: Andrew Rethazi
Choreographer: Lia Karidas
Additional Choreography: Henry Firmston and Emma Ratcliffe

Jesus Christ Superstar


Jesus Christ Superstar


JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by Tim Rice

SHOWTIMES

April 3rd-11th, 2015

LOCATION

McManus Studio Theatre at The Grand Theatre
471 Richmond

 

WHAT’S THE BUZZ?

What happens when a group of geeks attend a comic-con panel to explore the parallels between our most famous historical figures and the heroes and villains of popular culture?  To find out, join Musical Theatre Productions’ incredible cast of Jesus Christ Superstar as they don their favourite jeans and comic book t-shirts to bring this modern retelling of a masterpiece to life!

Jesus Christ Superstar is the global phenomenon that has wowed audiences for over 40 years!  As Jesus’ radical teachings are evermore embraced, Judas increasingly questions the enlightened motives of this new prophet, resulting in betrayal.  Christ's final days are dramatized with emotional intensity, thought-provoking edge and explosive theatricality through the medium of rock music.

Share the experience as Musical Theatre Productions re-imagines this incredible show to appeal to new audiences as well as die-hard fans!

ARTISTIC TEAM

Producer: Nicole Newell

Co-Director / Musical Director: Angela Southern
Co-Director: Sam Shoebottom
Choreographer: Mel Stewart

CAST

Trevor Richie:    Jesus/ Superman
Jenn Marino:    Judas/ Batman
Kayla Rock:    Mary/ Wonder Woman
Katie Harris:    Simon the Zealot/ Iron Man
Kyle Stewart:    Peter/ Captain America
Duane Woods:    Herod/ The Joker
Simon Goodwin:    Pilate/ Two Face
*Andrew Rethazi/Chris Wood:    Caiphas/ The Punisher
Kate Deman:    Roman High Priest/ Harley Quinn
Elle Hounse:    Annas/ Poison Ivy
Kyle Mayer:   Matthew/ Green Arrow
Henry Truong:    Andrew/ Aquaman 
Kerri Tveit:    James the Younger/ Black Widow
Sofia Garcia:    John/ Wonder Twin Jayna
Mike Clancy:    Phillip/ The Flash
Catherine Lawrence:    Thomas/ Green Lantern (Jade)
Dylan Rock:    Thaddeus/ Wolverine
Preston Cooper:    Bartholomew/ Spider-Man
Ben Jones: James the Elder/ Wonder Twin Zan

Michael Heath:    Mob/Geek Chorus/ Human Torch
Grant Ford:    Mob/Geek Chorus/ Hulk
Sue McKone:    Mob/Geek Chorus/ Phoenix
McKenna Langdon:    Mob/Geek Chorus/ Thor
Alicia D'Ariano:    Mob/Geek Chorus/ Robin

*Please note the performance dates and times for the role of Caiphas/The Punisher:
Andrew Rethazi:
Friday, April 3, 8pm, Saturday, April 4, 8pm, Thursday, April 9, 8pm, Saturday, April 11, 2pm
Chris Wood:
Saturday, April 4, 2pm, Wednesday, April 8, 8pm, Friday, April 10, 8pm, Saturday, April 11, 8pm

 

individual cast posters (Click to enlarge)

 

Sing-along to WHITE CHRISTMAS


Sing-along to WHITE CHRISTMAS


[title of show]


[title of show]


[title of show] - a musical with music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen; book by Hunter Bell

[title of show] is the story of Hunter and Jeff, “two nobodies in New York,” who are writing a musical with the help of their gal-pals Heidi and Susan. Throughout the show we get to know the four with their goofy quirks and inside jokes, as they put together something they all believe in. Biting and witty, clever and inspiring, vulnerable and hilarious, this edgy musical comedy chronicles the serious and hilarious challenges of following one’s dreams.

