Into the Woods: Going Beyond the Script

Going Beyond the Script Into the Woods Backdrops and Scenery Perspectives  written by: Melanie Simmons Stephen Sondheim is a Broadway legend in his own time, celebrated for his brilliant scores, which come together with off-beat books and characters to create memorable and often daring theatrical works. One of his most enduring and, arguably, most audience-accessible works…

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Cinderella: Going Beyond the Script

Going Beyond the Script Cinderella Backdrops and Scenery Perspectives written by: Melanie Simmons Cinderella is one of the most beloved rags-to-riches stories of all time. There are so many versions of this classic fairy tale available and similarly endless ways to stage this beloved story. Whether you’re going for a more “Disney-esque” feel for younger audiences…

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Aladdin: Going Beyond the Script

Going Beyond the Script Aladdin Backdrops and Scenery Perspectives written by: Melanie Simmons Disney’s Aladdin is currently running on Broadway, receiving rave reviews and seemingly endless awards. Even if you’re not in New York City, however, you can bring the magic of Agrabah to younger audiences everywhere with the Jr. Edition! Let’s take a magical carpet ride through some of…

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Director Spotlight: Robbie Steiner of Floyd Central High School

Director Spotlight Robbie Steiner of Floyd Central High School written by: Melanie Simmons Imagine High School Musical wasn’t so much a Disney concoction as a real place, where you could step inside its halls and run into theatrical stars of tomorrow just waiting to be discovered. That’s what we found when we came across Floyd…

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It’s Our Pleasure to Support You and Your Productions!

Fall and Winter have been our largest shipping months ever, thanks to our clients and their confidence in our services, top quality, and hand-painted backdrops! We are also adding about 25 new backdrops to our rental inventories each month. Even with our expansion, we strongly recommend all clients order their backdrop packages as early as…

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Seasons In Full Swing

TheatreWorld Backdrops’ Team Is Excited That The 2015 – 2016 Theatrical, Dance Recital, And Event Seasons Are In Full Swing! Wondering what shows are popular this Fall? Mary Poppins is, by far, the hottest stage show at the moment. Beauty and the Beast, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Wizard of Oz, and Sound of Music, however, follow closely.  Our early backdrop…

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Summer was TheatreWorld Backdrops Highest New Production Cycle Yet!

Summer was TheatreWorld Backdrops Highest New Production Cycle Yet! TheatreWorld’s creative and artistic teams had a busy, yet rewarding, summer. Our teams produced circa 80 new hand-painted designs to enhance our steadily-growing scenic and stage backdrop rental inventories. Many of these new designs support the most popular shows our clients produce, like Alice in Wonderland, Beauty and…

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Maintaining TheatreWorld Backdrops’ High Quality Standards is a Labor of Love

Maintaining TheatreWorld Backdrops’ High Quality Standards is a Labor of Love Many of you have asked how we keep our scenic backdrops is such good condition, always looking so wonderful and freshly painted. Because of this, we thought we would give you a high-level look at the process. Upon their return to our facility, our…

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Summer is One of TheatreWorld Backdrops’ Highest New Production Cycles

Summer is One of TheatreWorld Backdrops’ Highest New Production Cycles First, thank you to everyone who used TheatreWorld Backdrops during the winter and spring season. It was our pleasure to support your productions.  A note to all customers involved with summer programs: beginning the end of June, TheatreWorld is offering complementary shipping on all orders. (And…

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