VIDEO: MISS SAIGON Tour Cast Speaks About Representation in TheatreVIDEO: MISS SAIGON Tour Cast Speaks About Representation in Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2019

The heat is on because cast members from the national tour of Miss Saigon, including Emily Bautista, Christine Bunuan, and Red Concepción, sat down with FilAm Arts to speak about representation in the performing arts and how their culture relates to their careers on stage. Check out the full video below! (more...)

BWW Contest: Win Two Tickets To MISS SAIGON at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre!BWW Contest: Win Two Tickets To MISS SAIGON at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre!
by BWW Contests - Jul 8, 2019

The heat is on because BroadwayWorld is giving you a chance to win tickets to the national tour of Miss Saigon at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre! The winner will receive two tickets to the July 16th performance at 8:00pm. The contest will run now through July 14th, at 11:59 PM EST. Live the American dream by entering for your chance to win TODAY! (more...)

Photo Flash: BANDSTAND is 'Quillon It' and More Saturday Intermission Pics!Photo Flash: BANDSTAND is 'Quillon It' and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2017

Today is Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! This week BANDSTAND is 'Quillon It' and SWEENEY TODD is saying 'Happy trails' to a few cast members! Check out more Saturday Intermission Pics below! (more...)

BWW Review: A Place More Magical Than Dreams: MSMT's ALICE IN WONDERLAND Captivates Young and OldBWW Review: A Place More Magical Than Dreams: MSMT's ALICE IN WONDERLAND Captivates Young and Old
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Aug 21, 2017

In the opening scene of Marc Robin and Curt Dale Clark's Alice in Wonderland, Alice sings of her notion of Wonderland - 'a place where nonsense fills the air, a place more magical than dreams' - and in MSMT's Theatre for Young Audiences' original musical version of this classic, witty nonsense is deliciously blended with flights of imagination to create the perfect fantasy that speaks to audiences of all ages. (more...)

BWW Review: NEWSIES Grabs Headlines at MSMTBWW Review: NEWSIES Grabs Headlines at MSMT
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Aug 11, 2017

In a season that continues to top itself, one show after the other, Maine State Music Theatre's fourth and final main stage production of Disney's Newsies is an epic accomplishment for the company and one that firmly establishes it as one of the finest regional theatres in the country. As one of only three companies to get the regional rights to this mega Broadway hit, MSMT has mounted a thrilling, large scale production that is an electrifying, heart wrenching, and profoundly uplifting theatrical experience that will leave you in what Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark has called a state of “ecstatic exhaustion.” (more...)

Disney's NEWSIES to Take Over Maine State Music Theatre Stage This AugustDisney's NEWSIES to Take Over Maine State Music Theatre Stage This August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Maine State Music Theatre closes out its 2017 season with the New England Regional Premier of the all-singing, all-dancing, high-energy show, Disney's Newsies. Featuring a score by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, Newsies runs from August 9 - 26. A matinee performance has been added on August 19 at 2 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mrs. Lovett Shares SWEENEY TODD Skills You Can Safely Try at Home and More Saturday Intermission Pics!Photo Flash: Mrs. Lovett Shares SWEENEY TODD Skills You Can Safely Try at Home and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2017

Today is Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! This week SWEENEY TODD's Mrs. Lovett shares a makeup tutorial that will have you looking positively Lovett-ly, and PHANTOM OF THE OPERA plays a little understudy/standby/alternate musical chairs. Check out more Saturday Intermission Pics below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: MSMT's The Who's TOMMY
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Aug 1, 2017

Maine State Music Theatre presented two sold-out performances of The Who's Tommy, the rock musical by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff, on July 31, 2017, at Brunswick's Pickard Theater. (more...)

BWW Review: An Amazing Journey: MSMT's Riveting and Revelatory TOMMY
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Aug 1, 2017

Midway through the first act of The Who's Tommy, the young protagonist invites his mates and listeners to ride together on his amazing journey. And truly, Maine State Music Theatre's production of the Pete Townshend/DesMcAnuff musical, seen for two performances only at the Pickard Theater July 31 offers its audience just that - a riveting, often raw, perennially relevant, piercingly beautiful account of a boy's painful but ultimately uplifting journey through the darker side of human experience and into the light. The rarely staged 1992 musical version based on the 1969 concept album and rock opera with its sung-through score, narrative told largely in dance, and its sometimes disturbing material poses significant challenges to any company, but MSMT once again proves its artistic mettle. Under the inspired direction of Curt Dale Clark, with the complex choreography of Raymond Marc Dumont and the rousing musical direction of Patrick Fanning, this company of young artists marshals its considerable talents to tackle the ambitious project with energy, passion, and complete professionalism. (more...)

Disney's NEWSIES to Take Over Maine State Music Theatre Stage This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Maine State Music Theatre closes out its 2017 season with the New England Regional Premier of the all-singing, all-dancing, high-energy show, Disney's Newsies. Featuring a score by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, Newsies runs from August 9 - 26. A matinee performance has been added on August 19 at 2 PM. (more...)

BWW Review: Electrifying Joy Ride, GREASE Rocks MSMT Stage
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jul 21, 2017

Rock'n roll, teen rebellion, a collection of quirky, lovable characters, and a musical score seared into the American cultural fabric - all these come together in a breathless and breathtaking joy ride that pulsates with electrifying energy in Maine State Music Theatre's third main stage show, Grease. The Jim Jacobs/Warren Casey musical, which reminisces nostalgically about the joyful, naughty, unforgettable days of senior year in mythical Rydell High in 1959, has seen numerous permutations since its original production as an edgy, raunchy musical play called Vaseline in 1971, to its Broadway debut in 1972 and through various film versions including the iconic 1978 movie starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. Here in its Broadway version, amplified with a number of the favorite songs from the movie, MSMT has created a high-flying confection that is a valentine to a simpler era with just the right sparks of sass and sweetness that combine for an irresistibly engaging evening that is sure to prove the summer theatre scene's mega hit. (more...)

Maine State Music Theatre Presents GREASE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Maine State Music Theatre brings Rydell High's senior class of 1959 to the Pickard stage with Grease July 19 - August 5. (more...)

Maine State Music Theatre Presents The Who's TOMMY 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Maine State Music Theatre presents The Who's Tommy for one day only on Monday, July 31 with shows at 2 PM and 7:30 PM. (more...)

BWW Review: Sassy, Sweet, Colorful, MSMT Launches Larger-Than-Life GUYS AND DOLLS
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jun 30, 2017

Part of the perennial appeal of Frank Loesser's Guys and Dolls lies in the larger-than-life aura of its Damon Runyonesque roots - its fantasy land of gangsters and dolls, Broadway in the Prohibition era, and memorable characters who sing, dance, and deliver wise-cracks. Maine State Music Theatre's new production, the fifth in the company's history, brings this classic to life with a vivid freshness that embraces both the grand framework of the story and the intimacy of its essential heart. Sweet, sassy, and colorful, soaring and ambitious, MSMT's second show of the 2017 season is breathtakingly daring in the way it utilizes all the company's resources to their fullest, all the while that it demonstrates to a new generation why Guys and Dolls both invented and broke the mold for American musical theatre. (more...)

Fall In Love Under The Bright Lights Of Broadway With MSMT's GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Maine State Music Theatre presents Frank Loesser's celebrated musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love, Guys and Dolls. Considered by many to be the 'perfect musical comedy,' Guys and Dolls runs from June 28 - July 15. (more...)