Fireplace set from Annie

Painting Sets

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Amid glowing praise for this year’s Tuacahn production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, one of the common descriptions is something like, “The show is just so beautiful!” That beauty can be credited, at least in part, to the artistic talents of Scenic Charge Artist Cynthia Klumpp. “…I loved doing the stage when I was on stage, but now this …

Musicians in the orchestra pit

Our Live Orchestra

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Before the first actors step onto the stage, the Tuacahn performance begins with a wave of the conductor’s baton, bringing the orchestra to life and giving the audience a taste of what they are about to experience. “Live music has an energy that recorded music just doesn’t have” said Christopher Babbage, Tuacahn’s Music Supervisor. Adding yet another layer to the …

5 Reasons to come see Million Dollar Quartet at Tuacahn

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1. The Previous 2018 Cast is Returning The cast from Tuacahn’s 2018 production of the show will be returning for the 2021 version. Once again Gabe Aronson, Kavan Hashemian, Benjamin D. Hale, Colin Summers, John Gardiner, Kyli Rae, and David Sonneborn will be playing their own instruments, which is one of the things that makes Million Dollar Quartet unique. 2. …

Hafen Theatre stage with MDQ set

Tuacahn Indoors

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Do you know about our Tuacahn Indoor Hafen Theatre? Every year in our indoor Hafen Theatre we have performances in the Spring, Summer and Winter. Indoor performances are Broadway caliber productions with professional casts full of actors from across the country from New York to Los Angeles. It’s a smaller theatre (428 seats), so you’ll be much closer to the …

Lydia Ricks and Mindy Robbins

Together Again

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Lydia Ricks & Mindy Smoot Robbins starred as Matilda and Miss Honey in our 2018 production of Matilda. This year they are back together again as Annie and Grace Farrell in our Annie production. Lydia answered these questions about Mindy What is one of your favorite things about performing with Mindy again?  She is so supportive of any ideas that …

Lydia Ricks stars as Annie

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Warm, self-assured, cheerful and optimistic are just a few of the traits that not only describe the title character in Annie, they are also embodied by the girl playing the role during Tuacahn’s production this summer: Lydia Ricks. Locally grown and supremely qualified, Lydia Ricks is every bit as charming as she is poised, a seeming 14-going-on-40 maturity that evades …