Why do we sing the National Anthem? This dynamic, original musical explores that question through the unique and personal stories of Americans throughout our history, inspired by actual letters written in times of war. From the Revolution to Vietnam, Civil War and Desert Storm, protestor to Private, warrior to widow. Each song contains a few words from the anthem, woven together to form the song that represents our nation.
ANTHEM received a stellar review from the NY Theatre Guide’s Elliot Lanes.
“Finally, a musical in a festival that did everything 100% right. From the first strains of the music through the entire 65 minute journey, Anthem had everything going for it,” writes Lanes in his review of ANTHEM’s performances at the New York International Fringe Festival earlier in August.
“I have no doubt that we will be hearing from this show again,” Lanes adds. ”Anthem is perfect for schools, religious organizations and commercial theatres alike. With the voices represented in the letters, a soaring score, and a great cast and creatives, Anthem is a real American made winner of a musical.”
Read the complete review here.
Very excited to let you all know that we have been featured in Playbill. Click HERE to view the article.
Director Matt Cowart
Photo courtesy Isaiah Tanenbaum Theatrical Photography www.isaiahtpd.info
Our tech went fantastic. Ready to open Friday, August 8th!
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Great article in nytheater now about the musicals in this year’s FringeNYC.
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The debut of ANTHEM at the Chicago Musical Theatre Festival features an outstanding cast and director.
Four performances are set June 5-15, and ANTHEM is among eight independent musicals selected to premiere at the festival.
Here are cast members, the director and their biographies:
Tickets are now available for the premiere of ANTHEM at the Chicago Musical Theatre Festival with four performances from June 5-15.
Click here to purchase tickets online.
Chicago performances will be at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. (map) at the following dates and times:
- Thursday, June 5, 6 p.m.
- Saturday, June 7, 7:20 p.m.
- Friday, June 13, 8:40 p.m.
- Sunday, June 15, 3 p.m.
ANTHEM has just been accepted into the Fringe festival in NYC! This is a huge step forward for our little show and we can’t wait to see you in New York August 8th-24th! Wahoo!