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.
BROADWAy BATTLES: Father's Day Edition
Jun 21, 2020
This week on Farmers Alley Theatre @ Home: BROADWAY BATTLES: Father’s Day Edition!
Three theater dads will battle it out for bragging rights as Kalamazoo’s most proficient theater father! What is your favorite Father’s Day song? Who is the best father in theater history? Tune in at 8pm this Sunday to find out as Michael P Martin, Brad Poer, and Rob Weiner go dad bod to dad bod in what is sure to be a fun evening! See you there!
Koch Korner with Elizabeth Swearingen
Jun 18, 2020
Welcome to our second episode of The Koch Korner! We are thrilled to have one of Farmers Alley Theatre’s veteran actresses, Elizabeth Swearingen. Elizabeth has a BA from CUNY - Hunter College and a Master of Arts from NYU! She has starred in three Farmers Alley Theatre productions: as “Lisa” in Collected Stories, as “Laura” in The Glass Menagerie and as “Sally Bowles” in Cabaret. Elizabeth is a true artist and works across many disciplines including as a playwright and drama therapist. Swearingen also is a registered teaching artist in New York State and focuses on therapeutic alternative learning elements of theater to enhance a student's creativity, self-esteem and overall educational experience.
Cast Reunion! It Shoulda Been You
Jun 14, 2020
Join members of the cast and directorial team of a Farmers Alley favorite "It Shoulda Been You". The cast will reminisce about this charming and fun musical farce with a twist. Check in with our favorite cast of blushing brides, overbearing moms, wacky family members and unexpected guests.
Tech Tuesday Ep. 3 - Catherine Walker, Cindy Hunter, and Cole Abod
Jun 9, 2020
Welcome to our third episode of Tech Tuesday! We're so excited to have Farmers Alley Theatre favorites University of Michigan Associate Professor of Music Theatre Catherine Walker, Portage Central Middle and High School Director of Choirs and Kalamazoo First Presbyterian Director of Music Cindy Hunter, and 2020 U of M graduate Cole Abod "in the studio" with host Carrie Phillips to talk music direction, working with actors, and to play a little vocal fact or fiction.
The Koch Korner with Von Washington Jr. and Adam Weiner
Jun 4, 2020
Jeremy Koch hosts an important interview with Von Washington Jr., Executive Director of Community Relations at The Kalamazoo Promise and our Executive Director Adam Weiner, to discuss the role of the arts and education in today’s times.
Tech Tuesday Episode 2 - D Terry Williams and Dan Guyette
May 26, 2020
Welcome to our second episode of Tech Tuesday! We're so excited to have Farmers Alley Theatre favorites WMU Professor Emeritus D Terry Williams and WMU Dean of Fine Arts Dan Guyette "in the studio" with host Carrie Phillips to talk directing, scenic design, education, and just how they manage to read the other one's mind.
BROADWAY BATTLES!: Summer Kickoff Edition
May 24, 2020
June is nearly busting out all over, so join us for BROADWAY BATTLES: Summer Kickoff Edition this Sunday at 8pm! Host Rob Weiner invites Roger Burleigh, Ashley Bowen and Kaghen Miller to battle over Summer-themed theatre questions like: what is the best “Summer” musical theatre song. Don’t forget your sunscreen – we’ll see you this Sunday at 8pm!