Marc Robin and Curt Dale Clark have penned a new children’s musical, Rapunzel, based on the Brothers’ Grimm fairytale but retold in a completely modernized version, which will received its world premiere at the Fulton Theatre on March 11 -25, 2023, and its East Coast premiere at Maine State Music Theatre on June 13, 2023. Reimagined for a contemporary audience, this Rapunzel is no longer a story about a “damsel in distress,” but rather about a young woman conquering her fears and finding empowerment. This energetic and high-spirited story flips the stereotypes of the old fairy tales and brings a fresh spin that is sure to engage all ages.
The Fulton Theatre opened a new lavish production of Robin & Clark’s Snow White on November 20, 2021. This first offering in the season’s Theatre for Young Audiences Series has already been held over by popular demand through December 30, 2021. Directed by Marc Robin the performances features Michaela Bolt as Snow White, Nathaniel Hackmann as Prince Charming, Katie Sina Kindig as the evil Queen Narcissus, and Alex Haydn Miller as the Magic Mirror. The seven dwarfs in this modernized version are based on historical figures. Jonathan Bryant plays Columbus, Randall Frizado is Scrooge, Aaron Pottenger is Martin Luther King, David Diehl is Caruso, Brian Padgett is Freud , Carlos Jimenez is DaVinci, and Austin Phillips is Merlin. The show plays concurrently with the main stage production of Rdogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, making the holidays in Lancaster a thoroughly magical experience! (Photos courtesy Fulton Theatre, Kinectiv, photographers)
Marc Robin and Curt Dale Clark’s musical, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, which opened as part of the Eichmann Family Theatre Series at the Fulton Theatre in Lancaster, PA on November 30 and runs until December 28, 2019, is enjoying a completely sold out run with performances added to accommodate the enthusiasm.
This delightful family show, based on the Christmas classic, features beloved characters, Santa, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snow Man, the Snow Queen, and others, all of whom young Charlotte meets in her magical visit to Toyland where she discovers the true meaning of Christmas. Directed by Randall Frizado and choreographed by Samantha Hewes Cramer, the one-hour festive fantasy with scenery by William Mohney and costumes by Brittany Leffler is performed on the main stage within the confines of the Peter Pan set, all adding to the magic.
The cast includes Jonathan Bryant (Frosty/Rabinowitz/Backup Dancer), Samantha Hewes Cramer (Gremlin/Young), Justin DeParis (Nutcracker/Backup Dancer), Randall Frizado (Charles/Jack Frost/Miller), Nicole Hackmann (Snow Queen/Samaria), Andrew Kindig (Mouse King), Carolyn Anne Miller (Charlotte), David Webb (Abominable Snowman, Mohney, Santa), and Anthony Zambia (Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer). Ben McNaboe is Music Director.
Last spring, I stated that Fulton’s Hunchback of Notre Dame was worthy of several Broadway World Awards. This fall, I am willing to state that Treasure Island is worthy of Broadway….(Broadway World)
Fulton’s ‘Treasure Island’ is a triumphant adventure tale …(LancasterOnline)
The Fulton Theatre’s production of Robin and Clark’s Treasure Island A Musical Adventure gifts its audience with a magical live theatrical voyage that deserves a Broadway birth as well as a permanent home in the American musical canon….(Scene4 Magazine)
The Fulton succeeded in raising the bar yet again with this swashbuckling, energetic adventure that’s truly epic—from the music to the set! … (The Fig Lancaster)
On September 20, 2018, the Fulton Theatre on Lancaster, PA opened its 165th season with the world premiere of Marc Robin and Curt Dale Clark’s Treasure Island A Musical Adventure. The gala occasion marked not only a milestone anniversary for the venerable theatre and its Executive Artistic Producer, Marc Robin, who celebrated ten years with the company, but also for the Robin and Clark’s work which has made a long journey to this stunning opening. Read More and view photos, videos, and press clips.
The Fulton Theatre presented the second developmental reading of Robin & Clark’s full-length musical, Treasure Island, on May 6, 2018. The significantly revised show is being readied for a full-scale lavish production to open the Fulton’s 2018-2019 season – its 160th and Marc Robin’s 10th at the helm – on September 21, 2018. The reading which filled the opera house and was enthusiastically received with standing ovations, featured a cast of 27 stunning singers and a 17-piece orchestra.
Robin & Clark’s Nutcracker closed a sold out run at the Fulton Theatre in Lancaster, PA, on December 23, 2017. The musical theatre version of the famous ballet based on ETA Hofmann’s tale is now in more than a quarter of a century old and continues to delight audiences everywhere.
The Fulton Theatre in Lancaster, PA reprises the ever popular production of Marc Robin and Curt Dale Clark’s The Nutcrackerfrom November 25 – December 23, 2017. The run, which is part of the Eichmann Family Serties, was instantly sold out, and prompted the addition of two performances. The cast features Emily Bailey (Clara), Evan Mayer (Nutcracker), Gabrielle Harker (Marie), Andrew Kindig (Fritz/Mouse King), and is directed/choreographed by Buddy Reeder.