We are less than a month away from the Southwest Missouri premiere of HAMILTON! We asked some of the cast members about life on the road, what audiences can expect, and what makes this musical phenomenon so fun to perform every night. First up, get to know Damani Van Rensalier. DAMANI VAN RENSALIER (Ensemble) gives all glory to God! Paterson native, Rutgers U: B.F.A. Broadway: … [Read more...] about Meet the Company of HAMILTON – 10 Questions with Damani Van Rensalier
AARON CHOI (Iago). National tour debut! Regional credits: Honeymoon in Vegas (Marriott Theatre), A Christmas Story (Paramount Theatre), Spamalot (Short North Stage), Seusssical (Fulton Theatre), Wizard of Oz (The Muny). Other credits: Man of LaMancha (Sancho) & Peter Pan (Smee). Ohio raised, Chicago dweller. Thanks to Stewart Talent, friends & family for their support. … [Read more...] about Meet the Company of Disney’s ALADDIN – 10 Questions with Aaron Choi
It's the show everyone's been wishing for – long-awaited and highly-anticipated! Broadway's biggest blockbuster, WICKED, will be an immensely "Popular" part of the 2015-2016 Broadway Season at Juanita K. Hammons Hall. The opportunity to reserve the best seats for this Tony® Award-winning musical will go first to current Hammons Hall Broadway season subscribers and new … [Read more...] about WICKED flies into Juanita K. Hammons Hall in February 2016!
Those who love the performing arts join the community of Springfield and many others in southwest Missouri in mourning the passing of Juanita Kathleen Hammons. For more than two decades, the cultural life of our region has been enhanced by an amazing variety of entertainment at her beautiful namesake venue, Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts. Mrs. Hammons … [Read more...] about In Memory of Juanita K. Hammons – 1917-2014
As winter storms continue to crisscross the country, weather-related travel issues have made necessary the cancellation of December 10th's MiXt concert, part of the Don and Betty Wessel Emerging Concert Artists series at Juanita K. Hammons Hall. The concert will be re-scheduled – with updates posted on the Hammons Hall website as they become available. … [Read more...] about The weather strikes again!