Cast of Shout announced

By |2021-07-29T21:44:29-07:00June 25th, 2021|2021-2022 Season, Announcements, Meet The Cast, Photos|

South Bay Musical Theatre is proud to announce the cast for SHOUT! The Mod Musical, which will be presented at the Saratoga Civic Theater from September 25 through October 16, 2021. Red Girl... Melissa Momboisse Orange Girl... Christina Bolognini Yellow Girl... Jamie Gussman Blue Girl... Heather Mae Steffen Green Girl... Amanda Le Nguyen The Voice: Walter M. Mayes Red Girl understudy... Natalie To Gwendolyn Holmes & Orange Girl understudy... Kimberly Kay Yellow & Green Girl understudy... Mylissa Malley Blue Girl understudy: Jessica Whittemore Staff Listing: Director & Choreographer: Lee Ann Payne Musical & Vocal Director:  Debra Lambert Production Manager: Patti [...]

Call for staff applications

By |2021-05-22T20:49:49-07:00May 22nd, 2021|2021-2022 Season, Announcements|

South Bay Musical Theatre has been planning its return to live in-person performances and would love for you to join us! For nearly 60 years, SBMT has been producing high-quality entertainment and artistic enrichment for & with our community in an inclusive, collaborative and nurturing environment. We present three full-scale productions per season, and look to complement with our eStudio virtual programs. SBMT is committed to building a diverse staff reflective of its community and encourages all artists in the area to apply. We also do our best to make accommodations for access needs, as well as encourage gender-diverse applicants.  [...]

Meet the cast of Anon(ymous)

By |2021-03-10T19:35:33-08:00March 10th, 2021|2020-2021 Season, Announcements, Meet The Cast|

South Bay Musical Theatre is proud to announce the cast and staff of Anon(ymous). Thanks to all who auditioned. CAST: Anon…Romelo Urbi Nemasani…Jennifer C. Maggio Naja…Julia Wright Ali / Ignacio…Aly Suleman Ritu / Sewing Lady 1…Devaki Ektare Nasreen / Sewing Lady 2…Krithi Sundar Calista / Sewing Lady 3…Jillian A. Smith Mackus…Benjamin Rafael Garcia Senator Laius / Zyclo…Ray D’Ambroiso Helen Laius…Elizabeth Geurts Pascal…Sarah Masare Devulapalli Belen…Delaney Quinn Bantillo Strygal…Tim Garcia Serza…Diane Thorne STAFF: Vinh G. Nguyen – Director Cordelia Larsen – Asst Director Skylar Riordan – Stage Manager Wynne Chan – Dramaturg Sharon Peng – Costume Designer Barbara Heninger – Props [...]

Cast announced for Pride & Prejudice

By |2021-01-31T20:25:57-08:00January 31st, 2021|2020-2021 Season, Announcements, Meet The Cast, Photos|

South Bay Musical Theatre and Silicon Valley Shakespeare are proud to announce the cast for their upcoming co-production of Pride & Prejudice, which will stream on February 13 and 14. Thanks to all who auditioned! Doy Charnsupharindr...Col. Forster; understudy for Mr. Bennet Kyle Dayrit...Darcy Laura Domingo...Miss Bingley Stephanie Ann Foster...Elizabeth Barbara Heninger...Lady Lucas; understudy for Mrs. Bennet & Lady Catherine Lauren Doyle...Hill; understudy for Charlotte Michael Paul Hirsch...Mr. Bennet Drew Jones...Bingley Celeste Kamiya...Lydia Alyssa Kirsch...Martha; understudy for Lydia & Miss Bingley Cynthia Lagodzinski...Mrs. Bennet André Leben...Col. Fitzwilliam; understudy for Wickham Uma Paranjpe...Jane Doll Piccotto...Lady Catherine Skyler Riordan...Denny; Martin; understudy for [...]

