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The Magic of Matilda

A little bit of magic was brought in the studio today by the cast and crew of the upcoming Renaissance production of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical, part of the Richland Bank Broadway Series.  Michael Thomas (Artistic Director), Corlyn Stauffer (Matilda), Stephen Joshua Thompson (Miss Trunchbull), Aaron Nicolas (Technical Director), and Emily Dotson (Production Intern) give you an intimate look at this fantastic production.  Show dates are July 27 & August 3 at 8:00 PM and July 28 & August 4 at 2:30 PM.

The episode was recorded in the new Podcast studio of Idea Works in Mansfield, Ohio.  Idea+Works: Where Plans Come Together

From iHeart Radio: Matilda The Musical interview

Michael Thomas and Stephen Joshua Thompson dropped by iHeart Radio to explain the summer musical Matilda coming to the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield. Plus, the guys chatted about the cool shows coming to town in August, September and into the fall.  Check out the podcast here.

BONUS: Henry J. talks to the cast of RYOT’s ‘Thespis’

This bonus episode is provided by Henry J. at Henry J. Productions audio and film production - Mansfield, Ohio. Renaissance Youth Opera Theatre is preparing Gilbert & Sullivan's 'Thespis' with 'Hercules' an original musical by Michael Thomas.  Henry J. spoke with Lori Turner who directs the production, as well as some of the young members of the cast.

'Thespis' and 'Hercules' can be seen at the Renaissance Theatre May 25, 2019 at 7:00 PM and May 26, 2019 at 3:00 PM.

 

 

Mark Sebastian Jordan Talks About Two French Masterpieces

Mansfield Symphony Orchestra's Music Historian, Mark Sebastian Jordan, talks about Faure's Requiem and Saint-Saens' Symphony No. 3, "The Organ Symphony," in this episode.  These two masterpieces of the orchestral world will be performed in the upcoming Mansfield Symphony Orchestra and Chorus 'Fin Magnifique' concert on May 11, 2019 at 8:00 PM.  The concert is part of the OhioHealth Symphony Series.

 

The episode was recorded in the new Podcast studio of Idea Works in Mansfield, Ohio.  Idea+Works: Where Plans Come Together

A Chat with Choral Director, Brian Nabors

The Mansfield Symphony Chorus' Director, Brian Nabors, talks about the chorus and a masterpiece in choral repertoire, Faure's Requiem, in this episode.  The Requiem will be performed in the upcoming Mansfield Symphony Orchestra and Chorus 'Fin Magnifique' concert on May 11, 2019 at 8:00 PM.  The concert is part of the OhioHealth Symphony Series.

 

The episode was recorded in the new Podcast studio of Idea Works in Mansfield, Ohio.  Idea+Works: Where Plans Come Together

BONUS: Roger & Henry Talk About Avenue Q!

Another Bonus Episode from Roger & Henry Talk About It, the Renaissance Avenue Q cast, part of the Richland Bank Broadway Series, talk about the upcoming shows on April 5 & 6 & 12-13, 2019.

A Walk Down Avenue Q

This episode walks down Avenue Q with quite a number of its cast and crew.  Maddie Beer, Ryan Shreve, Condrea Webber, Colton Penwell, and Artistic and Music Director, Michael Thomas talk about the upcoming performance of Avenue Q, April 5-6 and 12-13, 2019, and what it takes to be prepared for a show with puppets.  Be prepared to get all warm and "fuzzy" over this episode!

The episode was recorded in the new Podcast studio of Idea Works in Mansfield, Ohio.  Idea+Works: Where Plans Come Together

Teddy Bears Just Wanna Have Fun

Guests Fred Boll of Little Buckeye Children's Museum and Renaissance's Teaching Artist, Dauphne Maloney discuss the Teddy Bear Concert Series and why a concert like this is important to children's development.  The Renaissance's upcoming Teddy Bear Concert, The Science of Sound on March 31, 2019 is in partnership with Little Buckeye Children's Museum.

The episode was recorded in the new Podcast studio of Idea Works in Mansfield, Ohio.  Idea+Works: Where Plans Come Together

BONUS: The Open Mic Podcast with Octavio Más-Arocas

Noah Jones, staff reporter for the Richland Source, is also host of The Open Mic Podcast.  In this episode, Noah talks with the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra conductor and director, Octavio Más-Arocas. 

Roger and Henry Talk to the Cast of Mamma Mia

From Roger & Henry Talk About It, the Renaissance Mamma Mia! cast, part of the Richland Bank Broadway Series, talk about the upcoming shows on March 2-3 & 9-10, 2019.