Flushing High School Theatre Department

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    Director - March Musical & October Play: Lynda Gibson (810) 591-3193

    Director - December Play & May Play: Stacey Daniels (810) 591-3834

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    2019-2020 Productions & Dates

    Production 1Caught in the Act and Ax of Murder by Pat Cook(2 one-act comedic mysteries for the price of a 2-act show!
    Production Weekend: Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19 at 7:00 PM
    Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 2:30 PM
    REHEARSAL SCHEDULE   AND CAST LIST

    Caught in the Act by Pat Cook: Experience the mishaps and missed cues of playing director and actor from auditions to opening night in this riotous tribute to the gentle art of slapstick comedy. A director is blackmailed into directing the next show and casts actors for a large production, the only production in town. Actor hopefulls flex their acting muscle, stage managers grumble, the sound designer sounds off, and the rumors, gossip and secrets truly-madly-hilariously unleash utter chaos in this imperfect, backstabbingly funny backstage comedy that barely scratches the surface.

    Ax of Murder by Pat Cook: Everyone’s heard of a haunted house. Probably even a haunted theater. But a haunted play? Could it be haunted by the spirit of a man who recently died at the theatre? No... it’s not possible! At least, that’s what theater director Bonnie Bagwell tries to convince the other members of the troupe as writer Colin Chambers hints at the trail of horror that has cursed his script, Ax of Murder. Unfortunately, curiosity gets the best of the actors and, despite Colin’s adamant warnings, they open the script and start reading the play. It soon becomes apparent the play is mirroring their theater and even the specific actors. ’The play changes with each performance,’ Colin intones, though he’s not taken seriously. But when a police sergeant shows up on cue stating he was called in on a murder, people begin to wonder. Wonder turns to fear when someone IS murdered onstage! And it seems as if no one could have done it. No body, that is, but perhaps a ghost. Your audiences won’t know who or what to believe. Characters show up in all areas of the theater, running down aisles and then disappearing. Murder weapons disappear and then show up in the worst of places. Beware the twists and turns of this play. You never know what will happen next when you see Ax Of Murder.

    Production 2 - Closed for the Holidays by Cindy Marcus, Flip Kobler
    Production Weekend: Friday, December 13 and Saturday, December 14 at 7:00 PM
    Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 2:30 PM

    Auditions on Tuesday, October 15th and Thursday, October 17th from 3-5

    After a blizzard shuts down the roads on Christmas Eve eve, a motley crew of travelers find themselves stranded at the local community center. From the lovelorn drama teacher with a bus full of students, to the quarrelsome couple on the way to their wedding, to the overeager Sheriff ready for some real criminal action, everyone has their own troubles to untangle. But to have a happy holiday, they're going to need a miracle--or seven, to be exact. A spirited and heartwarming comedy with a healthy dash of Christmas magic.

    Production 3 – Musical: Seussical
    Production Weekend: Friday, March 20th and Saturday, March 21st at 7:00 PM
    Sunday, March 22nd, 2020 at 2:30 PM

    Auditions on Wednesday, January 8th and Thursday, January 9th, 2020 – Will sign up for a time on signup sheet in the choir room.
    Dance Call on Saturday, January 11th – Time to be determined.
    SEUSSICAL Starring Michael Luwoye (HAMILTON) as Horton in 2005 (Full Show)

    The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust that contains the Whos, including Jojo, a Who child sent off to military school for thinking too many "thinks." Horton faces a double challenge: not only must he protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, but he must guard an abandoned egg, left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule, danger, kidnapping and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him. Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family and community are challenged and emerge triumphant.

    Production 4 - Marvelous Squad: A Super Heroic Tale With Avengeance by Dean O'Carroll
    Production Weekend: Friday, May 8th and Saturday, May 9th at 7:00 PM
    Sunday, May 10th, 2020 at 2:30 PM

    Auditions on Monday, March 16th and 17th, 2020 from 3-5

    Nicky Fitz, the eyepatch-wearing director of S.H.T.I.C.K. is assembling a team of heroes. Tonya Spark, millionaire inventor of the Ironica armored suit! Cinderella Liberty, legendary WWII Freedom Fighter! Thorm, god of unpleasant weather! The Indellible Smash! Superspy the Brown Recluse! Bow-Just the archer! But could even this group of Earth’s Niftiest Heroes stop the intergalactic madman Thanikopita from getting all the Maguffity Stones and unleashing a terrible power on the universe. This pulse-pounding, rib-tickling superspoof from the author of SALLY COTTER AND THE CENSORED STONE and STAR STARS:THE FRANCHISE AWAKENS will make a true believer out of you! Excelsior!


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