ADDAMS FAMILY OPENS IN ONE WEEK!

The cast of “Addams Family” horses around at Rehearsal.

They’re creepy and they’re kooky, and they’re coming to Alamogordo!

“The Addams Family,” the musical, based on the classic gag cartoons by Charles Addams, opens Friday November 2nd at the Flickinger Center. Performances continue November 3, 9, 10 at 7PM and November 4 at 2 PM.

And you’re not going to want to stay in your seats as this ghoulish family gets in touch with its macabre side.

“You’re going to see The Addams Family in a whole new light and how they deal with the “normal” world”, show director Jeremy Patton said.

Patton said the musical tells the story of Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, all grown up.

“She has a shocking secret that only her father knows — she’s fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family,” he said. “And Gomez must do something he’s never done before and keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia.”

When Wednesday asks her family to act like a “normal” family, the Addams family must discover what is normal, the director said. The results are hilarious and wackiness ensues.

The entire cast has worked tremendously hard on the show. Featured in the production are Fabiani Duarte as Gomez, Hillary Marshall as Morticia, Kyra Zartner as Wednesday, Sid Johnson as Fester and Zack Miller as Wednesday’s Boyfriend, Lucas Beineke. Choreography is by Kehau-Lani Kaihewalu and costumes by Geavonna Bryant. You will see the talents of many more Alamogrdo, Holloman and Cloudcroft faces as well!

Tickets are available online at the Flickinger or in person at their box office. In addition, Tickets are available at Books Revisited in the White Sands Mall or at the door the night of the show.

Remember, One week until opening night! We will see you there! Snap, snap!

SET BUILDING… IT TAKES THE WHOLE VILLAGE!

“The Addams Family” members Chip Bryant and Brad Douglas engaging in set-work last Saturday morning

Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. – Vince Lombardi

The Alamogordo Music Theatre has been gearing up for it’s fall production of “The Addams Family”, a musical version of the beloved classic characters that Charles Addams gave life to decades ago. There are several things that go into a making an extraordinary production; such as singing, blocking and rehearsing. However, set design and the set work that follows is key to a successful production.

Since the set is generally the first element of a production that the audience sees, its job is to convey the information needed to launch the story. An effective scenic design (partnered with a great lighting design) helps the audience see and hear the play better by telling them where to look and whom to listen to. The means to a great set design should allow the audience’s focus to be the actor in space.

Being a non profit community theater, AMT relies mostly on its actors, crew and community members to assemble its sets. Every Saturday morning members of the show go out and build platforms, flats, windows and doorways to create the desired illusion for AMT’s performances. It’s a wonderful way to socialize and get to know your fellow cast and crew.  The tremendous benefit comes from the brilliant people from Alamogordo, Holloman AFB, Tularosa and Cloudcroft coming together and sharing knowledge and experiences. It is what has made Alamogordo Music Theatre a truly wonderful organization over the last 61 years.

If you would like to get involved in set or stage work with AMT, drop us a line here on our website!

“The Addams Family” will open on November 2nd at the Flickinger Center.

A CAST FOR “SHREK THE MUSICAL”!


Over the weekend the casting committee for AMT’s summer production, “SHREK the Musical” deliberated and casted the show! Thank you to all who auditioned and congratulations to those who were cast! SHREK will open for five performances on August 3, 4, 5, 10 & 11

All parts are listed below:

Shrek – Jeremy Patton
Donkey – Ryan Thorp
Fiona – Kasi Bryant
Teen Fiona – Kaylen Zartner
Young Fiona – Parker Wade
Farquaad – Fabiani Duarte
Dragon – Raeh Burns
Dragon Puppet – Erin Sanger, Lani Kaihowalu, Julia Royal, Katie Grabowski, Kyra Zartner
Suger Plum Fairy – Kyra Zartner
Pinocchio – Tyler Hutchins
Gingy – Deira Albrecht
Wicked Witch/Blind Mice – Hillary Marshall
Big Bad Wolf – Chuck Harrison
Piper/Pig – Lee Perkett
Pig/Guard – Jaden Parr
Papa Ogre/Bishop – Mike Julian
Mama Ogre/Humpty Dumpty – Heather Bash
Baby Shrek – Charlie Vandergriff
Captain of the Guard – James Cox
Thelonius – Bob Burger
Mad Hatter – Gabriel Mauger
Mama Bear/Blind Mice – Katie Babbitt
King Harold/Papa Bear – Sidney Johnson
Queen Lilian – Jayme Berry
Fairy Godmother – Eliana Orwoll
Dwarf – Hayden Osborne
Peter Pan – Tasheema Taylor
White Rabbit – Ellie Mauger
Gnome – Gavin Blankenship
Shoemaker’s Elf – Amber Hunt
Ugly Duckling/Blind Mice – Chloe Hagener

Chorus – Savanah Manzanares, Hailey Manzanares, Ava Healu, Katie Valez, Julia Valez, Clarissa Lamer, Jordynn Marelich, Eydie McQuail, Brooke Casarez, Tatum Randall

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CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS FOR “STAGE AND SCREEN: SIXTY YEARS OF AMT”!

