Meet the Cast – Julia Knitel

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Julia Knitel steps into the role of Ulla in The Producers at Casa Mañana. “What excites me most about doing The Producers is diving head first into a good old-fashioned MUSICAL! It’s been a while since I’ve done something this broad, brassy, and hilarious.” On her character Ulla, Knitel offers this, “Ulla is a bit… Read more »

Meet the Cast – John Treacy Egan

Meet the Cast – Sean Patrick Doyle

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Sean Patrick Doyle stars as Carmen Ghia in The Producers, opening June 1, 2019. This will not be Sean Patrick Doyle’s first time to play Carmen Ghia in The Producers, as he previously played the role at West Virginia Public Theatre. “This show is so uproariously funny, and we have a very comedically gifted principal… Read more »

Meet the Cast – David Engel

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David Engel, who stars as Roger DeBris in The Producers is thrilled to be back at Casa Mañana. He is even more excited to share the stage with John Treacy Egan (Max), Dan DeLuca (Leo), and Sean Patrick Doyle (Carmen Ghia). “Sean and I are playing opposite each other in this little skit. He and… Read more »

Jobs in Theatre: Costume Design

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A behind-the-scenes look at costume fittings from Beauty and the Beast in 2018. Tammy Spencer has been working in various roles in the costume department at Casa Mañana since 2000. One of Casa’s employees with the longest tenure, Tammy talks about her unusual path to costume designing and why she wouldn’t want to do anything… Read more »

Review: Jason Bishop by Tanglewood Moms

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A Night of Magic at Casa   by Lee Virden Geurkink published Sunday, March 24, 2019 on Tanglewoodmoms.com   On Friday, March 22, I got to see Jason Bishop, illusionist and magician, on stage at Casa Mañana through April 7. The show appeals to young and old, and my husband and I were some of… Read more »

Jobs in Theatre: Development

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by Jessica Walsh, Director of Development   Years at Casa: I started in September 2018. School attended: Texas Christian University Degree: Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism One word why you love your job: Passion   Development is essential to any non-profit. If you’re not familiar with the term, “development” refers to anything that has… Read more »

Jobs in Theatre: Scenic Design

Jobs in Theatre: Scenic Design image

by Mike Sabourin, Scenic Designer and Carpenter   Years at Casa: 2 Years School attended: Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo MI and Wayne State University, Detroit, MI Degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts and Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Technology Age you started in theatre:  6 or 7 in theatre summer camp Favorite set you’ve designed: Hair. It… Read more »

Roehm at the Dome: Introducing Our Board of Directors

Roehm at the Dome: Introducing Our Board of Directors image

by Lindsey Rushen, Director of Marketing at Casa Mañana   As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, Casa Mañana is governed by a board of directors. Requirements to serve are simple: one must be passionate in supporting Casa Mañana’s mission. Currently consisting of 34 members, these pillars of the Fort Worth community work tirelessly to raise awareness… Read more »

Review: Grease by TheaterJones

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Revved Up The gritty, groovy favorite Grease pumps ’50s rock and doo-wop into the silver dome at Casa Mañana.   by Martha Heimberg published on Tuesday, March 5, 2019   The silver-starred lining of the geodesic dome at Casa Mañana flashed like a chrome bumper on opening weekend of Grease, the Jim Jacobs and Warren… Read more »