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The King and I (March 2020)

 
 
 
 Here's a glimpse into the musical's story!
 
 
Auditions will be the week of Nov. 18th!
 
Information and practice materials can be found on the right-hand side of this page. 
 
Audition week schedule:
- Tuesday, Nov. 19th from 3:00-5:00: High school main cast auditions
(roles of King, Anna, Lady Thiang, Tuptim, Kralahome, Lun Tha, Orton, Louis, and Chulalongkorn) 
 
- Thursday, Nov. 21st from 3:00-5:00: High school ensemble and dance auditions from 3:00 - 5:00
 
- Friday, Nov. 22 from 3:00-5:00: all children auditions
(roles of Louis, Chulalongkorn, or royal children) 

Seussical (2018-2019)

 
"Seussical"  is based on the children's stories of Dr. Seuss. with most of its plot being based on Horton Hears a Who!,  while incorporating many other stories.
 
Now one of the most performed shows in America, Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! All of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters are brought to life, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination – Jojo. The colorful characters transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the Whos.
 
 

Footloose (2017-2018)

 
 
"Footloose" is an American musical that tells the story of Ren McCormack, an upbeat Chicago teen who moves to a small town in which, as a result of the efforts of a local minister, dancing, and rock music have been banned.

The film is loosely based on actual events that took place in the small, rural, and religious community of Elmore City, Oklahoma.

 

Wheelersburg High School presented "Footloose" April 6-8, 2018. 

 

The Music Man (2015-2016)

 
"The Music Man" was presented April 8-10, 2016.
 
The Music Man is a musical with book, music, and lyrics by Meredith Willson, based on a story by Willson and Franklin Lacey. The plot concerns con man Harold Hill, who poses as a boys' band organizer and leader and sells band instruments and uniforms to naive Midwestern townsfolk, promising to train the members of the new band. Harold is no musician, however, and plans to skip town without giving any music lessons. Prim librarian and piano teacher Marian sees through him, but when Harold helps her younger brother overcome his lisp and social awkwardness, Marian begins to fall in love. Harold risks being caught to win her. 
 
 
      

The Wizard of Oz (2014-2015)

 
The Wizard of Oz is.. Well, WONDERFUL! This is the story of Dorothy, the little farm girl who goes on a wild adventure, after being knocked unconscious during a tornado, in the land of Oz. There, she meets some crazy friends, who help her on her quest to meet the Wizard and return home!
 
This show was presented April 10-12, 2015.
 
                            

Joseph...Dreamcoat (2013-2014)

 
"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" is an incredibly lively show that follows the Biblical story of Joseph and his ten brothers through their wild adventure. Basically, the brothers sold off Joseph to some nomadic traders, who gave him, as a slave, to a rich man named Potiphar. What the boys didn't know, however, is that Joseph had a special gift, which gains him recognition during his time in slavery. 
 
The show was presented April 11-13, 2014. 
 
 

Annie (2012-2013)

 
"Annie" was presented March 22-24, 2013 by the Wheelersburg High School Music Department.
 
The classic story of the little orphan that could! Annie is a wonderful musical for people of all ages, and is centered around a young girl in the Big Apple, circa 1970, who had always dreamed of meeting her parents. She is then adopted by a wealthy businessman, who she refers to as "Daddy Warbucks;" However, Annie still longs to be reunited with her original family, and Daddy Warbucks plans to make her dream come true. A conflict then arises when the antagonists of the show appear and try to take the place of Annie's parents!
 

Bye, Bye, Birdie (2011-2012)

 

"Bye, Bye, Birdie" is a beautifully written classic, which Mrs. Harner embarked upon as her first full-length production, as director at Wheelersburg High School. It was performed March 23-25, 2012.
 
The story was inspired by the phenomenon of popular singer Elvis Presley and his draft notice into the Army in 1957. The rock star character's name, "Conrad Birdie", is word play on the name of Conway Twitty. Twitty is best remembered today for his long career as a country music star, but in the late 1950s, he was one of Presley's rock 'n' roll rivals. 
 
 

A Bit of Broadway (2010-2011)

 
"A Bit of Broadway" was presented April 16-17, 2011. It was a revue featuring songs and scenes from classic and contemporary musicals ranging from "The Sound of Music" to "Legally Blonde."

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