Buy your tickets now for Alamogordo Music Theatre’s “Stage and Screen: Sixty Years of AMT”! Tickets are available online at the Flickinger Center website! Show nights are April 20 & 21 at the Flickinger Center.

Celebrating 60 years of serving the Tularosa basin, AMT has resolved to put on a fabulous night of music, song and dance! Featuring current and former members of the organization, “STAGE AND SCREEN” spotlights music from many popular musicals and movies. In an endeavor to incorporate members of the community, AMT has invited choirs from Chaparral & Mountain View Middle Schools to perform in numbers from “Annie” and “The Sound of Music”.  In addition, featured dancers on loan from the Academy of Ballet will be presenting numbers from “Chicago” and “A Chorus Line”.

Don’t wait another 60 years for what is sure to be a remarkable show! Get your tickets now!

Tickets are also currently available at the Flickinger Center box office and the night of each production at the door.

AMT CELEBRATES 60 YEARS!

With the solicitation of $10 donations from people and businesses, AMT raised the money to pay the rent and royalties on our first show, Guys and Dolls, in August 1958. Along with this effort, there were more excited people working with sets, costumes and music…

Fast Forward 60 Years and AMT is still running strong!  The organization brings together community members from Alamogordo, Holloman, Tularosa and Cloudcroft. AMT is committed to creating a voice for diverse artists, to nurturing their unique voices, and to engaging our audiences. In addition, the proceeds from AMT shows go to area students who are pursuing collegiate studies in the arts.

Coming this month, AMT presents “STAGE AND SCREEN: 60 YEARS of AMT”.  AMT has resolved to put on a fabulous night of music, song and dance! Featuring current and former members of the organization, “STAGE AND SCREEN” spotlights music from many popular musicals and movies. In an endeavor to incorporate members of the community, AMT has invited choirs from Chaparral & Mountain View Middle Schools to perform in numbers from “Annie” and “The Sound of Music”.  In addition, featured dancers on loan from the Academy of Ballet will be presenting numbers from “Chicago” and “A Chorus Line”.

The excitement happens this April on the 20th and the 21st at 7PM! Tickets are available now at the Flickinger Center both at the box office and online! All seats are 12 dollars.

 

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ROCKY HORROR READIES FOR FINAL WEEKEND!

After playing to three different raucous crowds last weekend, the Alamogordo Music Theatre’s cast of the Rocky Horror Show is reinvigorated for this, their final weekend!

This Friday and Saturday, November 10 & 11, AMT will continue to captivate the crowds of the die hard Rocky Horror Show fans out there in Alamogordo as well as those new to the Rocky experience! The audiences can enjoy the crowd participation that is correlated to the Rocky Horror mystique, engaging in this wholly live stage production. Prop bags will be available for purchase in the Flickinger lobby to immerse people further into the spectacle!

The show blends film genre tropes such as science-fiction, Gothic fantasy and horror in a mishmash of styles that pokes fun at the B-movies of the 1950’s.  The production boasts a great rock and roll score with songs like “Science Fiction, Double Feature”, “Damn it, Janet” and the iconic piece “The Time Warp”.

Don’t wait to purchase your tickets! All seats are twelve dollars and the productions will be at the Flickinger Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Pizza Mill and Sub Factory, Books Revisited in the White Sands Mall and at the Flickinger. Follow this link to buy your tickets online from the Flickinger website!

Come to the Flickinger Center this weekend and we can do the Time Warp… AGAIN!

 

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AMT REVEALS ROCKY HORROR CAST!

Who has been cast in the Rocky Horror Show?! Well after two nights of auditions and an arduous casting session, the Alamogordo Music Theatre is pleased to announce the 2017 ensemble! The cast of characters are as follows:

Dr. Frank N Furter: Lee Austin

Brad Majors: Daniel Humm

Janet Weiss: Stacy Beaupre

Riff Raff: Ryan Thorp

Magenta: Hillary Marshall

Columbia: Kehau-Lani Kaihewalu

Eddie: Michael Kennedy Carrillo

Dr. Everett Scott: Steve Yeargain

Rocky Horror: Zackery Miller

The Narrator: Loren Jackson

Phantoms: Katie Babbitt, Trisha Barreras-Geniec, Vette Berrian, Tony Calderon, Anissa Casey, Aaron Featherston, Tyler Hutchens, Katie Grabowski, Clarissa Laner, Michael Monteagudo, Jaden Parr, Jeremy Patton, Eli Sanders, Katie Velez, James White

Congratulations to all those who were cast! The Rocky Horror Show will be performed November 3, 4, 10 and 11 at the Flickinger Center. Keep an eye out for more information about this incredible show!

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