Shrek: Going Beyond the Script

Going Beyond the Script SHREK: THE MUSICAL Backdrops and Scenery Perspectives written by: Melanie Simmons In an age of lovable antiheroes and self-saving warrior princesses, there is no story quite like Shrek. Shrek originally burst onto movie screens 2001 as a Dreamworks animated feature. This off-kilter story, featuring a repulsive ogre as the main protagonist and…

The Most Popular Musicals and Plays for Younger Theatrical Groups

The Most Popular Musicals and Plays for Younger Theatrical Groups Every year, the Educational Theatre Association polls Directors from schools nationwide. One of the facts that they share from their research is which productions were the most popular over the previous year. This can help you as you plan your next show. It’s truly a great tool…

Use Shading to Your Advantage With Black and White Backdrops

Use Shading to Your Advantage With Black and White Backdrops Colorization is one of the most important aspects of scenic design. A careful combination of the right shades and tones can turn already great designs into stunning pieces of imagery. Our Creative Team tastefully blends a variety of vibrant colors to visually convey an overall…

Fairy Tale Themes for the Modern Era

Fairy Tale Themes for the Modern Era When Hollywood and the theatrical community get together, whether on stage or the silver screen, the results are usually fantastic. In recent years, it seems as if stories based on fairy tale and fantasy themes are at the top of the list for such collaborations. Historically, when thinking…

Brand New Imagery for SHREK THE MUSICAL Now Releasing!

Brand New Imagery for SHREK THE MUSICAL Now Releasing! Recently, our Creative Team focused a good amount of attention on creating new imagery options for SHREK THE MUSICAL. In an earlier post, we highlighted the planning process for one of these brand new drops. We showed you exactly how our team went about creating imagery…

TheatreWorld Backdrops’ New Fall Backdrop Releases Setting New Heights In Stage And Event Imagery

Lots of exciting backdrops for Winter Themes, DISNEY’S THE LITTLE MERMAID and ELF: THE MUSICAL!  Brand new SHREK: THE MUSICAL backdrops releasing in October! Our design and production teams had the “pedal to the metal” all summer long! We produced TheatreWorld’s new backdrop line up for the fall seasons.  60+ new designs have been hand-painted.…