Upcoming Shows

Hairspray

Nov 15, 2018 – Nov 19, 2018

Music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman & Marc Shaiman, book by Mark O'Donnell & Thomas Meehan. After winning the Best High School Musical in the State award for last year's "Les Miserables," Hillcrest's entire Performing Arts Department is back with the Tony Award-winning "Hairspray." Starring a diverse cast of over 200 Hillcrest students, this high-energy, positive, and hopeful musical will remind you that You Can't Stop the Beat. Set in 1962 and full of exciting music and dance from the 1960's, the show celebrates human beings of all shapes, colors, and sizes. So, whoever you are and where ever you come from, be ready for a good time this November!

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Sunday in the Park with George

Jan 24, 2019 – Jan 26, 2019

Music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by James Lapine. One of the most critically-acclaimed and well-respected musicals of all-time will make its Hillcrest debut this January. "Sunday in the Park with George" is one of only a handful of musicals to ever win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This will also be the first time in over 20 years that Hillcrest has produced one of Stephen Sondheim's musicals. Sondheim is widely considered the greatest musical theatre composer and lyricist of all-time, and "Sunday in the Park with George" is one of his foremost masterpieces. Telling the story of 19th century french artist Georges Seurat in the first act, and then moving forward in time to the 20th century in the second act, this show explores the humanity and struggles of artists as they try to connect to the world around them.

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Witness for the Prosecution

Mar 14, 2019 – Mar 16, 2019

By Agatha Christie. The undisputed master of the theatrical genre of mystery, Agatha Christie is one of the most popular playwrights of all-time. In this suspenseful courtroom drama, a young man is accused of murdering an older woman whom he some times visited. His alibi, and the outcome of his case, rely on the testimony of his wife, who seems to be hiding a few secrets of her own. For this immersive production, the audience will be seated on stage in the courtroom as the drama of the case unfolds around them. LIMITED SEATING.

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Copperfield

May 16, 2019 – May 18, 2019

Based on the novel "David Copperfield" by Charles Dickens, in an original production devised by the company. Charles Dickens has said on multiple occasions that his favorite work that he ever created was his epic novel "David Copperfield." Young David Copperfield grows up in 19th century London surrounded by an incredible cast of characters that range from goofy to tragic to evil to genuinely loving, but they all shape the man that he becomes. This seminal work will now be brought to life in and around the audience in a new and innovative staging that aims at re-telling this amazing story for modern audiences. Patterned after the Royal Shakespeare Company's world-famous production of "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby," this new work is sure to be an unmissable theatrical event.

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