Musical Theatre Productions presents our first-ever foray into London Fringe Festival, running June 3-13, 2015.  Here are show times:

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 7:00pm
Friday, June 5, 2015 - 5:00pm
Sunday, June 7, 2015 - 2:00pm
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 8:00pm
Friday, June 12, 2015 - 9:30pm
Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 1:30pm

Producer:  Duane Woods
Director:  Kristina Baron-Woods
Musical Director:  Jenn Floris
Stage Manager:  Jeremy Hewitson

Click here for our initial cast announcement, plus The [title of show] Show, a series of humourous interviews and reflections from our cast.

Videos by Chris Noble

Night of Noir


An evening of glamour, intrigue & music . . .

Night of Noir


An evening of glamour, intrigue & music . . .

SHOWTIMES
Friday November 13 & Saturday November 14
Doors open: 7:00pm
Curtain: 8:00pm
 
LOCATIONAeolian Hall, 795 Dundas Street East, (519) 672-7950

Cash Bar and Silent Auction, Dress Code: Cocktail Attire

Cafe-table seating on the orchestra level and balcony seating available. All seating is general admission.

 

NIGHT OF NOIR takes you deep into the glamorous and mysterious world of a 1930s nightclub.  Follow the journey of one suave private detective while investigating a showbiz murder.  As the case unfolds. the past and the present collide with old flames, new passion and intrigue around every corner.  Join us for powerful and thrilling performances from some of the finest singers and dancers in London, and featuring music from Broadway’s biggest hits including City of Angels, Chicago, Catch Me If You Can, Cabaret, Follies, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Guys and Dolls, The Wild Party, Dick Tracy and more . . .
 
Following last-year’s sold out presentation of DARE TO DREAM, join us once again as we launch MTP’s 2015-2016 season with this two-night only benefit.  Dress up in your finest cocktail attire, meet for drinks before the show and bid on one of the exciting prizes in our silent auction.  Arrive early to claim your table.  All proceeds will be put toward the coming season and the continuation of our mission to nourish local talent and inspire a passion for musical theatre. 

 

CAST
 
Lliam Buckley
Matt Butler
Mike Clancy
Preston Cooper-Winder
Anie Cousineau
Alicia D’Ariano
Henry Firmston
Alexandra Kane
Lia Karidas
McKenna Langdon
Sue McKone
Jordan Murray
Elena Reyes
Trevor Richie
Connor Stefanowich
Terri Thibert
Kerri Tveit
Isabella Wolder

ARTISTIC TEAM
 
Producers: Nicole Newell and Joe Recchia
Director: Jeremy Hewitson
Music Director: Andrew Rethazi
Executive Choreographer: Mel Stewart
Assistant Choreographers: Henry Firmston, McKenna Langdon, Lia Karidas, Emma Ratcliffe
Stage Manager: Kristen Scott

INDIVIDUAL CAST and ARTISTIC TEAM POSTERS (CLICK TO ENLARGE)

IN THE NEWS

The Londoner - "1930s-inspired benefit concert kicks off MTP’s 27th season"
Scene Magazine - "Night of Noir: Glamour & intrigue to open MTP’s 27th season" (page 26)                                                                                                   London Free Press - "Cabaret gives many singers choice roles"
London Community News - "Night of Noir to kick off local musical theatre season"
Rogers Daytime, Monday November 9 - Video with Jeremy Hewitson, Alexandra Kane and Lia Karidas

She Loves Me


The most charming musical ever written!

#MTPSheLovesMe  

She Loves Me


The most charming musical ever written!

#MTPSheLovesMe  

 

PERFORMANCE DATES - February 6-14, 2016                                   (Opening Night FEB 6 is SOLD OUT!)

*Wednesday February 10th performance is "Flirty 30's Night"!  T'wouldn't be an MTP show without an opportunity to play dress-up! Grab your fedora, cloche hat, fascinator, or other retro accent.  Join us for prizes, costume contest, giveaways, all during this one special-edition performance.

LOCATION - McManus Studio Theatre, The Grand Theatre, 471 Richmond St, (519) 672-8800

#MTPSHELOVESME

Warm up this winter with the classic comedy that inspired the movie You've Got Mail! 

