Saturday Night Fever – Going Beyond the Script

Going Beyond the Script Saturday Night Fever Backdrops and Scenery Perspectives Written by: Melanie Simmons It’s 1976 and disco fever is sweeping the nation. Few films captured this cultural phenomenon like Saturday Night Fever. John Badham’s 1977 film enjoyed enormous commercial success. The film spread the popularity of disco worldwide. It also launched its star, John Travolta, into…

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The Music Man – Going Beyond the Script

Going Beyond the Script The Music Man Backdrops and Scenery Perspectives Written by: Melanie Simmons The 1957 Broadway hit The Music Man needs practically no introduction. The five-time Tony winner is as American as apple pie. An audience favorite, it has spawned countless national and regional tours, not to mention innumerable local, community, and school productions. The…

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Seussical – Going Beyond the Script

Going Beyond the Script Seussical Backdrops and Scenery Perspectives Written by: Melanie Simmons The stories of Theodor Seuss Geisel, or, as he’s better know, Dr. Seuss, are a childhood cornerstone. Seuss’ lyrical turns of phrase and whimsical characterizations have made him a literary favorite for decades, enjoyed as much by children as their parents, many of whom…

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Holiday Inn and White Christmas – Going Beyond the Script

Going Beyond the Script Holiday Inn and White Christmas Backdrops and Scenery Perspectives Written by: Melanie Simmons While early holiday decorations displayed in retail stores may feel like a crime, in theatre, prep time is everything. It’s never too early to start thinking about putting on a classic holiday show, with warm fuzzies and nostalgia for everyone!…

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