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Musical Theatre Workshop 2022

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A musical theatre intensive in acting, singing and dancing, Musical Theatre Workshop celebrates its 19th year as Harrisburg's premier training program for the young professional. Tuition includes a trip to New York City to see a Broadway Musical and take a workshop with a Broadway performer. This workshop culminates in two live performances that have been rehearsed and curated by the students of MTW.

This year, students will have the opportunity to see Paradise Square and work with Kristen Beth Williams, one of the swings of Paradise Square. You can learn more about Kristen Beth Williams and Paradise Square below.

About Paradise Square:

Paradise Square is a musical set in New York City in the 1860s during the Civil War. It was a dark period in U.S. history, when the nation was divided over the status of slavery, the central issue that drove political, economic, and social policies of the era, and it influenced the moral character and artistic expression of Americans. Paradise Square focuses on the inhabitants of the Five Points, America's first slum in Lower Manhattan, within walking distance of the large mercantile employers and the dockyards at the island’s southern tip.

About Kristen Beth Williams:

Kristen Beth Williams has been seen on Broadway in Hello, Dolly!, Pippin, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Anything Goes and Promises, Promises. She originated the role of Sibella Hallward in the First National Tour of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, starred on the West End in Top Hat, and has performed as a soloist at New York’s Town Hall, Carnegie Hall, and the Royal Albert Hall in London. Off-Broadway: Mack & Mabel (Encores!), The Marvelous Wonderettes. Regional credits include Eliza in My Fair Lady (Riverside Theatre), Dyanne in Million Dollar Quartet (Great Lakes Theatre), Fiona in Shrek!(Sacramento Music Circus). Proud AEA Member. BFA: University of Oklahoma. Favorite roles to date: wife to Jimmy and mom to Jake! @kbdubsnyc


Schedule: Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm, July 12-27, 2022

plus Thursday 7/28 Noon-7pm and Fri 7/29: 9:00am-12:00pm

Performances: Thursday, July 28 at 7:00pm & 8:15pm

MTW Schedule 2022
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25 N. Court Street, Harrisburg, PA