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…

Disenchanted – Going Beyond the Script

Going Beyond the Script Disenchanted Backdrops and Scenery Perspectives Written by: Melanie Simmons Everyone loves a good fairy tale, but few people truly understand how far our familiar cartoon characters stray from their original fairy tale roots. This isn’t the case with Dennis T. Giacino’s 2016 musical Disenchanted! This raucous comedy takes the typical Disney princesses…

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!…

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…