Catie O'Donnell

Director, Educator, Producer

Upcoming Events

The Mikado

March 19-29, 2015
Milwaukee Opera Theatre
Next Act Theatre
255 South Water Street
Milwaukee, WI

March 19-29, 2015 | Milwaukee, WI

By Gilbert and Sullivan
Co-Directed by Catie O'Donnell and Jill Anna Ponasik

With a cast of eleven intrepid singer-actors, a stage full of percussion instruments, and a single trombone, we'll take you to the town of Titipu for a Mikado like you've never seen before.

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35mm: A Musical Exhibition

May 8-16, 2015
MTM
The Goodman Community Center
149 Waubesa St
Madison, WI 53704

May 8-16, 2015 | Madison, WI

Music and Lyrics by Ryan Scott Oliver
Directed by Catie O'Donnell

Composer Ryan Scott Oliver wrote this cycle of dark, provocative songs in response to a series of photographs. Each song tells a story: A vampire's doomed love affair. A frustrated male nanny's woes. A religious icon. A vengeful ghost. A ruthless candidate for prom queen. And more.

With this unique collaboration, MTM will bring the idea of inspiration full circle, performed against the backdrop of photos inspired by the songs and taken by Madison based photographers. Fusing the worlds of photography and musical theatre, 35MM promises to be a theatrical experience unlike any other.

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