The 5th Avenue Theatre’s Tech Tuesday program returns on January 28, with the company’s current production of Spamalot. These workshops, especially designed for high schoolers with an interest in technical theatre, give these students a first-hand look at the technical side of a professional theatre production. Participating students have the opportunity to tour backstage, observe during technical rehearsals, and meet working theatre professionals and technicians.
Spamalot is a musical that was “lovingly ripped off from” the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail by some of the film’s original creators. This particular retelling of the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table features beautiful show girls, cows, killer rabbits, rude French people and cancelled witch burnings (too expensive). This version, self-produced at the 5th Avenue, will feature a cast of local comic talent.
Tech Tuesdays workshops are open to high school students, ages 14-18. Also included in the $25 registration fee are a pizza party and a ticket to a preview performance of the next mainstage production. Interested students can click here to register.