Infinity Theatre Company announces directors for summer productions

| May 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Infinity Theatre Company has officially announced Directors for its 2016 season.

Infinity Theatre 2016

Fresh off producing the critically acclaimed Broadway Revival of DAMES AT SEA, and after six years of producing Infinity Theatre shows, Co-Producing Artistic Director Alan Ostroff will make his mainstage directing debut, with ALMOST HEAVEN: SONGS OF JOHN DENVER and co-directing MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET.

“ALMOST HEAVEN and MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET will both rock Annapolis this summer, bringing five iconic chapters of popular American music from the 1950’s to the 1980’s. Infinity Theatre not only seeks to please our audience with songs that define their lives, we also aspire to transform the listener’s experience of these songs. With these two “jukebox musicals,” beloved music is placed within two unique stories, performed by a tremendous company of actor/singer/instrumentalists who will electrify you!” said Alan Ostroff.

Tommy Iafrate returns to Infinity after his innovative and wildly popular staging of last summer’s new musical JACK VS. RAPUNZEL. This year, Tommy will be co-directing MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET and directing our Theatre For Young Audiences Show, ELEPHANT & PIGGIE’S “WE ARE IN A PLAY!”

Tommy Iafrate directed last summer’s production of JACK VS. RAPUNZEL at Infinity. He recently returned from China, where he toured shows to universities in Shanghai, Xi’an, and Beijing. Tommy has previously served as Producing Artistic Director of the Clinton Area Showboat Theatre in Iowa, directing musicals such as INTO THE WOODS, THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, WONDERFUL TOWN, and many more. A Musical Director and Musician, Tommy has worked on seven productions with Goodspeed Musicals, including their tour of PIPPIN with Micky Dolenz, and three Royal Caribbean cruises.

Some favorite musical directing credits are ALTAR BOYZ, THE FANTASTICKS, and THE FULL MONTY. He holds an MFA in Directing from Western Illinois University and is an associate member of  the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. During the school year, Tommy is the Director of Musical Theatre at Binghamton University in upstate New York.

After directing last year’s smash hit production of RING OF FIRE, we are thrilled to welcome back Amy Jones as our Music Director for both ALMOST HEAVEN and MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET.

Amy Jones is a Director, Choreographer and Musical Director. Most recently, Amy has provided choreography for BROADWAY BACKWARDS 8 and 9 at the Hirschfeld Theatre and Palace Theatre (Broadway), served as the musical supervisor for TEXAS IN PARIS at the York Theatre in NYC, directed/musical directed RING OF FIRE at Infinity Theatre last season, and Directed/Choreographed GYPSY at Flat Rock Playhouse. Amy has provided dramaturgy for the new musicals ALICE, WARSAW and JUNK: A ROCK OPERA. Proud member of Actors’ Equity Association and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.

Infinity’s 2016 season includes ALMOST HEAVEN, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET and ELEPHANT & PIGGIE’S WE ARE IN A PLAY. The season will play in rotating repertory and will open on June 10th and play until August 7th at the CTA Theatre Complex, located at 1661 Bay Head Road in Annapolis, MD.

Full performance dates and times can be found online at www.InfinityTheatre.com Tickets are now available. To purchase tickets, visit www.InfinityTheatre.com, or call 877-501-8499 during the following times: Monday – Friday 9AM-5PM and Saturday 10AM-2PM.

Ticket prices are as follows:

Advance / At the Door

  • Adult: $36 / $39
  • Senior: $32 / $36
  • Student: $26 / $30
  • Child: $22 / $26

For the best savings, get 20% off the “At the Door” prices when you buy tickets to both of our mainstage shows: ALMOST HEAVEN: SONGS OF JOHN DENVER & MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET. This offer is only valid until May 15th!

Founded in 2010 by Anna Roberts Ostroff and Alan Ostroff, Infinity Theatre Company enriches Annapolis with professional New York City theatre that inspires and transforms artists and audiences, through imagination, creation, and the infinite possibilities found only in theatre.

Anna Roberts Ostroff & Alan Ostroff are a Tony Award-winning husband and wife team who served as the Lead Producers of the Broadway Revival of the classic DAMES AT SEA at the Helen Hayes Theatre. They Co-Produced the Broadway Revival of PIPPIN, and serve as the Co-Producing Artistic Directors of Infinity Theatre Company. In 2010, the couple formed Infinity Theatre Company, a regional theatre bringing NYC talent to Annapolis, MD for a summer season of musicals, where they have since set the standard for excellence in local entertainment, producing THE FANTASTICKS, MY WAY, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, SISTERS OF SWING, DAMES AT SEA, ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE, SHE LOVES ME, HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY, I DO! I DO!, and last summer’s RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH and BABY.

Source: Infinity Theatre Company

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