Upcoming projects AND OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS
Arthur and Friends Make a Musical!
Book and Lyrics by John Maclay
Music and Lyrics by Brett Ryback
Adapted from the books and characters created by Marc Brown
Directed and Choreographed by Khalia Davis
Music Direction by Brett Ryback
October 7 – November 6, 2022
Marcus Center’s Todd Wehr Theater
Sponsored by Children’s Wisconsin
Big things are happening at Lakewood Elementary School! Mr. Ratburn’s class is asked to write and perform a big show for all of Elwood City. Everyone is so excited! Everyone, except for Arthur. What should he do? Arthur feels more nervous as the big performance gets closer and closer. With the help of his family and friends Buster, Brain, Francine, Muffy – and even little
sister D.W. – Arthur learns the importance of being his best, unique self. All aboard for an incredibly fun ride with this world premiere musical!
Suggested for families with young people ages 5+.
For more information visit www.firststage.org
signed by theatrical rights worldwide
Four of John's plays can now be purchased for production through Theatrical Rights Worldwide!
Nate The Great
Cinderella: The Real Story
Romeo and Juliet Walk Into A Bar
The Revolting Teens of Sherwood
For more information visit https://www.theatricalrights.com/
Goosebumps original studio cast recording
Ghostlight Records presents ...
GOOSEBUMPS: THE MUSICAL
PHANTOM OF THE AUDITORIUM
Original Studio Cast Recording
Available NOW on all streaming services and on CD June 24th!
Featuring Krystina Alabado, Alex Brightman, Noah Galvin, Sheryl Lee, Will Roland and Stephanie Styles.
For more information visit BroadwayWorld.com's article
Click here to presave or preorder now and receive a free download of the title song "Goosebumps".
Album artwork by Tim Jacobus
The Quest for Solomon's Treasure
Developed by John Maclay and Jeremy Tardy
VIRTUAL WEB SERIES: Streaming September 20 – November 1, 2020
Entire series available through May 2021
Tune in to this seven-episode world premiere web series streaming exclusively for First Stage audiences. Directed by First Stage alum and Hollywood actor Jeremy Tardy (68 Whiskey, Dear White People, Ballers) and written by First Stage Resident Playwright John Maclay (Goosebumps the Musical: Phantom of the Auditorium, Nancy Drew and her Biggest Case Ever, Robin Hood), The Quest for Solomon’s Treasure follows six Milwaukee young people as they work together to solve clues in the ultimate treasure hunt to save the day. With new clues revealed each week in these 15-20 minute episodes, we invite the audience to help us solve this mystery… and maybe even win fabulous prizes! It’s a little bit Goonies, a little bit National Treasure, and one hundred percent Milwaukee.
Click here for more information!