Thought-Provoking and Inspiring

Excerpts from John Lyle Belden’s review, July 15th, 2019 Click to read the full review by John Lyle Belden on PLAYS WITH JOHN AND WENDY ….an exceptional theatrical experience: stunning, sad, humorous, thought-provoking and inspiring. The costumes are a vibrant tribute to Mexico and its culture, as well as the dapper decadence of New York in one scene. [Val] Nuccio …

A Piece of Extraordinary Beauty and Perception

Excerpts from Ken Klingenmeier’s review, July 12th, 2019. Click to read the full review by Ken Klingenmeier on A SEAT ON THE AISLE an Indianapolis theatre blog by Ken Klingenmeier with Larry Adams, Adam Crowe, Vickie Cornelius Phipps & Daniel Shock. This very effective telling of a life story filled with much pain and suffering requires a deep understanding of …

A Truly Sensational Masterpiece

‘La Casa Azul’ captures essence of Frida Kahlo and Mexico I was first exposed to Frida Kahlo in 1987 when I viewed some of her works that were part of an exhibit of Latin-American art, called “Art of the Fantastic,” on display at Indianapolis Museum of Art. From that time on, I have been intensely interested in her paintings and …

Fundraising Campaign

Our Fundraising Campaign for La Casa Azul is live! Click here to find it! La Casa Azul is an original musical featuring music and lyrics by GHDT’s Executive Artistic Director, Gregory Hancock and lyrics by Kate Ayers. Funds raised will be used for production costs. La Casa Azul tells the story of the life of Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo. The …

Auditions

AUDITIONS Seeking SINGER/ACTORS for LA CASA AZUL, The Musical AUDITION DATES: Sunday, March 3, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Monday, March 4, 2019 from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Possible Call Back Date: March 6, 2019 AUDITION LOCATION: The Academy of GHDT, located at 329 Gradle Drive, Carmel, Indiana 46032 Please bring a CURRENT Resume and Head Shot. …

Emmy Awards

LCA WINS AN EMMY!

La Casa Azul wins an Emmy! La Casa Azul was copyrighted in 1997. However, the musical did not premiere until June 2015. The musical was such a success, it had an encore performance the following October. Our local PBS station, WFYI, filmed the performance and a documentary about the process of bringing the show to the stage. This broadcasted for …

La Casa Azul Encore Sophie Doell

WRTV6 News Feature

  In a WRTV6 News Feature earlier this week, morning reporter Lauren Casey featured some backstage views of dress rehearsal, cast and author interviews and included some feature footage of the June 2015 World Premiere up La Casa Azul The Musical. In the interview, composer, author, director, choreographer and producer Gregory Hancock said “There was demand to bring this back …

La Casa Azul The Musical

A Feast for The Eyes

The Creative Team of La Casa Azul – The Musical has truly created a Feast for the Eyes in both the World Premiere Version of the musical, June 25-28, 2015 – and, the encore engagement event, October 1-3, 2015. See Video Link below. A Feast for The Eyes La Casa Azul The Musical, October 1-3, 2015 The Tarkington Theatre, The …

An Intrepid Work

“…Jessica Crum Hawkins as Frida turned in a triumphant vocal performance and did a yeoman’s job of maintaining energy and focus … conveying Frida’s spunk, strength and uncommon courage. ….an intrepid work that has flashes of brilliance and, without question, is both moving and inspirational.” New Musical Captures the Essence of both Frida Kahlo and Mexico from Tom Alvarez and examiner.com …

A Work to be Savored

Excerpts from Tristan Ross’ Nuvo Newsweekly review, July 1, 2015 “…What Gregory Hancock has created here is a work to be savored by future generations…it was….tantamount to what one could see at Clowes Hall or the Murat … in that it was big budget, professional grade theatre. La Casa Azul merits being performed by theatrical troupes for years to come. “ …