Remembering Roberta Savage

By |2020-10-03T03:57:24-07:00October 3rd, 2020|Announcements|

South Bay Musical Theatre is sad to announce the passing of Roberta Savage, who was one of the founding members of our theatre group in 1962. Back then it was the Saratoga Federated Drama Group, then went on to become Saratoga Drama Group, and most recently South Bay Musical Theatre. Roberta was active with the group for more than 50 years, doing every imaginable task to help ensure that our productions were ready for opening night. She served multiple terms on the Board of Directors, was a staff member on virtually every production, and produced her last show (Bye Bye [...]

Community, Inclusivity, & Accountability Statement

By |2020-09-11T01:51:39-07:00September 11th, 2020|Announcements|

South Bay Musical Theatre acknowledges the racial upheaval occurring throughout the country and in the American theatres. We acknowledge the demands put forth by the BIPOC Equity Action plan, focused on Bay Area Theatres. We acknowledge the demands put forth by We See You White American Theatre on a national level. We give our appreciation to the authors of both documents, and we will continue to listen, to be open, and honor your voices. South Bay Musical Theatre acknowledges its racist background, works, and practices. We also acknowledge the harm that they have inflicted upon the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and [...]

Board of Directors election results

By |2020-07-24T18:47:30-07:00July 24th, 2020|Announcements, Board Election|

South Bay Musical Theatre is delighted to announce the seven members elected to our board: Nique Egan, Ed Hunter, Dave Leon, Raiña Parks, Sharon Peng, Dan Singletary, and Jay Steele. We had a particularly strong field of candidates this year, so our membership and board had to make difficult choices from a wealth of talent. The seven new members join the five sitting board members: Kevin Brownstein, Dallas Carter, Michael Hirsch, Jennifer Maggio, and Steve Sammonds. SBMT is deeply grateful for the service by our outgoing board members whose terms ended this year: Steve Allhoff, Barbara Heninger, Kimberly Kay, Jennifer [...]

Black Lives Matter

By |2020-06-15T23:39:02-07:00June 15th, 2020|Announcements, Board meetings|

The theatre community, including South Bay Musical Theatre, has come under intense scrutiny for its history of participation in discrimination and racial stereotypes. We are listening. Last month, we paused our 2020/2021 mainstage season and developed new virtual online programming, the SBMT eStudio. We see this as an opportunity to reexamine and reinvent how we deliver on our core values and expand our organization’s vision to amplify underrepresented and marginalized voices. We are engaging with BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, Persons of Color) directors, leaders, and talent to bring more diverse stories and content to this platform. Information will be forthcoming as we [...]

South Pacific and Fabulous 40s cancelled due to pandemic

By |2020-03-29T20:18:13-07:00March 29th, 2020|2019-2020 Season, Announcements, Fundraising|

March 29, 2020 Dear SBMT patrons, On behalf of the Board of Directors at South Bay Musical Theatre, we hope that you and your family are safe and healthy in the current pandemic environment. We are committed to doing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community, and of course will continue to comply with all of the recent restrictions on group gatherings. Sadly, these restrictions have so disrupted our rehearsal schedule that we are forced to cancel our upcoming spring productions, "South Pacific" (May 16 to June 6, 2020) and "The Fabulous 40s" big band concert (May [...]

Coronavirus impact on SBMT productions

By |2020-03-14T17:52:56-07:00March 14th, 2020|2019-2020 Season, Announcements|

March 13, 2020 Dear SBMT Patrons and Members, You’re undoubtedly aware of the turmoil all local theatre companies are facing with the current coronavirus pandemic, which includes cancellation and postponement of performances. Our local government has also issued strict guidelines by which South Bay Musical Theatre will abide in order to help protect our community. At this time, we have not cancelled or postponed performances of our upcoming spring productions, “South Pacific” (May 16 to June 6, 2020) or “The Fabulous 40s” big band concert (May 30 - 31, 2020). However, as a precaution to reduce the impact of any potential [...]

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