Seussical

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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There have been thousands upon thousands of T-shirts made for hundreds upon hundreds of productions of SEUSSICAL. But each one for sale in this lobby has a unique logo in its upper right hand corner. 12.14 Foundation. 12.14 as in December 14, 2012 – a day that Newtown, Connecticut will never forget, much as it [...]

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The following article is written by Michael Unger, the director of a special production of Ahren's and Flaherty's SEUSSICAL taking place in Newtown, CT to honor and support the victims of the Sandy Hook elementary school tragedy.  The production is sponsored by the 12.14 Foundation (whose mission is to build and operate a landmark performing [...]

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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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Sometimes you can tell you’re going to have a good time at a show just from the set. In front of us on the second floor of the 14th Street Y is a sunny-looking playground. Center stage is a small slide, and surrounding it are bald automobile tires on which no one would dare drive. [...]

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Welcome to our fifth article in the  “Choosing Your High School’s Musical” series. This 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, so we [...]

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Michele Pawk and Janine LaManna are no strangers to the world of SEUSSICAL. In 2000, Michele and Janine shared the distinct pleasure of starring side-by-side, as Mayzie LaBird and Gertrude McFuzz, in the original Broadway production of the Dr. Seuss-inspired musical conceived by Eric Idle and crafted by the incomparable team of Ahrens & Flaherty. [...]

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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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Oh, the things you can think if you’re willing to try…Think invisible ink! Or a Gink with a stink! Or a stair to the sky… As we celebrate National Teen Read Week, we felt it more than appropriate to spotlight a show with beloved characters that people have been reading about since before they were [...]

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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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