Maddie Sell

  • What I Did For Love

    Img 835Here's the second of two articles on the upcoming production of A Chorus Line, opening next weekend at the Des Moines Playhouse. While the first piece was all about getting the show ready for its journey, now it's time to see how the performers are going to take the voyage. And, like their characters, this incredible cast truly feels theatre is their one true love. And they've worked more than you know.

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  • Willkommen

    Img 0364January at Drake University means J-Term, an intense, single-month session where students fit an entire "semester" course into a full-time daily experience.  For some, that means putting on a musical in about two weeks worth of rehearsals.  This year, the production is Cabaret... and you're all Willkommen (Welcome) to the Kit-Kat Klub.

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  • "What's Your Damage?"

    Img 0310In Heathers - the Musical, the audience is presented with a wonderfully wild depiction of high school, and the costs involved with being popular.  It's a dance we've all had to navigate in our youth, although hopefully not to the extremes shown at Drake University this weekend (November 17 - 20) at the Harmon Fine Arts Center.

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