Fantasy Playhouse: Spotlight on the Future

By: Emily Rodrick and Megan Nivens-TannettFantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater and Academy According to Americans for the Arts, students who take 4 years of arts score 150 points higher on SAT than students who only take ½ year or less. Low-income students highly engaged in arts are 138% more likely to graduate highschool and twice as … Continue reading Fantasy Playhouse: Spotlight on the Future

Independent Musical Productions to Perform RENT This Month

By Amy Warren, Publicist IMPHuntsvilleIndependent Musical Productions Amy.Warren@IMPHuntsville.org Independent Musical Production is thrilled to provide North Alabama with another season of spectacular shows!  RENT will be our first production later this month, with Pippin following in July and Nunsense! in September.  The Cabaret series is scheduled to resume in March. Loosely based on Puccini’s opera La Boheme, Jonathan Larson’s RENT takes place in … Continue reading Independent Musical Productions to Perform RENT This Month

The Best of IMP – An IMPressive Evening

Our 2021-22 Season begins with a return to our Drive-In Cabarets, as we present the Best of IMP, a look back at some of your favorite shows!Featuring songs from such favorites as Les Miserables, Secret Garden, RENT, Nunsense, and this summer’s hit, Newsies!Audio will be broadcast via FM radio. A rain date will be scheduled … Continue reading The Best of IMP – An IMPressive Evening

IMP Huntsville and Huntsville Arts Week

By Susan Stricklin- IMP Huntsville IMPHuntsville is delighted to join ArtsHuntsville in celebrating Huntsville Arts Week, October 17-25.  Our contribution will be IMP Huntsville’s Villains of Broadway on October 18. Parking begins at 6:00 with performance at 7:00. What is more appropriate in the pre-Halloween season than a stage full of Broadway's most interesting villains? … Continue reading IMP Huntsville and Huntsville Arts Week

Finding Ways for Musical Theater to Survive

by Susan Stricklin-IMP Huntsville Finding ways for musical theater to survive in these pandemic times has certainly been a challenge.  Not only does social distancing limit the numbers in a theater audience but the venues we use are either closed or so limited in seating capacity that there is no breakeven point. That is how … Continue reading Finding Ways for Musical Theater to Survive