Thoughts & News

NERDS accepted to TRU workshop in NYC

I am thrilled to announce that NUMBERS NERDS – the {almost] All-Girl Math Challenge has been accepted to the TRU BEGINNINGS workshop in New York! Theatre Resources Unlimited (TRU) is a nonprofit organization created to help producers produce, emerging theater companies to emerge healthily and all theater professionals to understand […]

October 23, 2016

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What is a “workshop” production???

The show I am producing, NUMBERS NERDS, will be performed as a workshop production at the Chicago Musical Theatre Festival next weekend and again at the end of the month.  But, what is a workshop?  I have been asked this many times in the last few weeks – by the […]

August 5, 2016

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Directing a new musical

Creating a new musical is crazy.  Combining the script and the music — and dealing with all the people involved — is a little like juggling a bowling ball, a chainsaw and a feather.  Amber Mak is directing a workshop production of NUMBERS NERDS for the Chicago Musical Theatre Festival […]

July 18, 2016

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More cast members……

NUMBERS NERDS will be presented at the Chicago Musical Theatre Festival as a workshop production on Saturday, August 13 and Saturday, August 27 at noon – JOIN US! Melissa is obsessed with Einstein.  She desperately wants to be discovered as a great math genius at an early age.  She works […]

June 20, 2016

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Meet the cast of the 57th National Mathlete Sum-It – Part 1

Leroy…….the boy from Utah but raised in Laos. Leroy’s parents are missionaries and he has been home-schooled most of his life.  His Mother wants him to socialize more so she told him to join some of the activities and Math is one of his favorites.  He loves geometry. Since moving […]

June 17, 2016

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First Draft done – now a reading!

I was in New York two weeks ago and as I was sitting in the audience waiting for SHUFFLE ALONG to start (and as I was watching people leave the theatre asking for their money back because Audra McDonald was not going to perform), I started chatting with the woman […]

May 12, 2016

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Chicago Musical Theatre Festival – CMTF

  We are thrilled to announce that NUMBERS NERDS has been selected to participate in the Chicago Musical Theatre Festival in the summer of 2016! First workshop performance is Saturday, August 13 noon Second workshop performance is Saturday, August 27 noon Both performances are in the Richard Christianson Theatre at […]

April 19, 2016

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