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    The 3rd Annual Night of Shorts

    Congratulations to the playwrights of our 3rd Annual Night of Shorts. Performing Jan 4-12, tickets for this evening of inventive and exciting new theatre will go on sale this November.         Cupcake By BC Brown An ADD-guided, comedic dialogue between two friends over the fallout of an abusive relationship and the confusion inherent.  Guaranteed to delight and aggravate.  Catfish! By Jen Ganterwerker In these uncertain times, knowing who to trust can be a challenge, but a good friend can help you keep your head above water. Porcelina By Ashley Naftule Lost at sea, two sailors try to stay afloat on a disintegrating raft. The raft isn’t the only…

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    Announcing the cast of “Much Ado About Nothing”

    Join us in congratulating the cast of Brelby’s upcoming production of Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare. Much Ado About Nothing Directed by Dan Trombley & Amanda Noel Trombley Nov 9-10, 16-17 @ 7:30pm Nov 10-11, 17-18 @ 2:00pm A group of soldiers return from the war. The world-weary Benedick and his friend Claudio find themselves reacquainted with Beatrice and Hero. As memories of conflict give way to a life of parties and masked balls, Claudio and Hero fall madly, deeply in love, while Benedick and Beatrice reignite their own altogether more combative courtship. CAST: Jaren Navenma………………Benedick Marina Sharpe……………….Beatrice/ 2nd Watchman Joseph Whelan………………Claudio Alexandra Utpadel…………Hero/Verges Brady Anderson…………….Don John/Dogberry William Buckley…………….Don…

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    Announcing the cast of Powerhouse: the Tesla Musical

    Powerhouse: The Tesla Musical Music by CJ O’Hara Book & Lyrics by Brian Maticic & John Perovich Directed by Shelby Maticic Rehearses: Sept 2-Oct 4 (Sun-Thurs 6:30-10pm) Performs: Oct 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27 @ 7:30pm/ Oct 7, 14, 21 @ 2pm Powerhouse – The Tesla Musical takes audiences through the electric, crazed passion of Nikola Tesla. Engineer, inventor, and physicist, it was seemingly impossible to stop the brilliant vision of this man who registered over 300 patents. The musical explores key triumphs and challenges throughout Tesla’s unorthodox life—with particular focus on the inventor’s most grandiose and controversial project. Witness a true “powerhouse” unleashed in this premiere musical event. CAST: Danny…

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    Cast Announcement: 12 Days of Christmas

    Join us in congratulating the cast of Brelby’s upcoming holiday rom com, 12 Days of Christmas. DIRECTED BY Shelby Elise Maticic CAST Jonathan Gradilla………………Robert Anabel Olguin……………………..Renee Rebecca Ulbrich………………….Oriana Tanner Young………………………..Cory Brady Anderson…………………….Blake Melody Chrispen………………..Jordan Shelby Huston…………………….Danny SYNOPSIS Robert and Renee have been together for ages, 12 years to be precise… but something is keeping him from taking the next step. When Thanksgiving passes by and he still hasn’t popped the question, Renee takes her best friend, Ori’s advice and calls it quits. Determined to win her back by Christmas, Robert has 12 days to prove to Renee that their relationship is worth saving. SHOW DATES Nov 30, Dec 1, 7-8, 14-15,…

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    Cast Announced: Return to Rosie’s Pub

      Return to Rosie’s Pub Written By Shelby Maticic, Jen Gantwerker & Jessie Tully With Contributions by Karson Cook, Micky Small & Chelsea Jauregui Directed by Jen Gantwerker & Bertha Cortes CAST: Rosie the Riveter – Shelby Maticic Server #1 – Jessie Tully Server #2 – James Beneze Server #3 – Brady Anderson Server #4 – Sarah Bary Sacagawea – Luz Navarro Dedé Mirabal – Jessica Bastarrachea Sylvia Rivera – Ian Rey Sausedo Ida B. Wells – Brianna Fallon Madame CJ Walker – Lorraine Taylor Eleanor Roosevelt – KatiBelle Collins Hedy Lamarr – Marina Sharpe Madeline L’Engle – Alicia Ferrin Bettie Page – Allison Bauer Gaia – Rebecca Ulbrich Spy…

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    Congratulations to the cast of the 5th Annual Brelby Miscast Concert

            Join us in congratulating the cast of The 5th Annual Brelby Miscast Concert.  Directed by Shelby Maticic & Jessie Tully Music Direction by CJ O’Hara Choreography by Thea Eigo Featuring: Brady Anderson Robert Andrews Alyssa Arns Rebekah Avila Sarah Bary James Beneze Ben Cleaveland Danielle Donaldson Kevin Fenderson Alicia Ferrin Danny Hernandez Shelby Huston Katie Lambert Deanna McMahan Falin Ossipinsky Sarai Phillips Jack Taylor Sara Walton  

  • Cast Announcement,  Playing Games

    Cast Announcement – Playing Games

        Join us in congratulating the cast of Playing Games by Brian Maticic. Alex Tuchi – Matt Melody Chrispen – Mel Devon Mahon – Bryson Bertha Cortes – Liz Brian Maticic – Jason A co-production between Space 55 and Brelby Theatre Company Playing Games By Brian Maticic Aug 4, 10-11, 17-18 @ 8PM, Aug 5, 12, 19 @ 2PM “A play about life, love, and all of the sarcasm in between.” Mel and Bryson keep their marriage alive in a unique way. Matt is pulled into their twisted games, and finds himself falling in love with Mel’s sister, Liz. Unfortunately for him, the family has a past that won’t stay…

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    Shelby’s Pre-Show Checklist: May

      Brelby has some exciting projects in the works this summer…and while we’re not ready to announce them all just yet, we do have a lot of action taking place at The Playhouse throughout the month of May.  We’re deep into rehearsals for the Arizona premiere of Fly By Night, a beautiful new musical that received it’s New York premiere at Playwrights Horizons in 2014. The sweet story follows Harold McClam, an average sandwich maker and aspiring musician and the two sisters (Daphne and Miriam) with whom his life is soon intertwined. Set amongst the historic Northeast blackout of 1965, the show explores love, loss, light and darkness…and the way that…

  • Season 11

    Season 11 Original Play Semi-Finalists

    Join us in congratulating the semi-finalists for our 2019 Season. These playwrights were selected from over 400 submissions, and will now progress to a reading committee comprised of several of Brelby’s core artists. The finalists will be announced this Fall at our Season 11 Reveal Event. SEMI-FINALISTS Wolves of Sherwood by Chelsea Frandsen Fabulous Monsters by Diana Burbano Grímnismál (Or, The Magpie Play) by Alex Tuchi A Sense of Wonder by Ilana Lydia Beureaucrazy by Kate Danley Any Day Now by Nat Cassidy Grace, or the Art of Climbing by Lauren Feldman HORROR SEMI-FINALISTS Flipping Fitcher’s Bird by Kirt Shineman Devil Land by Desi Moreno-Penson The Frankenstein Sisters by Paco…

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    Company Corner: Meet Sophie

      Brelby’s company members comprise our core ensemble. They take on administrative tasks to help keep our theatre running smoothly, but they are so much more than just volunteers. Our company members set the bar as leaders, artists, and humans as to what Brelby’s executive team expects from our collaborative artists. They are dedicated, driven, reliable, creative, and compassionate. Today’s Company Corner features an interview between Brelby’s Artistic Director Shelby Maticic, and one of our most recent additions to the company, Sophie Chavez. Sophie made her Brelby debut in the ensemble of Dogfight, and has been seen in The 3rd Annual Miscast Concert, Elf Academy, The 2nd Annual Night of Shorts, and most recently…