JUNE 7 - 16, 2019 - "HART ISLAND"
Just off the shore of New York City lies a sorrowful island that serves as a public burial ground for the lonely, forgotten, or impoverished of the city. Hart Island is an inspiring and emotional tale of an immigrant woman fighting for her child, and unexpected compassion of a disillusioned inmate who is the only person who can help her. From the authors of Cloaked, this hauntingly beautiful new musical observes two people on the fringe of society as they change each other’s lives forever. TICKETS HERE!
NOTE: A Beta Series Developmental Production
A staged production of a new musical with limited sets and costumes that allows the authors to see a show on its feet – often for the first time.
MARCH 30 & 31, 2019 - "THE HOMEFRONT"
The earliest stages of a feminist revolution in the American workforce is at the center of this powerful and inspiring true story of strength and resilience. When World War II comes to a close and the men return home, one woman leads a movement to fight for the jobs of her fellow female factory workers. But what – and who – are they willing to give up in the fight, and what happens when loved ones get caught in the crossfire? American history, rock and roll, and feminist revolution collide in this rousing new musical. TICKETS HERE!
NOTE: A Beta Series Advanced Staged Reading
An early draft of a new musical presented with actors holding their scripts, limited staging, and no costumes or sets, creating a flexible environment for authors to experiment and make script changes.
March 12-14, 2019 - "LINK UP" WITH THE SEATTLE SYMPHONY
Song Leader for the Seattle Symphony's "Link Up", in which students in grades 3–5 are invited to join the Symphony in an interactive and engaging program. Students learn to sing and play orchestral repertoire in their classrooms using the hands-on Link Up curriculum. The curriculum culminates in a performance with the Seattle Symphony where students sing and play along from their seats in a highly participatory concert at Benaroya Hall.
JANUARY 25 - FEBRUARY 17, 2019 "RENT"
Set in the East Village of New York City, this is an inspiring musical about friends and artists struggling with addiction, poverty, and most of all-love. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the story about falling in love, finding your voice, and living for today is loosely based on Puccini's La Boheme.
Playing at The Public Theater of San Antonio January 25 - February 17, 2019.
DECEMBER 7 -10 "X-MAS: A Merry Mutant Holiday Spectacular"
X-Mas is a musical parody of everyone's favorite mutants home for the holidays. Can our heroes fend off Magneto and their own angst for a very merry X-mas? Find out December 7-10 at The Pocket Theatre in Seattle. 50 seat house - tickets will go fast - don't miss out! Get your tickets now at http://bit.ly/XMASmutant.
SEPTEMBER 22-23, 29-30 "LEGALLY BLONDE"
Legally Blonde, based on the movie and novel of the same name, follows the transformation of UCLA sorority girl Elle Woods and as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Her quest to win the approval of her ex-boyfriend by studying law at Harvard leads her on a quest to discover her true worth. Meanwhile, her passion, positivity, and perseverance transform the lives of both her friends and enemies! It features music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin and a book by Heather Hach. The original 2001 novel was written by Amanda Brown.
MAY 10 - JULY 29 "HAIRSPRAY"
This all-new stage production will be bursting with Village Theatre’s unique flair, as Hairspray gives new meaning to BIG entertainment. Tracy Turnblad is a big girl with big hair and an even bigger dream: to dance her way onto national TV, dethrone the reigning teen queen, win the affections of the local heartthrob, and integrate a TV network... all without denting her 'do! The Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning Best Musical teaches us to look past skin color and size in the fight for equal rights.
Playing at Village Theatre - Issaquah: May 10 - July 1, and Everett: July 6-29.Tickets HERE!
MARCH 23 - 25 "The Boys from Syracuse"
The Boys From Syracuse is a fantastic, fun comedy based around a classic plot device: the mistaken identity, with two sets of identical twins bringing confusion and laughter everywhere they go. This concert is directed by master of farce and classic comedy, Steve Tomkins, the Artistic Director of Village Theatre. Showtunes is teaming up with Village Theatre and joining the whole Seattle arts community as part of the Seattle Celebrates Shakespeare festival (www.seattlecelebrates.org). Meanwhile, our cast is a celebration of our arts community, gathering Seattle's top professional talent from the stages of Village Theatre, The 5th Avenue Theatre, and beyond. Tickets HERE!
FEBRUARY 2 - 25 "MAMMA MIA!"
The smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA. A brand new, original 5th Avenue version of the famed piece that has wowed audiences worldwide. On the Greek island of Kalokairi, Sophie is preparing to marry her fiance, Sky. She wants her father to walk her down the aisle but doesn't know who he is. She discovers her mother's old diary and finds entries describing intimate dates with three men. Surely one of these men is her father. On the day before Sophie's wedding, her mother begins receiving guests at her taverna, and so the story begins.
Playing at The 5th Avenue Theatre! Tickets HERE!
Gregory Award Winner!
After being nominated in August 2017, I was announced as the recipient of the Gregory Award for Outstanding Performance in a Musical - Supporting Actress.
SEPTEMBER 14 - NOVEMBER 19 "Into the Woods"
“Happily ever after” is just the beginning in this musical collision of the original Grimm fairytales. When Cinderella, Jack, Rapunzel, Little Red, and more venture into the woods after their heart’s desire, they get a lot more than they bargained for. As princes seduce and giants roam the land, stories get intertwined and the plot (like the beanstalk) thickens. Featuring one of Sondheim’s most celebrated scores of music, this Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning musical will take you “into the woods, to get the thing, that makes it worth the journeying.”
Playing at Village Theatre - Issaquah: September 14 - October 22 and Everett: October 27 - November 19.