Category: Blog

The Minds Behind The “After Glow” Cabaret and Gala
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The Minds Behind The “After Glow” Cabaret and Gala

By Lillie Kieken Back again as the culmination of Glow’s 2019 Festival Season, the second annual After-Glow Cabaret is set to take place August 4th. But what’s new? This year’s Gala will highlight the themes inspired by Jenna Tamisiea Elser’s vision for the summer festival season surrounding issues facing women and female empowerment. Guests can...

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Glow 2019 Match Campaign!

Glow’s Match needs to GET LIT! You heard right, we’re getting our match LIT this Spring! Glow has several generous patrons that are matching dollar-for-dollar if we meet our $10,000 goal – but there is one critical catch… we only have ONE month to do it!  The 2019 Festival Season of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, My Fair Lady and Carmen is ready to ignite, but...

Javy Pagan Serves Piragua On-Stage and Greenville Theatre Off-Stage
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Javy Pagan Serves Piragua On-Stage and Greenville Theatre Off-Stage

  By Patrick Fretwell As a native of Greenville, Javy Pagan witnessed the rise of theatre in the Upstate. Now as both a performer and marketing director, he’s right in the middle of it. “I try and make sure every family in the Upstate knows they have quality arts entertainment at affordable prices right here...

Glow Shows Their Animal Love
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Glow Shows Their Animal Love

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and while many may think the greatest love of all is romantic, heart shaped, or chocolate covered, Glow is taking a unique approach to celebrate animal love. All Creatures Great and Small, Glow’s first show in their 2018 Raising Voices Series, tackles the topic of the joys animals bring to our...

Jenna Tamisiea Demands the Right to Dream with 2018 Season!
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Jenna Tamisiea Demands the Right to Dream with 2018 Season!

Glow’s 2018 season, Demand the Right to Dream, is already set to be a thrilling journey through three legendary pieces of lyrical theatre. The Summer Series lineup includes Beethoven’s Fidelio, Gilbert and Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore, and HAMILTON creator Lin Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights! But what ties these shows together in their pursuit of daring to dream? We...

Open Mic for Peace: Utilizing Music to Bring Change and Healing
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Open Mic for Peace: Utilizing Music to Bring Change and Healing

With just one day until Glow’s Open Mic for Peace and Healing, we took the opportunity to sit down and talk with Glow Artistic Director Jenna Tamisiea about why it was time to bring an event geared towards offering Greenville a chance to come out and express their hopes, fears, and dreams of peace world through music and spoken word....

Chatting with Glow: Falling for Glow and Demanding the Right to Dream!
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Chatting with Glow: Falling for Glow and Demanding the Right to Dream!

With Glow’s 2018 season announcement just around the corner, Glow already has big plans for an incredible series! Today, we chat with Glow Artistic Director Jenna Tamisiea and Development Director Leigh Miller to talk about Glow’s Fall for Glow Campaign, and hear about the themes from our upcoming season! Q) Could you tell us a...

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Broadway World Calls HAIR “Must-See Theatre”!

by Neil Shurley “The Age of Aquarius.” “Let the Sunshine In.” “Hair.” Just reading the titles of the songs brings to mind a tired stereotype of drugged-out hippies prancing around blathering about love and flowers. Is there really any way that kind of thing could still be relevant today? Astonishingly, the answer is a resounding yes....

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BWW Previews: GLOW LYRIC SUMMER FESTIVAL SEASON at Fine Arts Center

by Neil Shurley Jun. 29, 2017  How does Jenna Tamisiea get three shows up and running with only a month of rehearsal? “I put a bunch of eclectic, talented, crazy people together and am exploiting them,” she says with a laugh. Tamisiea is the co-founder, with her husband, Christian Elser, of GLOW Lyric Theatre. Tamisiea directs the shows,...