Into The Woods

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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Can you find 19 talented performers to play all the roles in Into the Woods? compare internet security software That seems to be an order as tall as the second-act Giant. But if you take some tips from the most inaccurately named Fiasco Theater, you can stage the Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine masterpiece with only 10 [...]

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Twenty-five years ago, when INTO THE WOODS played its first preview in New York, many audience members walked out after the first act. They weren’t necessarily dissatisfied; they’d simply assumed that they’d seen the entire show. The theatergoers had a point. The stories of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Little Red Ridinghood, Jack of Beanstalk fame and the [...]

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On this day in 1930, a musical theatre legend was welcomed into the world. Music Theatre International would like to wish composer and lyricist, Stephen Sondheim, a very happy birthday! As we celebrate his legacy on this special day, we also reflect on his numerous contributions to the theatre. Mr. Sondheim is the recipient of [...]

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autocad electrical 2014 purchase Last week, when we left the characters after Act One of in INTO THE WOODS at the University of Cincinnati-Conservatory of Music, they were thrilled because they were sure that the worst was behind them. Now what else could happen but their living happily ever after? The Baker and his Wife [...]

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Too bad everyone couldn’t see Aubrey Berg’s recent INTO THE WOODS at the University of Cincinnati-Conservatory of Music. The CCM production would have offered some valuable suggestions and alternatives to those thinking of producing Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s fractured fairy tale. INTO THE WOODS consists of a mainly funny first act and a mostly [...]

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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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Blonde Bombshell! LEGALLY BLONDE, playing in London's West End was one of the big winners at the 2011 Olivier Awards in London.  Everyone's favorite blonde took home three prizes including best new musical and best actress for Sheridan Smith. Watch BBC News Highlights of the Telecast. Watch an Interview with Actress Sheridan Smith. Sondheim Honored [...]

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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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