In a 1930's European parfumerie, we meet shop clerks Amalia and Georg who, more often than not, don't see eye to eye. After both respond to a 'lonely hearts' advertisement in the newspaper, they now live for the love letters they exchange, but the identity of their admirers remains unknown. 

From the celebrated team of Joe Masteroff (Cabaret), Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock (Fiddler on the Roof), SHE LOVES ME received 5 Tony nominations and 1 win for its original production and 9 Tony nominations and 1 win for it's acclaimed 1994 revival.

Celebrate Valentine's Day 2016 with one of the most charming and romantic musicals ever written! 

ARTISTIC TEAM

Producer: Lia Karidas
Director: Rick Smith
Music Director: Rod Culham
Choreographer: Ceris Thomas
Stage Manager: Jane Swatridge
Costumes: Becky Lenko and Kim McCuaig

CAST

AMALIA BALASH: Kristina Baron-Woods
GEORG NOWACK: Duane Woods
MR MARACZEK: Dennis Johns
MR SIPOS: John White
MR KODALY: Henry Firmston
ILONA RITTER: Elena Reyes
ARPAD: Connor Boa
WAITER: Kyle Stewart
BUSBOY: Andrey Palyukh
KELLER: Christopher Noble

ENSEMBLE
Kelsie Canning
Joanne Grivich
Ashley Kippax
Haley Kriz
Raven Mullan
Christopher Noble
Andrey Palyukh
Kyle Stewart
Preston Winder

Duane Woods as GEORG, Kristina Baron-Woods as AMALIA

Heathers:the musical


What's your damage, London?

#MTPHeathers

Heathers:the musical


What's your damage, London?

#MTPHeathers

Get out your shoulder pads and hairspray - 80s night is on it's way! May 11, our #MTPHeathers' choreographer will be showing us iconic 80s dance moves. Remember to dress in your favourite 80s outfit, as a cult movie character or hilarious celebrity from the era and stop by the Big Fun photo booth to have your picture taken with your friends!

Get out your shoulder pads and hairspray - 80s night is on it's way! May 11, our #MTPHeathers' choreographer will be showing us iconic 80s dance moves. Remember to dress in your favourite 80s outfit, as a cult movie character or hilarious celebrity from the era and stop by the Big Fun photo booth to have your picture taken with your friends!

 

Sometimes high school can feel like life and death, and for Veronica Sawyer it is no different. At Westerburg High it is a clash of the cliques, with no group more worshipped or feared than the infamous plastic paragons The Heathers. But what happens when shy and studious Veronica joins up with this group of vapid and vicious trend setters at the top of the high school food chain? Find out by joining us this May for MTP’s production of HEATHERS:The Musical, complete with croquet, romance and murder! 

HEATHERS: The Musical was written by award winning creative team Kevin Murphy (Reefer Madness) and Lawerence O’Keefe (Bat Boy and Legally Blonde: the Musical) and Andy Fickman (She's the Man movie). Based off the popular 1989 movie, this heartfelt hit shows some of the shocking realities in today’s youth culture while playfully satirizing the typical high school experience. Join the Heathers (and the Cornnuts) for this dark and bold comedy this May at the McManus studio theatre from May6-14th.

What’s your damage, London? Are you in, or are you out?

THE CAST

Laura Martineau - Veronica Sawyer
Stephen Ingram - J.D.
Elena Reyes - Heather Chandler
Jesslyn Hodgson - Heather MacNamara
Alicia D'Ariano - Heather Duke
Tara Portiss - Martha Dunnstock
Benjamin Kennes - Ram
Thomas Krasey - Kurt
Rick Kish - Ram's Dad
Chris Wood - Kurt's Dad
Elle Hounse - Ms. Flemming
Steve Favro - J.D.'s Dad
Colin Foster - Veronica's Dad
Maria Marsh - Veronica's Mom

