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Mini-Observership of Miracle on South Division Street

February 8 @ 12:45 pm - 3:00 pm

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One event on February 15, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on February 27, 2019 at 7:00pm

The behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it takes to create a Hippodrome Theatre mainstage production is back with the heartfelt comedy “Miracle on South Division Street” Mini Observership, beginning Friday, Feb. 8.

– Friday, February 8 (12:45 – 3 p.m.) – Meet the cast and director, attend the first read-through, see design presentations.
– Friday, February 15 (3 – 5 p.m.) – Discuss the creative process with the designers and attend a rehearsal with the actors.
– Wednesday, February 27 (7 – 10 p.m.) – Preview performance and notes afterward with the cast.

The Hippodrome’s Observership is a backstage pass to a world few audience members get to see. You will have the opportunity to join the cast and designers from the first rehearsal to the last. Question the actors about their craft. Learn how the designers create the world of the play. Become an active member of the Hippodrome creative family and join us to delve, dig, and discover how a show goes from the pages to the stage!

Our Spring Mini Observership will be “Miracle on South Division Street” by Tom Dudzick, who you may remember as the author of the Hipp hits “Over the Tavern” and “King of the Moon.” In this heartfelt and hilarious comedy, the Nowak’s family legend starts to unravel following a deathbed confession, and the family struggles through laughter to find their new identity.

Every family has its secrets. Most don’t build a shrine to them in front of their house. In “Miracle on South Division Street,” hilarity ensues as an age-old family myth crashes headlong into reality.

The NY Times says “Another winner… Give in to Miracle on South Division Street. You’ll be glad you did.”

Register for your behind-the-scenes experience here:


February 8
12:45 pm - 3:00 pm
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