Susan Thornton is currently directing “Meet Me in St. Louis” at the Other Voices Theatre in Frederick, Maryland.
Based on the heartwarming film, “Meet Me in St. Louis” is a treasure in the musical theatre; a wholesome and delightful portrait of a turn-of-the-century American family getting ready to experience the World’s Fair. With such memorable musical numbers as “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” “The Boy Next Door,” “The Trolley Song,” and “Whenever I’m with You,” the show is perfect for the young and old alike.
For more information and tickets, click here. Please note that the Sunday, May 20th performance is sold out.
What can a theatregoer expect to see when they attend “Meet Me in St. Louis?”
They will see a very talented and energetic cast performing a musical theatre classic.
What is your vision as director for “Meet Me in St. Louis?”
To create a production that is full of fun, sentiment and joy.
What is your favorite moment in “Meet Me in St. Louis?” and why?
It is too hard to pick just one, every scene has favorite moments in it.
Please talk about a few of the wonderful performances in “Meet Me in St. Louis.”
Kasey Taylor as Esther creates a wonderful character full of energy and spunk with love for the boy next door. Jill Worley and Steve Cairns as Mr and Mrs Smith have some great moments as problems arise for the family and their duet in Act II is beautiful to listen to and charming to watch.
Why did you decide to go into theatre?
My parents took me to see live performances when I was young and I got the bug. In High School I had a great Drama teacher who put on numerous productions that I loved being a part of. I wanted to go into theater to create productions that other audiences and casts would love seeing and being a part of creating.