Where is Musical Theater Heading?

Here’s an interesting FREE symposium on Monday for musical theater loversWhere are you taking me?: What’s next in musical theater?

This free, day-long symposium with musical theater practitioners from both DC theaters (Signature Theatre, Arena Musical Theater performersStage) and from around the country, will participate in a day long event, that lets the theater-going public the opportunity for a behind the scenes trends, strategies and challenges of creating and producing a new musical play.

The symposium includes:

  • Roundtable discussions of trends, challenges and best practices in developing new American musicals – 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Performance of  over ten songs from up-and-coming musicals currently in production – 8:00 p.m.

Where are you taking me?: What’s next in musical theater?Gonda Theatre/Davis Performing Arts Center
Georgetown University
37th and O Streets, NW
Washington, D.C. (map it)

Dates and Times – Monday, November 10, 2008, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., musical performance starts at 8:00 p.m.

Tickets – FREE, but required. Contact Arena Stage at 202-488-3300.

Nearest Metro Subway Station – Dupont Circle – Red line or Roslyn  -Blue and Orange line, then take the GU GUTS bus to campus (runs every 10-20 minutes) or the G2 Metrobus from the Dupont Circle Metro station.  

Parking – Metered street parking (free after 9:00 p.m.) and paid campus garage parking ($3.00/hr.) is offered at two university garages about 2 blocks from the theater, located on both Canal St. and Reservoir Rd.

Images – Flickr – performers _________________________________________________

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