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Introducing James McQuillen, Director of Theatre for Youth

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James’s first theatrical experience was playing a sunflower in the Wewoka, Oklahoma public library’s summer production of Oklahoma! when he was 5.  You may not remember the pivotal role of the sunflower in productions of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ground-breaking musical that you may have seen, but he remembers it like it was yesterday. For 25 years, James… Read more »

Bonnie & Clyde Cast Feature – Lauren Magee

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Lauren Magee returns to the stage this summer as “Emma” in Bonnie & Clyde. After 11 years of being a regular on Casa Manana’s stage, it’s hard to imagine that she’ll be leaving us and heading to Texas State in the fall. “I was seven years old when I auditioned for my first show at Casa Manana, The Sound of… Read more »

Aaron Butler Joins Camp Casa Staff

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We are thrilled to have stage manager Aaron Butler join us for Camp Casa’s Elf Jr.! A Texas native, Aaron prides himself on his work and giving back to his community. Certified in cinematography and television broadcasting, he brings 20 years of entertainment experience to the role, not only as an entrepreneur in film and… Read more »

Reflecting on Black History Month with Inspiration From Our Artists

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Photo Courtesy of Nigel Hall                   Photo Courtesy of Adrianna Hicks Photo Courtesy of Adrianna Hicks                

Keep Up with Brandon Shreve, Apprentice Program Alum

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Today, we’re catching up with Brandon Shreve. If you’ve followed Casa’s productions for several years, you’ll recognize the name! And just to name a few: The Secret Garden, Side Show, Jekyll & Hyde, Big Fish, Children of Eden, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, The Sound of Music and Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story.   During his time at Casa, Brandon learned how to apply a sense… Read more »

Wall Jones & Casa Mañana Present – Jingle All the Way

Wall Jones & Casa Mañana Present – Jingle All the Way image

FORT WORTH, Texas (November 3, 2020) – Casa Mañana’s Reid Cabaret Theatre presents Jingle All the Way: A Holiday Family Concert December 5-20, 2020. Tickets are on sale now. Your favorite holiday hits, sung by your favorite holiday characters! Join Frosty, Rudolph and Jingle the Elf in singing songs such as Frosty the Snowman, Jingle Bells,… Read more »

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 »

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