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Animated Conversations: 

Sure, you've tried to convince your car to start and made excuses to the pile of laundry on your floor, but they've never talked back--until now. From a stick of deodorant determined to play wingman to a snowstorm who won't negotiate its schedule, these animate objects go head to head with humans in twenty-nine hilarious scenes you can mix and match.


October 10, 11, 12 at 7pm. 

Miss Holmes:

When an anonymous note sends a newlywed wife looking for help, Miss Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Dorothy Watson work together to uncover the secrets surrounding a corrupt police inspector whose wives have a habit of turning up dead. But this Holmes and Watson face far greater challenges than bringing the cunning criminal to justice. Miss Holmes possesses one of the greatest deductive minds of her generation, but she chafes at the restraints imposed upon her by society and family. Dr. Watson struggles to make a difference at the only hospital in London that will hire female doctors. In a time and place where gender roles are rigidly defined, these unconventional women dare to challenge societal norms by providing an unusual, but necessary, service. Inspired by the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, this theatrical fan fiction shines a new light on favorite characters from the canon, re-examining the Victorian world of Holmes and Watson by exploring the added obstacles faced by these two iconic characters if they were women.

November 7, 8, 9, 15, and 16at 7pm


Matinee November

16 at 2pm




 Based on Disney's epic animated musical adventure and Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan of the Apes, Tarzan features heart-pumping music by rock legend, Phil Collins, and a book by Tony Award-winning playwright, David Henry Hwang. High-flying excitement and hits, like the Academy Award winning "You'll Be in My Heart," as well as "Son of Man" and "Two Worlds," make Tarzan an unforgettable theatrical experience.

   Washed up on the shores of West Africa, an infant boy is taken in and raised by gorillas who name him Tarzan. Apart from striving for acceptance from his ape father, Tarzan's life is mostly monkey business until a human expedition treks into his tribe's territory, and he encounters creatures like himself for the first time. Tarzan struggles to navigate a jungle, thick with emotion, as he discovers his animal upbringing clashing with his human instincts.

January 16, 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 7pm

Matinee January 25 at 2pm

Student Directed 

One Acts:

Each year 3-4 talented upper classmen choose a one-act play and apply to direct it! These plays are chosen in the winter, and can be comic, tragic, or somewhere in between! 


March 5, 6, 7 at 7pm


Also be on the lookout for our Regionals Showcase 

January 30th, as well as class showcases throughout the year!



Midsummer/Jersey is the hilarious high-octane re-telling of Shakespeare’s 

Midsummer Night’s Dream set on the boardwalk of a seaside town in modern-day New Jersey. The story revolves around the impending marriage of the Governor of New Jersey, the love affairs of four beach-bound high school crushes, a lively crew of fairies and the staff of the local beauty salon (run by Patti Quince and Stylist Nikki Bottom). The night takes a magical turn when Oberon and the impish Puck arrive on the scene armed with a powerful love potion and a desire for mischief making. With several weddings and the acting careers of six beauticians hanging in the balance, the lovers take to the boardwalk, backed by pop music and an iPhone-obsessed wood sprite.

May 14, 15, 16,  22, and 23 at 7pm

Matinee May 23 at 2pm

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