Millie Cast Announced

By | 2018-11-26T22:42:18+00:00 November 26th, 2018|2018-19 Season, Announcements, Meet The Cast|

South Bay Musical Theatre is proud to announce the cast for our spring 2019 production of Thoroughly Modern Millie. The winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie was the 2002 season’s most awarded new show on Broadway, and is a fun show to watch—or to perform in! Our production staff reports that we had a wonderful turnout of very talented actors, making casting decisions very difficult. We appreciate all who auditioned, and hope you will turn out again for next season's shows, which promise to be equally exciting. Thoroughly Modern Millie Cast Millie:  Jessica Maxey Jimmy:  James Jones Dorothy: Felicia [...]

SBMT up for seven TBA awards!

By | 2018-09-25T18:25:00+00:00 September 25th, 2018|Announcements, Behind The Scenes, Photos|

Congratulations to South Bay Musical Theatre’s seven finalists competing in the fifth annual Theatre Bay Area (TBA) Awards, which take place November 5, 2018. Theatre Bay Area is the third-largest regional theatre service organization in North America, and the TBA Awards, now in its fourth year, honors the excellence of professionally-oriented theatre in the Bay Area by offering a peer-based adjudication process and awards celebration. This year, more than 400 adjudicators cast approximately 10,000 ballots to evaluate over 300 productions staged by 122 participating Bay Area arts companies. With that much competition, this is indeed a great honor, and SBMT is [...]

Semi-annual Members Meeting generates lively discussion

By | 2018-08-28T01:12:05+00:00 August 28th, 2018|Announcements, Blog-erviews!, Board meetings, Photos|

On Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, the South Bay Musical Theater Board of Directors hosted its semi-annual Members Meeting at the Saratoga Civic Theater. Nine of the 12 board members attended, and a full agenda kept the meeting rolling for 90 minutes—and beyond. The lively discussion then adjourned to the lobby, where complimentary mimosas and light snacks were served. The lobby TV displayed a slideshow demonstrating the new SBMT website. What follows is a brief summary of what took place: Newly elected board chair Jay Steele greeted attendees and introduced new and returning board members. Kevin Brownstein gave a preview of “My [...]

Cast announced for Big River

By | 2018-07-31T20:24:31+00:00 June 23rd, 2018|Announcements|

South Bay Musical Theatre is proud to announce the cast for our winter 2019 production of Big River, by country music legend Roger Miller. The musical is based on Mark Twain's classic American novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and won seven Tony Awards including best musical in 1985. Big River cast: Huck Finn: Ben Hatch Jim: Anthone Jackson King: Walter Mayes Duke: Michael Hirsch Tom Sawyer: Derek DeMarco Pap Finn: Michael Johnson Widow Douglas: Barbara Heninger Miss Watson: Cami Jackson Mary Jane Wilkes: Sarah Thermond Susan Wilkes: Brennah Kemmerly Joanna Wilkes: Clara Takahashi Mark Twain / Doctor: Allen Siverson Simon [...]

Attention, actors: Sign up now to audition for Big River

By | 2018-07-27T21:20:06+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Announcements, Auditions|

South Bay Musical Theatre announces auditions for BIG RIVER on Saturday, June 2 from 1-4 p.m. and Sunday, June 3 from 6-9 p.m. Callbacks will be held (by invitation) on Saturday, June 16, from 1-6 p.m. and Sunday, June 17, from 6-10 p.m. Auditions and callbacks will be at the SBMT Rehearsal Studio, 761 Mabury Road, San Jose 95133. Please sign up for a 30-minute time slot. SIGN UP HERE  What to bring: Headshot and resume, conflict calendar, sheet music in correct key (1-2 minutes in length.) Accompanist provided; no recordings, please. Cold readings from the show will be provided. South Bay Musical Theatre strives [...]

Meet the actors who will convince you in September that "We Need a Little Christmas NOW!"

By | 2018-07-27T21:52:23+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Announcements|

South Bay Musical Theatre is proud to announce the cast of Mame, the first production in our 2018/ 2019 Season. MAME DENNIS: Mary Melnick VERA CHARLES: Karen DeHart AGNES GOOCH: Kama Belloni BEAUREGARD: Chris Moylan DWIGHT BABCOCK: Mike Cuddy YOUNG PATRICK/PETER: Jake Miller OLDER PATRICK: David Ressler LINDSAY WOOLSEY: Steve Sammonds ITO: Donnie Matsuda MOTHER BURNSIDE: Elyse Cook SALLY CATO: Emily Schmeickel-Frank UNCLE JEFF: Jeff Tuttle COUSIN FAN: Karen Sanders MR. UPSON: Steven Knight MRS. UPSON: Barbara Heninger GLORIA UPSON: Galaxy Smith PEGEEN RYAN: Lauren D'Ambrosio JUNIOR BABCOCK: Neil Rushnock ENSEMBLE: Debra Milbourne, Janet Miller, Robin Holbrook, Jackie Tavarez, Heather Gross, [...]

Drum roll, please. Announcing our 2018-2019 season!

By | 2018-01-30T22:51:14+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Announcements|

The puzzle is solved! After five weeks of Facebook teasers and lots of playful guesses by our devoted fans, on Tuesday, Jan. 30 at our semi-annual members’ meeting, South Bay Musical Theatre finally unveiled the shows that will anchor our 2018-2019 season. Without further ado, they are: Mame, Big River, and Thoroughly Modern Millie. All three of these shows are well-known, perennial staples in community theater circles, and consistently attract sell-out crowds when they are performed well. But for those of you who want more details, here’s a quick summary... Mame, which opened on Broadway in 1966 starring Angela Lansbury, with [...]

SBMT unveils its new season on Jan. 30!

By | 2018-01-23T13:52:58+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Announcements|

It’s #SBMTeaser Tuesday! Our next season of shows will be announced on Tuesday, Jan. 30, but for the past five weeks, we've been posting hints on Facebook. Since we're down to the home stretch, here's a summary of all the clues published so far. Put on your deerstalker caps and see if you can guess! Hint #1 (published Dec. 26): Of our three shows, one has a one-word title, another has a two-word title, and the third has a three-word title—in that order. (So that means you can rule out any shows with longer titles like Sunday in the Park with [...]

So what is this show, "Peter and the Starcatcher"?

By | 2018-01-14T15:05:00+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Announcements, Behind The Scenes|

Even if you're a musical theater fan, you may not know much about South Bay Musical Theatre's winter production, "Peter and the Starcatcher," playing Jan. 27 through Feb. 17, 2018. So, what exactly is the show about? And why should you see it? "Peter and the Starcatcher" is the prequel to "Peter Pan." It tells the back story of the iconic boy who would not grow up, along with his familiar friends and adversaries who are portrayed so memorably in the classic tale. It’s a sprawling, swashbuckling adventure that will take you from the shores of Victorian England to the deck [...]

SBMT announces cast of The Hunchback of Notre Dame

By | 2017-12-13T11:36:30+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Announcements|

SBMT is proud to announce the cast for its upcoming production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. This show not only has a wide variety of characters but also a full choir to give voice to the beautiful, soaring score and lyrics by Broadway legends Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz. With a cast this large and a story this beloved, the demand for tickets is sure to be high. Reserve your seats now by going to southbaymt.com. CAST Quasimodo: Seph Ariel Frollo: Jay Steele Esmeralda: Jen Maggio Phoebus: Steve Alhoff Clopin: Alea Selburn Ensemble: Sarah Bylsma Francesca Cipponeri Daniel Dominguez Jessica [...]

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