Save the Date!
It’s time to mark your calendars for our January Membership Meeting. At this meeting we celebrate our members, share SBMT news, and announce the shows lined up for the coming 2017-18 season. The event will take place:
Thursday, January 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm, at the Saratoga Civic Theatre
Come and listen to members of the 1776 cast perform an excerpt from the show, and enjoy an informal reception afterward!
Wanted: Production Manager
SBMT is hiring a part-time production manager. Could it be YOU? Interested parties should reply by e-mail only (no phone calls) no later than December 5 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scope of Responsibility: The Production Manager reports to the Chair of the Board of Directors. He or she is responsible for overseeing productions, managing budgets and contracts, and organizing the activities related to producing shows. The Production Manager hires and oversees technical staff as required by the Board and the show producers, and manages communications between all parties. He or she acts as the “face” of the company to rights licensors, facilities managers, theatrical rental and supplies organizations, and any other professional organizations that South Bay Musical Theatre works with during production.
For more details, see the attached PDF job description: production-manager-wantad
Don’t miss SBMT’s special production of JERRY’S GIRLS, arriving this Saturday, February 13, and again next Saturday, February 20. Both shows take place at 2:30 pm. Enjoy the music that Jerry Herman wrote for his larger-than-life female characters in shows like “Mame,” “Hello, Dolly!” and “La Cage aux Folles.”
And now you can save $15 using the code JERRY2016. This code is valid for Adult or Senior tickets to either performance. Use the code online at www.southbaymt.com, or by phone at 408-266-4734
So “Before the Parade Passes By,” make sure you “Put on Your Sunday Clothes” this Saturday, and come out to see JERRY’S GIRLS!
The cat’s out of the bag! SBMT has announced their 2016-2017 shows and events. And they are:
- CITY OF ANGELS (Autumn)
- ALWAYS … PATSY CLINE* (Concert/Event #1)
- 1776 (Winter)
- Brad Handshy’s BROADWAY BY THE DECADE: 1980s (Concert/Event #2)
- MY FAIR LADY (Summer)
- CHESS In Concert (Concert/Event #3)
*Imported from Limelight Actors Theatre’s sold-out 2015 production
In addition to our season announcement, the SBMT Board honored the following persons with awards:
Carol Srigley “Heartbeat” Award: Ruthe Stein
Fred Hassett Service Award for 2015: Brad Handshy
Fred Hassett Service Award for 2016: Barbara Heninger
Silver Jacket Awards: Diane Hughes and Janet Miller
Our four Plaids (for “Forever Plaid”), Glenna Murillo (for “Jerry’s Girls”) and Molly Thornton (for “Gypsy”) entertained the audience with delightful songs, accompanied by Bob Sunshine and Michael Johnson at the piano. Delicious desserts were served in the lobby to end the night.
Thanks to all for a memorable evening!
Brad Handshy receives the Fred Hassett Service Award from Board member Walter Mayes
Silver jacket award winners, past and present
Happy Thanksgiving to the members, subscribers, and friends of South Bay Musical Theatre!
We’d like to take a moment to tell you how thankful we are that you support us in our mission to bring high-quality entertainment to our community. We could not do it without each one of you. It is a joy to share the magic of musical theater with you!
We hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday, and wish you many happy hours of live theater in the coming year!
–South Bay Musical Theater