Christopher Michael Kadden

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BWW Feature: NATIVE GARDENS at Notre Dame Film, Television, And TheatreBWW Feature: NATIVE GARDENS at Notre Dame Film, Television, And Theatre
Posted: Jan. 31, 2018


BWW Review: RENT at CLAY HIGH SCHOOLBWW Review: RENT at CLAY HIGH SCHOOL
Posted: Dec. 28, 2017


BWW Feature: SOUTH BEND CIVIC THEATRE: THE NERD AUDITIONS & INTRODUCTION TO STAGE MANAGING at South Bend Civic TheatreBWW Feature: SOUTH BEND CIVIC THEATRE: THE NERD AUDITIONS & INTRODUCTION TO STAGE MANAGING at South Bend Civic Theatre
Posted: Feb. 7, 2018


BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS at South Bend Civic TheatreBWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS at South Bend Civic Theatre
Posted: Mar. 12, 2018


BWW Feature: [TITLE OF SHOW] at Art 4BWW Feature: [TITLE OF SHOW] at Art 4
Posted: Feb. 2, 2018


ENCHANTED EVENING at South Bend Civic TheatreENCHANTED EVENING at South Bend Civic Theatre
Posted: Jan. 23, 2018


GOD OF CARNAGE at South Bend Civic TheatreGOD OF CARNAGE at South Bend Civic Theatre
Posted: Jan. 23, 2018


BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS at South Bend Civic TheatreBWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS at South Bend Civic Theatre
March 12, 2018

Opening night at the South Bend Civic Theatre's In The Heights a highly anticipated production for the local community theatre. The run has been completely sold out and the audience is lively while we wait for the show to begin. Scenic designer Kyle Chamberlin has done an incredible job with the design for this show. As you walk into the theatre you feel as if Washington Heights has been brought to life with every detail of the set from the crosswalk to the ATM machine. Before the show began Executive Director Aaron Nichols talked about the year long process of the show and how the theatre had reached out the local latino communities to bring in a more diverse cast. The South Bend Civic Theatre has done a good job casting this show and bringing in a new audience as well.

BWW Review: NATIVE GARDENS at University Of Notre Dame Film, Television, And TheatreBWW Review: NATIVE GARDENS at University Of Notre Dame Film, Television, And Theatre
March 1, 2018

University of Notre Dame Film, Television and Theatre present a stellar production of Karen Zacarias Native Gardens a dark comedy. The play takes place entirely in the backyards of a latinx couple that has just moved in and an elderly couple who have lived there for years. The scenic designer (Marcus Stephens) has done a wonderful job with the two backyards from which the audience is either on one couples side of the yard or the other. This at times was hard to see other scenes but the actors do their best with the space they are given.

BWW Feature: SOUTH BEND CIVIC THEATRE: THE NERD AUDITIONS & INTRODUCTION TO STAGE MANAGING at South Bend Civic TheatreBWW Feature: SOUTH BEND CIVIC THEATRE: THE NERD AUDITIONS & INTRODUCTION TO STAGE MANAGING at South Bend Civic Theatre
February 7, 2018

Auditions for South Bend Civic Theatre's production of 'The Nerd' will be held on Sunday, March 4th and Monday March 5th at 6pm.

BWW Feature: [TITLE OF SHOW] at Art 4BWW Feature: [TITLE OF SHOW] at Art 4
February 2, 2018


BWW Feature: NATIVE GARDENS at Notre Dame Film, Television, And TheatreBWW Feature: NATIVE GARDENS at Notre Dame Film, Television, And Theatre
January 31, 2018

The University of Notre Dame's Department of Film, Television, and Theatre (FTT) announces Karen Zacarias' Native Gardens, a good-natured comedy about new neighbors, border walls, and what it means to be American, in the Philbin Studio Theatre at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, February 22 - March 4.

ENCHANTED EVENING at South Bend Civic TheatreENCHANTED EVENING at South Bend Civic Theatre
January 23, 2018

Enchanted Evening features professional musicians from across the country alongside familiar faces from past performances at South Bend Civic Theatre performing great love songs from the Broadway canon. From Rodgers and Hammerstein classics through musical comedy to modern rock, this concert will have something for every valentine.

GOD OF CARNAGE at South Bend Civic TheatreGOD OF CARNAGE at South Bend Civic Theatre
January 23, 2018

South Bend Civic Theatre is proud to present God of Carnage. The production will run February 16-25 in the Civic's Warner Studio Theatre. God of Carnage was written by Yazmina Reza, with an English Translation by Christopher Hampton

BWW Review: RENT at CLAY HIGH SCHOOLBWW Review: RENT at CLAY HIGH SCHOOL
December 28, 2017

On Friday, December 8th I had the pleasure of seeing Clay High School's production of Rent. I was a bit nervous to see a high school put on this Pulitzer and Tony winning musical that focuses on the aids epidemic of the 1980's and the many ways it affect everyone involved. Clay has done a great job shedding a positive light on this incredible show. The team Meaghan Beard (Director), Aaron Albin (Music Director), Mark Kosten (Choreographer) have put together a well oiled machine that both suites the show and the cast as whole. The choreography was well suited during moments of the show that sometimes lack due to context but they were able to use the ensemble in more ways that worked really well. The band was extraordinary to listen to throughout the show which was a difference from other high school shows. From time to time it was hard to hear the actors due to microphone issues which actors adjusted their volume. Other than that the show was very well received by audience members.