Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

The Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical Shrek leads Dramatics magazine’s list of the most-produced musicals in U.S. high schools. MTI is proud to represent 8 of the top 11 musicals  (including ALL of the top 7)! We’re proud of our authors, our catalog, and of course our customers for having fabulous taste when picking shows! Read the [...]

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While Alan Menken and I were having dinner the night before Junior Theater Festival ’13 was to begin, he said to me, “You know, when I was a kid, what I really wanted to be was a rock star.” “You’ll feel like a rock start tomorrow night,” I confidently told the composer. But that was [...]

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The Season 1 finale of NBC’s Smash featured the first Boston preview of Bombshell with Karen stepping into the leading role at the last minute.  The episode ended with Karen giving the preview of Bombshell and a fantastic ending with “Don’t Forget About Me.” We certainly haven’t forgotten about you Karen Cartwright!  As we begin [...]

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With so many great shows criss-crossing the country, there’s never been a better time to experience the thrill of an MTI musical.  The following is a list of some of MTI’s shows that are currently on tour in the U.S.  Ticketing and scheduling information can be found on each show’s official website, so click away [...]

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Sometimes being faithful to the score of an MTI musical requires unique, signature keyboard/synthesizer patches integral to the orchestration. The challenge for musical directors is when these authentic sounds are difficult to find and even more difficult to re-produce correctly. That’s why we created MTI’s Keyboard Patch SolutionsTM – an easy to use resource designed [...]

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Welcome to the third blog post in our “Choosing Your High School’s Musical” series. Our newest series of blog posts is designed to introduce you to some of our shows that we know work in a high school setting. Of course, it’s up to you to determine if the shows are best-suited to your community, [...]

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When you think Disney – you think magic, fairies, sparkle and wonder. But how do you re-create the fairy tale magic that is Disney in your high school gym or auditorium? Can you really put flying carpets, enchanted roses, noses that grow on cue, men turning into beasts on a stage in a high school? [...]

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In the fourth installment of our Marquee Q & A, actress Anne Horak catches up with MTI’s Tyler Paul to discuss YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, Susan Stroman & Mel Brooks, and more… Anne Horak, a young actress with a blossoming career, began her journey with a number of leading roles at regional houses fresh out of college. [...]

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The national tour of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast just rolled into Fort Meyers, Florida.  The local news helped promote the performances with a backstage tour featuring some of the show’s actors…in particular, former MTI employee and regular MTI ShowSpace contributor, Tony Howell.  Congratulations to the cast, crew and everyone involved with this endearing production.  [...]

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As a child, Tony Howell dreamed of becoming an actor, artist or author.  Currently, he is staking a claim to all three.  An Indiana native, Tony has been performing passionately for over 14 years and is now on tour with Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.  Tony is also a gifted artist – and as you’ll [...]

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