Cast announced for A Little Night Music

By |2023-09-21T16:27:36-07:00August 16th, 2023|2023-2024 Season, Announcements, Meet The Cast|

SBMT is pleased to announce the cast of A Little Night Music, the Tony® Award-winning masterpiece by the late Stephen Sondheim. The musical runs January 27 through February 17, 2024 at the Saratoga Civic Theater, directed by Walter M. Mayes. There was an enthusiastic and very talented turnout for auditions, and we thank all who took part. Here is the cast of characters: Désirée Armfeldt - Jennifer Cuevas Fredrik Egerman - Michael Rhone Anne Egerman - Julien Gussman Henrik Egerman - Ryan Liu Madame Armfeldt - Judith Miller Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm - Nick Mandracchia Countess Charlotte Malcolm - Dana Cordelia [...]

Join the staff of Mary Poppins

By |2023-08-04T15:41:31-07:00August 4th, 2023|2023-2024 Season, Announcements|

South Bay Musical Theatre is now accepting resumes for staff positions for Mary Poppins, the final production of our 61st season. We will begin rehearsals in March and open for a four-week run on May 18, 2024. We are actively seeking resume submissions for the positions of... Director Music Director Vocal Director Choreographer Stage Manager Set Designer Costume Designer Hair & Makeup Designer Lighting Designer Properties Designer All positions are paid, either as Independent Contractor (fees range from $800 - $2,200) or Employee (all hourly employees are paid $18 an hour), in accordance with California's AB5 law. (Compensation depends on [...]

Part-Time Artistic Director Wanted

By |2023-07-18T12:32:02-07:00July 18th, 2023|Announcements|

South Bay Musical Theatre (SBMT) is a non-profit theatre that has been serving the Bay Area community for over 60 years. We produce high-quality entertainment that brings together a diverse group of participants in an inclusive, collaborative, and nurturing environment.  The Artistic Director (AD) reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for conceiving, developing, and implementing the artistic vision and focus of SBMT. The AD ensures the high caliber of SBMT’s productions, events and workshops and works in partnership with staff on program development while representing SBMT to the greater community. Historically, SBMT produces three main stage productions [...]

Auditions for A Little Night Music

By |2023-07-05T11:42:34-07:00July 5th, 2023|2023-2024 Season, Announcements, Auditions|

South Bay Musical Theatre announces auditions for  A Little Night Music Music & Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM Book by HUGH WHEELER Directed by Walter M. Mayes Music Direction by Ruiran Xun Vocal Direction by Anita Hsuing Carey Choreography by Francesca Cipponeri Produced by Walter M. Mayes Auditions will be held at 761 Mabury Rd, Suite 20 in San Jose. Link to sign up: Saturday, August 5 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sunday, August 6 from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. Please schedule a vocal audition slot.  Callbacks by invitation only will be held on Saturday, August 12 starting [...]

Announcing the cast of RENT

By |2023-08-14T16:49:08-07:00June 27th, 2023|2023-2024 Season, Announcements, Meet The Cast|

SBMT is pleased to announce the cast of Rent, the Pulitzer and Tony® Award winning musical, which runs September 30 through October 21, 2023 at the Saratoga Civic Theater. The show will be co-directed by Jennifer Cuevas and Nicole Tung. Other staff positions will be announced later. ROLE / Actor ROGER DAVIS: Tyler Savin MIMI MARQUEZ: Lindsay Sporleder MARK COHEN: Justin Kerekes MAUREEN JOHNSON: Nicole Roca TOM COLLINS: Adrien Gleason ANGEL DUMOTT SCHUNARD: Justin Sabino JOANNE JEFFERSON: Sydney Bamberg BENJAMIN (BENNY) COFFIN III: James Jones ENSEMBLE: Chris Fernandez, Juliet Green, Cleopatra Howell; Syeda Huq, Luna Lau, Steven McCloud, Jamari McGee, [...]

SBMT Seeking a Part-Time Business Manager

By |2023-06-14T14:16:55-07:00June 14th, 2023|Announcements|

SBMT is seeking a part-time Business Manager to handle the organization's accounting and business transactions. This is a great part-time job for a person looking for additional income for an estimated 10 hours per week (on average). Work can be done at home, and is overseen by SBMT's Chief Financial Officer. If you have interest or skills in business management, accounting, or would just enjoy helping a non-profit organization ensure that its financial and payroll records are complete, consider joining the SBMT team! For complete details about this position, read below. If interested, please contact and attach your resume. [...]

A Thank You and What’s Next

By |2023-06-03T11:48:18-07:00June 3rd, 2023|Announcements, Opinion|

A Letter from SBMT Board Chair Michael Paul Hirsch As SBMT is about to close our 60th anniversary season, I wanted to take a moment to thank our first Executive Artistic Director, Sara Dean, and our retiring board members for their service to the company as well as announce our staffing plans. Sara was originally hired as a Production Manager to improve the quality of our productions and bring professional organization and structure to the company. Over these last six years, she was promoted twice because of her contributions to the company and the community, exceeding all of our expectations [...]

Auditions announced for RENT

By |2023-04-30T22:32:10-07:00April 30th, 2023|2023-2024 Season, Announcements, Auditions|

South Bay Musical Theatre announces auditions for RENT Book, Music and Lyrics by: JONATHAN LARSON Directed & Choreographed by Jen C. Maggio & Nicole Tung Vocal Direction by Andy Kline Music Direction by Christine Lovejoy Produced by Walter M. Mayes Auditions: Link to sign up: Monday, June 5, 2023 from 7 – 10 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, 2023 from 7 – 10 p.m. Please schedule a vocal audition slot. All should plan to stay to the end of the hour to attend the dance/movement call. AUDITION INFORMATION Please prepare 32 bars of a song in the style of the show [...]

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 [...]

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