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Every important lesson in life I learned from musical theater. The musicals we performed over my four years in high school were South Pacific , West Side Story , Guys and Dolls , and Into The Woods . I’m not sure that I could recall with any accuracy anything I learned in advanced algebra, but I...
Renée Elise Goldsberry won’t learn for a few more days if she’s won the Tony Award® for her performance as Angelica Schuyler in the musical theater juggernaut that is Hamilton (Editor’s note: She did!), but if she does take home the coveted prize, it will join the slew of other honors she’s already...
When asked if her house was elaborately staged for Halloween, Mimi Lien laughed, claiming her house was “decidedly un-designed.” “This is definitely a syndrome of doing it too much for work,” she said. “It's not something that I do for myself for pleasure at this point.” We don’t blame her. A set...
A child and six adults in colorful clothing on stage.

The Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City regularly receives organizational support from the Oklahoma Arts Council, the state arts agency, which receives part of its funding from the National Endowment for the...

As we get ready to toast the 2017 Tony winners, here's a round-up of quotes from past winners and current Tony nominees. Who are you rooting for to take home one of the coveted statues on Sunday? Read our Art Talk with Jenn Colella and Caesar Samayoa of Come From Away here . Read Judith Light's...
Learn about some of opera’s most revered female artists as they talk about their talents, performances, and orchestral works.
At a recent student matinee of A Christmas Story at the Cleveland Play House, two young girls clutched each other’s hands before the show started. Pamela DiPasquale, education director for Cleveland Play House, asked the girls if they were nervous. She recalls them asking, “‘Is it going to be scary...
A round-up of inspirational quotes to motivate us to work on our art.
Give it up to these women artists doing incredible in the arts!
Jenn Colella and Caesar Samayoa discovered at a young age the place they would call home: the theater. Though their origin stories as actors vary somewhat, they both share the experience of having fallen in love with the craft of acting first as audience members. Now, as working actors, they create...

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