Tag: Big Bear Theatre Project

“Come laugh until your face hurts!”

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 24, 2013 – Next month, the Big Bear Theatre Project will present its own hilarious version of the classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge. Comic trio Steve Cassling, Ty Warren and Brian Adams will play all the familiar Dickens characters, plus some originals. The show is done in the ‘panto’ style of theater, with its rowdy combination of audience involvement, political humor, songs, and — photo opp! — guys in dresses. “A Christmas Carol… askew” opens December 19 for a four-show run at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center (39707 Big Bear Blvd.). Show times are 7:30 p.m. December 19, 20 and 21 and 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 22. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Tickets are available at the door, online and by phone at (909) 866-4970. To find out more about the Big Bear Theatre Project, visit their website....

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Theatre Project Offers Locals’ Discount Tonight

Big Bear Lake, October 17, 2013 – The Big Bear Theatre Project is presenting the final three performances  of “13” this week at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center, and tonight’s show is half-off for locals. On October 17 only, ticket prices are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Show time is 7:30 p.m. The musical features a rock score from Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown and is directed by Steve Cassling, with Musical Direction by Brian Adams and Choreography by Amber Carpenter. “13” opened on Broadway in 2008 and ran for 137 performances. The show follows 12-year-old Evan Goldman as he is about to turn 13. When his parents get divorced and he’s forced to move from New York to a small town in Indiana, Evan just wants to make friends and survive the school year. Easier said than done. The star quarterback is threatening to ruin his life and his only friend, Patrice, won’t talk to him. The school freak sees an opportunity for blackmail and someone is spreading the nastiest rumors. The local cast is Joshua Hoffman, Delaney Warren, Spencer Cassling, Kortney Carmody, Betsy Johnson, Dakota Panczak, Cheyenne Baragiola, Sierra Willis, Madison Laski, Nic Renick, Tony Tardibuono and McKinley Warren. The Big Bear Theatre Project calls “13” a hilarious, high-energy musical for all ages about discovering that cool is where you find it, and sometimes where you least expect it. The ensemble nurtures new talent and is commited to cultivating the next...

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Local Actor Joins KBHR Staff

 Big Bear Lake, CA, July 2, 2013 – KBHR welcomes local actor and business owner Steve Cassling as morning announcer on 93.3FM; his on-air debut was July 1. Steve has been acting professionally for almost three decades. After studying Theatre Performance at Boston University, he joined the acting company of the Tony award-winning Alley Theatre in Houston, Texas, appearing in dozens of productions, from “Cyrano de Bergerac” to “The Sound of Music.”  He then spent twenty years in Los Angeles working in television commercials and shows such as “General Hospital,” “The Young & The Restless,” “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “Murphy Brown,” “Murder, She Wrote” and “The Facts of Life.”  He also appeared in several films, including the horror classics A Nightmare on Elm Street and Re-animator. Steve is no stranger to voice work, either. He sang on the soundtracks for X-Men 2 and Dudley Do-Right, and his voiceovers can be heard in numerous Anime series: Giant Robo, Ghost in the Shell, Bleach, Super Pig, Ambassador Magma, and Love Hina, to name a few, as well as a number of  PlayStation and X-Box games. In addition, he sings with the local a capella group Simply Voices. Since moving with his family to Big Bear in 2004, Steve has appeared in local productions of “Carousel,” “A Christmas Carol,” “Guys & Dolls,” and “Fandance.”  He directed and appeared as King Arthur in “Camelot” and...

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Be A Part Of “A Wonderful Life”

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 5, 2012 – This December, The Big Bear Theatre Project will present “It’s a Wonderful Life,” a live 1940s-style radio play the Chicago Sun-Times called fresh, inventive and highly recommended. This Friday, November 9, the producers are holding open auditions at the Big Bear Masonic Lodge from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. All roles are open, and some actors will play multiple roles. In addition to adult and child actors, two foley people are needed to create sound effects for the show. Stop by No Name Pizza or call Steve Cassling at (310) 266-6737 to sign up for auditions or to help backstage. Performance Schedule (show times to be announced): 3 evenings: Dec. 20, 21, 22 plus 1 matinee on Dec. 23 The Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center 39707 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA, 92315 Audition Schedule: 7:00 – 9:00pm Big Bear Masonic Lodge 385 Summit Blvd, Big Bear Lake Sign up for email updates...

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