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See Jessica Cohen in "Kindertransport"

A modern classic about one woman's struggle to come to terms with her past - brutally separated from her German Jewish parents at the age of 9 and brought to England with the promise of a new life...


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The Band's Visit

"The Band's Visit," with music by David Yazbek and book by Itamar Moses, premiered on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre Nov 9, 2017.  SoundBeacon's Glenna Bowman saw this surprising and beautiful production on March 8, 2018. 

In this…

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Shows, Shows, SHOWS!

So many great shows on Broadway right now!  While SoundBeacon executive producer, Glenna Bowman, was in New York this past week, she took time to visit the Great White Way.  "The Band's Visit" was the finest surprise of the trip. It is…

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"Mame" is at Georgetown Palace Theatre

Kirk Kelso, who recently played Hegai (and several other characters) in "Esther, A New Musical," is now playing the role of Beauregard Burnside in "Mame," being presented by the Georgetown Palace Theatre."   We saw the show on Sunday and loved it! 

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See Emily Villarreal in a new role

Miss Emily Villarreal, who recently played Suri in SoundBeacon Entertainment's "Esther, A New Musical," can now be seen in the newest addition to the “Texas History Musicals” series, Red Scare, a musical comedy that explores 1950s witch-hunt hysteria. Created by John Cecil and Texas…

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The City Theatre takes on "Noises Off"

We at SoundBeacon, have a special place in our hearts for The City Theatre.  Glenna met Artistic Director, Andy Berkovsky, when he was just starting this local theatre in 2006, and we have watched him develop a devoted following through quality…

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Rounding Out the Cast

We have had so much fun introducing our cast to you! 

Here are the final two members of our cast, who are certainly not least in our eyes!  Phil Rodriguez plays King Xerxes' steadfast bodyguard, Harbona, with the perfect balance…

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Two very different roles

Laura Freeman and Michele' Crowder play two very different roles in "Esther, A New Musical" (Feb 10, 2018, ZACH Theatre, Kleberg Stage).  Laura plays Zeresh, the wife of the villainous Haman.  Zeresh is as scheming as her husband, but loves all…

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Running the Palace

You will feel the energy as Jeremiah "AJ" Abdullah and Kirk Kelso take the stage in "Esther, A New Musical" (Feb 10, 2018, ZACH Theatre).  AJ, as Hathak, looks after the queen's personal business, and Kirk, as Hegai, guides the palace virgins through beauty treatments and lessons in palace protocol. …

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Susan Johnston Taylor

A recent transplant to Austin, SUSAN JOHNSTON TAYLOR plays the role of JUILY in "Esther, A New Musical" (Feb 10, 2018, ZACH Theatre, Kleberg Stage). Susan has studied voice including opera and musical theatre for over a decade and most recently…

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Introducing Elizabeth Neiman

ELIZABETH NEIMAN will play the role of Amira, the daughter of the villainous Haman, in "Esther, A New Musical" (Feb 10, 2018, Zach Theatre, Kleberg Stage).  Elizabeth (Lizzy) sparkles with energy both on and off the stage and, always has an encouraging word for…

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Steve Williams is Mordecai

STEVE WILLIAMS will play Mordecai in the stage reading of "Esther, A New Musical" (Zach Theatre, Kleberg Stage, Feb 10, 2018).  Steve brings his considerable theatre experience to the role, having performed in numerous shows at ZACH Theatre, Georgetown Palace Theater, the Vortex…

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Meet Emily Villarreal

Emily Villarreal will play SURI in "Esther, A New Musical," on February 10, 2018 (Zach Theatre, Kleberg Stage).  Miss Emily moved to South Austin from the bustling Big Apple. With a degree in Musical Theatre from Manhattanville College, she…

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Creighton Moench as Haman

CREIGHTON MOENCH will play "evil Haman" in the stage reading of "Esther, A New Musical" on February 10, 2018, at Zach Theatre's Kleberg Stage.  Creighton has been seen in performance spaces around Austin, including Zilker Hillside Theatre, The City Theatre and Jewish Repertory Theatre.  Most…

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Smile! It's Matthew Redden!

MATTHEW REDDEN will light up the stage with his trademark smile as the charismatic King Xerxes in "Esther, A New Musical," on February 10, 2018, at Zach Theatre's Kleberg Stage.  Matt is well-known in Austin for his leading roles at ZACH's Topfer Theatre. …

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Introducing Jessica Cohen

JESSICA COHEN will play the role of DALIA in "Esther, A New Musical," on February 10, 2018.  Jessica has been seen in various local productions around Austin, most recently in the Georgetown Palace Theatre’s production of Annie (Tessie), as well as Seussical (Jojo), The Sound…

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Meet Ryan Smith

RYAN SMITH will play the title role in "Esther, A New Musical!" on February 10, 2018, at Zach Theatre's Kleberg Stage! 

We had our first rehearsal with Ryan on December 30th. You are going to love her voice and the way…

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Living the Dream

Megan Rabuse and Glenna Bowman - "Living the Dream" at Evil Snail Studios, recording new tracks from "Esther, A New Musical."  Studio owner and audio engineer, Kfir Gov, is well known for his expert skill.  He's also one of the…

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