IUP Department of Music Announces an Upcoming Production of Music Theatre International’s All Together Now!

Posted on 11/5/21 9:04 PM

All Together Now Poster: IUP Music Theater presents Music Theatre International: All Together Now! a global event celebrating local theatre. Featuring songs by various artists. Nov 12 with IUP Operat Workshop, 8:00 p.m. Nov 13 final performance, 8:00 p.m. Gorell Recital Hall. Directed b y Oliver Lo and Mary Logan-Hastings. Muscial Director Evan Engelstad and Sabin Fisher. Pianist (Opera Workshop) Susan Wheatley. Cheoreographed by Brianna McAfee and Bridget Doyule. Buy tickets online or call 724-357-2787 (ARTS). Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International.The IUP Department of Music will be presenting Music Theatre International’s All Together Now!: A Global Event Celebrating Local Theatre on November 12 and 13, 2021. A fantastic selection of songs is featured in this brand new musical revue from shows including Rent, Les Misérables, Into the Woods, Fiddler on the Roof, Little Shop of Horrors, My Fair Lady, Mamma Mia! and many more!

IUP Music Theater will be joining thousands of theatrical organizations around the globe by producing their own local production of Music Theatre International’s All Together Now!: A Global Event Celebrating Local Theatre. Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) created this revue for theatres across the globe to use as a local fundraising event performed over the same weekend. IUP Music Theater’s performances are scheduled for 8:00 p.m. on November 12 and 13 in Gorell Recital Hall, Sutton Hall. The Friday performance will also feature members of the IUP Opera Workshop led by Mary Logan-Hastings, and accompanied by Susan Wheatley.

MTI’s President and CEO, Drew Cohen stated, “MTI’s All Together Now! is about bringing people back to the theatre, whether as audience members or cast, crew, and musicians. The revue features songs from the world’s most iconic musicals, so there is definitely something for everyone to enjoy. Our goal with this worldwide event is for organizations to provide hope, inspiration, and excitement to their communities through the transformative power of musical theatre."

The performance will be directed by IUP Music Theater Director Oliver Lo. ProfessorEvan Engelstad and an IUP music student, Sabin Fisher, are music directors. IUP theater students, Brianna McAfee and Bridget Doyle, are the choreographers. It will feature students from both the music and theater departments.

Lo stated, “The past year has been challenging for everyone, particularly performing arts organizations. We are looking forward to welcoming our students, family, and community members back with this truly wonderful revue.”

Tickets can be purchased at the Lively Arts' OvationTix page