The Three Musketeers Director Brandon Bruce speaks to his “tumbleweed ideas” and how they led to the creation of this production. “I often tell other theatre folks that I’ve made a career off “bad ideas.” I like to call these ideas "tumbleweed ideas.” It all goes back to 2002, when I once suggested that a piece of tumbleweed roll through a stage in Picasso at the Lapin Agile (a play set in a bar in 1904 Paris). The reactions I got from my colleagues were memorable (most thought I was crazy). But one collaborator asked me “Why do you want this? What is your desired effect?” This type of questioning led us to a truly brilliant and inventive moment. Ever since then, I’ve preferred bad ideas to the “good” ones. For behind what feels like a bad idea is something magical.”Read More
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In recent years, BCT has been working to provide Family-focused shows in addition to our Youth-focused programming. As we approached this summer we wanted to create a collection of opportunities for audiences of all ages to experience the magic of theatre. And so the Magic City Theatre Festival was born!Read More