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Bonnie & Clyde Cast Feature – Grace Moore and Olivia Rodriguez Smith

Bonnie & Clyde Cast Feature – Grace Moore and Olivia Rodriguez Smith image

Olivia Rodriguez Smith says she’s always found a stage to perform on ever since she was little, but her first musical was during the 8th grade, in Camp Casa’s Fiddler on the Roof Jr. The role of “Bessie” in Marvin’s Room helped Olivia establish a strong method of character development, of which she plans to draw from as her contribution to the complex nature of the ensemble in Bonnie… 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 »

Review: Tanglewood Moms | A Dean Martin Christmas

Review: Tanglewood Moms | A Dean Martin Christmas image

A Dean Martin Christmas at Casa’s Reid Cabaret By: Julie Rhodes If you’re a fresh young thing like me (we need a sarcasm font), you might not be familiar enough with Dean Martin to evaluate whether Casa Mañana’s Joe Scalissi fully emulates the Rat Pack icon in its cabaret show this month. Fortunately, that’s not… Read more »

Meet the Cast – Greg White

Jobs in Theatre: Costume Design

Jobs in Theatre: Costume Design image

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

Review: Jason Bishop by Tanglewood Moms image

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 »

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 »