Notes from the Field

Notes from the Field

In an extraordinary solo performance, Anna Deavere Smith draws upon 250 interviews and plays 19 separate individuals to examine the US’s ‘school-to-prison-pipeline’. 

Edinburgh University Footlights Presents: Urinetown The Musical

Edinburgh University Footlights Presents: Urinetown The Musical

Urinetown is set in a town that is desperately suffering a water shortage following a 20 year drought. Meanwhile the unlikely hero, Bobby Strong, starts a revolution against the notorious UGC and finds out what Urinetown has meant all along. 

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

It’s time to follow the Yellow Brick Road to this exhilarating new production of the beloved classic fantasy. Nov 30 - Dec 3 Tickets cost £12 and £14 and are available by calling 07518 138874 or by visiting our website at www... 

Almost, Maine

Almost, Maine

On a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine. As the northern lights hover in the star filled sky above, Almost's residents find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and often hilarious ways... 

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

The Academy of Arts 2016 Scotland team presents CS Lewis's classic tale The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. It is the second book of his captivating series, The Chronicles of Narnia... 

The Terrible False Deception (A Four Act Play in 40 Minutes or 43 With Laughs!)

The Terrible False Deception (A Four Act Play in 40 Minutes or 43 With Laughs!)

Making its European premiere, this Canadian comedy gem packs more ideas and laughs into 40 minutes than most plays triple its length. This hilarious farce showcases four 10 minute acts in which four period costumed actors repeat identical blocking and emotions yet tell zealously different stories – each one as zany as the last... 

Around the World in 80 Days

Around the World in 80 Days

Nine actors recreate raging typhoons, runaway trains, stampeding elephants and over 30 different characters in Mark Brown's brilliant new stage adaptation of the Jules Verne classic... 

Cosplay's the Thing

Cosplay's the Thing

It’s two weeks before AniMazing Con and six high school theatre kids are gunning to win the anime convention’s group cosplay contest with a scene from Madsummer! – a modern-day anime Midsummer Night’s Dream starring Puck running amok and the fairy-verse turned upside down... 

Begin Again

Begin Again

The only certainty in Oskar and Thea's lives is that nothing is guaranteed. Set against a gritty, urban landscape, Begin Again follows the struggles facing two seemingly different families as they navigate uncertain futures... 

Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon

Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon

The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm are turned on their heads in this fast-paced, rollicking ride as two narrators and several actors attempt to combine all 209 stories, ranging from classics like Snow White, Cinderella, and Hansel and Gretel to more bizarre, obscure stories like The Devil's Grandmother and Lean Lisa... 

Godspell

Godspell

Godspell is one of composer Stephen Schwartz’s lesser known musicals. Think Wicked meets Jesus Christ Superstar. Mixing pop-rock with parables from the gospel according to Matthew, the narrative is always somewhat lacking... 

Metamorphoses

Metamorphoses

Ossining High School have delivered a solid and enjoyable, if somewhat flawed, production of Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses.The piece is, for the most part, very well directed and choreographed... 

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

The American High School Theatre Festival presents Little Shop of Horrors, a wacky musical journey downtown to Skid Row, a poor run-down neighbourhood where all its residents want nothing more than to leave its trashy streets... 

The Dining Room

The Dining Room

In a single dining room revisited over the course of the 20th Century, a series of family dramas show the decline of the American upper-middle class. Offering the potential for both comedy and emotionally hard-hitting terrain, sadly this performance from the American High School Theatre Festival was decidedly anaemic... 

A Midsummer Night's Dream in Gotham

A Midsummer Night's Dream in Gotham

A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Gotham is exactly what it says on the tin. It’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream but with Batman. Why? That’s not readily apparent but who cares? It has Batman... 

Seussical: TYA

Seussical: TYA

Seussical is based on the works of Dr Seuss and weaves together his most famous tales and characters from his books. The show travels everywhere from the Jungle of Nool to McEligott's Pool to follow the adventures of Horton, an elephant who one day hears voices coming from a speck of dust... 

Alan's Awkward (Choose Your Own) Adventures

Alan's Awkward (Choose Your Own) Adventures

This world premiere by Chicago's award-winning Wego Drama is a family friendly show! The audience gets to choose what adventure Alan will take. Alan is an awkward boy who has to face his fears to reach his dream! Will he escape into the world of wizards, superheroes, pirates, or spies? The audience will choose... 

