Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, The Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the film’s Academy Award-nominated score, as well as new songs by Menken and Schwartz. Peter Parnell’s new book embraces story theatre and features verbatim passages from Hugo’s gothic novel. The musical begins as the bells of Notre Dame sound through the famed cathedral in fifteenth-century Paris. Quasimodo, the deformed … [Read more...] about The Hunchback of Notre Dame
An exciting collaboration with ELA Student and Inclusion Actors, this is one you won't want to miss! A story of true love and acceptance between sisters. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen is sure to thaw even the coldest heart! Check out our Inclusion Story on KSL! Tickets: … [Read more...] about ELA’s Frozen
DUAL PRODUCTIONS LIGHT UP THE STAGE IN BIG XANADU, XANADU JR. Xanadu–a mythical place described in the 1980 musical fantasy film starring Olivia Newton John, Gene Kelly, and Michael Beck–comes to life as a musical on the black box stage for Kensington Theatre Company in South Jordan. A unique partnership brings Kensington and Early Light Academy together as a shared space for the arts, and something extra special is happening. Both a 9th grade … [Read more...] about A Different Kind Of Double Cast
Xanadu follows the journey of a magical and beautiful Greek muse, Kira, who descends from the heavens of Mount Olympus to Venice Beach, California in 1980 on a quest to inspire a struggling artist, Sonny, to achieve the greatest artistic creation of all time – the first ROLLER DISCO! (Hey, it's 1980!) But, when Kira falls into forbidden love with the mortal, Sonny, her jealous sisters take advantage of the situation, and chaos abounds. Take a … [Read more...] about Xanadu
Xanadu follows the journey of a magical and beautiful Greek muse, Kira, who descends from the heavens of Mount Olympus to Venice Beach, California in 1980 on a quest to inspire a struggling artist, Sonny, to achieve the greatest artistic creation of all time – the first ROLLER DISCO! (Hey, it's 1980!) But, when Kira falls into forbidden love with the mortal, Sonny, her jealous sisters take advantage of the situation, and chaos abounds. Take a … [Read more...] about ELA’s Xanadu Jr.
An Original Kensington Musical: Princess Academy Adapted from the novel by SHANNON HALE Book by KATIE BROWN and TONI BUTLER Music and Lyrics by KATIE BROWN with JEFF BROWN and MICHAEL BEARDEN Arranged and Orchestrated by MICHELLE WILLIS An Interview with Shannon Hale: Based on the Newbery Honor winning novel, Princess Academy by Shannon Hale, this heart-warming original Kensington musical of self-discovery will be back on our stage in … [Read more...] about Princess Academy 2021
What are The Toni Awards? Glad you asked! The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) created this fun night to celebrate all the fun we have had with Kensington Theatre! There will be friends, fun, awards, performances and it is all free! Dress is Black Tie... or whatever you feel like wearing! Everyone is welcome. The 9th Annual Toni Awards will be held in December, 2022! 2021 Winners! Magic Moments: Magic Moments are picked by the directors of the … [Read more...] about The Toni Awards
Thank you for helping us recover from the lightning strike our theatre experienced this summer with an exciting musical review: All Together Now! Featuring a cast of 75 singing songs from productions we have done in the past: Newsies, Little Shop of Horrors, Les Miserables, Matilda, Junie B Jones, High School Musical, Willy Wonka, and Once on this Island! And songs from other amazing shows: Come From Away, American Idiot, Frozen, Guys and … [Read more...] about All Together Now!
Based on the Newbery Honor winning novel Princess Academy by Shannon Hale, this heart-warming musical of self-discovery will be back the Kensington stage in December, 2021! Production Information from the World Premiere in 2016 Princess Academy performed Dec. 9-18, 2016 Teenage Cast members share their feelings of empowerment from the lessons of Princess Academy. About Princess Academy High on the side of rocky Mount Eskel, far from … [Read more...] about Princess Academy 2016
Director's Note: I LOVE Urinetown and I LOVE TBC! So this was the perfect match for our second TBC production! The first time I saw Urinetown, I had no idea what to expect, but I quickly became a fan. I had never laughed so much in a musical before! I left the theatre that night so happy (even though my jaws ached from laughing!). This is the gift we want to give you tonight: laughter! Sometimes, a bit of laughter can ease the pains and … [Read more...] about TBC: Urinetown