Nicholaw: Probably five years ago. It has changed so much and will continue to. Even after the first preview, we’ll have a long list of stuff to be done. That’s the thing with an original musical – you have no guidelines.
How does the prom situation affect the townspeople? ‘The Prom’
change the minds of what they think are these small town-minded people. In turn, their lives are changed.
How do you all go about making a musical, albeit one with a message of tolerance?
With Casey leading the way, what they found is this beautiful young girl who has the power to change the world just by being herself – and the world accepting her.
Caitlin, tell us about Emma.
She is a 17-year-old lesbian who becomes the catalyst for the show.
How difficult is it to work on a new, constantly changing musical?
The world premiere musical ‘The Prom’ runs at the Alliance Theatre through Sep. 25.