TEACHER TO TEACHER
Q: What is an Emmy-winning, Tony-nominated Broadway bookwriter from California doing in a public high school auditorium in Kenosha, Wisconsin?
A: Putting on a new musical – and loving it!
For the past ten years, I’ve lead a double life in the theater. At work, I write multi-million-dollar, feel-good musicals like SISTER ACT. At play, I put on feel-good musicals like HELLO! MY BABY in multi-purpose rooms from California to Kenosha. And what I’ve observed on this odyssey from Broadway at its big-name best to educational theater on a bake-sale budget, is: It’s all the same. Regardless of scale, venue or bucks spent, the show is the show…
NOW AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING
PETER PAN: Broadway’s Timeless Musical Joins the MTI Family
Get ready for the theatrical thrill of a lifetime…PETER PAN – the original Broadway classic is the newest addition to MTI’s musical family and is available for licensing NOW! Join Peter, Wendy, Michael and John in the high-flying adventure that will whisk you away to a place where dreams are born and no one ever grows up! Showcasing the iconic songs “I’m Flying,” “I’ve Gotta Crow,” “I Won’t Grow Up,” and “Never Never Land,” and a rousing book full of magic, warmth, and adventure, PETER PAN is one of the most beloved and frequently performed family favorites of all time.
PETER PAN is the perfect show for the child in all of us who dreamed of soaring high and never growing up.
FEATURED STUDY GUIDE
The Sound of Music LIVE
Be part of a once-in-a-lifetime television experience when NBC broadcasts a spectacular live performance of The Sound of Music on Thursday, December 5, at 8pm (7pm CT). The study guide includes activities that students complete before, during, and after the broadcast, both in class and with their families, as they reflect on their “favorite things” about this family classic, examine its story and musical structure, and create a journal scrapbook to always remember this landmark television event. This program can be adapted for use with students in grades 1-6 as a supplement to the English Language Arts curriculum.