Review: Next to Normal by OnStage Blog

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by Shawn Stalter published November 7, 2018 on onstageblog.com Casa Mañana’s exceptional performance of the emotionally evocative 2010 Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Next to Normal, plunges headlong into the turbulent waters of a modern suburban family battling the painful, life-altering effects of mental illness. Through an intimate, roller coaster exploration of the twists, turns, peaks and steep… Read more »

Meet Next to Normal’s “Henry” and the “Doctors “

Meet Next to Normal’s “Henry” and the “Doctors “ image

Darnell Abraham‘s (Doctor Madden/Doctor Fine) credits include include: The Color Purple Revival (National Tour & Paper Mill Playhouse), I Dream (Grand Rapids Opera), Ragtime (Ogunquit Playhouse & Barrington Stage Co.), and Side Show (Media Theatre). This is Jakeim Hart‘s (Henry) regional theatre debut! His credits include TV: Blue Bloods (CBS); The Affair (Showtime). Theater: The… Read more »

Meet Next to Normal’s “Gabe”: Luke Steinhauer

Meet Next to Normal’s “Gabe”: Luke Steinhauer image

Luke Steinhauer is thrilled to be making his Casa Mañana debut! Selected regional theatre credits include: The Muny (The Music Man), Theatre Aspen (You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown), Music Theatre Wichita, Pittsburgh CLO (Singin’ in the Rain), Theatre by the Sea (Joseph), Unquowa Rep. (Big River), and Pittsburgh Public (Equus). Luke is a graduate of… Read more »

Meet the Parents of Next to Normal

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Charlie Pollock‘s (Dan) credits include Broadway/NYC: Violet, Urinetown, the Musical!, 9 to 5, the Musical, The Wild Party, Really Rosie, Love’s Labour’s Lost, David Bowie’s Lazarus, Tick, Tick, Boom!, I Love You, You’re Perfect…; Elsewhere: Elmer Gantry, Next to Normal, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Full Monty, Carnival; TV: Jesus Christ Superstar Live!, The Good Wife (recurring), The… Read more »

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 »