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‘So Long, Farewell’: Dayne Joyner, BYU Alum, to Tour with ‘The Sound of Music’

November 08, 2022 11:45 AM
BYU MDT Alum and Former Staff Member Dayne Joyner (BFA ‘19) Bids Adieu to BYU to Join Broadway Touring Production of ‘The Sound of Music’
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Curtain Call: January’s ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ was the Last Musical Theatre Performance in the HFAC

July 12, 2022 01:07 PM
The HFAC Bids Goodbye to Musical Theatre Performances after January’s Performances of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’
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Young Performer Luke Rands Finds His Place in NYC

March 04, 2022 10:32 AM
Rands shares the unique opportunity he had to learn from and train with top professionals in the entertainment industry, thanks to the Oscarson Grant
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Theatre Major Alyssa Aramaki on Human Connection and Healing

April 09, 2021 12:00 AM
The road to graduation looks different for every student. This truth especially hits home for senior Alyssa Aramaki, who will represent the Department of Theatre and Media Arts for spring 2021 convocation.
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Theatre and Media Arts Professor Tim Threlfall Returns to Tuacahn with ‘The Sound of Music’

September 06, 2019 12:00 AM
For his 14th production at Tuacahn, Threlfall and his cast — which includes BYU alums — take a different approach to “The Sound of Music” BYU professor Tim Threlfall takes the stage at Tuacahn in St. George, Utah as director for the 14th time in his interpretation of “The Sound of Music.”
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Nauvoo Performing Missions Uplift BYU Students and Help Them Prepare for Future Careers

November 05, 2018 12:00 AM
Brendon French, Megan Holbrook, Dayne Joyner and Sarah Broyles share their experiences serving and performing in historic Nauvoo.
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Tony Award-Winners Work with Students at BYU

February 07, 2018 12:00 AM
Jason Robert Brown and Kelli O’Hara spent time working with students while at BYU
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Leslie Odom Jr. Replaces Kristin Chenoweth for BRAVO! Season Opener

July 26, 2016 12:00 AM
The Brigham Young University 2016-17 BRAVO! Professional Performing Arts Series opens Sept. 2 and 3, 7:30 p.m. with two special performance from Leslie Odom, Jr., Tony Award-winning star of the hit musical, Hamilton.
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'Beauty and the Beast' Cast Shines During Hawaii Festival

February 18, 2016 12:00 AM
The stars of BYU’s production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast maintained their luster during the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) hosted in Hawaii bringing home multiple awards.“We really, really showed well,” said George Nelson, director of the tale as old as time.
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Shaun Parry, CFAC Alumnus, to Receive BYU Alumni Achievement Award

October 02, 2015 12:00 AM
Shaun Parry will be presented with a BYU Alumni Achievement Award on Thursday, Oct. 8. Prior to the award reception, Parry will give a lecture entitled “Impossible Dreams I Didn’t Know Enough To Dream.” The lecture will be held in the Madsen Recital Hall at 11 a.m. Admission is free and the lecture is open to the public.
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Tony Award-winning Broadway star Kelli O’Hara to sing at BYU Sept. 4

August 30, 2015 12:00 AM
The Brigham Young University BRAVO! Professional Performing Arts series presents Kelli O’Hara, Tony Award—winning Broadway star of “The King and I,” in the de Jong Concert Hall on Friday, Sept. 4, at 7:30 p.m.Tickets are $25-55, with discounts available for alumni, seniors and students.
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MDT majors have another talent to tackle

July 29, 2015 12:00 AM
PHOTO: BYU Young Ambassadors perform at the Covey Center on Provo Center Street. by Cassidee Hobbs The triple threat of singing, dancing and acting may not be enough anymore, as more and more musicals require the fourth skill of playing a musical instrument as well.
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Three premier soloists included in BYU Bravo! 2015-16 Performing Arts series

June 22, 2015 12:00 AM
Three leading female soloists across three different fields of music – Renee Fleming, Kelli O’Hara and Nnenna Freelon – will headline the BYU Bravo! 2015-16 Performing Arts series.
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HFAC 50th Anniversary Theatre Line-up

May 15, 2014 12:00 AM
Frank Wildhorn, a famous American composer known for both his musicals and popular songs, visited BYU in October 2013. Wildhorn taught a master class to MDT students where they rehearsed some of his critically acclaimed Broadway songs and received his in-the-moment coaching.
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BRAVO! Series Brings World-Class Talent to BYU

May 06, 2014 12:00 AM
The BRAVO! series’ upcoming season will feature a Tony Award-nominated actress, a world-renowned English a capella group, two dancing jugglers from France, and the Royal Ballet of Cambodia. These world-class artists will sing, dance, perform and instruct students and attendees.
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Famed Salzburg Marionette Theatre plans first visit to BYU Nov. 1-2

October 17, 2013 12:00 AM
Will perform “The Sound of Music” and “Hansel and Gretel”Austria’s historic Salzburg Marionette Theatre will bring its 100th Anniversary Tour to Brigham Young University to present “The Sound of Music” Friday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 2 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.
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“Frank Wildhorn and Friends” brings Tony-, Grammy-winner to BYU Oct. 3

September 19, 2013 12:00 AM
Multi-Grammy and Tony Award-nominated composer and producer Frank Wildhorn will present “Frank Wildhorn and Friends” at Brigham Young University Thursday, Oct. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets start at $20 ($10 off with a student ID, $3 off for senior citizens and BYU alumni) and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 422-2981, or at byuarts.com/tickets. “Frank Wildhorn and Friends” will take the audience on a concert journey through Wildhorn’s celebrated catalog of music paying homage to his greatest songs in a personal and thrilling way. The group features Wildhorn, piano, a three-piece band and the vocal talents of Broadway’s Jackie Burns (“Wicked”), Darren Ritchie (“Wonderland” and “Little Shop of Horrors”) and Adrienne Warren (“Bring It On” and “Dreamgirls”). In 1999, Wildhorn became the first American composer in 22 years to have three shows running simultaneously on Broadway, including “The Scarlet Pimpernel,” “Jekyll & Hyde” and “The Civil War.” His other Broadway work includes “Wonderland” and “Bonnie & Clyde.” Outside of Broadway, other artists to record and perform his work include Whitney Houston, Natalie Cole, Kenny Rogers, Sammy Davis Jr. and Hootie & the Blowfish. Wildhorn wrote Whitney Houston’s No. 1 international hit “Where Do Broken Hearts Go?” and “Gold,” for the opening ceremony of the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games. This concert is a part of BYU’s new performing arts series, “BRAVO!” — a new season that features a dynamic roster of celebrated guest artists. For more information, visit www.frankwildhorn.com, contact Jeff Martin, (801) 422-6340 or visit byuarts.com. Source: BYU News
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