Posted onAugust 31, 2022bylsegel|Comments Off on Announcing the 2023 Season / Seeking Artistic Staff for Three Shows
The Theatre Company of Saugus is pleased to announce the shows planned for 2023.
Comedy of Errors, a play by William Shakespeare. Mistaken identity amongst two sets of identical twins. To be presented March 3-12, 2023. The director is Francine Davis.
Peter and the Starcatcher, a Tony-Award-winning play by Rick Elice, with songs by Wayne Barker. The adventurous backstory of how an orphan boy becomes the legendary Peter Pan. To be presented May 12-21, 2023. The director is Matthew Garlin. The music director is Ben Tan.
Little Shop of Horrors, the popular musical by Howard Ashman and Alan Mencken. Fame and fortune provided by a man-eating plant. Our Halloween-season show, to be presented October 27-29 & November 3-5, 2023. The director is Jason Hair-Wynn. The musical director is Shawn Gelzleichter.
We are seeking additional artistic and technical staff for each of the the three shows in 2023:
Technical Directors for all three shows
Scenic, Lighting, and Costume Designers for all three shows
Stage Manager for Comedy of Errors
Stipends are available. Our performance venue is the American Legion Post 210 in Saugus, Massachusetts.
If you are interested in applying for any of these positions for any of these shows, write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org, including a theatrical resume, and a short letter explaining your interest.
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Tickets are now on sale for Willy Wonka Jr. and The Addams Family young@part. Both shows are presented by the Youth Theatre Workshops at Theatre Company of Saugus. Willy Wonka runs August 12-14, 2022. Addams Family runs August 26-28, 2022. For complete info, see our Tickets page. For the location, see our Directions page.
Posted onJuly 21, 2022bylsegel|Comments Off on Spring Awakening gets 11 DASH Nominations & One Award
Congratulations to long-time TCS member Kathleen Tringale, who won the EMACT DASH award for Best Choreography for a Musical, for the TCS production of Spring Awakening. The award, announced at the Gala on August 20, 2022, was well deserved, as her choreography for the show was amazing.
Each year the Eastern Massachusetts Association of Community Theaters (EMACT) conducts the Distinguished Achievement and Special Honors (DASH) program, in which shows are evaluated, leading possibly to awards (like the Tonys) announced at the annual DASH Gala. The nominees for shows performed in 2021-22 were announced on Wednesday 20 July 2022, via a YouTube streamcast.
The Theatre Company of Saugus (TCS) production of Spring Awakening, presented in May 2022, was nominated for 11 awards:
Supporting Male Actor in a Musical – David Picariello as Moritz
Sound Design for a Musical – Patrick Dzierzak
Lighting Design for a Musical – Nathan Fogg-DeSisto
Makeup and Hair Design for a Musical – James Valentin
Costume Design for a Musical – James Valentin
Lead Female Actor in a Musical – Rachel Pride as Wendla
Choreography for a Musical- Kathleen Tringale
Music Direction for a Musical – Kelvyn Koning
Ensemble in a Musical – The Cast
Director of a Musical – Bobby Imperato
Best Musical – Spring Awakening
TCS members also were nominated for roles in the productions of other local theaters.
Supporting Actor in a Musical – Will Farfard Jr. in Into The Woods at Pentucket Players
Supporting Actor in a Play – John Pease in Drinking Habits at Colonial Chorus Players
Costume Design for a Play – Elvira Schoenthal for Translations at Marblehead Little Theatre
Stage Management of a Play – Monica Bruno for Sense and Sensibility at Concord Players
Specialty Ensemble in a Musical – Will Fafard Jr. and others as The Infantry in Evita at The Pentucket Players
Direction of a Musical – Jason Hair-Wynn for The Bridges of Madison County at The Burlington Players,
(“Male Actor” and “Female Actor” are shorthand used here for “Performer in a Male-Identifying Role” and “Performer in a Female-Identifying Role”, respectively.) Click here for a complete list of the nominees.
The award winners were announced at the DASH Gala on Saturday 20 August 2022, at Cary Hall in Lexington. Food and drinks started at 6:30 PM, and the awards presentation started at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $40 each. Click here for more information about the Gala.