Noah D'Ascanio - Beleaguered Geek / Ensemble
Tatyana Austrie - New Wave Girl / Ensemble
Patrick Kenny - Blow-Dried Preppy / Ensemble
Alex Bogaert - Principal / Ensemble
Preston Cooper-Winder - Hipster Dork / Ensemble
Matthew Green - Cop / Ensemble
Haley Kriz - Young Republicanette / Ensemble
McKenna Langdon - Popular Girl / Ensemble
Bethany Radford - Cop / Ensemble
Naoimh Sylvester - Goth Chick / Ensembe
Avyn Watterton - Stoner Chick / Ensemble

UNDERSTUDIES
Tatyana Austerie (Martha), Preston Cooper-Winder (J.D.), Matthew Green (Kurt, Ram), McKenna Langdon (Veronica), Avyn Watterton (Heather Chandler, Heather MacNaramara, Heather Duke)

PRODUCTION TEAM
 
Producer: Adam Zess
Director: Ian Badger
Music Director: Eric Charbonneau
Choreographer: Lia Karidas
Stage Manager: Jessica Martin
Assistant Stage Managers: Amy Pritchard, Natalie Geraci
Marketing Team: Deanne Kondrat, Emily Joosten
Set Designer: Laura Sepulveda
Lighting Designer: Steve Allen
Costume Designer: Elena Reyes
Costume Consultant: Ashton Otten
Sound Designer: Cosette Pin

 

Photo by Ross Davidson

Photo by Ross Davidson

Photo by Ross Davidson

Photo by Ross Davidson

Photo by Ross Davidson

Photo by Ross Davidson

Westerburg High Class of '88 (CAST AND PRODUCTION TEAM)

Defying Gravity: A Mega musical cabaret


#MTPDefyingGravity

Defying Gravity: A Mega musical cabaret


#MTPDefyingGravity

PERFORMANCE DATES - NOVEMBER 25-26, 2016

EVENING PERFORMANCES AT 8PM
DOORS OPEN AND SILENT AUCTION AT 7PM

SATURDAY MATINEE PERFORMANCE AT 2PM
DOORS OPEN AND SILENT AUCTION AT 1PM

LOCATION - Aeolian Hall, 795 Dundas St East, London

DEFYING GRAVITY: a Mega Musical Cabaret journeys into Broadway’s biggest musicals.  This evening features music from The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Cats, Wicked and more with a very special select youth’s performance with music from Annie.  

Join us once again as we launch MTP’s 2016-2017 season with this two-night (and one afternoon!) only benefit.  Dress up in your finest cocktail attire, meet for drinks before the show and bid on one of the exciting prizes in our silent auction.  All proceeds will be put toward the coming season and the continuation of our mission to nourish local talent and inspire a passion for musical theatre. 

PRESS

Our London - Cabaret bringing Londoners musical classics  "Andrea Ferret may never get to play the lead in a Broadway mega-musical, but thanks to London’s musical theatre champions..."

Letter to the Editor - London Free Press, Monday November 28, 2016

On the Boards: Cabaret Flying High  "They may not “defy gravity” but members of London’s premier musical theatre company are giving it a go...."

Rogers Daytime London interview - VIDEO with Alexandra Kane, Andrea Ferrett and Riley DeLuca

Musical Theatre Productions announces 28th season "Encouraged by the popularity of their fundraising cabarets..."

PRODUCTION TEAM
Producer: Sue McKone
Director: Kristina Baron-Woods
Musical Director: Alexandra Kane
Choreographer: Shannon Maguire
Production Manager: Duane Woods
Stage Manager: Kristen Scott
Props Coordinator: Sommer Foster
Wardrobe Coordinator: Elena Reyes

Disney's The Little Mermaid


#MTPMermaid

Disney's The Little Mermaid


#MTPMermaid

THIS PRODUCTION IS SOLD OUT!

performance dates - FEBRUARY 15-26, 2017

Our production of Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID is now entirely SOLD OUT! If you were not able to purchase tickets, please check with the Grand Theatre Box Office at 519-672-8800 for any cancellations that may arise.

LOCATION - McManus Studio Theatre (The Grand Theatre)
, 471 Richmond St, London

Musical Theatre Productions invites you to join us under the sea with Ariel and all of her friends in Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Based on the beloved Hans Christian Andersen fable and the classic animated film, this magical story of love and longing is sure to delight the young and the young at heart.

