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This Season’s Shows

Main Stage – This Season’s Shows

Once Upon a Mattress

Once Upon a Mattress

Footlights 9th/10th Grade Musical
2017/2018 Season

  • Music by: Mary Rodgers
  • Lyrics by: Marshall Barer
  • Book by: Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller and Marshall Barer
  • Dates: October 12–14, 7:00 pm

Prince Dauntless must find a bride! His overbearing mother, Queen Aggravain, has taken over the kingdom. Will Princess Winnifred the Woebegone be able to pass her test? This hilarious musical upends “the Princess and the Pea” tale with twists and tricks, and side-splitting shenanigans.

Performance Schedule:

October 12–14, 2017, 7:00 pm in the auditorium

Tickets


Romeo and Juliet

 

Romeo and Juliet

Mainstage Fall Play
2017/2018 Season

  • By: William Shakespeare
  • Directed by: Margaret Berg
  • Dates: November 16–18, 7:00 pm; November 19, 2:00 pm

Revisit this romantic tragedy between the feuding Capulets and the Montagues in steampunk style. Retro-futuristic technologies and familial tensions tear at the heart of Romeo and Juliet’s forbidden love.

Performance Schedule:

November 16–18, 2017, 7:00 pm; November 19, 2:00 pm in the auditorium

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Rent

RENT

Spotlight Musical
2017/2018 Season

  • By: Book, Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
  • Directed by: Margaret Berg
  • Dates: March 15–17, 7:00 pm; March 18, 2:00 pm
    March 22–24, 7:00 pm; March 25, 2:00 pm

Rent follows a year in the life of a group of bohemian artists in the East Village of New York City as they struggle with addiction, poverty,  and love under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. Based on Puccini’s “La Boheme,” this passionate, pop cultural phenomenon won a Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Performance Schedule:

March 15–17, 2018, 7:00 pm; March 18, 2:00 pm in the auditorium

March 22–24, 2018, 7:00 pm; March 25, 2:00 pm in the auditorium

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One Acts

One Acts

Two Plays to be selected 2017/2018 Season

  • Directed by:
  • Dates: January 23–24, 7:00 pm

Southwest IB HL students perform 35-minute One Act plays for the State One Act Competition. The plays are judged during the day at AA Sectionals, with the hopes of advancing to the State Festival in February 2018. Come see these great short plays in the evening at SWHS and support our amazing students!

Performance Schedule:

January 23–24, 2018, 7:00 pm

Tickets available at the door

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