FALL OCTOBER PRODUCTION
Directed by Mrs Hann
•Performance dates October 28-30
•Cast size: 4M, 3W. Live musicians onstage
•Auditions Sept 1
Indecent by Paula Vogel
by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel, is a deeply moving play inspired by the true events surrounding the controversial 1923 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch’s God of Vengeance—a play seen by some as a seminal work of Jewish culture, and by others as an act of traitorous libel. INDECENT charts the history of an incendiary drama and the path of the artists who risked their careers and lives to perform it.
WINTER BLACK BOX SHOW
Directed by Mr Grant
•Performance dates Dec 9-11
•Cast size: 5-25
•Auditions are Sept 1, can only be in one of the 2 fall shows.
It’s a Wonderful Life, The Radio Play by Joe Landry
This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. (with live Foley artists)
Intermediate Play Series
Mr. Rodriguez directs-All Freshman in an original devised show!
Sophomores will be directed in two shows
Almost, Maine by John Cariani directed by Ms Hann
You On The Moors Now by Jacyln Backhaus Directed by Jess Austgen (previously mis-reported as “The Moors”)
SPRING SCHOMP SHOW
A theatre major musical
Directed by Mr. Rodriguez
Show dates March 9-12
Cannot be in Ms. Watrous’ show
Cast size: 9F, 10M
A CHORUS LINE by by Marvin Hamlisch, Edward Kelban, James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante
One of the longest running shows of all times, this musical was formed from several taped workshop sessions with Broadway dancers.The dancers auditioning for the chorus line of a new Broadway show are asked to tell the director about themselves in order to land a part.
SPRING STUDIO SERIES
The Book of Everything
Directed by Allison Watrous
Show dates in April 7-9- Cannot be in the Schomp spring show
Cast size: 5W, 3M
THE STORY: Nine year-old Thomas can see things no one else can: tropical fish thriving in the Amsterdam canals, trumpeting sparrows and even a hailstorm of frogs. He also sees the unhappiness of his family, the violence in his father, and the pain that lingers long after the war is over. All this – good and bad – he carefully records in his magical and hopeful Book of Everything.
8th grade production
Matilda, Jr by Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin
Directed by Shawn Hann