Meet Next to Normal’s “Natalie”, English Bernhardt

Meet Next to Normal’s “Natalie”, English Bernhardt image

English Bernhardt‘s credits include the 1st National Tour: If/Then;  Regional: Next to Normal (Natalie), Les Miserables (Eponine), Evita (Mistress), Hairspray, Legally Blonde, The Little Mermaid, Cinderella.     Casa: What excites you the most about heading down to Cowtown? EB: I can’t wait for Cowtown!! I am originally from North Carolina so I have high expectations in… Read more »

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Review: Michael Cunio by TheaterJones

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by Joel Leggett published Monday, September 24, 2018 on TheaterJones.com FORT WORTH, Texas  — Most people associate cabaret with standards, songs that have withstood the test of time. Michael Cunio certainly brings the songs that have lasted, they just happen to be serious rock ’n’ roll. The actor/singer, who’s playing two weekends at the Reid Cabaret Theater… Read more »

Director Series: Eric Woodall talks about Next to Normal

Meet Lauren Magee, “Ermengarde” in Hello, Dolly!

Meet Lauren Magee, “Ermengarde” in Hello, Dolly! image

Rehearsal started just yesterday, but Lauren Magee, a promising young student, actor and lady, found a few moments to chat with me about the upcoming production of Hello, Dolly. CASA: You’ve been performing at Casa since 2010, when you played “Marta” in The Sound of Music. Your Casa credits also include the Apprentice Program’s Bloody… Read more »

Casa Manana presents Hello, Dolly!

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Jacquelyn Piro Donovan and David Coffee star in Hello, Dolly! FORT WORTH, Texas (August 8, 2018) – Casa Mañana presents Hello, Dolly! as the first show of its 2018-2019 Broadway Season. The show runs September 8-16. Tickets are on sale now. Hello, Dolly!, which debuted on Broadway in 1964, follows the life of Dolly Gallagher… Read more »

A Trip Across the Pond

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Tucked away in North Richland Hills, From Across the Pond is a piece of England – in Texas. A true pub inside, the walls are adorned with Arsenal memorabilia and Beatles posters, while tunes by Paul and Ringo play in the background. Owner and general manager, Lee Herdman met with us to bring the art and… Read more »

Behind the Scenes

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Take a glimpse behind the scenes and into our costume shop! Special thanks to our wonderful costume shop and makeup staff: Tammy, Cat, Audrey, Anne, Katarina, Maggie, Jeania, Dorothy and Carol!

Sweeney Todd: Real or Fake?

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Sweeney Todd: A show based on a true story? As biographical musicals like Hamilton and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson take rise on and off Broadway, where is the line between historically correct and dramatized for the stage? Shows like The Phantom of the Opera, Gypsy and Side Show may spark your interest because they are loosely based on… Read more »

Casa Mañana Presents: Sweeney Todd

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FORT WORTH, Texas (June 21, 2018)– Casa Mañana is proud to present Sweeney Todd, August 3-5, as the 2018 Apprentice Program. Tickets are on sale now. First performed in 1979, audiences around the world are familiar with this dark and thrilling tale. Sweeney Todd, a cast-aside barber, returns to London to seek revenge on a… Read more »