Angie Stanton is a best selling novelist and theatre junkie who loves being transported to other times and places through the magic of musical theatre. Through the years her love of the genre has grown to epic proportions with trips away from her local theatre scene in Madison, Wisconsin, to Chicago, Broadway, and the West End. Angie is a former community theatre performer and holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is the author of nine novels including the Broadway-based book, If Ever.
You know the iconic song, you recognize the ridiculously charismatic characters, and when you watched the cartoon with your kids, you likely never expected it come to life as a smash-hit Broadway musical. Neither did Lorenzo Pugliese, who adored the show as a child, and now plays the title character in this family friendly, wild romp through Bikini Bottom.BWW Feature: Broadway Actress Comes Home to Madison in ANASTASIA July 29, 2019
ANASTASIA rolls into town this week with Tari Kelly, an East High School alum, who began her career here in Madison on the well-worn stages of community theatre.BWW Review: ON THE TOWN at Overture Center June 1, 2019
Capital City Theatre's ON THE TOWN packs a playful punch with gorgeous vocals, high-energy dancing, and hilarious scenes that kept the audience laughing Friday night.The Overture Center Unveils 2019/2020 Season April 8, 2019
Madison's Andrew Abrams, Capital City Theatre's Artistic Director, travels to London to workshop BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER: THE MUSICAL, for which he wrote the music.
BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER: THE MUSICAL has been selected by the MTFestUK for it's inaugural showcase of new musicals.BWW Interview: Kristina Walz of ROCK OF AGES at Overture Center February 6, 2019
FINDING NEVERLAND, an endearing and timeless story, is packed with mesmerizing visuals, irresistible songs and plenty of laughs. FINDING NEVERLAND follows the relationship between playwright J.M. Barrie and the family that inspired Peter Pan - one of the most beloved stories of all time. The musical arrives in Madison January 8th to share with audiences the power of imagination… and spectacular proof that you never really have to grow up.BWW Interview: Leanne Parks of SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL at Overture Center November 16, 2018
Capital City Theatre (CCT), regional theatre in Madison, Wisconsin, has a reputation for bringing in talented, nationally recognized equity actors for its leads and Hunchback is no different with five of its cast members hailing from New York. The production features Hamilton's Syndee Winters as Esmeralda. Among her Broadway credits, Ms. Winters recently appeared on the NBC live broadcast of Jesus Christ Superstar.BWW Feature: ON YOUR FEET! A chat with show insider Ryan Garson May 2, 2018
The Overture Center for the Arts welcomes ON YOUR FEET! to Madison for the Wisconsin Premiere of the hit Broadway musical May 15-20th. This crowd-pleasing musical with its Latin beat and joyful score is based on the life and music of the multi Grammy winning icons Gloria Estefan and her husband Emilio Estefan.BWW Review: TUCK EVERLASTING charms at CTM February 17, 2018
CTM's Children's Theatre of Madison delights with the regional premiere of TUCK EVERLASTING, the time-honored children's novel by Natalie Babbitt.
Having attended the world premier of TUCK EVERLASTING at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, before the show moved to Broadway in 2016, CTM had a lot to live up to--they did not disappoint.BWW Interview: Kirsten And Matthew Scott of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Overture Center February 16, 2018
What could be more romantic than a trip to Paris with the love of your life? Perhaps it's transporting an audience to Paris eight times a week, while touring the country. That is what married couple Kirsten and Matthew Scott are doing in the national tour of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, which dances into Madison on February 28th.BWW Review: CONSTELLATIONS Brings Brilliant Chaos to the Wisconsin Union Theater February 5, 2018
Theatre Lila's CONSTELLATIONS is chaos at it's brilliant best. Written by British Playwright Nick Payne, CONSTELLATIONS examines the multiple paths of life and love based on String Theory, in which several outcomes can co-exist in parallel universes.RENT 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR at Overture Center December 31, 2017
There's nothing better than a zany, laugh-out-loud theatre experience like THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE. Thanks to Capital City Theatre (CCT), now in their third season, the show will be playing at the Overture Center the last two weekends of September.BWW Feature: THE HARRY POTTER FILM CONCERT SERIES at Overture Center June 22, 2017
Madison is about to witness a brand new theatre experience--combining cinema with live music this weekend as the Overture Center hosts Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in concert.