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Welcome to NHS Theatre's Webpage:

Northwestern has earned a reputation of excellence not only in academics, but also in its performing arts programs. We encourage your support and patronage in our efforts to promote performing arts in education. See you at the show!

 
Theatre News and Upcoming Events:
ONLINE TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE!

 

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NOTE: There is an $1.00/ticket service fee to purchase tickets online with a debit/credit card. 
 


 

For more information on ticket sales email:

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2017 Spring Musical: You're A Good Man Charlie Brown

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CAST OF 

 

 

 

Charlie Brown: Drew Sullivan

 
Sally Brown: Grace Guerre
Sally US: Haley Jones
 
Linus Van Pelt: Corey Menning
 
Lucy Van Pelt: Hannah Morrow
Lucy US: Julia Tharp
 
Schroeder: Joseph Lupini
 
Snoopy: Averie Stone
Snoopy US: Madelyn Millikan
 
Male Understudy: Ethan Johnson
 
Chorus:
Vivianne Pentland
Rachel Morrow
Hallie Davis
Hallie Roth
Lilli Cook
Tessa Weidner
Hannah Strawmyer
Jordyn Anthony
Emma Barnett
Makenzee Westbrook
Lilly Johnson
Sydney Ward
Janelle Ward
Danielle Finicle
Megan Lopez
Lexi Crow
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2016-2017 Competition Show: LOCKDOWN


CONGRATULATIONS! 1st PLACE REGIONAL CAST

 

 

LOCKDOWN

by Douglas Craven:

 

 
Ms. Karsh-- Julia Tharp
Adam-- Drew Sullivan 
Sarah-- Madelyn Millikan 
Mark-- Ethan Johnson
Chelsea-- Grace Guerre
Tyler Barnett-- Corey Menning
Liz-- Averie Stone
Phyllis-- Haley Jones
The Freshman-- Hannah Strawmyer

 

The troupe competes at Indiana University South Bend for the Indiana Thespian State Conference 
January 20-22, 2016

 

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INDIANA THESPIAN 2015 STATE RUNNERS UP!

The 2014-15 Competition Troupe of Northwestern High School earned 2nd-place at the Indiana Thespian 2015 State Conference at the University of Indianapolis on January 25th, 2015. 

 Front Row (L-R): Mrs. Thibault, Elizabeth Bolyard, Connie Chen, Mr. Everetts, Molly Duranto, Anna Stark Nathan Chou

Back Row (L-R): Gus Devaul, Kailee Sparks, Ale Smith, Anna Ortmann, Jeremy Harman, Michael Thibault, and Mr. Leazenby Bruce

Support Northwestern Theatre:
TOP 5 ways to support Northwestern Theatre:


1) Buy an advertisement space in our playbill.

2) Purchase a "Break-a-Leg" Slide and send a message of encouragement to a cast or crew member! Only $5 a slide!

3) Tell others about the show!

4) Make a donation to our theatre program.

5) Attend a show!

For more information check out the fliers below under attachments!


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NHS Calendar of Events:

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER: Follow "NHS Theater" and get up to the minute announcements and news. See our TWITTER Tab above to see recent tweets!

NHS Theater is now on FACE BOOK!

EDTA Scholarship Opportunities:

Are you interested in learning more about scholarship and grant money?  Go to the EdTA's Thespian web site link below to access the applications for a number of different opportunities.

 

http://schooltheatre.org/membership/awards-grants-scholarship-directory

 

INTERNATIONAL THESPIAN SOCIETY TROUPE # 3924:
Northwestern High School International Theater Society Troupe #3924


 
 


Your NHS International Thespian Society Troupe #3924 Members:

2016-2017 Officers:
President & Historian: Drew Sullivan
Vice-President & Secretary: Hannah Morrow

Active Troupe Members:


Elizabeth Bath
Lilli Cook
Hallie Davis
Tanner Davis
Gus Devaul
Gabrielle Dunkin
Grace Guerre
Rebecca Harris
Samuel Hartman
Zamir Latif
Madelyn Millikan
Lauren Miller
Corey Menning
Hannah Morrow
Hallie Roth
Ethan Shine
Drew Sullivan
Julia Tharp
Terin Tharp
Tessa Weidner
 



 
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NHS Theatre History:

2016-2017: Director: Mr. Jeremy Leazenby Bruce
     Assistant Director: Mr. Jacob Everetts

Conference Show: Lockdown -- Directed by Mr. Jacob Everetts

Fall Production: The Butler Did It

Spring Musical: You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

2015-2016: Director: Mr. Jeremy Leazenby Bruce
     Assistant Directors: Mrs. Krystal Thibault & Mr. Jacob Everetts

Conference Show: The Yellow Boat -- Directed by Mr. Jacob Everetts

Fall Production: The Diary of Anne Frank

Spring Musical: Once Upon A Mattress

2014-2015: Director: Mr. Jeremy Leazenby Bruce
     Assistant Directors: Mrs. Krystal Thibault & Mr. Jacob Everetts

Conference Show: All I Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten -- Directed by Mr. Jacob Everetts

Fall Production: Murder's in the Heir

Spring Musical: Disney's Beauty and the Beast


2013-2014: Director: Mr. Jeremy Leazenby Bruce
     Assistant Director: Mrs. Krystal Thibault

Conference Show: School Spirits

Fall Production: Miracle on 34th Street

Spring Musical: Oklahoma!