Ariel, King Triton’s youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above, bargaining with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs. But the bargain is not what it seems, and Ariel needs the help of her colourful friends, Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull and Sebastian the crab to restore order to the kingdom beneath the ocean.

Disney’s The Little Mermaid will have audiences humming along to those memorable tunes from the Oscar-winning team of Alan Menken and Howard Ashman including “Kiss the Girl”, “Part of Your World” and “Under the Sea”. Disney’s The Little Mermaid runs February 17-26, 2017 at the McManus Studio Theatre – The Grand Theatre, with a special Family Day performance on Monday February 20, 2017. 

 

PRODUCTION TEAM
Producer: Joe Recchia
Director: Andrew Rethazi-Recchia
Musical Director: Phil Hallman
Choreographer: Laura Wood
Stage Manager: Kristen Scott
Assistant Stage Manager: Catherine McCann
Set Designer: Laura Sepulveda
Costume Designer: Becky Lenko
Hair and Make-Up Designer: Heather Heywood
Lighting Designer: Joe Recchia
Properties Head: Patt Brocksom
Production Assistant: Sommer Foster
Graphics Designer: Lia Karidas

 

Family Day fun! feb. 20th

Musical Theatre Productions is pleased to be throwing a delightful Disney Dress-Up party as part of our special Family Day performance of Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID! Ticket holders to our matinee on Monday February 20th are invited to dress up as your favourite Disney character! 

Lobby doors will open at 12:30pm with fun activities like colouring pages, stickers, and more! Plus there will be a special visit from some of your favourite magical Fairy Tale Princesses, courtesy of My Perfect Princess Party! You will also receive an exclusive keepsake souvenir from the show!

After the performance, there will be a special meet-and-greet with Ariel and all of her friends from our magical production! Be sure to have your camera ready for this wonderful photo op! 

cast and production team

Time Warp-50 years of the rock musical


MTP's 4th Annual Fundraiser Cabaret

ARE YOU READY TO ROCK?!

Time Warp-50 years of the rock musical


MTP's 4th Annual Fundraiser Cabaret

ARE YOU READY TO ROCK?!

OR CALL 519-672-7950


performance dates - November 8-10

Wednesday November 8th
Doors open: 7:00pm | Curtain: 8:00pm

Thursday November 9th
Doors open: 7:00pm | Curtain: 8:00pm

Friday November 10th
Doors open: 6:00pm | Curtain: 7:00pm
FRIDAY NIGHT LATE SHOW!!  Doors open: 9:00pm | Curtain: 10:00pm
 

Aeolian Hall, 795 Dundas St, London

TICKETS
Orchestra - $32
Balcony - $22  

Cash Bar and Silent Auction - Meet for drinks before the show and bid on one of the exciting prizes in our silent auction.  All proceeds will be put toward MTP’s coming season and the continuation of our mission to nourish local talent and inspire a passion for musical theatre.  

 

50 years ago in 1967, Hair debuted on Broadway, marking a stylistic shift and opening up musical theatre to a sound previously unheard of in its canon: rock and roll! TIME WARP: 50 Years of the Rock Musical is a high energy, multi-faceted cabaret, celebrating five decades of rock on Broadway, and exploring every colour of the rock musical: from classic rock, to Motown, to glam, to indie, to roots, to fusion, and more!

TIME WARP highlights tunes from smash-hit productions including: Rent, The Who’s Tommy, Hair, American Idiot, Dear Evan Hansen, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Next to Normal, Aida, Dogfight, Beautiful, Once, The Rocky Horror Show and more! This electrifying concert experience features a cast of over 25 local singers, dancers and musicians performing alongside an explosive rock band.
 
TIME WARP promises to follow in the footsteps of MTP’s last three SOLD OUT cabarets -  Defying Gravity, Night of Noir and Dare to Dream -  as a high-energy tribute to musical theatre for both Broadway and rock music fans alike! Join us once again as we launch MTP’s 2017-2018 season with this limited engagement benefit fundraiser.  


