Open mic begins after the 8pm performance of In The Heights
Come to the show and stay or come on over just for open mic. Take the stage or sit back and cheer on those who are performing! Open mic nights are free and open to the public, and BYOB (tips for the pianist are encouraged). Bring your own sheet music or choose from ours; we’ll provide an accompanist!
Playhouse on Park is located at 244 Park Rd West Hartford,… Continue reading
Playhouse on Park presents Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical!
Polkadots follows 8-year-old Lily Polkadot who just moved to the “Squares Only” small town of Rockaway. As the first Polkadot in an all Square school, Lily faces an almost impossible task of gaining acceptance from her peers. From daily bullying, to segregated drinking fountains, Lily’s quest seems hopeless until she meets Sky, a shy Square boy whose curiosity for her unique polkadot skin blooms into an unexpected pal-ship.
Inspired by Civil… Continue reading
Playhouse on Park seeks a Scenic Charges for our upcoming productions of Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical! and In The Heights
- Implement the paint elevations as set forth by the Scenic Designer
- Purchase all required Paint/Materials, staying within budgetary constraints
- Work efficiently and accurately
- Supervise paint over-hires and volunteers as necessary
- Scenic Charge/Charge Artist experience preferred.
- Evening/Overnight availability preferred, but not required.
- Polkadots: April 30th – May 4th, 2018
- In The Heights: May 26th –… Continue reading
In this comedic drama, a young science fiction writer named David journeys to Poland to stay with his 75-year-old second cousin, Maria, a widowed Holocaust survivor. While David is searching for a quiet space to unblock his… Continue reading
Come participate in Playhouse on Park’s Youth Theater classes!
Class Description: LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! Students will participate in games, exercises, and scenes to allow them to gain comfort and technique in portraying a character both on and off camera. Topics will include basic scene work, storytelling, and movement with a focus on bringing their performance to a media standpoint. Students will be filmed throughout the class. Media exercises will include: news anchor, weather reports, news releases, public announcements, commercial… Continue reading
Puttin’ on a Show (Grades 1-3)
Class Description: This class is geared more towards the process of putting together a script and a performance utilizing the fundamentals that our students have previously gained from the CREATIVE KIDS class. Children will continue to study theatre through creative play. Exercises and games will focus on acting, storytelling, puppetry, music, and movement. A story will often be included. By the end of the class, students should be using their bodies and voices… Continue reading