Legends of the Pacific

Legends of the Pacific

The audience will go on a voyage through the Pacific Islands in three legends. Meet Lawame the forest god in the New Guinea tale, The Discontented Crow. Then sail to Fiji to meet a foolish, lazy woman in a tale called The Woman Who Wanted to Cook with Salt Water... 

The Addams Family – A New Musical Comedy

The Addams Family – A New Musical Comedy

A musical based on the iconic family of classic television fame. This hilarious show explores what happens when daughter Wednesday falls in love with a young man from a respectable and normal family... 

Wiley and Louie: Two Imaginative Adventures

Wiley and Louie: Two Imaginative Adventures

Wiley and The Hairy Man, based on African and Native American folklore, follows the tale of a boy in the Louisiana bayou who must conquer his fears to defeat the legendary hairy man... 

The Third Wave

The Third Wave

A gripping true story about a high-school experiment that went out of control. A young, popular teacher decides to introduce a lesson in discipline, fascism and totalitarian control... 

Into the Woods

Into the Woods

One of Sondheim's most popular works, Into the Woods brings everyone's favorite storybook characters together in a relevant and rare modern classic. The story opens as the Baker and his wife, Cinderella, Jack, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood and others all wish for what they do not have... 

Holy Day

Holy Day

On the white frontier in mid-nineteenth century Australia, a lone, bloodied woman arrives at a traveller's rest in the midst of a violent desert storm with a shocking story to tell... 

Shrek the Musical: TYA

Shrek the Musical: TYA

The King School from Stamford, Connecticut is proud to present Shrek The Musical: TYA. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and David Lindsay-Abaire's side-splitting book, Shrek The Musical is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure featuring all new songs from Jeanine Tesori... 

Dark of the Moon

Dark of the Moon

A supernatural romance between John, a strange witch boy, and human girl Barbara Allen. These young lovers must overcome not only the town’s superstitions, but also the hatred of humans harboured by the witches of the mountains. 

An Evening of Original Theatre

An Evening of Original Theatre

Til' Death Do Us Part tells the story of David and Alison as they struggle through pressures of married life. Queer Thoughts, a satire exploring sexual orientation, is set in a world where gay is the norm and straight is the anomaly... 

In a Room Somewhere

In a Room Somewhere

Suddenly, five adults find themselves in a room somewhere; a room with no windows, no doors and only the vastness of space where the ceiling ought to be. When they begin to find relics from their own childhoods, they discover that the only way out of the room is to journey through their pasts. 

The Ticket

The Ticket

The Ticket by Stephen Stubelt is a modern comedy exploring the myriad of life choices we make casually every day and the destinations to which they lead. What if we had made other choices? 

Avenue Q: School Edition

Avenue Q: School Edition

Winner of the Tony Triple Crown for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, Avenue Q: School Edition is part-flesh, part-felt and packed with heart. The laugh-out-loud musical tells the timeless story of a recent college grad named Princeton who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q... 

The Hairy Maclary & Friends Show

The Hairy Maclary & Friends Show

Making a musical out of poetic animal stories aimed at children is nothing new but, while Andrew Lloyd Webber opted to turn T S Eliot’s Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats into the somewhat plot-free, dance and song-dominated Cats, Matthew Brown has instead lifted the simple adventures of a scruffy long-haired dog and his pals into a brilliantly clear, constantly engaging show which, despite its hour-long running time, manages to incorporate the main plots of six of Lynley Dodd’s iconic children’s books... 

Guys & Dolls

Guys & Dolls

Guys & Dolls is a renowned theatrical oxymoron, depicting the menacing underworld of gambling gangsters via the melodic and cheerful medium of golden-age musical theatre. Unlike previous shows put on by the Edinburgh University Footlights (such as last year’s dynamic and unforgettable Rent or 2014’s vibrant Scottish premier of Lin Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights), Guys & Dolls’s relative lack of plot and character means any successful production must deliver spectacle and charm by the bucketload... 

