Thoroughly Modern Millie – Going Beyond the Script

Going Beyond the Script Thoroughly Modern Millie Backdrops and Scenery Perspectives Written by: Melanie Simmons “Gimme Gimme” some BIG time musical numbers, old-school Broadway charm, and – of course – true love! Thoroughly Modern Millie roared onto Broadway the scene in 2002 and took the theatre world by storm. The story, set in the flashy 1920’s,…

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!…

Dance Recital Backdrops

Backdrops for Dance Recitals Choosing the Right Backdrops for Any Recital Recital season is one of the busiest times of year here at TheatreWorld Backdrops—and with good reason! Backdrops are a great way to add visual interest to your stage and to elevate your costumes and lighting choices. So how can you incorporate a backdrop…

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: Going Beyond the Script

Going Beyond the Script The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Backdrops and Scenery Perspectives Written by: Melanie Simmons Is everybody ready for some P-A-N-D-E-M-O-N-I-U-M?  Well, dust off your dictionaries. It’s time for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee! This rowdy musical – set in a long, single act – is ideal for the young…