Brick Road Theatre and Metropolitan Arts Media
(TheaterJones) are pleased to announce the schedule for the Women in Theatre
Festival, July 16-21, 2018 at the Courtyard Theater in Plano. All events are
open to the public, and tickets are on sale now. Additional information on the
panel participants and Saturday’s workshops will be coming soon, and will
include such theatre veterans as Emily Scott Banks, Cheryl Allison, Jessica
Cavanagh, Wendy Welch, Cara Statham Serber, Linda Leonard, and more. Please
join us as we discuss and explore issues and challenges women face in the world
of theatre and the arts, as well as celebrate the talent, strength, and wisdom
these women share with our community throughout the year.
A CABARET EVENING WITH JANELLE LUTZ August 25 Named the 2016 Sammons Cabaret Artist of the Year for her phenomenal cabaret performances at the Sammons Center, Janelle Lutz is also an award-winning actress who has won the hearts of North Texas audiences and critics alike. Her accurate portrayals of Judy Garland leave audiences wanting more, but her roles in productions like “South Pacific,” “Cabaret,” “The Light in the Piazza,” and “Guys and Dolls” prove that the California native has boundless talent. Janelle returns to the Brick Road stage, along with pianist Adam C. Wright, to share some of her favorite songs and stories.
MAMMA MIA! October 19-28 Set on a Greek island paradise and inspired by the story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs, writer Catherine Johnson’s heart-warming tale centres around Sophie, a young bride-to-be. On the eve of her wedding, Sophie’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. Voulez Vous, S.O.S, Take a Chance On Me, Dancing Queen and so many more hits you know and love make this worldwide phenomenon a fabulous night out for audiences of all ages.