The late Stephen Sondheim’s "A Little Night Music" argues for the importance of loving well, which resonates even more soundly after his passing in November. After the brilliant composer’s death, the theatre world has been reflecting on his legacy. Sondheim’s body of work is massive, earning 6 Tony Awards for best Musical Score, 5 for Best Musical, a Pulitzer Prize, a Kennedy Center Honor, and more. All of his works are fascinating, but "A Little Night Music" is one of his best.
Troy Scarborough, a second year PHD student at Texas Tech, relies on his theatre background, what he believes to be required training for the next generation of theater makers, in his role as a graduate student representative on the season selection committee.
Generally, I shy away from interjecting myself into these School of Theatre and Dance alumni spotlight articles. However, if I am going to write about Toni Cobb Brock (BA, 1977), I don’t think I will be able to resist. Known by most as a gifted and prolific casting director for film and television, to me she is something much more.
April 25th marks the start of Frontier Fest 2022. This year, in addition to its usual grab bag of ten-minute plays, the week-long festival will include, for the first time, three full-length plays written by graduate students: "The Snake Eater" by Bradley Hewlett; "Gwen and Annie" by Charles Hughes; and "The Playwright & The Producer" by Garret Milton.