2022-2023 Season

Announcing cast and staff of Singin’ in the Rain

By |2023-03-04T12:08:10-08:00March 4th, 2023|2022-2023 Season, Announcements, Meet The Cast|

SBMT is pleased to announce the company of Singin' in the Rain, which runs May 13 through June 3 at the Saratoga Civic Theater. PERFORMERS: Don Lockwood: Nathaniel Rothrock* Kathy Selden: Melissa Momboisse Cosmo Brown: Michael Saenz Lina Lamont: Melissa Jones R.F. Simpson: Stephen Sammonds Roscoe Dexter: Michael Paul Hirsch Zelda: Emery Bacon Dora Bailey: Sara K. Dean Miss Dinsmore: Barbara Heninger "Beautiful Girls" Tenor: Jackson Paddock ENSEMBLE: Tristan Aarons, Kyle Arrouzet, Emery Bacon, Peter Bullen, Sophia Davis, Sara K. Dean, Barbara Heninger, Anthony Howard-Erevia, Glenn Howard-Erevia, Rhona McFadyen, Kalyn McKenzie, Jackson Paddock, Sarah Rosenberg, Emily Scott, Heather Mae Steffen, [...]

Welcome to the Sixties cast announced

By |2023-02-25T14:53:29-08:00February 25th, 2023|2022-2023 Season, Announcements, Meet The Cast|

South Bay Musical Theatre is happy to announce the 39 talented performers who will be entertaining at our 60th anniversary concert. The performers will include Emily Acosta, Chloë Angst, Charles Anthony, Jillian Bader, Francesca Cipponeri, Gabby Crolla, Ray D’Ambrosio, Karen DeHart, Cami DeMarco, Derek DeMarco, Ethan Glasman, Shawna Gonzales, Matt Hall, Barbara Heninger, Michael Paul Hirsch, Carly Honfi, Syeda Huq, Jennifer Kohler, Laura Lang-Ree, Katie Lannin, Ann Lucena, Jen Maggio, Cynthia Xiyuan Mahoney, Elizabeth McClelland, Mary Melnick, Shawn Miller, David Mister, David Murphy, Molly Olivas, Raiña Parks, Will Perez, Barbara Reynolds, Michael Rhone, Nicole Roca, Michael Saenz, Gloria Garcia Stanley, [...]

Board Minutes for February, 2023

By |2023-02-17T12:57:32-08:00February 8th, 2023|2022-2023 Season, Board meetings|

SBMT Board Meeting Feb. 8, 2023 Time Start: 7:05pm End time: 9:01pm In attendance: Board Members - Dan Singletary, Ed Hunter, Barbara Henninger, Aly Suleman, Braden Taylor, Elizabeth Matthews, Steve Sammonds Ex. Officio: Sara Dean (EAD), Doug Hughes (Marketing), Jeffrey Henson (Facilities) Absent: Tıpu Purkayastha (Board), Stacy Levin (Board), Soni Kapoor (Board), Michael Hirsch (Board) Summary of Motion and Action Items Action: Annual Welfare Exemption Claims for city of Saratoga and set shop filed the week of 2/5 Action: Post show survey to go out 2/18 Action: Jordan and Sara working on Rotary Grant Action: Barbara and Kama working on [...]

The Spitfire Grill background

By |2023-02-06T23:32:10-08:00February 6th, 2023|2022-2023 Season|

The Spitfire Grill is a musical that was first performed in 2001 and has since become a beloved classic in the world of theater. With its heartwarming story, touching themes, and memorable songs, this musical has captured the hearts of audiences everywhere. The Spitfire Grill is set in the small town of Gilead, Wisconsin, and follows the story of Percy Talbott, a young woman who has just been released from prison and is looking to start a new life. She ends up in Gilead, where she takes a job at the local diner, the Spitfire Grill. Despite the initial skepticism [...]

Board Minutes for Jan. 11, 2023

By |2023-02-25T14:38:04-08:00January 11th, 2023|2022-2023 Season, Board Minutes|

SBMT Board Meeting Jan. 11, 2023 Time Start: 7:06PM Adjourned: 9:02PM Board Members In attendance: Michael Hirsch, Dan Singletary, Ed Hunter, Soni Kapoor, Barbara Henninger, Stacy Levin, Tıpu Purkayastha, Aly Suleman, Steve Sammonds Ex Officio: Sara Dean (EAD), Doug Hughes (Marketing) Not Present: Braden Taylor (Board), Elizabeth Matthews (Board) Summary of Motion and Action Items:  Action: Sara, Nancy and Ed working on proposal on how to collect money for equipment fund Action: Barbara, Kama, and Sara working on Silicon Valley grant, re-submitting for Quick grant Action: Org/Dev Committee asked to create a new procedure/process for EAD end-of-year review and write [...]