Loserville

Loserville

“One day every company will fear a geek in a garage,” we’re told early on in Elliot Davis and James Bourne’s Loserville. This show’s been described as “a Grease for the 21st century”, albeit with its typical US High School tale – of rich, beautiful and cool kids who humiliate the clever, nerdy uncool kids – shifted to 1971... 

The Hobbit

The Hobbit

The American High School Theatre Festival brings a sliver of Tolkien’s Middle Earth to an Edinburgh stage in their very ambitious fantasy adaptation of The Hobbit, performed using huge quantities of inventiveness and fabric... 

Americans in Breshkistan

Americans in Breshkistan

Ten high school seniors find themselves in a strange room, in the middle of nowhere, lit only by a dim overhead lamp. One by one, they wake up, and between them they must work out why they’ve been put there... 

Down Came the Rain

Down Came the Rain

Eighteen-year-old Michael and his fourteen-year-old brother Brucie – who has been considered mentally slow since birth – venture out on a camping trip together. Brucie's never-ending curiosity becomes increasingly unbearable to Michael, especially when the questions involve the death of their mother... 

Kissed the Girls and Made Them Cry

Kissed the Girls and Made Them Cry

Teen sex, lies and gossip. Power, manipulation, the need to scream, and what we really want to say. Award winning playwright Arlene Hutton returns to the Fringe with a bold and often funny new play about objectification, harassment, assault, date rape, shaming, mascara, video games, and sports... 

Do Not Go Gentle

Do Not Go Gentle

Lillian, vibrant, funny, wise, and recently deceased, discovers she cannot move on until rifts with her estranged family are mended. Lillian's daughter and granddaughter discover that the walls of her house have been painted with wild, sometimes humorous, sometimes horrific murals and drawings... 

Anon(ymous)

Anon(ymous)

In this stylised adaptation of Homer's Odyssey, Naomi Iizuka creates a modern day Odysseus in a young refugee named Anon. After being separated from his mother, Anon journeys through the United States in search of his family and identity... 

Soapy Smith's Alaskana Extravaganza

Soapy Smith's Alaskana Extravaganza

A madcap vaudeville style comedy set during the Alaskan gold rush of 1896. When impresarios Chilkoot Charlie and Yukon Kate learn that the show they are scheduled to present (on behalf of the renowned con artist Soapy Smith) has met with disaster, they are compelled to make do with what passes for local talent... 

Shakuntala: A Rock Opera in English

Shakuntala: A Rock Opera in English

Shakuntala: A Rock Opera in English, is based on an ancient Indian folk tale by the famous poet Kalidasa. Unforeseen circumstances and dramatic twists are laced with dreams and hope when the king of the land falls in love with a maiden from the forests... 

Mutually Assured Destruction

Mutually Assured Destruction

In this world premiere, Don Zolidis provides glimpses into the sometimes confrontational, sometimes poignant relationship between siblings in a series of vignettes. Each scene provides a glimpse into the time in which it is set, showing that one of the only things that does not change, is the relationship between siblings... 

Fair Cruelty

Fair Cruelty

The Tudors and the Stewarts enjoyed a colourful and controversial past, occasionally solicitous but more often a battle of wills involving courtship and conquest. This new adaptation, full of vim and vinegar, follows the greatest Queens of the Elizabethan Age... 

Exhibit This!

Exhibit This!

Exhibit This! is a series of fast-paced scenes and monologues based on 50+ works in New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Watch as the sculptures, paintings, and cultural artifacts come to life to divulge their secrets, share about their love affairs, and even try to sneak out of the front doors! The trouble is not limited to the artwork: the museum guards and guides have their own tales to tell... 

The Glass Menagerie

The Glass Menagerie

The Glass Menagerie is a hard play to get wrong. Tennessee Wiliams’ words have an innate power all of their own. It is also, however, a difficult play to master. With this in mind, the group from Cleveland High School should be proud with the decent amount that they’ve accomplished... 

Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)

Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)

Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) is being presented by The Kinkaid School of Houston, Texas, as part of The American High School Theatre Festival. This is one school who very quickly showed not only why initiatives like this are so crucial but why kids don't always need to be treated with kid gloves... 

Antigone Now

Antigone Now

Part of the American High School Festival, Antigone Now is nothing if not endearing in its attempts to impress. Travelling all the way from Michigan to perform at their age is an achievement in itself... 

