Filmed on the streets of Downtown Dayton, this teaser for Muse Machine’s 2020 production of In The Heights features a diverse cast of rappers, singers and dancers. The production even got the attention of the show’s creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda, after the cast shared a reaction video to the film trailer of In The Heights.
With its risque scenarios and high-contrast color lighting, this trailer for Phamaly Theatre Company’s production of Chicago draws on the play’s burlesque roots while giving a wink and a nod to the film noir style of the 20’s and 30’s.
Directed & Edited by David Sherman
Music by John Taylor
Created as a teaser for Seussical—the Dr. Seuss musical—this ad was designed to give viewers a sense of magic and mystery through the combination of selective cinematography, ethereal music, and puzzling narrations (provided by Hugh Jackman.)
When Morrie Schwartz is diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s Disease, Mitch makes time in his busy schedule to pay respects to his favorite college mentor. Unable to resist Morrie’s charm, Mitch returns every week for a few last lessons from the retired professor on life, love, and what it means to say goodbye. Based on the bestselling true story, the heartfelt Tuesdays with Morrie “just might change your life” (New York Magazine).
Animation by David Sherman Creative
Original score by John Taylor
Key art by Ligature Creative
This ad for Cherry Creek Theatre Company’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music draws heavily on the show’s sexiness and the wonderment that comes from an endless sunset.
Based on graphics by Ligature Creative
Since so much of Hairspray the musical is about the relationship between black and white folks and their music, we decided to depict a sharp contrast between those worlds while being true to the humor of the show.
Music by Sandy Bashaw
Narrated by Ryan Vallo
Relying on fairytale imagery as told through visual storyteller, this teaser promotes the Sondheim musical Into the Woods as well as its presenter, Phamaly, Denver’s award-winning theatre company that features actors with all nature of disabilities: physical, cognitive, intellectual, and emotional.
Created as a teaser for Muse Machine’s live production of Mary Poppins. The ad was designed to give viewers a sense of magic and mystery through the combination of music, color-tinting and by gradually revealing the subject of the ad.