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MTI Show Support: Shrek Jr. Censorship?

Our high school did the full productions of Shrek the Musical for Halloween 2013 and The Addams Family for Halloween 2014.  We live in a very conservative town in the Bible Belt of GA and both shows were widely attended by small kids without a single complaint.  As Andrew said above, "ass" plausibly relates to the animal and, IMO, the "bite me" line went right over the heads of the younger kids.  I think you'll be OK with Shrek Jr.  

Started by Alyssa Curry with 4 posts

Last comment by DC Bill

MTI Show Support: I need sets for Little Mermaid.

We've seen it done in a variety fo ways, from sets, to all backdrops to simple sset pieces and heavy use of lighting. We have a package of backdrops designed speicifcally to support the show. Building out foam set pieces is also a great (and affordable) way to help build out your stage. You can check out our drops here: https://www.theatreworldbackdrops.com/theme/23/little-mermaid

and get some tips of designing with foam here:

 

http://bigpicturecreations.blogspot.com/2012/08/faking-nature-making-prop-rocks-out-of.html

 

I hope this helps!

 

Started by Andrew Bennett with 5 posts

Last comment by TheatreWorld Backdrops

MTI Show Support: Jr high show - little to no boys

Hi,

I'm looking for ideas for next year.  We have a Jr. High group and this yer had just two boys.  I have no idea what we'll have next year, but I'm not getting my hopes up :)  We did Alice this year.

Thanks in Advance

Katie

Started by Katie Newbanks with 1 post

Last comment by Katie Newbanks

MTI Show Support: I need sets for Little Mermaid.

We have some sets, we just finished the play at a middle school.  Where do you live?

Started by Andrew Bennett with 2 posts

Last comment by teresa reinhart

MTI Show Support: Backdrops for Into the Woods Junior

Hi Deb! Have you checked out our Community Rentals tab? We have a backdrop that might be what you are looking for! Our custom Forest backdrop has been previously used for several Into The Woods productions! 

You can also check out the information on our Forest Drop on our website: 

http://www.envision-productions.com/catalog/backdrops/forest-drop

If the link doesn't show - just copy and paste into your address bar!! 

Hope this helps!

-Envision Productions LLC Sewell, NJ 08080856-956-3025

Started by Deb Royals with 2 posts

Last comment by Envision Productions LLC.

In the Classroom: New Works Showcase - JTF 2016

I think How to Succeed would be most fun in junior form.  Pippin, Forum, and Spelling Bee (although this one is the most modern) would be great.  Yes, I know Pippin has "sex presented pastorally," but they could alter that lyric, change the choreography in "With You" (I think it's that one at least), and just have Pippin and Catherine kiss when he helps her take care of her son.  It's not impossible.  There are others I'd like to see, but I guess they're not MTI titles.

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