Tag: Writing Center

Exit, stage right: Prof. Brian Sutton takes final bow as commencement announcer

Video Recording (Sutton is recognized at 01:04:37.) When the final graduate of the Class of 2017 made the traditional walk across the commencement stage Saturday, May 13, ended longheld UW-Green Bay tradition: Prof. Brian Sutton completed a 17-year stretch as the person who eloquently, and enthusiastically announced every graduate’s name. Sutton, whose full-time job is […]

Non-musical version of Searching for Romeo coming soon

The publishers of Brian Sutton’s Searching for Romeo (Steele Spring Stage Rights Press), will soon publish a non-musical version of the play as a companion piece to the musical version. In both versions, the main script is modest with alternative spicier material in an appendix. Sutton explains, “If Searching for Romeo is going to keep being […]

Sneak peak: Sutton’s ‘Searching for Romeo’ is featured musical for 2016/17

UW-Green Bay Theatre, Dance and Music personnel are excited to share a sneak peak into their 2016-17 line-up. “We are happy to announce that we will be producing Brian Sutton’s Searching for Romeo, which was previously produced as part of the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival. A New York Times reviewer described it as […]

Technology Square Table: Denslow talks TimeMapper this Thursday

Faculty member Kristin Denslow of the English Composition and Writing Center will be presenting at this month’s Technology Square Table on campus. She’ll talk about how her Introductory Literature students as well as her upper-level Shakespeare students have been using TimeMapper in the classroom as a learning resource. The discussion is set for this Thursday […]

Searching for Romeo actor brings Sutton’s music to SWHS concert

Music from Prof. Brian Sutton’s original musical Searching for Romeo — in the form of the song “Come and Get Me, Here I Am” — will be heard Monday, Oct. 19, at Green Bay Southwest High School. The fall choir concert, which begins at 7 p.m., will feature the various choirs performing songs from musicals, […]

‘Romeo’ rights: Press-Gazette covers Sutton’s latest play news

The Green Bay Press-Gazette has picked up Associate Prof. Brian Sutton’s latest play news — his original musical, “Searching for Romeo,” was named one of two recipients of the 2014 Stage Rights/NYMF Publishing Award from the New York Musical Theatre Festival. As we mentioned here recently, that means performance rights will be available through the […]

Rights for ‘Romeo’: Sutton’s play earns award, gets publishing/stage rights deal

We’ve got more good news to share about Associate Prof. Brian Sutton, whose original musical, “Searching for Romeo,” earned rave reviews on a national theatre festival stage earlier this year. Now “Romeo” is the recipient of a New York Musical Theatre Festival/Steele Spring Stage Rights publishing award, meaning performance rights for the play will be […]

Sutton’s show has ended, but the reviews keep on coming

We’ve got several additional reviews of Brian Sutton’s original musical, “Searching for Romeo,” which wrapped up its five-show New York Musical Theatre Festival run this past weekend. The online “Times Square Chronicles” review is mostly favorable, and its author says “Romeo” could do well as a high school, college or community theatre production now that […]

Rave reviews for Sutton as ‘Searching for Romeo’ wraps up New York run

“Clever and charming,” “hysterical” and “refreshing” were just a few of the words critics used to describe Brian Sutton’s original musical, “Searching for Romeo,” which wrapped up its New York Musical Theatre Festival run on Sunday (July 13). Sutton earned rave reviews from such websites as Broadway Spotted and Show Showdown — not to mention […]

In the news: Sutton’s original play gets ink in ‘Wall Street Journal’

Associate Prof. Brian Sutton’s original musical opened to a full house and ended with a standing ovation Tuesday (July 8), as “Searching for Romeo” made its debut as a full production at the New York Musical Theatre Festival. The play also drew the attention of arts reporter Pia Catton of The Wall Street Journal, who […]