The Requiem
by Madison Middleton; Directed by Eva Silverman
A STUDENTS' THEATRE PRODUCTION - PART OF THE WOMEN'S VOICES THEATER FESTIVAL
Discouraged by her failure to cement herself within the music industry, Maria, a young violinist, finds herself where she began: her parent's townhouse. When she arrives, however, the house is dim and her parents are not at home. Maria decides to settle in and unpack despite their absence. In that process, she discovers an old man with a passion for Mozart living in the attic.​  This project is supported in part by funding from the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County and the Montgomery County Government.
September 18 - 27 |  View the Program

The Long Way Around
by Julia Starr; Directed by Melissa Robinson
A YOUR THEATRE PRODUCTION - PART OF THE WOMEN'S VOICES THEATER FESTIVAL
When free-spirited Addie makes the radical decision to leave their small town in Illinois to live openly as a lesbian in Chicago, Luce finds herself at a crossroads: does she accept the nostalgic and familiar love she and Addie once shared as teen-aged girls, or does she continue on her current trajectory? Exploring the fuzzy line between friendship and romance in female relationships, The Long Way Around is a pondering on the oft-forgotten “Q” in the “LGBTQ” acronym.  This project is supported in part by funding from the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County and the Montgomery County Government.
October 9 - 25 |  View the Program

Hairspray

Music by Marc Shaiman; Lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman; Book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan; Based on the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters
A STUDENTS' THEATRE PRODUCTION
All confident teenager Tracy Turnblad wants to do is dance, but when she’s rejected from becoming a dancer on the popular Corny Collins Show because of her looks, she decides to take a stand. With the help of her new friends and her agoraphobic mother, she’s determined to bring Baltimore into the new, modern and integrated decade of the 1960’s.  This project is supported in part by funding from the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County and the Montgomery County Government.​
December 11 - 13  |  View the Program

RIOT
Developed and Written by David Engoron, Sue Schaffel, and Claudia Rosales
A YOUR THEATRE PRODUCTION - 3rd ANNUAL OPEN SOURCE THEATRE PROJECT
An immersive, interactive experience where the show changes every night. RIOT is a devised piece where the only constants are six characters, caught in a university coffee shop in the midst of a campus protest-turned-riot. Using audience participation and interactive social media, the show moves to a thrilling and different climax in each performance.  RIOT examines blame, media, and circumstance, keeping the audience involved through its entirety.
February 19 - 28 |  View the Program

Cabaret (Original 1967 Version)
Book by Joe Masteroff; Based on the play by John Van Druten and Stories by Christopher Isherwood; Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
A STUDENTS' THEATRE PRODUCTION
It’s 1931 in Berlin, Germany and the flashy, glittering Kit Kat Klub is in full swing when young American writer Cliff Bradshaw arrives. Cliff’s friends – including the mysterious singer Sally Bowles – must all find a way to navigate the uncertain future, or just try to ignore it. ​
March 11 - 13 | View the Program

Cabaret (1998 Version)
Book by Joe Masteroff; Based on the play by John Van Druten and Stories by Christopher Isherwood; Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
A STUDENTS' THEATRE PRODUCTION
The 1998 revival of this hit musical takes a hard look at the seedy underbelly of pre-World War II Berlin at the end of the roaring twenties. With new musical additions and a revised book, this edgy version of Cabaret highlights the growing strains of a nation and people during the infamous rise of the Nazi regime. 
March 18 - 20 |  View the Program


Lights, Frenemies, Action

Written by Highwood's Home School Production Company

A STUDENTS' THEATRE PRODUCTION
Written and performed by the Home School Production Company, don't miss the show that all the tabloids are talking about! This brand new play tells the story of movie star best friends vying for the lead roles in the next big franchise. Their friendship is put to the test through pranks, hijinks and killer dance moves as they compete against each other. Will they be able to put their friendship above all or will their ambition make them frenemies for life? 

April 22 - 23 |  View the Program

I Am A Camera
by John Van Druten

A STUDENTS' THEATRE PRODUCTION
The basis for the musical Cabaret, I Am A Camera tells the story of Sally Bowles, an elusive woman struggling to adapt to the radical changes taking place in 1931 Berlin. She catches the eye of an American writer named Christopher Isherwood, who gets pulled into the snares of the underground scene and pens one of the most cautionary tales of all time.
April 29 - May 1  |  View the Program

You Can't Take It With You
by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart
A STUDENTS' THEATRE PRODUCTION
Alice Sycamore is just an ordinary girl with an extra-ordinary family. Luckily, the man she loves, Tony Kirby, happily accepts her family's many eccentricities. But when the time comes for his wealthy, straight-laced parents to meet the Sycamores, things don’t quite go as planned.  Hilarity ensues; will true love be enough to overcome the differences between these two families?
May 20 - 22 |  View the Program

A Night in the Theatre

A STUDENTS' THEATRE PRODUCTION - Summer Acting Intensive

Two couples venture out for an ordinary evening at the theatre - this week a performance of Shakespeare's classic play, "Hamlet". Once seated, friendly conversation quickly spirals into humorous disputes of family, life, and sometimes the play itself. Audiences are in for an unforgettable night of comedy and secrets unraveling before their eyes, courtesy of the Acting Intensive's talented ensemble. 
July 8 - 9 | View the Program


The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)
A STUDENTS' THEATRE PRODUCTION - Summer Musical Theatre Intensive
The glitz and glam of musical theatre comes alive in The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!), the hilarious spoof featuring all your favorite Broadway classics...with a twist! With ever-changing characters and music in the style of Rodgers and Hammerstein, Sondheim, and more, our Musical Theatre Intensive students will delight audiences with the ultimate love letter to Broadway! ​
July 22 - 23 | View the Program


Sunday in the Park with George
A STUDENTS' THEATRE PRODUCTION - Summer Musical
What is the value of art? This serves as of the primary themes explored in Stephen Sondheim's groundbreaking musical, "Sunday In The Park With George", which imagines the context for the creation of George Seurat's famous painting. The musical depicts the legacy of the artist behind the artwork, George, as he struggles to achieve his vision while maintaining a romantic relationship with Dot. Our summer musical production will dazzle you with its score and thrilling staging, and ask you to question matters of love and art in your own life. ​
July 29 - July 31 |  View the Program

 2015-2016 Season