They’re blocking their scenes, rehearsing their lines and putting the final touches on stage designs. In the coming weeks, CSD’s high school drama departments will debut the year’s fall theatre productions — a diverse lineup offering a little something for everyone.
Following are production times and dates. Please address any questions to the individual schools.
“Once Upon a Mattress”
November 10-12 and 14 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium
This musical comedy is a fun-filled parody of the fairy tale, “The Princess and the Pea” with a large chorus, opening the theatre experience to a broad range of students. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased at the door or in Jordan’s Main Office.
November 17-19 and 21 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium
Alta's Drama Department will be performing another classic with a large chorus, “Music Man," which students have been practicing for months. Tickets are $8.25 in advance at the school’s main office or $9 at the door.
November 17, 18, 19 and 21 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium
It’s practically perfect in every way. This Broadway version of a children’s classic is an upbeat crowd-pleaser for the whole family. Tickets are $8-10 and are on sale now at the school’s online box office.
Corner Canyon High
“West Side Story”
November 17-21 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium
This musical, a loose retelling of Romeo and Juliet set on the gang-torn streets of New York, is a cautionary tale about the dangers of intolerance and prejudice and a reminder of the enduring need for empathy and kindness. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door or online, starting November 7.