Local theater lovers can get their fill with upcoming high school shows.
Two local high schools are performing a showed based on Elvis Presley. A comedic farce, a telling of a beloved children’s tale and other famous musicals are hitting local high school stages soon.
Here is a look at what local high schools are planning and how to reserve your seat.
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Center Grove High School
Center Grove High School students will tackle a famous farce this April.
Students are performing “Suite Surrender” at 7 p.m. April 6 and 7 and 2 p.m. April 8 at the high school, 2717 S. Morgantown Road, Greenwood.
The show is about two dueling divas who are both booked to perform in a 1940s war time show and are booked in the same hotel suite.
Tickets are $10 and can be bought at cgtheatre.org
Greenwood Christian Academy
Greenwood Christian Academy students will be doing a loose retelling of Elvis Presley being drafted into the Army.
Their rendition of “Bye Bye Birdie,” is April 27, 28 and 29 at the school, 835 W. Worthsville Road, Greenwood.
The story is loosely based off of the story of Presley being drafted into the Army. The show is based in the 1950s and has rock music from the era.
Tickets are $11 reserved and $7 for general admission. Tickets go on sale April 10 and can be purchased at gcadrama.com.
Greenwood Community High School
A second school will be putting their twist on part of Presley’s story.
Greenwood Community High School will be performing “Bye Bye Birdie,” March 8, 9 and 10 at the school, 615 Smith Valley Road, Greenwood.
Educators thought the musical was appropriate because students would be playing characters close to their own age, said Dan Borns, director.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students.
Indian Creek High School
The story of the famed town whose leaders have banned dancing is being performed at Indian Creek.
“Footloose” will be 7 p.m. March 2 and 3 at Indian Creek Middle School’s auditorium, 801 S. Indian Creek Drive, Trafalgar.
The musical tells the story of a teen who moves to a small town where rock music and dance are illegal and his efforts to shake up the town.
Advanced tickets are $8, with tickets at the door being $10.
Roncalli High School
A southside private school will be bringing a beloved children’s tale to life this spring.
Roncalli High School’s production of “Alice in Wonderland,” will be at 7 p.m. March 15, 16 and 17 and 2 p.m. March 17.
The show is based of Lewis Carroll’s story of a young girl who goes down a rabbit hole and meets a white rabbit, the Queen of Hearts and stumbles upon a tea party of animals.
Ticket are $10 for adults and $5 for Roncalli students and children 14 and younger. Tickets can be purchased on line at roncalli.booktix.com beginning Feb. 27.
Whiteland Community High School
Harold Hill and his 76 trombones are coming to Whiteland Community High School.
Thespians at Whiteland Community High School will be performing “The Music Man” at 7 p.m. May 11 and 12 and 2:30 p.m. May 13 at the school, 300 E. Main St.
The musical tells the story of Hill, a con man, who comes into a small town in Iowa to convince the town to start a band with the intention of leaving after he has the money for the instruments and uniforms. A love interest makes him rethink his original intentions.
Tickets are $10 adults and $8 for students and children 10 and under.