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From the Artistic Director…

Posted on Jul 19, 19 in Blogroll


We opened Mamma Mia last night and it was such a treat to hear from our patrons how much fun they had! I really can’t brag enough on our Resident Company and their ability to bring a show to life in just 12 days!! These artists, both on stage and back stage, bring such a passion to their work and their craft. They work tirelessly to bring our patrons the finest in quality and showmanship. Their dedication shows when I see a show like I did last night. Kudos to our director/ choreographer, Shane Hall and all of the design team!! Our Guest Artists, some making their TLP debuts, put the icing on the proverbial cake as Donna and Dynamos and the ‘Dads’. Making their TLP debut are Guest Artists, Andrew Varella (Sam), Kaitlin Lawrence (Donna), Lara Hayhurst (Tanya) and Mia Gimenez (Rosie). Returning Guest Artist and TLP alum, Darren Mangler (Bill), showed, yet again, why is a a fan favorite with our audiences. I would like to invite you to come see this production. It’s so much fun and feel free to bring the kids as this show has something for everyone!!

And remember on weekends and Wednesday matinees we have our Deck Series! People have been telling me they sometimes com e just for this event after they’ve seen the show. Our Deck Series takes place on our outdoor stage and starts 1 hour before the show. There is a bar for sandwiches and drinks, so make it part of your visit to TLP!

Tonight and tonight only, Friday July 19th, we will be hosting our Page-to-Stage-Talk-Back immediately following the show! This is your opportunity to meet some of the cast, designers and crew members and ask questions about how Mamma Mia was brought to life at TLP! This event usually lasts about 20 minutes and I have been receiving positive feedback from the people who attend. If you can’t make it, stream it live on our Facebook or Instagram page.

See you at your Theatre in Woods!