Godspell

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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A mega-hit on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and around the world, Godspell was radiantly revisited and revived in 2012 by its composer, Stephen Schwartz, and the visionary director, Daniel Goldstein. With crisp, new arrangements and an injection of contemporary references, GODSPELL (2012) is every bit as delightful as the original; and its uniqueness is strong enough to [...]

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I consider myself lucky that not a week goes by where I don’t see at least one, if not several, musicals. I see everything from community theater to Broadway. As is to be expected, the quality of the shows is all over the board at every level. However, what I prize more than great source [...]

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Calling all future Broadway stars! Do you love GODSPELL? Is it your dream to perform on Broadway? Are you between the ages of 6 and 16 years old? Producer Ken Davenport announced today that on Tuesday, April 24 at Circle in the Square Theatre (1633 Broadway at 50th Street), aspiring young Broadway hopefuls can audition [...]

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Here at the Menier Chocolate Factory in London, a word has been changed in the opening number of PIPPIN. Originally in 1972, when the show’s emcee – called The Leading Player – sang “Magic to Do,” he proclaimed that he and his troupe had “miracle plays to play.” Indeed, there were some miracles in the [...]

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The “Choosing Your High School’s Musical” series is a series of blog posts designed to introduce you to shows that we know are fantastic in a high school setting. Of course, it’s up to you to determine if the shows are best-suited to your community, so make sure to order a perusal copy of the [...]

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40 years ago,  Stephen Schwartz’s rock musical was first seen by the eyes of the public.  Now with a triumphant return to Broadway, GODSPELL is sure to touch the lives of a whole new generation who may only know Schwartz for his work with WICKED witches and Disney.  So, to honor our  composer and friend, [...]

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David Bell has always had a special appreciation and love for music. He clearly remembers being introduced to his first 45 record at the age of six, and teaching himself how to play the drums from listening to those records. Bell recalls, “I was exposed to a variety of music because there were always albums [...]

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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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Next year, GODSPELL is headed back to Broadway and the community spirit of the musical is more alive than ever. Ken Davenport, producer of Oleanna, Speed the Plow, Altar Boyz, Blithe Spirit, and The Awesome 80′s Prom, recently announced a plan to bring the show back and intends to raise the necessary funding by accepting [...]

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