Mount Carroll, IL (October 25, 2017) – Timber Lake Playhouse (Dan Danielowski, Executive Director), the professional, non-profit summer theatre company established in 1961 with a mission of “providing the best expression of theater arts to the regional community by presenting creative works that entertain and inspire while helping aspiring artists transition to the profession” has announced today the appointment of award-winning director and choreographer Paul Stancato as Artistic Director for the 2018-19 season.

In a statement, Timber Lake Playhouse Executive Director Dan Danielowski said “I am happy to welcome Paul to the TLP team. He brings a wealth of experience that we all will benefit from.”

Mr. Stancato is currently directing the Off-Broadway production of FRIENDS! The Musical Parody, currently in previews and officially opening on November 2nd. He recently directed and choreographed Grease at the John W Engeman Theater in Northport, NY as well as Collected Stories for Palm Beach Dramaworks in Palm Beach, Fl. He directed and choreographed the 2015-'16 National Tour of Flashdance the Musical, and the 2014-'15 National Tour of Jekyll and Hyde.

“RING OF FIRE- THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH,” “DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST,” “BORN YESTERDAY,” “THE FULL MONTY,” “BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY,” “FIDDLER ON THE ROOF,” “FOREVER PLAID,” “BEEHIVE THE 60’S MUSICAL” TO COMPRISE 2018-19 SEASON

“THE BROADWAY CONCERT SERIES” AND “THE NEW WORK SERIES” PROGRAMS ANNOUNCED

2018 SUMMER SUBSCRIPTION SERIES NOW AVAILABLE

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