Grease: Going Beyond the Script

Going Beyond the Script Grease Backdrops and Scenery Perspectives Written by: Melanie Simmons If there’s any American musical that needs no introduction, it’s Grease! Written in 1971 by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, Grease came about as an ode to 1950’s nostalgia and the everlasting lure of youth and teenage drama. Despite its glossy veneer, Grease commands…

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…

Largo Cultural Center Technical Summer Camp’s Backdrop Workshop

Largo Cultural Center Technical Summer Camp’s Backdrop Workshop Summertime presents the theatrical community with the opportunity to pass along the tradition and know-how of the stage show to the next generation. In our neck of the woods, there are a number of summer theatrical camps geared towards the younger generations. These opportunities are good for…

TheatreWorld Backdrops Announces New Backdrop Sizes, Header and Leg Packages

TheatreWorld Backdrops Announces New Backdrop Sizes, Header and Leg Packages In response to requests from many of our large venue clients, TheatreWorld has just released to rental inventories much larger scenic backdrops for the majority of our popular Forest and Woods scenes. These new, larger drops measure 48′ by 20′. This is a 33% increase…

All Saints Catholic Church Debuts Completely Revamped Facility With Multi-Generational Favorite THE WIZARD OF OZ

All Saints Catholic Church Debuts Completely Revamped Facility With Multi-Generational Favorite THE WIZARD OF OZ Recently, All Saints’ Upper Room Theatre Ministry (URTM) in Manassas, Virginia welcomed audiences to their totally renovated new theater with a spectacular production of THE WIZARD OF OZ. (The show runs through Sunday July 21st.) TheatreWorld worked with Rob Tessier, URTM’s…

Fall Stage Shows, Christmas, and Holiday Event Production In Full Swing At TheatreWorld Backdrops!

Fall Stage Shows, Christmas, and Holiday Event Production In Full Swing At TheatreWorld Backdrops! TheatreWorld is currently enhancing our Holiday, Snows and Christmas backdrop collections, most of which will be TheatreWorld Signature Series masterpieces. The project began in May and will run through August. First, we are designing and producing 20 new stage and event…