Wild Waves Whist

Wild Waves Whist

A young teacher hopes to be hired as a literature teacher and coach at a private school for boys. To his disappointment, he is assigned as literature and theatre teacher at its sister school – a private school for girls... 

The Giver

The Giver

Jonas' world is perfect. Everything is under control and safe. There is no war or fear or pain. There are also no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the community. But when Jonas turns 12, he is chosen for special training from The Giver to receive and keep the memories of the community... 

Exhibit This! The Museum Comedies

Exhibit This! The Museum Comedies

Culver Academies Theatre performs Luigi Jannuzzi’s collection of short acts and monologues based on art on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. What occurs when paintings converse with their artists, each other, or when characters try to escape the frames they've been hanging in for years? Occasionally guards and curators are aware of the goings on and sometimes they haven’t a clue... 

Another Tuesday

Another Tuesday

Life in America is diverse to say the least. How people live their lives is as different as the zip codes they live in. What would happen if the daughter of the most influential man in the world had to spend a day in a different world? For her, it's a whole other way of life... 

The Laramie Project

The Laramie Project

Tied to a fence, beaten, and left to die in the cold, October night in Laramie, Wyoming, Matthew Shepard lost his fight for life five days after being discovered mutilated in this picturesque locale... 

Zorro the Musical

Zorro the Musical

Chadwick School is proud to have been selected by Zorro Productions to be the first American school to present Zorro, The Musical. This new musical retells the tale of the well-known romantic hero with a large cast, a live band, swashbuckling, spectacle, and the colour and flavour of flamenco brought to life by the Gipsy Kings... 

The Ripple Effect

The Ripple Effect

When a poem is discovered at a high school describing a shooting. Who wrote it? Will they get the help they need before it is too late, or will this school day end in tragedy?  

Juxta-Position

Juxta-Position

Juxta-Position is an experimental performance art piece inspired by the song stylings of the defiant folk singer, Ani DiFranco. The show explores feminism, isolation, and dissent through devised movement and sculptural art... 

Walk Two Moons

Walk Two Moons

‘Don’t judge a man until you’ve walked two moons in his moccasins.’ Walk Two Moons is lovingly adapted for the stage with the same nuance and surprises offered by Sharon Creech’s original award-winning book... 

Into the Woods

Into the Woods

The Harker School’s award-winning Conservatory presents this modern classic, bringing favourite characters together in a timeless, yet relevant piece. The Tony Award-winning book and Stephen Sondheim score are enchanting and touching... 

In the West

In the West

These comedic and heartfelt monologues were written by a group of playwrights from Austin, Texas in 1985. Based on the photo series by Richard Avedon titled In the American West, it depicts the people of rural Texas in all of their humanity... 

The Seven Torments of Craig and Amy: A Love Story

The Seven Torments of Craig and Amy: A Love Story

This production portrays the tempestuous love affair of two teenagers. In non-chronological order, Craig dissects and examines his tortuous first love in scenes from both heartbreaking and hilarious... 

My Mania

My Mania

Be transported back to 1992 when music videos ruled and join a group of high school students as they learn how to deal with themselves, each other and varying degrees of depression... 

The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales

'When April has showered sweetly with his rains, when the west wind has breathed so sweetly through every grove and field. When shoots and flowers have broken through the earth. When the sun shines and the birds sing, that is when good folk to Canterbury go!' Performed in classic Commedia Del Arte style, Chaucer's classic tale comes to life in a brilliant funny adaptation. 

The Ugly Duckling

The Ugly Duckling

Join Udrich, The Ugly Duckling, on his journey to learn that beauty is in the acceptance and knowledge of self. Needham B Broughton High School from Raleigh NC brings beauty and vibrancy to this charming children’s musical... 

Daze of Olde

Daze of Olde

In the time of legend in a far off kingdom, things are far from well! Queen Patience Virtue has just come of age and ascended the throne, to find herself beset by the ruthless manipulations of her advisor Count Backward from Ten, who seeks to marry her, so that he can take control of the kingdom... 

Chess - The Musical

Chess - The Musical

There’s one thing I hate about musical theatre, which is especially common with “amateur” productions – there’s seemingly no way of stopping audiences full of family and friends from concluding nigh on every scene, every song, with a burst of applause... 