2012-2013: Director: Mr. Jeremy Leazenby Bruce
     Assistant Director: Mrs. Krystal Thibault

Fall Production/Conference Show: Almost, Maine

Spring Musical: The Sound of Music



2011-2012: Director: Mr. Jeremy Leazenby Bruce
     Assistant Director: Mrs. Krystal Thibault

Fall Production: Any Number Can Die

Dinner Theater/ Conference Show: Insane with Power

Spring Musical: ALICE



2010-2011: Director: Mr. Jeremy Leazenby Bruce
     Assistant Director: Mrs. Krystal Thibault

Fall Production: Hollywood Hillbillies

Dinner Theater/Conference Show: Hex Marks the Spot

Spring Musical: Bye Bye Birdie


2009-2010: Director: Mr. Jeremy Leazenby Bruce
     Assistant Director: Mrs. Krystal Thibault

Regional/State Conference: Cinderella?

Fall Production: Up the Down Stair Case

Dinner Theatre: A Very Bad Day for Brandon Butterworth

Spring Musical: ANNIE

2008-2009: Directors: Mr. Marty Zeis & Mr. Jeremy Leazenby Bruce

Fall Production: Our Town

Spring Musical: The Wiz

Dessert Theater: Cinderella?

2007-2008: Director: Mrs. Amanda Blunt & Mr. Marty Zeis

Fall Production: Aladdin

Spring Musical: Brigadoon

2006-2007: Director:  Mr. Mary Zeis, Mr. Mason McKinley & Mr. Moore

Fall Play: Robin Hood

Spring Musical: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers


2005-2006: Director: Mr. Marty Zeis 

Fall Play: Our Miss Brooks

Spring Musical: Annie Get Your Gun


2004-2005: Director: Mr. Marty Zeis

Fall Play: The Miracle Worker

Spring Musical: I Remember Mama


2003-2004:
Director: Mr. Marty Zeis & Miss Kathy Hossom

Fall Play: Little Women Christmas: A Christmas Carol

Spring Musical: Cinderella


2002-2003:
Director: Miss Kathy Hossom

Fall Play: The Importance of Being Ernest

Spring Musical: Footloose


2001-2002: Director: Mr. Marty Zeis

One Act: Cinderella?

Fall Play: Robin Hood

Spring Musical: The Wiz


2000-2001:
Director: Mr. Marty Zeis & Miss Kathy Hossom

Fall Play: Much Ado About Nothing

Spring Musical: Sound of Music 


1999-2000:
Director: Mr. Marty Zeis & Miss Kathy Hossom

Fall Play: M.A.S.H.

Spring Musical: Brigadoon

1998-1999:
Director: Mr. Marty Zeis & Miss Kathy Hossom

Fall Play: A Midsummer Night's Dream 

Spring Musical: Grease


1997-1998:
Director: Mr. Marty Zeis

Fall Play: The Nutcracker

Spring Musical: Stand and Deliver


1996-1997:
Director: Mr. Marty Zeis

Fall Play: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Spring Musical: Li'l Abner

1995-1996:
Director: Mr. Marty Zeis

Fall Play: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

Spring Musical: Oliver!

Summer Workshop: The Trial of Goldilocks


1994-1995:
Director: Mr. Marty Zeis

Fall Play: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Spring Musical: FAME

Summer Workshop: The Reluctant Dragon


1993-1994: Director: Mr. Marty Zeis

Fall Play: Robin Hood

Spring Musical: The Wizard of Oz
(The 1st Sunday show to be performed at NHS)

Summer Workshop: Frankenstein Slept Here


1992-1993: Director: Mr. Marty Zeis

Fall Play: Subject to Change

Spring Musical: ANNIE

Summer Workshop: Cinderella?


1991-1992: Director: Mr. Marty Zeis

Fall Play: Witness for the Prosecution

Spring Musical: Fiddler on the Roof

Summer Workshop: Red Riding Hood


1990-1991: Director: Mr. Marty Zeis

Fall Play: Cheaper by the Dozen

Spring Musical: Give My Regards to Broadway


1989-1990: Director: Ms. Marsha Ward

Fall Play: Captain Fantastic!

Spring Musical: Bye Bye Birdie


1988-1989: Director: Ms. Sandee Schwenger & Mr. Brett Davis

Fall Play: The Jury Room

Spring Musical: Oklahoma!


