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Summer Theatre Camp 2018 Reading List

April 11, 2018
Natalie Clare
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Can’t wait to leap into a summer of stories for theatre camp? Get your imagination ready to explore the worlds of these beloved authors in preparation for your artistic adventures at the Playhouse.

A Musical Comedy to Die For

April 10, 2018
Natalie Clare
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Who killed the great American novelist Arthur Whitney? The mystery unfolds in hilarious fashion in Murder for Two, as one actor plays an overwhelmed detective and another plays a dozen suspects — and they both play piano.

Happily Ever After Told Anew

April 6, 2018
Natalie Clare
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The Playhouse's Off the Hill production of Rapunzel stays faithful to its fairy tale setting while offering a nuanced perspective of independence, friendship and family relationships.

Written in the Stars: A Q&A With Lisa Rothe

April 5, 2018
Natalie Clare
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Sooner/Later director Lisa Rothe shares her artistic perspective in bringing this metaphysical romantic comedy to life.

The Adventure of a Lifetime

April 2, 2018
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Director Blake Robison chats about the enduring appeal of Treasure Island in preparation for the Playhouse's swashbuckling adventure for the whole family.

5 Questions With George Naha

March 28, 2018
Natalie Clare
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Meet George Naha, the guitarist for Marie and Rosetta. Learn about George's musical roots, what his favorite gigs have been and what he's found most interesting about this play with music.

A Pirate's Life

March 27, 2018
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Arguably the greatest adventure story ever told, Ken Ludwig's Treasure Island leaps to the Playhouse stage in a larger-than-life production helmed by Playhouse Artistic Director Blake Robison.

The Evolution of African American Gospel Music

March 22, 2018
Natalie Clare
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Marie and Rosetta tells the story of gospel singer Sister Rosetta Tharpe and her young protégée Marie Knight. Their signature collaboration reflects the evolution of African American gospel music, from its roots in spirituals to the rock and roll we know today.

5 Questions With Chaz Hodges

March 22, 2018
Natalie Clare
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Meet Chaz Hodges, who plays gospel singer Marie Knight in Marie and Rosetta. Learn about what inspired her to become an actor, what role has been her all-time favorite and what she's enjoyed about this heart-rending production.

5 Questions With Miche Braden

March 16, 2018
Natalie Clare
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Meet Miche Braden, who plays the legendary Sister Rosetta Tharpe in Marie and Rosetta. Learn about how she became an actor, what her favorite role has been and what she enjoys most about this inspiring play with music.