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Captain Fantastic: SOLD OUT

Captain Fantastic: SOLD OUT

Captain Fantastic: SOLD OUT Yesterday we sold out the Community Arts Center... We had seen the ticket sales rising, and when it passed 1500 we celebrated. When it hit 1700 we were stunned. As it closed in on capacity we were all in disbelief, expecting the sales to...

Captain Fantastic: Putting it All Together

Captain Fantastic: Putting it All Together

Captain Fantastic: Putting it All Together This week we held an extra rehearsal on Wednesday to catch up, after after my decision a week ago to hold extra walk through's of each set instead of full rehearsals. Although, that extra time on for each piece was well worth...

Captain Fantastic: Walking Thru Again

Captain Fantastic: Walking Thru Again

Captain Fantastic: Walking Thru Again This weekend we broke from the usual system of rehearsal, deciding to attack our two scheduled work sessions as walk thru's again. The usual system would have found us doing full rehearsals, performing the entire show each day,...

Captain Fantastic: Walk Thru #2

Captain Fantastic: Walk Thru #2

Captain Fantastic: Walk Thru #2 What a difference a day can make. The Saturday walk through of the Billy Joel set was a continuation of the mostly great rehearsals SPG1 had for the Aerosmith show. Sunday however was a struggle. The difference was like night and day....

Captain Fantastic: First Walk Thru

Captain Fantastic: First Walk Thru

Captain Fantastic: The First Walk Thru After a relaxing holiday season. The students in SPG1 and I returned to work knowing that our next performance, Captain Fantastic and the Piano Man will hit the stage at the Community Arts Center in just 3 weeks. Yesterday we...

Walk This Way: Keeping the Fire Burning

Walk This Way: Keeping the Fire Burning

Walk This Way: Keeping the Fire Burning You know when you ask someone to do something (or to stop doing something) several times and they give you a real positive affirming look like they really understand, but then they don't do anything about it... Today's rehearsal...

Tickets on sale now

for Captain Fantastic & The Piano Man: The Music of Elton John & Billy Joel

January 25th – 1 night only / 7:30 PM / Community Arts Center in downtown Williamsport