You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown – Going Beyond the Script

Going Beyond the Script You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown Backdrops and Scenery Perspectives Written by: Melanie Simmons Good grief! Take a trip down memory lane with Broadway darling You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The daily travails of the six-year-olds featured in Charles M. Schultz’s comic strip, Peanuts, spring to life on the stage with song…

Mary Poppins: Going Beyond the Script

Going Beyond the Script Mary Poppins Backdrops and Scenery Perspectives written by: Melanie Simmons There are a lot of great musicals, but there’s only one can be called supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!  After years of popularity as a long-time classic film, Mary Poppins finally got its theatrical turn in 2004. The musical was produced by Walt Disney Theatrical and directed by Richard Eyre. Matthew Bourne co-directed…

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 Lion King: Going Beyond the Script

Going Beyond the Script THE LION KING Backdrops and Scenery Perspectives written by: Melanie Simmons “Nants ingonyama bagithi baba!” There is nothing quite like the opening call of Disney’s The Lion King. One of the first original stories produced by Disney after decades of creating twists on classic fairy tales, The Lion King is a coming-of-age…

Alice in Wonderland: Going Beyond the Script

Going Beyond the Script Alice in Wonderland Backdrops and Scenery Perspectives written by: Melanie Simmons Lewis Carroll’s classic story of Alice and her reality-warping journey down the rabbit hole is a childhood mainstay. Nearly everyone is familiar with the Cheshire Cat, the Queen of Hearts, and the eponymous Alice herself. Carroll’s story has been frequently re-imagined…

Kicking Off the New 2016 – 2017 Season!

Kicking Off the New 2016 – 2017 Season with Big News Announcing TheatreWorld’s Highly Discounted Backdrop Collection – “Island of Misfit Backdrops!” During the past 5 years, many of you have asked if we had any backdrops that were not up to our high quality, New/Like New, standards that we could provide at a discount.…

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…