Auditions for the all male cast of THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY Sun. Jan. 17 – 2-5pm – UMSL, South Campus, East Drive, Provincial House 1-2 minute contemporary monologue & cold readings Show dates – Jan. 26-28, 2018 Rehearsals to begin Dec. 28, 3-4 weekly evenings MACEDONIO GUERRA (also known as The Mace) – … More CHAD DEITY auditions
Tickets for THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY are on sale now – click here. Pricing Promotion: Purchase 4 tickets in a single order and receive 25% off the price of each ticket! Pricing discount will be automatically applied once there are 4 tickets in your cart. I felt it was important to establish this promotion. … More DEITY tickets are on sale with a special small group promotion
It has finally become reality for the first full length production to be produced by The Declaration Stage Company . . . THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY. January 26-28, 2018 at The Touhill Performing Arts Center. More news and notes to follow . . . CLICK HERE for info
How can a local theatre culture grow when shows and artists are imported? It’s not a new problem and it’s not new to theatre; restaurants, dry cleaners, hair salons, etc. all struggle with the issue of customers buying locally. Producers have financial and other pressures that make it “easy” for them to hire outside of … More Controlling casting to grow theatre communities
Recently David Nicklaus of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch wrote an article about what St. Louis should focus on for a healthy economy. The answer is people. Attracting a talented work force and satisfying their community and cultural needs. If only he knew about Declaration Stage’s mission to do just that. I find it interesting that … More St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Nicklaus says put people first
DEAR EVAN HANSEN might end up being a bigger smash than HAMILTON. How is that possible? HAMILTON’s cast size, staging needs, show length, and some of the historical material might not stand the test of time. Can community and academic theatre produce HAMILTON? I would think it would be few and far between. EVAN is … More EVAN bigger than HAMILTON?
I recently read a post on howlround.com about fair wages in theatre. Nothing I haven’t really read or thought about before but I like most of the suggested answers to the issue. Transparency in theatre wages – I agree that the public should know what their entertainers and artists are getting paid. Shine a light … More A Few Suggested Answers to Funding