Inside The Grill: Set & Projection Design

By |2022-12-20T10:18:46-08:00December 8th, 2022|2022-2023 Season, Behind The Scenes, Photos|

The Spitfire Grill takes us to a small diner in Wisconsin, 1985.  Gilead is a fictional town, yet grounded in reality. When approaching the initial design work, a few elements were clear — an openness to the set and somehow, a way to bring the powerful impact of Wisconsin nature indoors.  The theme of nature as a healing resource is woven throughout the story. References in song titles, from “This Wide Woods” to “Ring Around the Moon,” and “Colors of Paradise” all hint to the way nature restores and revitalizes. We needed to feature mighty trees, with roots deeply planted, [...]

Auditions for 60th Anniversary Show

By |2022-10-19T15:05:23-07:00October 19th, 2022|2022-2023 Season, Announcements, Auditions|

South Bay Musical Theatre is thrilled to announce auditions for our one-night concert “Welcome to the Sixties,” a celebration of SBMT’s past 60 years, and our next 60! This production will rehearse on weekends, around the performers’ schedule, between February and April 2023, and has a low commitment. We will work around your calendar! We welcome all auditioners, regardless of their relationship with SBMT, to show the diversity of talent in the South Bay. Tech Week rehearsals April 17, 18, 20, and 21, 2023, from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Performance April 22, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. at the Saratoga Civic Theater In-person [...]

Auditions for Singin’ in the Rain

By |2022-09-19T18:39:36-07:00September 19th, 2022|2022-2023 Season, Auditions|

South Bay Musical Theatre announces auditions for SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN About the show Written by: BETTY COMDEN and ADOLPH GREEN Songs by: NACIO HERB BROWN and ARTHUR FREED Based on the classic Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film, by special arrangement with Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Inc. Music published by EMI, all rights administered by Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC. (Original Movie Choreography by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen). Produced by Arrangement With Maurice Rosenfield, Lois F. Rosenfield and Cindy Pritzker, Inc. Directed & Choreographed by Lee Ann Payne Auditions Saturday Oct 1, 2022 from 10 am – 2 pm Sunday Oct 2, 2022 from [...]

Meet the cast of The Spitfire Grill

By |2022-09-08T11:13:38-07:00September 8th, 2022|2022-2023 Season, Announcements, Meet The Cast|

SBMT is proud to announce the cast of its winter show, The Spitfire Grill. Congratulations to the following talented actors, with our deepest thanks to all who auditioned. Cast: Percy Talbott: Kate Matheson Hannah Ferguson: Juliet Green Shelby Goddard: Laura Barragán Joe Sutter: Charles Anthony Caleb Goddard: Zack Goller Effy Katshaw: Mary Melnick Eli: Tomás-Julian Eredia Ensemble and understudies: Carmela Catoc, Joseph Cloward, Hannah Cole, Allyson Dudzinski, Cordelia Larsen, Corinna Laskin, Jackson Paddock, Gloria Garcia Stanley Staff: Director & Choreographer: Sara K. Dean Musical and Vocal Director: Debra Lambert Casting Consultant: Lysander Abadia Auditions Coordinator: Marcy Bates Stage Manager: Carla [...]

Season 60’s slate of shows announced

By |2022-06-27T14:08:28-07:00June 27th, 2022|2022-2023 Season, Announcements|

On Friday, June 24 at the Saratoga Civic Theater, SBMT held its annual Membership Meeting and announced the musicals and special anniversary event that will comprise our historic 60th season. Subscription renewals won't start until later this summer, but we wanted to share the exciting news with you now. Without further ado, here are the shows that will brighten our stage in 2022-2023. The Spitfire Grill: Jan. 28 - Feb. 18, 2023 Music and book by James Valq Lyrics and book by Fred Alley Based on the award-winning 1996 film by Lee David Zlotoff Winner of the Richard Rogers Production Award for new musicals Directed and choreographed [...]

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