Tag archives: Adderley School for the Performing Arts

Red Talk With a Real Star
By Steven Libowitz   |   August 20, 2020

As its website says, graduates of The Adderley School for the Performing Arts have won Tony Awards, starred in blockbuster movies, appeared as Young Cosette on Broadway, and Winthrop in The Music Man with Kristin Chenoweth at The Hollywood Bowl. They have performed for Hillary Clinton and Oprah Winfrey and have toured with Andrea Bocelli, […]

West Side Story
By James Buckley   |   May 23, 2019

Just chalk it up as another spectacular success for Janet Adderley and her Adderley School for the Performing Arts, as some two dozen-plus of her students performed West Side Story onstage at the Lobero Theatre twice on Saturday, May 4 and twice again on Sunday, May 5. The highlight, for me, was the heartwarming and […]

Maile Kai at SOhO
By James Buckley   |   April 11, 2019

Maile Kai Merrick, along with Sofia Schuster, sang solo, and the entire Adderley choir joined in and recently sang “Somewhere” from West Side Story in honor of Jim Dougherty‘s 80th birthday at the Lobero. But you’ll get to hear the remarkable Maile Kai and Sofia sing again at SOhO this Friday, April 12 from 6:30 […]

Adderley School Holiday Music
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   November 15, 2018

Members of The Adderley School’s Advanced Conservatory are offering their musical talents this holiday season in an effort to raise funds to underwrite scholarships. The professionally trained company choir, which recently performed onstage with Katy Perry at her benefit concert at the Santa Barbara Bowl, is available for hire for a suggested donation.  The Adderley […]

Don’t Miss Les Miz
By James Buckley   |   May 17, 2018

Okay, let’s just come right out and say that Janet Adderley, she of the Santa Barbara Youth Ensemble Theatre (SBYET), is the best. Oh, sure, we’ve got Otto Layman at Santa Barbara High School squeezing and cajoling high-school kids to perform professional-style musical extravaganzas on the high school stage. Otto is as good as it […]

Like for Like Fairest Way to Go
By Montecito Journal   |   May 17, 2018

On Tuesday, May 15, the County Board of Supervisors (BOS) voted on an amendment that modifies the current “Like for Like” (LFL) ordinance that allows people who want to rebuild their home the same way it was before, to get an exemption from the County Planning and Development (P&D) permitting process. The Thomas fire/debris flows […]