ARTISTIC TEAM

Producer: Adam Zess
Director: Lia Karidas
Music Director: Stephen Ingram
Choreographer: Kerry Hishon
Stage Manager: Kristen Clancy


CAST

Sarah Abbott
David Adler
Vivien Adler
Tatyana Austrie
Ian Badger
Becky Blake
Thaesha Buckley
Matt Butler
Mike Clancy
Jacob Collier
Alicia D’Ariano
Kate Deman
Lori Girard
Matt Green
Rebecca Hall
Katie Harris
Craig Jamieson
Diegra Kambamba
Jason McMannis
Megan Moorhouse
Zabrina Richards
Natasha Roberts
Henry Truong
Braven Warren
Brian Whitwham
Becca Zadorsky


Lovelash


An original new musical by Terence Vince

“LOVELASH: Two words, compounded, defined as the emotional distress following the end of a romantic relationship…”

Lovelash


An original new musical by Terence Vince

“LOVELASH: Two words, compounded, defined as the emotional distress following the end of a romantic relationship…”

or call 519-642-3919


performance dates - February 22-24, 2018

the arts project, 203 dundas st, london  

TICKETS
General Admission $20 

MTP is thrilled to present, for a first time ever, a workshop of a new original musical, LOVELASH!

LOVELASH follows the romantic misadventures of a group of friends in the early 1990s in a small-town local dive bar, “The Mack Shack". Dan is a compassionate, but awkward man who just lost his wife and is trying to get back in the game. Trey is a lady’s man who’s boasting to the world that he’s single, despite the fact that he’s in a loving long-distance relationship. Nat is in love with her oblivious best friend but cannot muster the courage to admit it to him. Finally, Carter is infatuated with his ex-girlfriend, who wants absolutely nothing to do with him. Through catchy tunes and cheesy 90s references, this group of friends embark on a soul-sucking quest to cure their own symptoms of what can only be described as… LOVELASH!

MTP invites you to join us for a workshop presentation of LOVELASH, a new musical that spoofs the classic 90s romantic comedies and pays homage to hilarious sitcoms like Full House and Friends.  Written and directed by Terence Vince and featuring original choreography by Shannon Maguire, this hip-hopping new musical has been workshopped in Toronto and featured in the Vancouver Fringe Festival, earning several award nominations. LOVELASH runs February 22-24th, 2018, at the ARTS Project.
 

ARTISTIC TEAM

Producer: Mik Patton
Director/Music Director: Terence Vince
Choreographer: Shannon Maguire
Stage Manager: Keith Armour

The Light in the Piazza


Book by Craig Lucas
Music and Lyrics by Adam Guettel

“In a city made of statues and stories…”
 

The Light in the Piazza


Book by Craig Lucas
Music and Lyrics by Adam Guettel

“In a city made of statues and stories…”
 

or call 519-672-8800


performance dates - April 20-29, 2018

mcmanus stage, The Grand Theatre, 471 Richmond St, London

Subscription packages for MTP’s Spring 2018 season are available for a combination of a single ticket for THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA and a dinner and show ticket for BROADWAY TO THE MAX for only $65!

Musical Theatre Productions invites you to vacation in 1950s Italy with the critically acclaimed and Tony-award-winning musical, THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA. Based on a novella by Elizabeth Spencer and the 1962 film starring Olivia de Havilland and George Hamilton, this lush, romantic story of fate and lovers divided by culture and secrets will have audiences moved and captivated.

In the summer of 1953, Margaret Johnson, the wife of an American businessman, is touring the Tuscan countryside with her daughter, Clara. While sightseeing, Clara, a beautiful young woman, loses her hat in a sudden gust of wind. As if guided by an unseen hand, the hat lands at the feet of Fabrizio Naccarelli, a handsome Florentine, who returns it. This brief episode, charged with coincidence and fate, sparks an immediate and intense romance between Clara and Fabrizio. Margaret, extremely protective of her daughter, attempts to keep Clara and Fabrizio apart. Unable to suppress the truth about her daughter, Margaret is forced to reconsider not only Clara's future, but her own hopes as well.

