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Alum Montego Glover interviews with Hollywood: The Write Way

Montego Glover

You’ve seen her on Broadway in Memphis and The Color Purple as well as on the small screen, most recently in one of my favorites, Hostages as well as Smash to name a few. Now, Montego Glover recurs on the hit Fox show, The Following as FBI Agent Lawrence and she took some time out today to talk to Hollywood: The Write Way about her latest role, Broadway, and more. Please note that this interview includes spoilers for The Following.

2014 Annual Benefit Concert: The Melody Lingers On: The Songs of Irving Berlin

The School of Theatre at Florida State will present The Melody Lingers On: The Songs of Irving Berlin as the Annual Benefit Concert. This concert features classics such as “Alexander’s Ragtime Band,”  “Puttin’ on the Ritz,” “Blue Skies,” “There’s No Business Like Show Business,” and “White Christmas,” The Melody Lingers On provides an experience rich in nostalgia. This year’s Benefit Concert features the stars of tomorrow, talented FSU Music Theatre students exploring the timeless work of Irving Berlin.

Alums Represent the School of Theatre in The Araca Project

Two School of Theatre alums have been selected to represent FSU in the Off-Broadway bootcamp called The Araca Project.  Catie Humphreys (BA Theatre, 2009) and David Kimple (BFA Acting, 2010) have spent this week in master-classes with Broadway and Off-Broadway professionals that are helping to bridge the gap between school and professional theatre.

FSU Graduate Steps Out “On the Town” in Broadway Revival

School of Theatre graduate Holly Ann Butler, class of 2005, recently joined the Broadway cast of On the Town, which began previews on September 20. She joins such stars as Michael Rupert, Allison Guinn, Phillip Boykin, Tony Yazbeck, and Stephen DeRosa in this classic revival directed by John Rando and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse.

Steven Sears Releases New Book about the Ins and Outs of the Television Industry

School of Theatre alum Steven Sears celebrates the release of his new book, The Non-User-Friendly Guide for Aspiring TV Writers: Experience and Advice from the Trenches (Million Dollar Writing Series).

Alum Frankie J. Alvarez is Looking in HBO's New Series

Alumni Frankie J. Alvarez is playing the fiery aspiring contemporary artist Agustín opposite stage-and-screen stars Jonathan Groff and Murray Bartlett in a new dramedy for HBO called Looking.  Created by Michael Lannan and directed by Andrew Haigh, the show centers around three gay best friends living and loving in San Francisco.  

 

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Upcoming Events  

General Auditions

January 11, 2015

Fine Arts Annex - Room 117

 

Ragtime

February 13 - March 1, 2015

The Fallon Theatre 

 

Almost, Maine

March 27 - April 4, 2015

The Lab Theatre