BROADWAY BATTLES: Piano Man Edition
Jul 19, 2020
The ivories will be tickled on Sunday July 19 at 8pm EST for a special musical episode of BROADWAY BATTLES: PIANO MAN EDITION! Guests David Maiocco (our production of LIBERACE!) along with Joe Kinosian and Brett Ryback (our production of MURDER FOR TWO) will answer crafty and artful questions like, “What is the best Musical Theatre song for a Piano bar?” We hope you’ll “stop right beside an upright or a high toned baby grand” and join us Sunday at 8pm for another entertaining edition of BROADWAY BATTLES!
Koch Korner with Dwandra Nickole Lampkin and Fox Worth
Jul 17, 2020
Please join us tonight, Thursday July 16th at 8pm EST, on Facebook & YouTube Live for another episode of "The Koch Korner." Our Artistic Director, Jeremy Koch, will host two dedicated artists with strong roots Kalamazoo: Dwandra Nickole Lampkin and Fox Worth. They will talk about acting, improving BIPOC representation in theatre, their time at WMU and more. Get inspired, entertained and enlightened.
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Cast Reunion! The Marvelous Wonderettes
Jul 12, 2020
Join us for another very special reunion at Springfield High as we bring two casts together for one special event: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES – Cast Reunion! Our fabulous foursome becomes an octet as we welcome in Betty Jean, Missy, Suzy and Cindy Lou – TIMES TWO!
Director Sandy Bremer serves as our host and brings together our original Wonderettes from 2010 with our most recent quartet from 2018’s Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream On. RSVP to this reunion for a fun look back at all the harmonies, all the breakups, and all the Mr. Lees!
Tech Tuesday Ep. 5 - Tony Mitchell and Alex Tobin
Jul 7, 2020
Welcome to our fifth episode of Tech Tuesday! We're so excited to have composer, musician, film enthusiast, frontman of local band Basic Comfort, and Farmers Alley sound designer Tony Mitchell, as well as Alex Tobin, former Farmers Alley sound designer turned NYC-based audio engineer who worked as an audio systems technician at the 2019 USTA US Open and 2020 Lena Horne Prize.
Join host Carrie Phillips to talk about creating original sound for our 2019 production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, the most fun they've ever had on the job, and just how much work it takes to design a show or produce an album!
BROADWAY BATTLES: America Edition
Jul 5, 2020
The fireworks continue Sunday night at 8pm for a special 4th of July Weekend episode of BROADWAY BATTLES: AMERICA EDITION. Guests Peter Riopelle and James Sanford (our production of 1776) along with Ryan Vasquez (Broadway’s HAMILTON) will answer some tough questions about both of these historical shows like “What’s the most powerful lyric in HAMILTON?”, as well as pitch their own original American musicals. We hope you’ll take a break, press pause on Disney+, and join us Sunday at 8pm for another entertaining edition of BROADWAY BATTLES.
Koch Korner with Sidney Ellis and Buddy Hannah
Jul 2, 2020
Please join us tonight, Thursday July 2nd at 8pm EST, on Facebook & YouTube Live for a history-flavored episode of "The Koch Korner." Our Artistic Director, Jeremy Koch, will host two luminaries in the Kalamazoo Arts scene: Sid “The Rock” Ellis and Buddy Hannah and they will talk about the importance and history of Black Arts and Theatre in Kalamazoo and the country as a whole. Get inspired, entertained and enlightened.
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BROADWAY BATTLES: Pride Edition
Jun 28, 2020
Join us Sunday at 8pm as we celebrate Pride Month with a special BROADWAY BATTLES: Pride Edition. Artistic Director of Queer Theatre Kalamazoo Connar Klock serves as guest host and welcomes in Dwight Trice (The Producers), Megan O’Callaghan (Fun Home), and Hal Hobson-Morse (It Shoulda Been You) to battle over questions like, who is the most memorable LGBTQIA+ character in Broadway history and so much more!
Tech Tuesday Ep. 4 - Roger Burleigh and Bob Brownell
Jun 23, 2020
Welcome to our fourth episode of Tech Tuesday! We're so excited to have Farmers Alley Theatre’s own Equity Production Stage Manager Roger Burleigh and freelance New York City Equity Stage Manager Bob Brownell "in the studio" with host Carrie Phillips to talk stage management, their favorite backstage experiences, and what it’s like to be in charge behind the scenes.