Featuring a sweeping, Tony-winning score and orchestrations by Adam Guettel and a book by Craig Lucas, THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA runs April 20-29, 2017 at the McManus Stage – The Grand Theatre.

 

ARTISTIC TEAM

Producer: Kyle Stewart
Director: Kristina Baron-Woods
Music Director: Andrew Rethazi
Stage Manager: Kristen Clancy

Broadway to the Max


“An evening of dinner, laughter, and showstoppers!”

Broadway to the Max


“An evening of dinner, laughter, and showstoppers!”

or call 519-672-8800


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performance dates - june 20-23, 2018

The Wave, University Community Centre (2nd Floor), University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond Road

 

Subscription packages for MTP’s Spring 2018 season are available for a combination of dinner and show ticket for BROADWAY TO THE MAX with a ticket for THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA for only $65!

Musical Theatre Productions invites you to celebrate the end of our 2017-2018 season with the return of our very first, hilarious cabaret BROADWAY TO THE MAX

Originally mounted in 1992 to rave reviews, BROADWAY TO THE MAX returns to the Wave (formerly known as the Max) on Western campus with a dinner theatre experience that is not to be missed! Featuring memorable numbers from such musical theatre treasures as Dreamgirls, Les Miserables, Chess, and The Will Rogers Follies as well as newly updated showstoppers from some of Broadway’s recent hits like Something Rotten, The Book of Mormon, and more, our hilarious and dazzling cast of singers, dancers and comedians will be sure to entertain audiences night after night with their sparking tribute to Broadway’s best. Prior to the show, patrons are invited to join us for a delicious three-course dinner served by the Wave with your choice of entrée. This culinary cabaret is available for only $48!

BROADWAY TO THE MAX runs June 20-23, 2018, at the Wave, University Community Centre (2nd Floor), Western University.  Seating is general admission at banquet tables with priority seating for dinner guests. A cash bar will be available as well.  Please note, dinner is not included in the 2pm matinee on Saturday June 23rd. 
 

ARTISTIC TEAM

Producers: Joe Recchia and Sue McKone
Director: Rick Smith
Music Director: Andrew Rethazi
Choreographer: Andrea Gittens
Stage Manager: Sommer Foster
Publicity: Art Fidler and Min Fidler

2017 Annual General Meeting


2017 Annual General Meeting


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JOIN US FOR MTP'S AGM ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20th, 2017, 7:00PM!

This serves as notice of the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Members for Musical Theatre Productions (MTP) in London, Ontario.  Join us as we reflect on the past season of shows and events and look ahead as MTP moves into its 29th anniversary season. This is your chance to help shape the future of MTP and make your voice heard. Where do you want to see MTP in 2018?

To participate in this meeting, all attendees must be current members of MTP. If you are not currently a member, 1-year memberships will be available at the meeting for $25. Current members may renew their memberships at the meeting. Refreshments will be provided.

For more information on MTP and memberships, please visit our Membership page.

AGENDA
1. Notice of Meeting - Joe Recchia
2. Approval of the Minutes of the 2016 Annual General Meeting - Joe Recchia
3. President's Report - Joe Recchia
4. Treasurer's Report and Approval of Financial Statements - Andrew Rethazi
5. Season Planning Committee Report - Kristina Baron-Woods
6. Publicity Committee Report - Lia Karidas and Duane Woods
7. Fundraising Committee Report - Phil Hallman
8. Membership Engagement Committee Report - Rick Smith
9. ONCA Review Committee Report – Andrew Rethazi
10. Appointment of Accountant - Andrew Rethazi
Whereas Musical Theatre Productions is required to annually appoint an accountant for the upcoming fiscal year, be it resolved that Robert Han, Chartered Accountant, be appointed Accountant for Musical Theatre Productions for the fiscal year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

11. Call for Nominations for Board Election - Joe Recchia
12. Appointment of Returning Officer(s) and Scrutineers - Joe Recchia
13. Election - Board of Directors
14. New Business
15. Adjournment