Northstar Parent Production Group

Westhill High School

125 Roxbury Road Stamford, CT 06902

Tel: 203-977-4838


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About the Northstar Playmakers

We are Westhill Theater.

"The Northstar Playmakers" is the name of Westhill High School's drama program, which is led by a group of strong student and faculty members and supported by the Northstar Parent Production Group. The Northstar Playmakers strive to put out exceptional, high-quality productions with an on-going focus on student learning through the performing arts.

Faculty advisors

Northstar Playmakers Advisor: Stephanie Cahill

Tech Advisor: Mat DiGiovanna

Improv Troupe Advisor: Bobby Pavia

2018-19 Student Board

Co-Presidents: Sydney Steinberg and Abby Lupinacci

Secretary: Josh Leferman

Social Media Coordinator: Ries Allyn

Fundraising: Divya Gada

Tech Head: Eli Shattuck

2018-2019 Season

Fall Drama:

Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley

Directed by Stephanie Cahill

November 10-17, 2018


CDA Festival:

TBD - More info to follow

Spring Musical:

9 to 5 - More info to follow

The Northstar Parent Production Group

Established in 2009 as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, the Westhill NPPG's objectives are to:

  • produce the spring musical

  • provide financial and volunteer support for the various theater productions and programs at Westhill High School

  • bring together students, families, school staff, and the community to enjoy a vibrant theater program at Westhill High School. 


The NPPG is proud of the dedication shown by our parents who support their children's passions for the performing arts, whether their children are performers, part of the tech crew or musicians. All parents are automatically members of the NPPG. We meet 5-6 times each year. If you are not on our mailing list and would like to be, email us at or enter your information here.

The Westhill Northstar Parent Production Group (NPPG) consists of dedicated parent volunteers who support all aspects of Westhill High School's afterschool theater programs.


In addition to being the producers of the annual spring musical, much of what the Westhill NPPG does involves fundraising to supplement the allocation from the Stamford Public Schools which is not enough to cover our costs. Westhill High School has a long history of producing outstanding theatrical productions and provides low-cost, live performances to the community at large. In addition, the Westhill NPPG frequently bring students to perform outside the school at area senior centers and community events. Our well-regarded theater program and talented students have earned numerous awards from the Connecticut High School Musical Theatre Awards and by the CT Drama Association. Many Northstar Playmakers & Tech crew graduates have gone on to pursue performing and technical theater in college and beyond. 

2018-19 Executive Board

Co-Presidents: Janice Steinberg and Mary Schiro

Vice-President: Susan Leferman

Treasurer: Stacye Nekritz

Secretary: Nancy Boccuzzi


Ex-Officio Board Members:

Margie Pinto-Leite, Brenda ChandraRaj, and Amar Gada

2018-19 Meeting Dates

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Monday, October 15, 2018

Monday, December 3, 2018 

Monday, January 14, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

Monday, April 1, 2019

Monday, May 20, 2019

Monday, June 10, 2019

Meetings are always held at 7pm in the Little Theater (room 118) at Westhill High School.