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Review: How to Make the Perfect Friend: Frank-n-Friend at Casa Mañana – Tanglewood Moms Blog

Review: How to Make the Perfect Friend: Frank-n-Friend at Casa Mañana – Tanglewood Moms Blog image

By: Angela Weaver, February 5, 2020 Running through February 16th, this adorable and touching show makes for a great family night out. “Frank-n-Friend” is a brand new, never-before-seen musical that tells a story about friendship, overcoming obstacles, and compassion set amidst the teen angst of the dreaded middle school years. The show begins with an adorable… Read more »

Music Director, Vonda K. Bowling Discusses Her Role in World Premiere Musical

Music Director, Vonda K. Bowling Discusses Her Role in World Premiere Musical image

Meet Vonda K. Bowling, music director of Frank-N-Friend. Mrs. Bowling received her bachelor’s degree in music education from Shorter College in Rome, GA. She went on to receive her master’s degree in vocal performance from the University of Tennessee. Currently, she lives in Rowlett, TX, with her husband, Jeffery Bowling, her children Harrison and Mason, their two dogs, Abby and… Read more »

Jessica Humphrey in Annie

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Jessica Humphrey returns to Casa Mañana for Annie, November 2-10.   Starting in the spotlight as a ballet dancer and taking voice lessons, her main performances were at the local theatre and church. Eventually, Jessica graduated to train more intensely in musical theatre. This influenced her to study of musical theatre in college and graduate school, at San Diego… Read more »

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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 »

Review: Grease by On Stage Blog

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by Shawn Stalter published on Monday, March 4, 2019 on OnStageBlog.com   It was apparent from the sea of “Pink Ladies” shirts, scarves, poodle skirts, leather jackets and throwback hairdos that the sold-out crowd at Fort Worth’s Casa Mañana arrived ready to pay homage to the much-cherished, iconic musical, Grease.   This catchy jukebox musical… Read more »

Review: Grease by Tanglewood Moms

Meet the T-Birds

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Casa’s T-Birds are ready to go back to high school! To help them get into character, we asked them to share some of their high school memories.   Rico Lebron, “Danny” It comes as no surprise that Rico was voted Most Likely to Be on American Idol in high school. Like his character, in high… Read more »