Opposites Attract in ‘Rooms’ Musical | Omaha World-Herald

Thursday, August 4, 2011 Another year, another musical few have heard of about to open tonight. This time the title is “Rooms: A Rock Romance.” But that’s the mission of The Candy Project, an Omaha theater company that set its sights on staging new musicals with young adult themes that nobody else in town isContinue reading “Opposites Attract in ‘Rooms’ Musical | Omaha World-Herald”

Candy Project Gets Set to Rock ROOMS! | Theatrical Rights Worldwide

Thursday, June 9, 2011 An Interview with Producer Cathy Hirsch by Fred Stuart for Theatrical Rights Worldwide Omaha, Nebraska’s Candy Project, established in the winter of 2008, is a theatre company comprised of twenty-somethings bringing cutting-edge musical theatre to the prairie. Their next project is ROOMS: A ROCK ROMANCE, (music and lyrics by Paul Scott Goodman, bookContinue reading “Candy Project Gets Set to Rock ROOMS! | Theatrical Rights Worldwide”

Review: Big talent in musical’s small cast | Omaha World-Herald

Saturday, August 7, 2010 By Bob Fischbach The title stinks. But everything else about the Candy Project’s production of the musical “[title of show]” is can’t-miss theater, especially for hard-core fans of musicals. This micro-budget, small-cast show has more references to both megahit and obscure Broadway musicals and the people who create them than any otherContinue reading “Review: Big talent in musical’s small cast | Omaha World-Herald”

Candy Project returns with inspirational [title of show] | The Weekly Reader

Wednesday, August 4, 2010 by Warren Francke The musical called [title of show] opens with “Untitled Musical Number” and lets its creators sing, “Two Nobodies in New York,” while one of their girlfriends warbles, “I Am Playing Me.” That leaves room for such songs as “An Original Musical” and “The Tony Award Song.” That’s moreContinue reading “Candy Project returns with inspirational [title of show] | The Weekly Reader”

Bob’s Take: Best of year’s stage shows should take another bow | Omaha World-Herald

Thursday, December 31, 2009 By Bob Fischbach Other than the French documentary “La Danse” at Film Streams and Bollywood’s “3 Idiots” at Oak View, no new movie titles are opening this week in the metro area. Just this once a year, my movie column becomes a theater column, saluting the best of the year on localContinue reading “Bob’s Take: Best of year’s stage shows should take another bow | Omaha World-Herald”

I <3 Candy | Omaha City Weekly

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 Yummy debut by The Candy Project  You don’t need to wait for “The Odd Couple” theme played during intermission to understand that these people couldn’t be less suited for one another.  “I Love You Because,” the sparkling musical comedy from The Candy Project that runs through August 16th at the P.S.Continue reading “I ❤ Candy | Omaha City Weekly”

Musical plays up the perils of dating | Omaha World-Herald

Friday, August 7, 2009 It’s like an R-rated musical version of “Friends.” “I Love You Because … ,” a small, off-Broadway musical that hit it big in 2006, follows four 20-somethings through the trials and tribulations of dating in contemporary New York City. And boy is it fun, and funny, to watch. It’s the debutContinue reading “Musical plays up the perils of dating | Omaha World-Herald”

I WANT CANDY | The Weekly Reader

Thursday, August 6, 2009 Foursome spearheads sweet off-Broadway musical by Warren Francke The four vagabonds who call themselves the Candy Project and cruise cyberspace as “Candy Chemille” know what it is to live, theater-wise, in a mansion. They know the difference between preparing their first non-cabaret musical, I Love You Because, in motley rehearsal spaces,Continue reading “I WANT CANDY | The Weekly Reader”

The Candy Project Cabaret | The Weekly Reader

Thursday, January 22, 2009 Pizza Shoppe Collective, 6056 Maple St. ,  7 p.m., $15, pscollective.com  You know that band that’s so underground no one has heard of them and they’ll probably never play a show in your town? Wish someone would bring them here? Well, keep dreaming on the concert front, but The Candy Project bringsContinue reading “The Candy Project Cabaret | The Weekly Reader”