Once On This Island JR.

MTI is thrilled to celebrate the continuous collaboration of theatrical authors Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.  Winners of Broadway’s triple crown – the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle Award, as well as Grammy, Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations, Ahrens’ and Flaherty’s longstanding partnership is a testament to their talent, creativity [...]

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AFTER THE STORM, by Peabody Award and Emmy Nominee Hilla Medalia is now available on DVD.  The feature-length documentary chronicles the journey of a group of teens in post-Katrina New Orleans as they rehearse for and perform in a production of the award-winning musical “Once On This Island”, under the guidance and direction of several [...]

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It’s easy to feel helpless in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Even four years later, there are still areas of New Orleans that need to be rebuilt — and stories of hardship and strength that need to be told.  In the new documentary, After the Storm, a group of students are able to do exactly that [...]

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Among the many casualties of Hurricane Katrina was the 100 year old St. Mark’s Community Center.  But for writer and actor James Lecesne, losing a place of belonging and support-right when the people of New Orleans would need it the most-was unacceptable.  Currently playing in New York, the film After The Storm documents how Lecesne [...]

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