September 01, 2015

  RSS Twitter Facebook Pinterest Tumblr

Playbill Digital

Tony Winnners Spread the Magic of Broadway at Junior Theater Festival

Playbill was on hand in Atlanta, GA for the annual Junior Theater Festival held Jan. 18-20. Co-presented by iTheatrics and Atlanta's Theater of the Stars, this annual event brought together some 4,000 school-age theatre enthusiasts from 23 states across the U.S. Here, Tony-winning composer Alan Menken, Tony-winning lighting designer Ken Billington and Freddie Gershon (CEO and Chairman of Music Theatre International, and a 2012 Tony Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre for his work with the Broadway Junior program) talk about their experiences at this year's festival and the impact that theatre arts have on young people. For a photo gallery of the festival, click here.








Related Information
Multimedia Multimedia
Email Email

RELATED ARTICLES:

01 Sep 2015
Fansies Rejoice! Watch Andrew Keenan-Bolger Sing Brand-New Song from Newsies Tour (Video)

31 Aug 2015
Will Audiences Around the Country Come to the Fun Home? The Tony-Winning Musical May Be Controversial to Some

27 Aug 2015
Filming Completed on Disney's Live-Action Beauty and the Beast

27 Aug 2015
Get Out Your Tap Shoes! Dames at Sea Makes An Offer No Dancer Can Resist

26 Aug 2015
Have You Gone Ham4Ham? Our 10 Favorite Hamilton Pre-Show Performances (Video)

Playbill Club Featured Offer
Fool for Love

Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.

Click here for details.