Creating a musical is like constructing a ship. You start with the blueprints. A captain takes the helm and the event culminates in a voyage filled with spectators. See what makes the musical Titanic as epic as the boat itself in an intimate, five-part seminar. Meet director Eric Schaeffer, take a special in-depth dive into the design concepts and see it all come together when cast meets orchestra for the first time.
Embarkation: The Production Team
November 16, 6:30 – 7:30PM
Signature’s Artistic Director, Eric Schaeffer, directs this world premiere musical featuring some of the most immersive and imaginative designs ever made for a Signature production. Join Eric and members of the design team as they talk about creating the world-famous Titanic in Signature’s intimate MAX Theatre.
Anchors Away: The Music
November 30, 7 – 8:30PM
James Moore provides music direction for Maury Yeston’s sweeping, Tony Award®-winning score. Mr. Moore and members of the cast will talk about Yeston’s stunning work and perform selections from the show.
Port of Call: Tech Rehearsal
December 7, 7 – 9PM
The sets, props, lights, costumes, and actors all come together to bring life to this lush and unforgettable production. Watch a technical rehearsal as all the elements are integrated into “the production.”
Port of Call: Sitzprobe
December 9, time TBD (daytime hours) The first rehearsal where the actors and the orchestra meet and make music together.
Debarkation: Final Dress Rehearsal
December 11, 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.