The Drowsy Chaperone

Welcome to the second 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. The following shows are some of the newest available for licensing, and are guaranteed to resonate [...]

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THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, a critically acclaimed musical-comedy, which just recently became available for licensing, is making a splash with RehearScore Plus. We are pleased to announce that the invaluable production resource is officially available to rent for this show. Customers, who license the brand-new title, can also now enjoy the benefits of this advanced rehearsal [...]

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  ELF – THE MUSICAL is official!  Based on the popular Will Ferrell film of the same name, the show will play a limited holiday engagement at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre beginning Nov. 2. We’re thrilled that four members of the MTI family are taking part in this new Broadway adventure. ELF – THE MUSICAL [...]

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Congratulations to Stages St. Louis!  On March 22, the theatre won six Kevin Kline awards, including a tie for Outstanding Production of a Musical with their productions of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE and GUYS & DOLLS.  THE DROWSY CHAPERONE also took awards for Outstanding Ensemble, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical (for David Schmittou), Outstanding Supporting [...]

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Broadway’s Sutton Foster put down her tap shoes to guest star on last night’s episode of LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT.  Known for her breakout, Tony winning performance as Millie in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE and more recently for her turn as bride-to-be Janet Van de Graff in THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, Sutton Foster plays an [...]

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The hilarious madcap comedy, THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, has charmed Australia! In the Melbourne Theatre Company’s production, Tony Award winner Geoffrey Rush is Man in Chair, a Broadway aficionado who turns to his record collection when he needs a break from life.  As he takes the audience through a recording of one of his favorites, THE [...]

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MTI is delighted to invite you to “stumble along” and “show off” with THE DROWSY CHAPERONE – now available for general licensing! Apply now for performances to take place no earlier than April 1, 2010. A Tony winner for Bob Martin and Don McKellar’s  book and Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison’s score, THE DROWSY CHAPERONE [...]

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Say the term “metatheatre,” and most people will think of Bertolt Brecht.  Brecht’s shows, such as The Threepenny Opera, were groundbreaking for their use of metatheatre to provide social commentary.  By having the characters in the play be aware that they’re characters in a play, metatheatre distances the audience, making them focus more on the [...]

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