Captain Louie

If your theatre is looking for a show that showcases the thrills and chills of the Halloween season, look no further than these 10 MTI titles.  Whether you’re following the exploits of a blood-sucking vampire (or plant), losing your direction in a madcap fairy tale, or haunting a country rodeo, each of these shows is [...]

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“Terrifically involving and entertaining … a riveting story for the stage.” —Variety Don’t miss the New York premiere of the first opera by musical theater legend Stephen Schwartz. The prodigious Oscar and Grammy Award-winning composer has written the scores to hit shows GODSPELL, PIPPIN, WORKING and WICKED, which continues to break Broadway attendance records and [...]

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Following successful performances in New Orleans, the talented kids of the Crescent City Lights Youth Theater will be presenting selections from the newly released musical CAPTAIN LOUIE JR. at the 2011 Junior Theatre Festival in Atlanta. Based on the book “The Trip” by Ezra Jack Keats, CAPTAIN LOUIE JR. is a story is full of tricks and treats, and [...]

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JEKYLL & HYDE: This timeless tale of duality is a perfect metaphor for Halloween – a night when the mischievous imp in all of us holds sway.  Only, in Frank Wildhorn and Leslie Bricusse’s Tony nominated Broadway musical, mild-mannered Dr. Henry Jekyll’s alter ego, Edward Hyde, doesn’t just emerge once a year.  Wildhorn’s rock-pop score [...]

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Being the new kid is tough.  You’ve got a new neighborhood to navigate, a new house filled with other people’s memories, and worst of all, a new school where you’re supposed to make new friends.  What if they watch different TV shows or play different games?  What if you accidentally sit with the wrong people [...]

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Exciting news! If you’ve ever had a question about a Stephen Schwartz show, we bet we’ve got your answer! Recently, a forum archive was added to the official Stephen Schwartz website — it includes answers to questions submitted to Stephen over the years about each of his shows. Not only is the page conveniently organized, [...]

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Stephen Schwartz (GODSPELL, WICKED) and Anthony Stein’s children’s musical, CAPTAIN LOUIE, is now available in a version specifically designed for performance by middle-schoolers!  That means we’re delighted to announce that CAPTAIN LOUIE JR is the latest title available from MTI’s Broadway Junior Collection. New Kid in Town It’s Halloween, but trick-or-treating is the last thing [...]

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In October of 2003, a show opened that would quickly become one of the biggest phenomena Broadway has ever seen.  The musical WICKED, an alternative look at L. Frank Baum’s THE WIZARD OF OZ, struck a chord in theatregoers across the country.  Teenage and college-age girls were particularly drawn to the complex relationship between Elphaba, [...]

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