Auditions: July 22 - 23, 2018
Performance Dates: Sept. 27 - Oct 14, 2018
Eight-year-old Tina Denmark knows she was born to play Pippi Longstocking, and she will do anything to win the part in her school musical. Anything includes murdering the leading lady! This aggressively outrageous musical hit garnered rave reviews during its long Off-Broadway run.
Matt Webster is a Director and Actor who has worked with both adults and children for community and professional theatre companies from coast to coast; including the Silver Bear Theatre in Albuquerque, Honolulu Theatre for Youth, Seattle Children's Theatre, Davidson Community Players, Theatre Charlotte, Matthews Playhouse and Children's Theatre of Charlotte. As a director, Matt has staged dozens of plays and musicals including Annie, Sleeping Beauty, One Bad Apple, Einstein is a Dummy, Tartuffe, Sleuth, The Tempest and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged).
In addition, Matt is a Theatre Educator who has been teaching theatre students AND theatre teachers for more than 20 years. He holds both an MA in Theatre Education and an MFA in Theatre for Youth and has taught at universities, public schools and professional theatre companies around the country. Matt is also a playwright whose two plays, The Perils of Modern Education and The Myths at the Edge of the World were recently published by Theatrefolk. Currently Matt is the Curriculum Consultant for the Drama Teacher Academy.