Muse Machine

Jerry Kenney

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for July 14, 2013 including the following stories:

- Same-Sex Marriage Advocates Say Now Is The Time To Overturn Ohio's Ban, by Emily McCord

- Jerry Kenney speaks with participants in YSKP's latest production, Gaston Boudreaux, currently being performed at the Antioch Amphitheater in Yellow Springs.  

- Niki Dakota stops by to talk about WYSO's Open House later in the day on the 14th.

The Muse Machine is doing Crazy For You and you can see it at the Victoria tonight, Saturday, or Sunday. It has many of the greatest songs ever written for musical theatre - including I Got Rhythm, They Can't Take That Away From Me, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Embraceable You, and many others. This is now a fresh new show that is fast paced, genuinely funny and full of show-stopping production numbers.

This whole weekend is the Muse Machine’s musical The Wizard of OZ.This show has all star kids all over the region with true professional Broadway coaches . They’re doing a superb show at the Victoria.

And at the Schuster there are Three Phantoms in Concert. These guys have all been leading tenors in that famous show and they will be doing all kind of Broadway tunes.  Check it out daytonphilharmonic.org

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for January 8, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney previews the Muse Machine's upcoming production of The Wizard of Oz

-Poor Will's Almanack: January 3 - 9, 2012, by Bill Felker

-This week's PoliticsOhio: New Redistricting Map Shakes Things Up In The Miami Valley, by Emily McCord

Muse Machine introduces kids of all ages to various forms of art, creativity, artistic expression, and how those things can make a difference in their lives.  In their 30th year of bringing young talent to the Dayton stage, Muse Machine takes on a beloved musical fantasy – The Wizard of Oz!

Today Dayton's arts education organization, Muse Machine announced that Executive Director Luke Dennis is stepping down later this year to work at Harvard University.

Dennis will serve as the curator of the Harvard Theatre Collection. Founded 100 years ago, it was the first of its kind in the United States. It contains manuscripts, letters and diaries from actors, directors , choreographers and many others. Dennis will oversee promotion of the collection and the acquisition of new pieces from current members of the theatre community.

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for August 7, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Antioch Writers' Workshop Faculty Reading: Martha Moody

-An excerpt of Niki Dakota's interview with Luke Dennis about Muse Machine's upcoming summer concert

courtesy of Muse Machine

Every summer Muse Machine produces a song and dance revue spotlighting the most talented student singers, dancers and musicians in the Greater Dayton area.  Next week they'll do it again.  Here Muse Machine Executive Director Luke Dennis visits the WYSO studios to give Niki Dakota a preview of the show.

Into The Woods is a Tony Award-winning musical, and a Stephen Sondheim production that pulls together many familiar fairy tale characters but with a twist. Next week, Dayton's Muse Machine will introduce audiences to their production of the musical.

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for January 9, 2011 including the following stories: