Photo credit: Lyssa Nowakowski
This Wednesday, Early Stages students attended a matinee performance of Wicked at the George Gershwin Theater. Some students noted how thrilled they were to see their favorite soundtrack come to life on the stage:
“My mother always plays the Wicked CD, so it felt I’d seen it before . . [...]
Early Stages students were immediately psyched when they heard they were going to see Bring It On: The Musical. Many knew it as a movie, a TV show, a book series and couldn’t wait to see what new twist the musical would add to the story.
“This is the first Broadway show I’ve seen-and I [...]
At Early Stages, we are proud to have given students the opportunity to see several of this year’s nominated shows.
Lysistrata Jones is nominated for Best Book of a Musical.
Clybourne Park is nominated for Best Play.
Jeremy Shamos is nominated [...]
Early Stages Students Outside Phantom
The Phantom of the Opera recently celebrated its 10,000th performance and Early Stages’ students continue to be captivated by the music, spectacular special effects, and moving love story of Phantom.
Students first encounter Broadway:
“I was most surprised about the experience of seeing people act live. I will always [...]
Madeleine Hunt-Ehrlich and Kristin Rose Kelly led a post-performance workshop with Williamsburg High School for Architecture and Design students after seeing How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Using theater games, students explored how the play related to them.
One student’s favorite song, “I Believe in You” where Finch pumps [...]
Matt Cavenaugh, an Early Stages Advisory Board member and Broadway actor, led a post-performance workshop on Wicked with University Heights High School students.
Here’s what the students had to say:
“Today’s workshop was amazing. I really enjoyed it. I learned how to listen better, have better body language, and how to project [...]
Students with Actor, Dule Hill
This week, Early Stages students went to see Stick Fly, the new Broadway play by Lydia R. Diamond.
“They had an amazing time. My students came back talking about the show to anyone who would listen.” – Teacher, Williamsburg High School for Architecture
They saw themselves and their families reflected [...]
Last week Early Stages students went to see Private Lives, the famous comedy of manners by Noel Coward. Here are some great reviews:
“I liked this play because of the humor. Also because it captures the meaning of love. Although there maybe situations that cause you to think otherwise: the yelling, the screaming, and the arguing. Although [...]
This Wednesday, 200 Students went to see Wicked. Here are some reviews by students from Queens High School for the Sciences:
Wicked changed my view of the classical story “The Wizard of Oz” and it also taught an important lesson of not judging a book by its cover. People are not what they may [...]
Ms. Sachs’ fourth grade class from the Bronx went to see The Phantom of the Opera with Early Stages.
It was their first time seeing a Broadway show. They were thrilled!
Dressed to impress, the students waited eagerly outside the theater.
With intense curiosity, they [...]