Footloose

Footloose

"Footloose may be a hit, but it's trash - high powered fodder for the teen market.” So said Dave Denby writing in New York magazine about the film but it applies equally to the staged musical, as evidenced by the young cast of this production and the audience which consisted largely of supportive youths applauding with passion... 

Peter Pan

Peter Pan

This offering of Peter Pan from the American High School Theatre Festival never reaches the heights of the Second Star to the Right. It’s more on level with the first molehill on the left... 

Labour of Love

Labour of Love

Theodore is meek and quiet. Victoria is full of life and money! When Theodore pops the questions it's all they can do to manage the chaos that arises when the families finally meet... 

Where to Begin

Where to Begin

This story is about telling stories in a world that doesn’t abide them. Eleanor, Joel, and Sadie are three very different heroes wrestling with being very different. Having reached an impasse in their respective journeys, they are called upon by a well-meaning scribe to relate their stories so far... 

Property Rites

Property Rites

Property Rites by Alan Haehnel performed by Actors Anonymous from Long Trail School in Dorset, Vermont USA. Kyle Macmanus has invested millions in a high-tech, work of art, eight human-figure sculptures programmed to perform thousands of movements, monologues, dialogues and more... 

Shrek the Musical

Shrek the Musical

Set in a mythical once upon a time land, Shrek the Musical is the story of a hulking green ogre who, after being mocked and feared, retreats to an ugly swamp to exist in happy isolation... 

Crazy for You

Crazy for You

Aloha! The award-winning Castle Performing Arts Center is tap dancing its way back to the American High School Theatre Festival from their home in Hawaii with the high energy comedy Crazy for You... 

Alice in Concert

Alice in Concert

See Wonderland like you've never heard it. Hear Wonderland like you've never seen it. Alice in Concert, a musical theatre pageant of movement, songs and dances by Elizabeth Swados invites you to venture Through the Looking Glass into Wonderland and experience the dreams of Alice Constance Liddle... 

My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

Join us for a phonetic adventure about a young woman wanting to improve her station in life by learning proper language from an eccentric professor and confirmed old bachelor. The ups and downs of Eliza Dootlittle and Henry Higgins' journey are expressed through music and comedy, filling the room with a happy feeling that can't be ignored... 

Pour!

Pour!

Pour! will keep you overflowing with laughter, emotion and realization. As each scene spills into the next, five performers share their personal ideas on the rapidly advancing technology that is their world... 

In The Heights

In The Heights

Award-winning Canadian students are proud to bring this 2008 Tony Best Musical to AHSTF for the first time! In The Heights tells the universal story of a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which ones you leave behind... 

Sonnets for an Old Century

Sonnets for an Old Century

Could you tell your life story in the space of a moment - the length of a sonnet? Award-winning playwright Jose Rivera's thoughtful investigation of what it means to be alive takes the stage at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe... 

Monster Madness

Monster Madness

I love monsters. I genuinely do. They can be the single most fascinating form of aesthetic and artistic expression to help understand fears in society and to achieve catharsis from trauma... 

Nevada: It Ain’t Just About Vegas, Baby!

Nevada: It Ain’t Just About Vegas, Baby!

This original work sets out to present the history of the US state of Nevada, contending that there’s more to it than Vegas.The narrative is framed within an FBI investigation following the mysterious disappearance of a television presenter... 

The Legend of the Little Mermaid

The Legend of the Little Mermaid

Sticking close to the original story by Hans Christian Anderson, a cast of five use dialogue and contemporary style dance to tell this dark story of the sea and love.The tale is that of a young mermaid who, when she reaches the age of 15, is allowed to swim to the surface of the ocean and see the world above the water... 

Always... Patsy Cline

Always... Patsy Cline

Before this show, I had not heard of Patsy Cline. Now I have and I’ve heard her songs too. There’s not much more to say, although that’s not a bad thing. Basically just an excuse to sing Patsy Cline’s old songs, the production knows who its target audience is and unashamedly tailors itself to them... 

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

This re-imagined staging sets Dorothy undergoing psychoanalysis observation which leads us to question if Oz really exists or if it is only in her mind.  

