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Made from Scratch: The Building of a New Musical
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Made from Scratch: The Building of a New Musical

September 9, 2015

Ark

A five-part seminar about the making of world premiere musical Cake Off. Get up close and personal with director Joe Calarco, the writers, music director and actors and see the musical behind-the-scenes as it goes from page to stage.

$260, $221 for Friends of Signature

The Schedule:

The Music: The Sweet Sounds of Cake Off
September 9, 7-8PM
Adam Gwon (Ordinary Days, The Boy Detective Fails) and Julia Jordan (Murder Ballad, Walk Two Moons) are the minds behind the music of Cake Off. Join them and members of the cast for a discussion on this unique new musical and to hear selections from the show.

The Production Team: Recipe for a New Musical
September 16, 7-8:30PM
Signature’‘s Resident Director/Director of New Works, Joe Calarco, directs this world premiere musical featuring design work by some of the most acclaimed designers in the region. They‘’ll talk about creating the world of this exciting premiere musical and show you where their work is heading.

Tech Rehearsal: Combining the Ingredients
September 23, 7-9PM
The sets, props, lights, costumes, and actors all come together to bring life to this hilarious new musical. Watch a technical rehearsal as all the elements are integrated into “the production.”

Final Dress Rehearsal: Fully Baked
September 27, 7:30PM
You’‘ve discussed the show, you’‘ve watched rehearsal, you’‘ve heard the music. Now, join as a part of the company’‘s first audience at the “invited dress rehearsal.” See how the production comes together as the final element –– the audience –– is added.

Post-Show Chat: Milk and Cookies
September 28, 6-7PM
As we say good night and goodbye to this year‘’s Signature Seminar, join director Joe Calarco for milk and cookies and a post-show chat. This is your opportunity to share your thoughts on the seminar, the invited dress rehearsal and to learn about where the show will be heading during its preview period.

*Dates and subject matter are subject to change.