SME’s Statement on COVID-19

We are in uncharted waters.  

COVID-19 is present nearly everywhere, and our community is no exception.  As we continue to wade through these unknown waters, the future has never felt so unpredictable. Things have never been so ambiguous—much like the characters in Sondheim’s Into the Woods; the musical we chose for our Summer 2020 production. “Isn’t it nice to know a lot?” Little Red sings to herself. “And a little bit not.” Later in the show Cinderella hems and haws on the steps of the palace, “But then how can you know Who you are till you know What you want, which I don’t So then which do you pick…”

When the Stay at Home Order was put into place in March, SME made the decision to cancel a series of Cabaret fundraisers to ensure the safety and welfare of our SME friends and family, the community at large, and ourselves. In time, we were also notified by Virginia Tech that all summer activities on campus were being canceled, including our Summer production of Into The Woods.

While there’s a lot of uncertainty, we know that we need to adapt fast to our changing reality. Now, more than ever, our community needs each other.  While much of this is out of our control, we’re dedicated to finding ways to continue striving to bring quality musical theatre to the New River Valley, featuring it’s greatest resource — it’s people! We hope to resume programming soon! We borrow from Broadway and many other theatres when we say we are simply in an extended Intermission. But that means that there will still be a Second Act!  

In times like this, we’re reminded of how interconnected we all are. Thank you for being part of our community for the past 29 years. Without you, none of it would be possible.

A Gift From SME to You: A Christmas Revue

[lead]Dec. 13 and 14 at 7 pm[/lead]

[lead]Dec. 15 and 16 at 3 pm[/lead]

A Gift From SME to You: A Christmas Revue spotlights Christmas selections from musicals, from the classics to today’s Holiday shows!  The Revue features solos, duets, small group numbers and  fun choreographed company numbers sure to get you in the Christmas spirit!

Tickets

Tickets are now on sale! Buy your tickets now at this link!

Featuring performances by

Brian Bush
Emma Bush
Tracy Kwock
Kylan Socha
Beckett Socha
Ashlinn Blevins
Hana Kwon
Debbie Campbell
Josalyn Amodeo
Miranda Medrano
Leigh Anne Byrd
Sarah Kauffman
Brad Kraft
Anna Gibbs
Heather “Dexy” Ursano
Michael Trujillo
Hannah Tucker
Kirk Cameron
Zach Helms
Patrick Marks
Daniel Lewis
(and cameo appearance by Cindy Blevins)

Sweeney Todd Cast Announced!

Summer Musical Enterprise is thrilled to announce the cast list for the Summer 2018 production of Sweeney Todd!

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Sweeney

Brad Kraft

Ms. Lovett

Caitie Moss

Johanna

Chandra Shorter

Anthony

Jordan Tinsley

Judge Turpin

Daniel Lewis
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Beadle

Jeff McCoy

Pirelli

Cindy Blevins

Tobias

Justin Scott

Beggar Woman

Cindy Blevins

Jonas Fogg

Keith Stephenson
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Ensemble

Jay Huckle (Sweeney US)
Tucker Miller (Anthony US)
Elizabeth Humphreys (Johanna US)
John Green
Eli Cook
Shaye Lester
Salena Sullivan
Brendan Trice
Josalyn Amodeo
Sarah Kauffman
Amelia Ball
James-Michael Lynde
Rodney McAllister
Julann Stephenson
Roxi Jara
Hannah Altizer
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