Category Archives: Todd Olson’s Notes

Behind the Scenes with American Stage Theatre

American Stage Theatre is bringing even more theatre to life in St. Petersburg with their 2012.2013 season schedule.  In an effort to offer patrons and subscribers more variety, this professional theatre company added more programming.  This move enabled the creation … Continue reading

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You Play the Most Important Role. Help Support Live Theatre!

Many thanks to the John Fleming and the Tampa Bay Times for raising community awareness surrounding our current season’s fiscal challenges.  Producing artistic director Todd Olson shared an open dialogue with John recently.  Here is a link the Tampa Bay … Continue reading

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A STEADY RAIN – An Important Message from Todd Olson

An Important Message from Todd Olson March 15, 2012  Seven days ago, the day before tech rehearsals were to begin, one of our two actors in A STEADY RAIN, Gene D’Allassandro, decided he was not able to complete his commitment to the … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Reasons to Support the Arts (from Arts Watch)

Check out this great article on the top 10 reasons to support the arts. The impact has an effect on everyone and is vital for communities to grow and prosper. Read more.

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A Step on the Wilde Side

This is great review for our upcoming production, AN IDEAL HUSBAND. It’s currently taking place at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater and is a co-production with American Stage Theatre Company. Get ready, our upcoming season is going to be huge! Read … Continue reading

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Check out this article of great things in store for our next season. (Hint: An Ideal Husband)

Check out this article of great things in store for our next season. It begins at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater. (Hint: An Ideal Husband) Click here.

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Now THIS is a read.

Wow. Now THIS is a read. “Is the [nfp theatre] field replicating the same damn thing as the baby boomers, those who once led our country’s cultural revolution and are now breaking its back and irrevocably depleting its resources with … Continue reading

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Todd Olson talks about directing Madama Butterfly and his daughter’s debut onstage!

Check out this interview by Paul Wilborn from The Palladium talking with Todd Olson about directing Madama Butterfly and his Daughter, May’s debut onstage! American Stage’s Todd Olson talks about directing Madama Butterfly – and eight-year-old May Olson – for … Continue reading

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Stage Acting: It’s Nice Work if You Can Afford It.

Check out this great article in the NY Times. It brings to light to remember how valuable actors really are to our society as a whole. http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/15/theater/newsandfeatures/15ishe.html

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Check out this GREAT article on the ARTS and our local COMMUNITY!

http://www.tampabay.com/news/spending-on-arts-pays-off-with-big-bucks-in-st-petersburg-study-says/1136136

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