Director Chrissy Colangelo is looking for a juke box to borrow or rent for Blind Brook’s production of “West Side Story.” She would need it March 14-25. If you can help her, she’s at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Port Chester Council for the Arts, like all good-hearted theater groups, is looking for help. The council does amazing work, sending teachers into the schools to incorporate the arts and running summer camps for young adults and kids. They also sponsor National Arts in the Schools day. Here’s a… Read More →
Got an email from the irrepressible John Gwardyak, the director at Eastchester High School who does tons of set work all across the region. He could use some help. He’s working with Mike Limone at Rye H.S. on Rye’s fall production of “Our Town.” John writes: “I’m searching for a… Read More →
Got a note from Valhalla’s producer Paula Soricelli who is looking for a straight plastic slide for their production of “Grease!” Anyone have one to spare? If so, reach out to Paula at PSoricelli@valhallaschools.org.
When I told Katie Schmidt Feder — who’s now running all things theatrical at Peekskill High — that friends of this blog have helped other friends with sets, props and costumes, she wrote back excitedly, saying she could use help with “Anything Seussical” — props, costumes, set pieces, etc. Anyone… Read More →
I visited Walter Panas High School yesterday and the gregarious director Jim Filippelli who is readying “42nd Street,” the final high-school musical in the Lower Hudson Valley this spring. Jim’s looking for a wooden wheelchair. Anyone have any leads?
OK, I realize there are still a few shows left to go before we close the book on the 2010 high-school-musical marathon, but one of those remaining shows may prove a windfall for next year, for an eagle-eyed director or designer. I was up at Lakeland High School the other… Read More →
Jim Fyfe, a bon vivant and man about town who has stepped in to direct “Return to the Forbidden Planet” at Rockland Country Day School, could use a hand with some set elements. He writes: “The show requires some very specific space-ship stuff, like a high-tech (or high-tech looking) captain’s… Read More →
John MacLean at Woodlands High School wonders if anyone has sets, props, costumes from past productions of “The Sound of Music.” John’s a one-man show at Woodlands, a real man of the theater in the best sense of the word, and is looking to borrow or rent. Anyone? Anyone? Bueller?
Nyack’s Joe Egan, to whom I always refer as “a set designer by trade,” writes: “If anyone is doing “42nd Street” and wants to rent for a small fee all the dressing room mirrors with lights, I got em!”
Gail Persad at Sleepy Hollow has a newsstand cart you can use. “It’s red and big!” she writes. Jack Gremli at Nanuet is doing “Once Upon a Mattress” and would love it if someone still had their “mattresses” from past productions. Seems to me someone found some on the ol’… Read More →
Clarkstown High School South’s director Mike DeLucia (email@example.com) is looking for the following items for his production of “Cabaret.” 12-20 Old fashioned chairs 6 Old rotary phones 2 Old wall or desk phones 1 Old cash register 1 Old manual typewriter with case (Mike: I know that Mark Zizolfo at… Read More →
Jack Gremli at Nanuet High School is producing “Fiddler on the Roof” March 13 and 14. If there’s anyone out there who has “a house (with a roof of course), a milk cart (no horse needed), any other appropriate scenery, and authentic costumes, costumes, costumes,” Jack would love to hear… Read More →
I’m introducing a new category here at “In the Wings.” In Swap/Shop, I’ll post items that people are looking for or that they have and no longer need. Joe Egan, who runs Nyack’s theater program and is a set designer by trade, emailed me to say he has a couple… Read More →