Hillcrest Theatre

Tickets for the National Premiere of THE JAMES PLAYS are on sale NOW!

CLICK HERE for the 2-show package (James I James II)

CLICK HERE for individual tickets for each of the three plays

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**Tickets will be sold individually by show for $10 each, or a special 2-Show Package that will get you tickets for James I & James II for a discounted price of $18. 

 

**James III is already 100% SOLD OUT.  You're welcome to keep checking the seating map periodically as some times customers cancel their reservations. We will also have a Standby Line where patrons who do not have tickets can get into shows filling empty seats on performance nights.  We have had a lot of success in past shows getting a lot of people into the show this way.

 

**Although the optimal experience is to view the entire trilogy, each of the three plays stands alone as a separate story and can be viewed without seeing any of the other parts.  For example, James II  is a full play on its own and will make sense even if you have not seen James IOr if you can't get into James III, the other two plays are complete experiences in and of themselves and won't leave you hanging without the conclusion :-)

 

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CONTENT ADVISORY: Although we have worked with the playwright and the school district to remove language that may be offensive to some high school audiences, there are still some instances of intense violence, mild language, and other suggestive situations portrayed in The James Plays.  The plays may not be suitable for audiences of all ages.  They are probably equivalent to a PG-13 film rating. James II  in particular has some intense visual storytelling that may be scary for young viewers.

 

 

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OTHER TIPS FOR TICKET BUYERS:

---The seat selection feature on this website is not compatible with all mobile devices, so we recommend you use a laptop or desktop computer when you purchase your tickets and select your seats.

 

---On the right-hand side of the ticket selection screen, you can switch your view to Balcony view which will allow you to choose seats in the balcony section that also comes down on the extreme sides. These seats offer a unique viewpoint and are great seats as well.

 


Hillcrest High School is proud to announce the Official Cast of the American Premiere of THE JAMES PLAYS

 

 CLICK HERE for the most up-to-date Rehearsal Schedule

 


Congratulations to Hillcrest's 2023 Shakespeare Team!

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These kids just continue to work hard and impress.

At the 2023 National High Shakespeare Competition which saw over 100 schools compete from all over the United States from October 5-7, the Hillcrest team came home with the top awards, honors and scholarships.

Here are some highlights:

 

*Hillcrest's team of 57 student actors were named 1st Place Sweepstakes Champions for the 4th consecutive year, and 10th time in the last 14 years.

*Hillcrest's team of 8 student technicians were named 1st Place Tech Olympics Champions for the 6th consecutive year, and 7th time in Hillcrest history.

*6 students went home with cash scholarships.

*Hillcrest students won 1st Place in 6 different individual events.

 

For a complete and more detailed list of awards, scholarships, and winning students, CLICK HERE

 


The 2023 CALlie Awards occurred on May 23.

See the full list of award winners and announcements HERE


The 2022-23 season was one of the most successful years for the Hillcrest Theatre Department. Besides producing four memorable shows, they also won 1st place at the National Shakespeare Competition, Region Theatre Competition, State Theatre Competition, and were named Best Ensemble at the Utah High School Musical Theatre Awards.  This range of awards and honors demonstrates the great versatility the Hillcrest Theatre students have, being able to succeed at Shakespeare, musical theatre, and everything in between.

For a complete list of all awards and honors received by the students this year, please click on the links below:

2023 Utah High School Musical Theatre Awards

2023 5A State Theatre Competition

2023 Region VII Theatre Competition

2022 National High School Shakespeare Competition


2021-22 Competition Season Awards & Honors:

For a full list of awards won by the Hillcrest team at the 2022 5A State Theatre Meet, CLICK HERE

For a complete list of awards won by Hillcrest students at the 2022 Region VII Theatre Meet, CLICK HERE

For a complete list of awards won by Hillcrest students at the 2021 National Shakespeare Competition, CLICK HERE


2020-21 Competition Results

Please click below to see a full list of awards won by Hillcrest High School Theatre in the 2020-21 school year:

USF/SUU National High School Shakespeare Competition

UHSAA Region VI Theatre Meet

UHSAA 5A State Theatre Meet

Utah High School Musical Theatre Awards - CANCELED because of Covid


2019-20 Competition Results

Please click below to see a full list of awards won by Hillcrest High School Theatre in the 2019-20 school year:

USF/SUU National High School Shakespeare Competition

UHSAA Region VI Theatre Meet

UHSAA 5A State Theatre Meet - CANCELED because of Covid

Utah High School Musical Theatre Awards


2018-19 Competition Results

Please click below to see a full list of awards won by Hillcrest High School Theatre in the 2018-19 school year:

USF/SUU National High School Shakespeare Competition

UHSAA Region II Theatre Meet

UHSAA 6A State Theatre Meet

Utah High School Musical Theatre Awards