Cinderella: They were too bold with last year’s production of Chicago. This one is for the school board.
Phantom of the Opera: They haven’t heard about the drama club budget cuts yet.
Spamalot: They led their college improv comedy group.
Book of Mormon: They were rejected from their college improv comedy group.
Les Miserables: Some stuff went missing from the drama room last year. It’s time to teach about the consequences of stealing.
Wicked…then Shrek: Michael’s was having a sale on green face paint.
The Twenty-Fifth Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: They forgot to check the school calendar; the musical is double-booked with the actual school spelling bee.
Spring Awakening: Director is also the sex ed teacher.
Little Shop of Horrors: They saw Rick Moranis on the subway in ’89 and will spend the rehearsal process telling everybody about it. It was not Rick Moranis.
The Last Five Years: Director publicly working out some demons from their divorce.
Once: Exactly one senior boy plays guitar.
Into the Woods: They saw act one on PBS; very excited to see how things pan out for everybody in act two.
West Side Story: They think racial inequity can be solved through lots of song and even more snapping.
Oliver!: Thinks students begging for food in the show is great practice for begging for jobs after college.
The Producers: Unfortunately confident that the parents in town won’t have any problem seeing a swastika on stage.
Anything Goes: They teach tap at the adult annex five nights a week.
Carousel: They think Billy Bigelow was misunderstood and also women shouldn’t be so sensitive.
Rent: They’re a cash-strapped teacher who thinks the message of heroically not paying your rent should be heard by the entire community, especially their disgruntled landlord.
Sweeney Todd: Director wants to see students die on stage.
Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark: Director wants to see students die on stage.