A musical in one week? Why not? Staged! presents their one-of-a-kind musical theatre immersion experience for 2012: AIDA, by Elton John & Tim Rice. We have one week (Spring Break), 4 teaching artists, a heartbreakingly juicy story to tell, and gorgeous music to sing.
DATES & TIMES: First meeting/assigning of parts: Saturday, March 24, 12:00-5:00 pm. Camp begins: March 26-30, 9 am-4:30 pm. Dress Rehearsal: March 31, 12-5 pm. Performance: March 31, 7 pm.
Aida (also known as Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida) is a musical with music by Elton John, lyrics by Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls, and David Henry Hwang, and produced by Walt Disney Theatrical.
Aida premiered on Broadway on March 23, 2000, running for 1,852 performances until September 5, 2004 (34th longest running Broadway musical). The musical also ran from 20012003 and from 2006-2007 during two US national tours, and also ran in international productions which performed in 20 different countries, and is still performed in international productions, regional theatres, colleges and high schools.
Aida was nominated for five Tony Awards and won four Tony Awards in 2000, including Best Musical Score and Best Performance by a Leading Actress. Aida was also named by Time Magazine in 2000 as one of the top ten theatre productions of the year. The First National tour was nominated for nine National Broadway Theatre awards (now "Touring Broadway Awards") and won five awards, including Best Musical, Best Direction, Best Actor, and Best Actress.
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