Nicole Parker, Gregory Haney and More Set for Broadway Dreams Foundation's 'TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT' in Omaha This Weekend
The Broadway Dreams Foundation (BDF) partners with Omaha Performing Arts for the fifth consecutive year to present TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT: Defining EXTRA-Ordinary, a unique Broadway concert event featuring performances by Broadway's brightest and Omaha's rising stars. Directed by acclaimed NYC director Stafford Arima (Carrie, Altar Boyz), TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT is the culmination of a weeklong musical theatre intensive taught by the industry's top directors, choreographers, and industry professionals.
TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT will transport you deep below the City of Dreams into the gritty, fast-paced world of the subway system where the B, D, and F trains are ready to propel you to the utter limits.
The explosive Broadway-style cabaret will showcase work and performances by BDF's Artistic Director Nicholas Rodriguez (Tarzan) and Education Director Craig D'Amico (Fiddler on the Roof), Quentin Earl Darrington (Ragtime), Gregory Haney (Bring It On The Musical), Skye Mattox ("Smash," West Side Story), Craig Meyer (Almost Elton John, Cats), Christiane Noll (Ragtime, Jekyll and Hyde), Nicole Parker ("MadTV," Wicked), alongside talent BDF students from Omaha.
TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT will feature selections from the 2014 Tony Award-nominated "Best Musicals" Aladdin and Beautiful, the 2013 Tony Award-winning "Best Musical" Kinky Boots, as well as Stomp, Crazy for You, and more.
Students can still register for the program online by visiting www.mybroadwaydreams.com/register. TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT will be held tonight, July 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Orpheum Theater (409 S 16th St, Omaha, NE 68102). Tickets are $19 and are on sale now through Ticket Omaha, online at www.TicketOmaha.com and www.mybroadwaydreams.com/tickets, or by phone at 402.345.0606
The Broadway Dreams Foundation is a premier, national performing arts education program dedicated to ongoing engagement, inspiration, and access regardless of a student's ability to pay. With a faculty of Broadway stars, directors and agents committed to giving back to the theatrical community, BDF provides invaluable training to anyone who aspires for a career in the performing arts. The unique program offers students highly personalized and supportive mentorship, an exciting, and collaborative learning environment and ongoing networking to build confidence and life skills.
As a direct result of their participation in BDF programing, more than 30 BDF students have landed roles in Broadway, national touring and regional productions, including Violet (Emerson Steele), If/Then (Ryann Redmond), Holler If Ya Hear Me (Ariana Groover), Beautiful The Carole King Musical (Noah Ricketts), The Book of Mormon (Paris Nesbitt), Annie (Gaby Bradbury), Evita (Katie Huff), The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess (Lindsay Roberts), Motown the Musical (Rodney Earl Jackson, Galen Williams, Melanie Evans), and Barry Manilow's Harmony (Greg Kamp).
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