Cabaret Spotlight: Chris Burcheri & Jeremy Cohen

Chris Burcheri, a senior in the College and Front Row’s illustrious chair, is the Music Director for our upcoming production of “Cabaret”! FTC: What are the responsibilities of the music director? CB: The music director teaches the music to the cast and the band, and conducts the performances. FTC: What’s your favorite part about beingContinue reading “Cabaret Spotlight: Chris Burcheri & Jeremy Cohen”


Cabaret Spotlight: Sarah Middough

Sarah Middough (also called Smiddy) is a senior in the College and is playing Sally Bowles in FTC’s upcoming production of “Cabaret”! FTC: Who is Sally Bowles? SM: A perfectly marvelous girl. FTC: What’s your favorite part about musical theater? SM: At Penn? In general? THIS IS HARD. The singing. That’s a cheesy answer butContinue reading “Cabaret Spotlight: Sarah Middough”


Play by JAMES GOLDMAN Directed by ALEX POLYAK Produced by MADDY LEVASSEUR and GRAY STANTON As the sun sets on his reign, King Henry Plantagenet, “the greatest power in a thousand years,” calls his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and their three sons, Richard the Lionheart, Prince John, and Prince Geoffrey, to the palace in orderContinue reading “FTC Presents…THE LION IN WINTER”


Book, music and lyrics by JASON ROBERT BROWN Directed by ABBY CASE Produced by CHRIS BURCHERI Assistant Produced by AMANDA SHUR The Last Five Years is a contemporary song-cycle musical that ingeniously chronicles the five year life of a marriage, from meeting to break-up… or from break-up to meeting, depending on how you look atContinue reading “FTC Presents…THE LAST FIVE YEARS”


a staged reading Written by: Danny Eisenberg Directed by: Meg MacInnes Produced by: Amanda Shur Each year, the Kelly Writers’ House and Front Row Theatre Company come together to support an original one-act play written by a Penn student. Danny’s winning play, SOMEWHERE IN THE ETHER, takes place, as the title suggests, somewhere in the ether,Continue reading “FTC & KWH Present…SOMEWHERE IN THE ETHER”

FTC Presents…ZANNA, DON’T!

Don’t miss our latest show, “Zanna, Don’t!”

Welcome to Heartsville High, set in a world where everyone is gay–well, almost everyone! The big-man-on-campus is the chess champion, and the captain of the football team is made cool by being cast as the lead in the school musical. The students write a controversial show called “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” about straight people in the military, which becomes the catalyst for a young man and woman to fall in love. Enter Zanna, a magical, musical fairy who, with a wave of his wand, brings true love to one and all!