Upcoming Shows

42nd Street

Nov 21, 2019 – Nov 25, 2019

The Hillcrest Performing Arts Department presents their annual musical, probably the largest of its kind in the country. Telling the story of Peggy Sawyer as she is plucked from her first job in the Broadway chorus to become a star, this show is full of dancing and show business favorites. Book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble. Music by Harry Warren. Lyrics by Al Dubin and Johnny Mercer.

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Merrily We Roll Along

Jan 23, 2020 – Jan 27, 2020

The Hillcrest Productions Company will perform Kaufman & Hart's classic play Merrily We Roll Along in the HHS Little Theatre. In what will probably be the farewell production in the Little Theatre, this story is told backwards through time as the audience meets 3 old friends whose relationships and dreams have been destroyed, and then are taken backwards to see how it all happened.

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Richard II

Mar 19, 2020 – Mar 21, 2020

1st Place champions at the USF/SUU National High School Shakespeare Competition, Hillcrest students will present a new adaptation of Shakespeare's great history play.

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A Chorus Line

May 14, 2020 – May 16, 2020

The Productions Company will finish off the year performing the new high school edition of what some consider to be the greatest Broadway musical ever written. Music by Marvin Hamlisch. Lyrics by Ed Kleban. Book by Nicholas Dante and James Kirkwood Jr based on interviews with Broadway chorus dancers from the 1970s.

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Rudiment

Apr 16, 2020 – Apr 18, 2020

The only way to get advanced tickets to Rudiment is by buying a performing arts season ticket. This isn't a play, but a Dance Concert put on by Hillcrest's Dance Company. Hillcrest Dance Company presents Rudiment on April 16-18, 2020. Beautiful dance pieces from both student and professional choreographers will be performed. With styles ranging from tap to modern, there will be something for everyone to enjoy. This concert will give audiences the chance to “find something beautiful where you least expect it.” For more information please contact Chelsea Lujan. PLEASE NOTE: This is a special Performing Arts event and not a play or a musical, therefore seat reservations for this are GENERAL ADMISSION which means you will not receive a specific seat. You will simply receive a ticket that gets you into the show but not a specific seat. Performing Arts Season Ticket Holders still have to reserve a spot on the website for the night they want to come, but it is not a specific seat.

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Big Band Ball

May 8, 2020

The only way to get advanced tickets to the Big Band Ball is by buying a performing arts season ticket. This is not a play, but a night put on through Hillcrest's music department. For more information please contact Austin Hilla. The Hillcrest High School Big Band, under the direction of Austin Hilla, presents the “Big Band Ball,” an evening of big band music featuring the Big Band and Solo Vocalists. The HHS Big Band will play two to three hour long sets of big band music, keeping alive the music of Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, and other big-band legends. Food, Refreshments and free Dance Lessons are offered in addition to the music played at this end of year romp. Come on out and enjoy the hard work of this Jazz Band! PLEASE NOTE: This is a special Performing Arts event and not a play or a musical, therefore seat reservations for this are GENERAL ADMISSION which means you will not receive a specific seat. You will simply receive a ticket that gets you into the show but not a specific seat. Performing Arts Season Ticket Holders still have to reserve a spot on the website for the night they want to come, but it is not a specific seat.

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Pops Concert

May 26, 2020

The only way to get advanced tickets to Pops Concert is by buying a performing arts season ticket. This is not a play, but a choir concert put on through Hillcrest's music department. For more information please contact RaNae Dalgleish. PLEASE NOTE: This is a special Performing Arts event and not a play or a musical, therefore seat reservations for this are GENERAL ADMISSION which means you will not receive a specific seat. You will simply receive a ticket that gets you into the show but not a specific seat. Performing Arts Season Ticket Holders still have to reserve a spot on the website for the night they want to come, but it is not a specific seat.

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Marvel Spotlight

Oct 24, 2019 – Oct 26, 2019

A pilot production of two new Marvel one-act plays: "Peter Parker & the Kid Who Flew: A SPIDER-MAN Play" by Leah Nanako Winkler and "Mirror of Most Value: A MS. MARVEL Play" by Masi Asare. Performed by the Productions Company in the HHS Auditorium, these new plays are being developed by Marvel, and Hillcrest was specifically chosen to premiere this production. The plays use characters from the Marvel universe to address timely and important issues for modern-day teenagers.

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