Category: In The News

Join the Summer Festival at Glow’s 2019 Summer Season!
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Join the Summer Festival at Glow’s 2019 Summer Season!

By Lillie Kieken (Greenville SC) Running July 18th- August 3rd at The Warehouse Theatre, Glow Lyric Theatre’s 9th Annual Summer Festival features Carol Hall’s hilarious comedy The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe’s adored classic My Fair Lady, and Georges Bizet’s thrilling opera Carmen! The courageous as well as the...

Glow Expands With New Office In Artistic West End
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Glow Expands With New Office In Artistic West End

For the first time in its ten years of producing opera and musical theatre in the Upstate, Glow Lyric Theatre is now expanding to a permanent year round office and creative space. Starting December 1, Glow’s new office will be located on Greenville’s artistic West End at 811 Pendleton Street, allowing Glow to create a...

How In the Heights Tackles Current Issues
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How In the Heights Tackles Current Issues

by Patrick Fretwell Some will rejoice. Some will be shocked. But anyone who sees Glow Lyric Theatre’s In the Heights will learn. Glow Lyric Theatre’s production of Lin Manuel Miranda’s Tony award-winning musical recognizes not only the cultural significance of a specific New York City neighborhood, but also displays that the American dream comes in all...

Meet Glow’s Executive Board!
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Meet Glow’s Executive Board!

Typically at the end of a season at Glow, we’re able to reflect on all the incredible individuals that help our visions to become a reality. From our actors, our technicians, our sponsors, and our audience members, there are so many people responsible for helping Glow to create and build on our success. But with...

Letters from Jenna: A Conversation About Gun Violence
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Letters from Jenna: A Conversation About Gun Violence

To our beloved patrons, friends, performers and friends throughout our community. Yesterday, while Christian and I were making our plans to have a quiet, lovely Valentine’s Day dinner at home, news broke of a mass shooting at Parkland High School in Florida. On a day meant for celebrating love in all its forms, we were...

Feeling the ‘Glow’ of opera in the American South: OpusAtlas Article!
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Feeling the ‘Glow’ of opera in the American South: OpusAtlas Article!

Jenna Tamisiea is the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Glow Lyric Theatre in Greenville, South Carolina, a company devoted to placing opera and musical theatre at the center of difficult social and political conversations. In today’s article, she reflects on the experience of starting an opera company — particularly one that is politically vocal in...

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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,...