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
Director’s Note: In 2015, I directed Tarzan for Kensington Theatre. I had never seen it before onstage and that made me a little nervous but I loved the story and had some fun ideas so I went to work with an incredible team and cast. It was an infectious experience: one that we all longed to feel again. So, we decided… why not? We gathered another cast and team of equally talented people and have thoroughly enjoyed Tarzan 2019 just as much! What … [Read more...] about Tarzan 2019
The Velveteen Rabbit is the story of a toy rabbit who is loved so much that he becomes Real. All of the wonder, the heartbreak, and the magic of Margery Williams' tale of love between a child and his favorite toy came to life in this beautiful production directed by Chelsea Francis. The Velveteen Rabbit toured to Elementary Schools from September to October, 2019 The Velveteen Rabbit Study Guide I was surprised how touched I was by this … [Read more...] about The Velveteen Rabbit
TBC was designed to give teens an intensely memorable theatre experience. Think theatre school on steroids and that is TBC... if you dare! Director's Note I LOVE TBC! This is year’s theme is “It’s Personal!”. I wanted the teens to know and love their selves and then take that super power and create textured characters. They have all done beautiful work these past three weeks. I am so proud of each of them. And I am so grateful for the … [Read more...] about Teen Boot Camp, 2019: It’s Personal!
Peter Pan, The British Musical Come fly with us to Neverland! Peter Pan is the charming story about the boy who wouldn't grow up. Pirates, Indians, Lost Boys, and Faeries. Come see why we named our company after the birthplace of this extraordinary boy! “I am youth. I am joy. I am freedom!” Director's Note This is my fifth time in Neverland! I have been “Wendy”, “Peter”, and directed Peter Pan three times. Each time I love Peter’s … [Read more...] about Peter Pan
"Try To Remember" a time when this romantic charmer wasn't enchanting audiences around the world. The Fantasticks is the longest-running musical in the world and with good reason: at the heart of its breathtaking poetry and subtle theatrical sophistication is a purity and simplicity that transcends cultural barriers. The result is a timeless fable of love that manages to be nostalgic and universal at the same time. The Fantasticks is a funny … [Read more...] about The Fantasticks
The Crucible focuses upon a young farmer (John Proctor), his wife (Elizabeth Proctor), and a young servant-girl (Abigail) who maliciously causes the wife's arrest for witchcraft. Proctor brings Abigail to court to admit the lie—and it is here that the monstrous course of bigotry and deceit is terrifyingly depicted. Proctor, instead of saving his wife, finds himself also accused of witchcraft and ultimately condemned with a host of others. Winner … [Read more...] about The Crucible