The State of the Arts

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Last Wednesday, July 22, a news release was sent out regarding the Save Our Stages Act. Proposed by one of our own senators, John Cornyn, and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), the bill would provide Small Business Administration grants for small, independent performance venues affected by the pandemic. From the release: “Texas is home to a number… Read more »

We’re Committed to Re-Opening Responsibly

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Experience these safety measures when you attend an upcoming show.

Need Some Positivity? Check Out These Stories!

Need Some Positivity? Check Out These Stories! image

Since it’s intermission for the entertainment business, we thought we’d find some feel-good stories from around the world to entertain you. We miss all of your smiling faces and can’t wait to see all of you! Hamilton to stream on Disney+ July 3 The Hug Tunnel Photo Courtesy of Três Figuerias Três Figuerias home in… Read more »

A Message From Casa

Emma Grace Freeman Stars as “Matilda”

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Meet Emma Grace Freeman, or “Matilda”, as you’ll see her on our stage. Catch her under the Dome this July! Emma Grace cannot remember her life without musical theatre. She caught the acting bug when she appeared as “Molly” in Annie at the age of 5 and has not slowed down since.  You could say that performing runs in… Read more »

The Art of an Elvis Tribute Artist

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Have you ever walked on stage in front of 20,000 people… as Elvis?   Take a minute to meet the star of our upcoming Reid Cabaret Theatre show, A Tribute to the King, Taylor Rodriguez.  You may have seen Taylor when he starred as Richie Valens in our 2019 production of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. Clearly he has a knack for stars with moves! Based in Lynchburg,… Read more »

A Day in the Life with Lindsey Rushen

Meet Board President Platt Allen

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Platt Allen was bound to be introduced to Casa Mañana at a very early age – his mom has had tickets to Casa since 1968! One of the first performances he remembers is Singin’ in the Rain starring Tommy Tune. He recalls that there was a trough around the edge of the stage that filled with water… Read more »

How is Casa staff staying positive?

How is Casa staff staying positive? image

2020 certainly has not been short of challenges, but we remain dedicated, as the show must go on! We‘re working from home, but we thought we’d also share what we are doing to relax and find calmness amongst this storm.  What are some ways you’re destressing? Let us know in the comments!  Taking time to unpack and organize.  “Cleaning and organizing help me feel… Read more »

Get creative with Children’s Theatre!

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  Looking for creative outlets for your children? Check out a few things that we’ve curated for our Children’s Theatre 2020-21 Season.  We can’t wait to see what you create – be sure to share with us via Instagram @casamanana or Facebook @casafb, or on Pinterest @CMDome. Check out the exciting lineup!  Grace for President, a story about a third-grade… Read more »