Morgan Rothwell's Tent Theatre Debut I am a musical theatre girl at heart. There is something about a jazzy score, tight harmonies, polished choreography, and bright lights that give me goosebumps. Not only is Catch Me If You Can (CMIYC) all of those things, but it’s also a “chase story wrapped up in a redemption story,” as our director, Christy Montour-Larson would say. … [Read more...] about Catch Her If You Can!
Neil Cathro's Journey as Christopher Wren in The Mousetrap I’ve always been obsessed with mysteries and unmasking the bad guy. This obsession likely stems from my childhood of watching reruns of the original Scooby Doo cartoons on the daily. There’s something fundamentally exciting about solving a problem and when you pair that with the search for justice, it’s downright … [Read more...] about The Mysteries of The Mousetrap
Our last show of the season is upon us in The Rimers of Eldritch. The show follows the decaying town of Eldritch, Missouri as they confront a tragedy that shakes their community. One of the central characters is Eva Jackson, played by Lauren McDowell. Eva is an outsider in Eldritch and a young woman with a leg deformity. Being shown as an odd one out in the town of Eldritch, … [Read more...] about The Outsiders of The Rimers of Eldritch
It's an exciting weekend for more student work! There's not just one student production this weekend but TWO, both sponsored by Tabula Rasa. Tonight, there will be a staged reading of an original play written by Elaina Creighton entitled And Then Some. And Then Some is the story of a family coming together around Sophie, a year after the loss of her husband and child. It … [Read more...] about Student Work Weekend
This weekend is UCYA's production of Still Life with Iris, and we caught up with some of the students involved to give us a behind-the-scenes look at the show! Still Life with Iris follows Iris, a resident of Nocturno where the people there make everything that helps our world function, from the rain that falls to the fog that lifts. Iris goes on a journey to find who she is … [Read more...] about The World of Still Life with Iris