Theater News: Mrs. Doubtfire, Mint Theatre, Free Theater Summer Camp, Broadway Musical Camp and The Shubert Foundation

Ghostlight Records released original Broadway cast recording of Mrs Doubtfire in digital and streaming formats. Mrs Doubtfire has music and lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrickand Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell, the team behind it Something fishy! Ethan Popp is supervisor, arranger and orchestrator. The recording’s producers are Ethan Popp, Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick. The executive producers are Kevin McCollum and Hunter Arnold. Stream or download the album at ghostlightrecords.lnk.to/DoubtfireOBCR

The album features the Broadway cast who opened the show on December 5, 2021, including Tony Award-nominated Rob McClure as Daniel Hillard, Jenn Gambateseas Miranda Hillard,Peter Bartlettas Mr. Jolly, Charity Angeldawsonas Wanda Sellner,Markus Evansas Stuartdunmire,J Harrison Gheeas André Mayem, Analise Scarpacias Lydia Hillard,Jake Ryan Flynnas Christopher Hillard,Avery Sellas Natalie Hillard and a Tony Award nomineeBrad Oscaras Frank Hillard.  

Opening Tomorrow: Long delayed American premiere from Mint Theatre chains by Elizabeth Baker on Theater Row (410 West 42nd Street). Performances will now continue through July 23.

Jenn Thompson is leading a company that includes all of the actors announced for 2020: Jeremy Beck, Kyle Cameron, Anthony Cochrane, Christopher Gerson, Olivia Gilliatt, Jeff Gurner, Laakan McHardy, Andrea Morales, Ned Noyes, Brian Owen, Elisabeth S. Rodgers , Claire Saunders , Peterson Townsend, Amelia White, and Avery Whitted.

chains, The second offering in Mint’s Meet Miss Baker series is Mint’s latest attempt in his ongoing commitment to bring new life to neglected playwrights. From Pulitzer Prize-winning pieces by Zona Gale and Susan Glaspell to forgotten works by Teresa Deevy, Rachel Crothers, Cicely Hamilton, Githa Sowerby, Hazel Ellis, Maurine Dallas Watkins, Lillian Hellman, Rose Franken and Dawn Powell – Mint is has long been an advocate of women’s neglected games.

AMT is pleased to present our first Broadway Musical Camp, a two-week musical theater camp for children ages 9-18, held for two weeks in August, August 15-26. The program runs Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12pm to 4pm at the beautiful new Off Broadway AMT Theater at 354 West 45th Street.

The Youth will be collaborating with director/choreographer Mary Lauren and musical director Michael Liepper.

Be part of our musical theater camp culminating in a show show on our Off-Broadway stage! The presentation will take place on Friday, August 26 at 2:00 p.m. Guests are invited. We will also have a conversation with the directors and the actors after the performance. Students receive a recording of the performance.

The youth are trained in acting, singing, dancing, writing and storytelling. We’ll have loads of fun in a compassionate and welcoming environment. We will work on two major Broadway numbers, duets and solos, creating an original monologue or scene specific to each child.

Details:

August 15, 17, 19 and 22, 24, 26

12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m

In the AMT Theater

Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons

$450 – Early bird registration

$500 – Sign up after July 15th

$100 – (additional/not required) 2, 1 hour private lessons with the directors

Ages 9 – 18

The class is limited to 20 students.

To register, email [email protected]

The Shubert Foundation today announced a record $37.6 million in unrestricted grants to nonprofit theaters, dance companies, academic theater training programs and related service agencies. As a leader in arts funding, the foundation has also made two $1 million donations to create endowed scholarships for theater students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Spelman College and Morehouse College.

“The Shubert Foundation has long supported education in the performing arts, both through our relationship with New York City Public Schools and through our Shubert Scholars Program at colleges and universities,” said Chairman Robert E. Wankel. “To further expand opportunities for black college students to gain rich experience in the performing arts, this year our board approved two $1 million endowments for grants at two HBCUs,” added Mr. Wankel.

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