From the second star to the right to an enchanted florist with a horrific plant. From a campy roller skate crew to a cursed castle haunted by a doomed prince, Canyons District’s middle schools and high schools are bringing plenty of excitement your way this spring to shake you out of the winter doldrums.
Check your calendars there are plenty of dates from which to choose and enjoy one, or all, of these fantastic productions, which are sure to chase all the cobwebs away. All members of the public are invited to attend don’t miss out!
Feb. 19-22: The Alta Theatre Department will be performing “Our Town” at 7 p.m. Tickets are $9 in advance at showtix4u.com or $10 at the door.
Feb. 20-22, 24: Jordan High will be presenting “Peter and the Starcatcher,” the prequel to Peter Pan, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 for students and $7 for adults.
March 6-7: Corner Canyon will be performing the short play, “Check Please,” a funny comedy about awful dates, in the Little Theater on March 6 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. and March 7 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at www.cornercanyontheatre.com or at the door.
March 11-14: Draper Park Middle will showcase “Xanadu Jr.” Doors to the auditorium open at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 6:30 p.m.
March 19-21: The Hillcrest High Theatre Department presents William Shakespeare’s “Richard II” at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8-10, and will be available at www.HillcrestTheatre.com beginning March 1.
March 25-26: Midvale Middle will perform “Cinderella.” Doors to the auditorium open at 5:30 p.m., and the show starts at 6 p.m.
March 26-28: Eastmont Middle students will put on a production of “Music Man.” Doors to the auditorium open at 6:30 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m.
April 22-25: Union Middle students will perform “Once on this Island.” Doors to the auditorium open at 6:30 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m. In addition to the evening performances, a Saturday matinee will be held at 2 p.m. on April 25.
May 1-2, 4: Brighton High will present “Where Words Once Were,” by Finegan Kruckemeyer at 7 p.m. at Butler Middle School. Tickets are $7.
May 13-16: Corner Canyon will present “Little Shop of Horrors,” the musical, in the auditorium at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance at www.cornercanyontheatre.com or $10 at the door.
May 14-16: The Hillcrest High Productions Company presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical “A Chorus Line high school edition” at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8-10 and will be available at www.HillcrestTheatre.com beginning May 1.
May 19-21: The drama program at Mount Jordan Middle will produce “Beauty and the Beast Jr.,” promptly at 6:30 p.m.