Theatre

Each year, the theatre department presents two plays; one in the fall and another in the spring, with upper school students performing on stage and working behind the scenes. Middle and upper school students also have the opportunity to take drama classes as a part of our elective course offerings and each grade in the lower school produces and performs an original play each year.


Upcoming Productions

All the Way


All the Way by Robert Schenkkan, set in the first year of Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency, presents a dramatized behind-the-door examination of the fight to pass the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Cast: Alexander A., Kaylyn B., Chloe B., Rebekah B., Lee C., Alice C., Sadie E., Fitch J., Margot J., Hind J., Avery L., Lu P., Karina R., Chloe R., Jonah S., Sammy S., with James S. as Martin Luther King, Jr., and Simone S. as Lyndon Baines Johnson.

Stage Crew will include: Cole B., Sophie Max K., and Sienna M.

Directed by Kathleen Ray. Rated PG-13 for language.

We hope you will join the upper school students for a compelling performance you won't soon forget!


Tickets go on sale February 26!

Adults: $5

Students: $3

Performance Schedule
March 16, 8–10 p.m.
March 23, 8–10 p.m.
March 24, 8–10 p.m.



All performances will take place in the Mary E. Wilson Auditorium (MEW).


Former Productions

The Importance of Being Earnest

Performed Fall 2017. Set in Victorian England, the story follows Jack and Algernon as they attempt to woo two young ladies, Gwendolyn and Cecily, who both believe they are destined to love a man called Earnest. The masterpiece is probably the most famous of all comedies. It revolves wittily around the most ingenious case of "manufactured" mistaken identity ever put into a play. Directed by Kathleen Ray and student Alice C.

My Fair Lady

Adapted from George Bernard Shaw's play and Gabriel Pascal's motion picture Pygmalion. The story is about Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl who takes speech lessons from Professor Henry Higgins so that she may be presentable in high society.


Short and Sweet - A Collection of Short Plays by David Ives


What do mayflies, a washing machine, and Trotsky all have in common? They are all part of the seven silly original plays by David Ives that are being presented by the Upper School Drama Department. Come and watch these 25 spectacular actors celebrate the lunacy of this remarkable, contemporary author in the black box theatre in the MEW. Seats are limited so be sure to purchase yours below.

Dinner at Eight

by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber.

Emma Levine is the Student Director.

During the Great Depression, society matron Millicent Jordan has bigger problems: she is planning a dinner and Lord and Lady Ferncliff have just accepted.As her daughter Paula's romantic complications mount and her search for an "extra man" to complement former stage star Carlotta Vance proves fruitless, the lady and her guests are caught in a roundelay of wealth, loss, love betrayal and the disintegration of the accepted social order.

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