Theatre of Anthem Announces 2014-15 Season
Anthem, Ariz., March 1, 2014 – Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) is proud to announce their
2014-2015 season, with an exciting line-up of award-winning musicals, a straight
play and a holiday show. MTA will
produce eight shows offering tremendous opportunities for performers of all
ages, including no-cut productions for performers ages 6-19.
“Next season offers
something for everyone, from Disney to Anne Frank to CATS,” said Jackie
Hammond, MTA’s Producing Artistic Director. “We are
producing more complicated and challenging shows because the level of talent of
the cast members is growing exponentially.”
MTA’s 2014-15 Season:
the Woods” (ages 14-adult;
no-cut for ages 14-19)
(no-cut for ages 10-13)
This exciting, new musical version
of Charlotte's Web brings a new dimension to E.B. White's beloved classic.
Welcome to the Zuckerman Barn, featuring all the story's unforgettable animals
in this fun-filled musical which offers your audiences a very special
Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS”
(no-cut for ages
Diary of Anne Frank” (ages
Diary of Anne Frank by Wendy Kesselman, from the original stage play by
Goodrich and Hackett, newly discovered writings from the diary of Anne Frank, as
well as survivor accounts, are interwoven to create a contemporary impassioned
story of the lives of people persecuted under Nazi rule. This is an adaptation
for a new generation able to confront the true horrors of the Holocaust.
The Sleeping Beauty KIDS” (no-cut for ages 6-9)
(no-cut for ages 10-19)
March 5-8, 2015
Wizard of Oz” (no-cut for ages 6-13)
April 30-May 17, 2015
Arguably the most popular story of
all time, The Wizard of Oz will be
double cast because of its extended run. Each cast will do 8 shows over two
weekends. Little Dorothy Gale of Kansas, like so many girls her age, dreams of
what lies over the rainbow. One day a twister hits her farm and carries her away
over the rainbow to another world. Come join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tinman,
the Cowardly Lion and Toto as they travel the universe of Dorothy's imagination.
Be Announced (ages 14-adult; no-cut for ages 14-19)
May 21-24, 2015
Also included in the season is a Holiday Show in December and
MTA’s annual Fundraiser Benefit show to be held March 20, 2015. In
addition to 8 plus shows next season, MTA will continue to offer audition
preparation workshops, acting intensive classes, a full summer program, and
zumba classes. MTA also offers MTA
Minis, six week sessions for ages 3-5 with themes such as Disney and Broadway.
For more information about MTA’s upcoming events including auditions,
workshops, and performances, please visit www.musicaltheatreofanthem.org.
All shows take place at MTA’s theatre at 42323 N. Vision
Way, Anthem, AZ 85086.
Reserved seating tickets may be purchased online at www.musicaltheatreofanthem.org.
Adult tickets are $18 and Students,
Seniors and Children 12 and under are $15.
Theatre of Anthem (MTA) is an award-winning, non-profit theater company located
in Anthem, Arizona. The mission of
MTA is to develop youth and adults within the field of performing arts while
enhancing their intrinsic creativity and brokering their vast talents. MTA
trains and educates youth so that they can become the artists, patrons, and
leaders of tomorrow while providing opportunities to adults that empower them
and foster their creativity. MTA’s principles include casting all who
audition in select productions, presenting high quality shows that everyone can
enjoy, and providing a positive environment where performers can practice
teamwork and communication skills while experiencing the pride of
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