JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

An enduring rock opera from 1971, Jesus Christ Superstar follows the last week of the life of Jesus Christ largely through the perspective of Judas Iscariot. Based on the Gospels’ accounts of those incredibly meaningful last few days, the story explores the personal relationships and struggles between Jesus, Judas, Mary Magdalene, his disciples, and the […]

Kiss Me, Kate

 Passions run high as leading lady Lilli Vanessi and her ex-husband, actor/director Fred Graham, battle onstage and off in a production of Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew. With romance, comedy, sophistication, and behind-the-scenes hijinks, Tony Award winning musical Kiss Me, Kate combines the irreverent humor of two brilliant writers, Cole Porter and William Shakespeare. Musical […]

Kiss Me, Kate

 Passions run high as leading lady Lilli Vanessi and her ex-husband, actor/director Fred Graham, battle onstage and off in a production of Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew. With romance, comedy, sophistication, and behind-the-scenes hijinks, Tony Award winning musical Kiss Me, Kate combines the irreverent humor of two brilliant writers, Cole Porter and William Shakespeare. Musical […]

Songs of Motherhood

“Finally Playing My Type”  During this wonderful evening, mezzo soprano Christianne Roll, FSC’s Musical Theatre director, acknowledges a prediction made by theatre professors years ago: She is best-suited to play a mom in musical theatre!  Examining her real life role as a mother and songs from famous musical theatre moms, Christianne’s recital will include classics […]

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