Cruel Intentions Uptown Players and Stage West collab for some ‘Cruel Intentions’ RICH LOPEZ | Staff firstname.lastname@example.org The ’90s have returned to Stage West and will be returning to Uptown Players soon.
Both theaters have collaborated to produce Cruel Intentions the ’90s Musical, currently at Stage West in Fort Worth. Based on the film and complete with musical hits of the decade, the show is helping both theaters bring grunge, flip phones and boy bands back in style.
Garrett Storms The show had been in Stage West’s plans since 2019. But then a pandemic got in the way. Plus, musicals are a bit new for Stage West, according to Director and SW Associate Producer Garret Storms.
So when the time came to stage the show, they reached out for some help. “Musicals are expensive,” Storms said by phone. “The arts took such a hit during the pandemic, so we were trying to be mindful and responsible with resources and costs.