The cast of our spring musical 110 in the Shade loves Instagram! We asked them to share their favorite behind-the-scenes moments with the world with an official takeover of our @fordstheatre Instagram.
Now a month into its spring run at Ford’s Theatre, the musical 110 in the Shade is wowing audiences and critics alike with its big heart, marvelously sung performances and dynamic direction and choreography. We recently connected with actor Ben Crawford, who plays the animated rainmaker Starbuck, to hear his thoughts on the production!
From first rehearsal through the show’s opening, the cast of 110 in the Shade have powered through to create a musical in about five weeks! We’ve collected some of our favorite photos and video that the cast and fans have shared on Instagram. We’d love to see your pics, too—please tag them #Fords110!
Time and again, Kevin McAllister has wowed Ford’s Theatre audiences with his roles in the musicals Parade, Violet and more. Here Kevin spoke with us about the challenges and joys of his newest role in our current musical, 110 in the Shade.
Tracy Lynn Olivera plays the lead role of Lizzie in 110 in the Shade, a show picked by Ford’s Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault specifically to showcase her. In the following interview, Olivera discusses her life as a Washington actress.
Next up at Ford’s Theatre, follow the story of Lizzie Curry as she encounters drought, falls in love with a con man and searches for self-acceptance in 110 in the Shade.
The Ford’s Theatre theatrical season for 2015-2016 is announced! Productions include: the world-premiere play The Guard by Jessica Dickey—part of Washington’s Women’s Voices Theater Festival; The Glass Menagerie; the musical 110 In the Shade; and holiday favorite A Christmas Carol.