Midsummer / Jersey

Midsummer / Jersey

Midsummer / Jersey is a hilarious, high-octane re-telling of Shakepeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream set on the Jersey Shore. The story revolves around the impending marriage of the Governor, the love affairs of four beach-bound high school crushes, a lively crew of fairies and the staff of the local beauty salon... 

From Up Here

From Up Here

A timely play about a family limping out the door in the morning and coming home no matter what. What Kenny did alarmed his school and community. At home, his mother struggles with a rocky start to her second marriage and a surprise visit from her estranged sister... 

Barnyard

Barnyard

A group of animals are bullied around a barnyard by Orwell, the pig. Sadly, Orwell isn’t the only bullying animal. BaaBaa, the black sheep; Hoot, the owl; two blind mice, Betty and Bertha; Fat Cat, the cat; Martha, a chicken, and Molly, the mule, take turns at bullying - especially when what little harmony that exists is disrupted when Runyon (the runt of a litter) is dumped into the yard... 

Yearbook: The High School Musical

Yearbook: The High School Musical

There is no time more funny, moving and awkward than high school. Through scenes and songs, Yearbook shows a year in the life of a group of American high school students including their ups and downs... 

William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors

William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors

In the surreal world of Ephesus, mistaken identities and mishaps abound as Antipholus of Syracuse and his servant Dromio encounter their Ephesan doppelgangers, each unaware of the other pair's existence... 

Sweet Tea and Gollywhopper Eggs: Stories from the American Deep South

Sweet Tea and Gollywhopper Eggs: Stories from the American Deep South

This is an inventive telling of the best folk tales, ghost stories and family anecdotes from a region rich in history. Join us for a wild ride with Brers Rabbit and Fox, carpetbaggers and, of course, more grits than you can shake a stick at! A family friendly show sure to leave you smiling! 

Inge at the Fringe

Inge at the Fringe

People know Kansas-born William Inge for his full length plays made into successful movies. These short plays by Inge explore hopes and dreams of people growing up in the Great Plains during the 1940s and 1950s. 

Glass

Glass

Clara is a performing artist and she’s stuck. As she navigates through her artist/writer's block, will the life and music of Philip Glass inspire and free her? Will she and her friend Oskar find love? Hawaii's Mid-Pacific Institute School of the Arts returns to the Fringe for the fourth time with this love story and meditation on the nature of the creative process and all things glass: Philip Glass, glass as substance, theme, metaphor and art... 

The Ice Wolf

The Ice Wolf

From the East Coast Hudson Bay Inuits comes an authentic tale of a fair haired child, exiled by her own people simply because she was born Anatou, The Pale One. In a village ruled by superstition and myth, such a difference has no place... 

Our Town: Louisville

Our Town: Louisville

A devised theatre piece exploring the humour, pathos and culture of Louisville, Kentucky, using the structure of Thornton Wilder's quintessential American play as inspiration. We incorporate theatre, movement landscapes, music, juggling and puppetry to create images and tell the story of our town... 

A Year with Frog and Toad

A Year with Frog and Toad

From spring waking to winter hibernation, Frog and Toad share friendship and adventures and learn life lessons along the way. The two best friends celebrate and rejoice in their differences that make them special... 

Welcome to the Moon and Other Plays

Welcome to the Moon and Other Plays

Marking the start of Shanley’s career, this show presents an imaginative and diverse collection of six short plays exploring the the relationships we live and the situations we put ourselves in... 

Looking After Norman

Looking After Norman

Looking After Norman by Scottish writer Stewart Brown, tells the beautiful story of eight-year-old Georgia and her elderly neighbour, Scottie. When Scottie becomes ill, Georgia promises to look after her cat, Norman, but Dad hates cats! Will their summer vacation plans be off? Zany and colourful, this energetic musical will delight audiences from 4 to 104! 

Play It ‘Til We Get It Right

Play It ‘Til We Get It Right

An original piece of theatre documenting the struggle of one group of Midwestern American kids trying to mount a show that shares their truth only to realize they may not know what the truth is… We know you heard about Elena and the shooting... 

The Basement Project

The Basement Project

This show began as an attempt to understand high school in Louisiana today and became a statement on how talent, hard-work and desire can be the ingredients to a great future no matter what hurdles stand in your way...