1987- 1988: Directors: Ms. Valerie Wolf & Mr. Brett Davis

Fall Play: Mummy Sea, Mummy Do

Spring Musical: My Fair Lady


1986-1987: Directors: Mr. Brett Davis & Mrs. Judy Whorley 

Fall Play: The Mouse that Roared

Spring Musical: Li'l Abner


1985-1986: Director: Mr. Cliff Lehman

International Thespian Society Chapter was founded at NHS

Fall Play: Ten Little Indians

Spring Musical: Camelot


1984-1985: Director: Mr. Cliff Lehman

Fall Play: Arsenic and Old Lace

Spring Musical: Fiddler on the Roof


1983-1984: Director: Mr. Cliff Lehman

Spring Musical: South Pacific

1982-1983: Director: ??

Spring Musical: ??

1981-1982: Director: ??

Spring Play: "Toga, Toga, Toga"

1980-1981: Director: Ms. Marilee Evans

Production: Charley's Aunt


1979-1980: Director: ??

Production: ??

1978-1979: Director: ??

Production: ??


1977-1978: Director: Mr. Baklridge/Sponsor: Mr. Marty Zeis

Production: Harvey

1976-1977: Director: ??

Production: ??


1975-1976: Director: Miss Joy Viney

Production: Ourtown

1974-1975: Director: Ms. Joyce Hardebeck

Production: Up the Down Stair Case


1973-1974: Director: ??

Production: ??

1972-1973: Director: ??

Production: ??


1971-1972: Director: Miss Joyce Hardebeck

Production: You Were Born on a Rotten Day

1970-1971: Director: Ms. Cheryl Newton

Production: Tom Jones


1969-1970: Director: Ms. Cheryl Newton

Christmas Show: Christmas Windows

Production: Flowers for Algeron

1968-1969: Director: Mr. John VanMeter

Production: Carousel

Fundraiser: Oklahoma!

Christmas Play: Spoon River

1967-1968: Director: Mr. Robert Williams & Mr. David Schulz

Production: My Family Tree
 
Musical: Fiddle on the Roof

1966-1967: Director: Mr. Robert Williams & Mr. David Schulz

Musical: On the Subject of Change

Dramatics Class Production: Good Grief, It's Snow White


1965-1966: Director: Mr. Robert Williams & Mr. David Schulz

Musical: Where Have You Been?

1964-1965: Director: Mr. Robert Williams & Mr. David Schulz


Musical: Scratch a Clown

1963-1964: Director: Mr. Robert Williams & Mr. David Schulz

Musical: Sir Hubert

1962-1963: Director: Mr. Robert Williams & Mr. David Schulz

Production: The Ballad of Ulysses Gulch

1961-1962: Director: Mr. Robert Williams & Ms. Eleanor Schneider

Production: Chinese Fortune Cookie Incident

1960-1961: Director: Mr. Robert Williams & Ms. Eleanor Schneider

Production: Madison Avenue Madness

1959-1960: Director: Mr. Robert Williams & Ms. Eleanor Schneider

Musical: Wake Up Singing
(NHS's First Musical-- Written and composed by NHS students and staff!)


1958-1959: Director: Ms. Eleanor Schneider & Ms. Margaret Ayers

Junior Play: Tattletale

Senior Play: One Too Many

1957-1958: Director: Ms. Eleanor Schneider & Ms. Margaret Ayers

Junior Play: His Ozark Cousin

Senior Play: We Shook the Family Tree

1956-1957: Director: Ms. Eleanor Schneider & Mr. George R. Davis

Junior Play: Oh, Aunt Jerusha

Senior Play: Quiet Weekend

1955-1956: Director: Ms. Eleanor Schneider & Ms. Lenora Cline

Junior Play: If Mother Only Knew

Senior Play: Spring Fever

1954-1955: Director: Ms. Eleanor Schneider & Mr. George R. Davis

Junior Play: Take Your Medicine

Senior Play: The Great Ben Allah

1953-1954: Director: Ms. Eleanor Schneider

Junior Play: Sittin' Pretty

Senior Play: No More Homework

1952-1953: Director: Ms. Eleanor Schneider

Junior Play: Mr. Beane From Lima

Senior Play: Strangers Beware

1951-1952: Director: Ms. Eleanor Schneider

Junior Play: No Soap

Senior Play: ??

1950-1951: Director: Ms. Eleanor Schneider

Junior Play: ??

Senior Play: Junior Prom

1949-1950: Director: Ms. Eleanor Schneider

Junior Play: Rest Assured

Senior Play: Never Say Die

1948-1949: Director: Ms. Eleanor Schneider

Junior Play: Desperate Ambrose

Senior Play: The Campbells Are Coming

NOTE: If you have information or pictures of ANY of the Northwestern Theatre Productions, we would like for you to please share. We are trying to develop a picture archive of ALL the shows performed at Northwestern. Please contact me via e-mail: nhs.theater@nwsc.k12.in.us if you can help, let me know!

 

Mission Statement

Through the quality of its staff, curriculum, instruction, and extra-curricular offerings, Northwestern High School provides a positive and supportive environment that challenges each student to strive for excellence in developing skills in life-long learning, communication, problem solving, critical thinking, individual and social responsibility, and respect for others and self.