Season 61 shows announced

By |2023-03-21T11:20:09-07:00March 21st, 2023|2023-2024 Season, Announcements|

South Bay Musical Theatre's 61st season will be a “Season of Love,” with a trio of blockbuster musicals celebrating platonic, romantic, and familial love. Kicking off the season is Rent, a rock musical that tells a story of a group of young artists who are struggling to survive in the harsh reality of New York City in the 1990s. They are bound together by their dreams, their struggles, and most importantly, their deep love for each other. At the heart of Rent is a message of acceptance and support that transcends boundaries of race, gender, and sexual orientation. The show's [...]

Leadership transition announced

By |2023-03-10T17:39:37-08:00March 10th, 2023|Announcements|

The past six years have brought many changes to South Bay Musical Theatre, and today we will announce one more. Sara Dean has decided that this 60th season will be her final one with SBMT, effective June 4, following the closing of Singin' in the Rain. Sara has led the group through thick and thin, from employment law changes, a pandemic and the ongoing aftermath. She joined us in early 2017 during the production of 1776, and in total has worked on 14 mainstage productions, six concerts, and over 100 eStudio programs. She will make her onstage debut as Dora Bailey [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Meet the cast of On The Town

By |2022-03-07T05:59:38-08:00March 6th, 2022|2021-2022 Season, Announcements, Meet The Cast|

South Bay Musical Theatre is thrilled to announce the talented cast of ON THE TOWN, which opens May 14, 2022 at the Saratoga Civic Theatre. Regular patrons will recognize some familiar names as well as a significant number of newcomers. This high-energy, dance-filled musical with music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Comden & Green is a sweet tale about three U.S. sailors grabbing 24 hours of shore leave in New York City before shipping off to World War II. The players are: Lysander Abadia (Gabey) Kyle Arrouzet (ensemble) Emery Ronan Bacon (ensemble) Christine Baker (ensemble) Peter Bullen (ensemble) Francesca Cipponeri (Ivy) Gabriela Crolla (ensemble) Chloe Diepenbrock  (ensemble) [...]

New dates announced for COMPANY

By |2022-01-27T20:51:00-08:00January 27th, 2022|2021-2022 Season, Announcements|

SBMT announced on January 7, 2022 that we are postponing our production of Company due to a spike in Covid / Omicron cases in the South Bay area. After consultation with the rights owners and the City of Saratoga, we can now confirm the new dates. Instead of running from Jan. 29 through Feb. 19, the show will now be staged from Sept. 24 through Oct. 15, 2022.  Here are the pertinent details. All ticket holders will be emailed about their new dates by 2/3/22. Physical ticket holders' tickets (with new dates) will be re-shipped via US Mail by 4/1/22. [...]

Winter shows postponed due to COVID

By |2022-01-13T20:52:05-08:00January 7th, 2022|2021-2022 Season, Announcements|

COVID update: Jan. 7, 2022 It is with regret that South Bay Musical Theatre announces the postponement of our winter productions of Company and Broadway In Love. Rescheduled dates for these shows will be announced as soon as they are confirmed. UPDATE as of Jan. 12, 2022: The SBMT Board has approved new dates for these shows. Company will run Sept. 24-Oct. 15, 2022, while Broadway In Love will move to Sunday, Apr. 17, 2022. As a valued patron and ticket holder for one or both of these productions, know that your ticket(s) will automatically be transferred to the revised [...]

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