Ginger Scarbrough Andersen

Intermezzo
5:21 pm
Thu July 9, 2015

Starlight Children’s Theatre brings “Iolanthe” to life in summer production

Starlight Children's Theatre Company actors, Mason Hooley, 14, Bridget Anderson, 16, and founder and director Ginger Scarbrough Andersen at the KRWG studios.
Credit Leora Zeitlin

Young actors of the Starlight Children’s Theatre Co. have been busy for weeks preparing their summer production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s comic operetta, “Iolanthe,” which opens in Las Cruces on Friday, July 10. Along the way, they have memorized thousands of words and a great deal of music, learned to understand British English from the 19th century, found out about the history of Parliament and the British class system, and engaged in the myriad details of putting on a show. “In every aspect of our theatre, we plan for the highest quality,” says Dr.

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Intermezzo
1:52 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Starlight Children's Theater: The Pirates of Penzance

Starlight Children's Theater director Ginger Scarbrough Anderson and cast members Heather Hosford and Alyssa Gose.
Credit Leora Zeitlin

Every summer, the Starlight Children’s Theater Company gives young people in Las Cruces the chance to delve deeply into a classic play or musical, and then put on a show. This summer, the production is Gilbert & Sullivan’s classic, “The Pirates of Penzance.” Founder and director Ginger Scarbrough Anderson brought Alyssa Gose and Heather Hosford to the KRWG studios to talk with Intermezzo host Leora Zeitlin about the rigors and delights of singing in the comic opera.

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