Temple Theaters Welcomes Main Street Musicals

Temple Theaters Welcomes Main Street Musicals

Nov 24 2014

MainStreet Musicals Inc. will be collaborating with Temple Theaters in presenting three staged readings in Randall Theater from January 10-11.  With both professional actors and student performers, these readings include Merton of the Movies, directed by Temple Theaters' Artistic Director Douglas C. Wager; Pride and Prejudice, directed by Professor Peter Reynolds; and Under Fire, directed by Nick Anselmo of Drexel University.

In the video below, from MainStreet Musicals' festival in St. Louis earlier this year, affiliate producer Ben Nordstrom discusses the new musicals and explains the process.

 

 

MainStreet Musicals Inc. is a national association of theater professionals and education partners whose mission is to promote and aid in the development of original music theater works. The artistic advisory group is composed of major musical theater artists; past members include Harold Prince, Sutton Foster, Patti Lupone, and John Lithgow, the 2014 Guest Artisitc Director. Among their multitude of programs, MainStreet Musical Festivals showcases the year’s MainStreet award-winning musicals in local cities across the country. Soon, Philadelphia will be the newest member of its city line-up.

This collaboration poses as a great opportunity for students looking for theater experience to work on new shows, while also working alongside professional directors and actors. Students interested in working backstage or participating in other assistantship duties can email theater@temple.edu. Visit BrownPaperTickets to purchase tickets this event.

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