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High School Theater

25 Signs You Were A Theater Kid

Posted 03.03.2014 | Arts

Sure, maybe you have an office job now, and you spend your evenings doing errands or hitting the bars. But back in the day, those red velvet curtains ...

I'm Not Vain, I'm Just Proud Of Myself

Allison Lantagne | Posted 02.28.2014 | Teen
Allison Lantagne

I had several people tell me through social media that I was being vain, and even that what I had achieved wasn't significant. Although I tried to let the comments slide, they did stick themselves towards the back of my mind.

The Friday Night Spotlights of "Drama High"

Howard Sherman | Posted 11.25.2013 | Arts
Howard Sherman

I have a confession to make: I am constitutionally unable to watch the acclaimed TV series Friday Night Lights. Now I realize this may be surprising t...

Who Is High School Theatre For?

Howard Sherman | Posted 09.22.2013 | Arts
Howard Sherman

What is the purpose of putting on shows in high school? Is it educational? Recreational? Is it community relations? Is it a family activity? I've alw...

Why Was Drama Eliminated At Everett High?

Howard Sherman | Posted 09.16.2013 | Arts
Howard Sherman

Follow this with me, will you? "The plays bothered a lot of us," says a school superintendent, referring to works presented by a high school drama gr...

Locals Protest High School 'Sweeney Todd' Production

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.14.2013 | Arts

A local staging of Stephen Sondheim's macabre musical, "Sweeney Todd," is causing a small but significant uproar in Woodbridge, Connecticut this week....

High School With Few Black Students Puts On Play With All-Black Cast

Posted 12.25.2011 | Chicago

A suburban Chicago school with an African-American student population of less than three percent put on a performance of "A Raisin In The Sun" last we...