Performing Musical Theatre of the Golden Age
A workshop in all aspects of musical theatre performance, with a special focus on the great works of mid–20th century Broadway: Rodgers & Hammerstein, Rodgers & Hart, Lerner & Loewe, Frank Loesser, Meredith Willson, … Special attention to exploring the contemporary relevance of works that are too often dismissed as “old-fashioned.” A class for anyone who loves the classic musicals and wants to get better at performing them.
Evan Casey has worked as an actor, singer, director and teacher for over fifteen years. His acting work has been seen locally at The Kennedy Center, Ford’s, Shakespeare Theatre, Signature, Round House, and Olney, regionally at Everyman Theatre, New London Barn, North Carolina Theatre, and Off-Broadway at the TBG Theatre, York Theatre, and the New Victory. He is a multiple Helen Hayes Award nominee for his work in both musicals and plays. He has toured the country—and recorded multiple albums and radio specials—with the political satire group The Capitol Steps. TV and film work includes the award-winning western web series Thurston, and his voice can be heard on numerous audio books. He has taught acting for Howard Community College, Signature Theatre, and NCDA, among others. Recent directing credits include Spamalot and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at Montgomery College, and assistant directing The Crucible at Olney.