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Upcoming performances

See below for what's on tap in the 2019-2020  school year. 

Neil Simon’s classic comedy brings us newlyweds Corie and Paul who have just moved in to a tiny, 5th-floor walkup in Manhattan where they must contend with the apartment’s lack of heat, a skylight that leaks snow, many stairs, their oddball neighbor Victor Velasco, and Corie’s well-meaning mother. Will the newlyweds be able to reconcile their own personal differences in how they approach life’s challenges? Or will their marriage  fall apart?  Adjusting to married life is no walk in the park  — or is it?

Westhill improv troupe

About this Program

Led by the always amusing Bobby Pavia, the Westhill Improv Troupe, or WIT, is a group of hilarious teens performing improvised scenes and playing interactive games. Improv is always taking new members, so if you're interested in joining the group, come to meetings any Thursday from 5-7pm in the Little Theater (room 118). 

Next Improv Show

 TBD

 
 

Student-Run Showcase

About this Show

Created by students, directed by students, and performed by students! This showcase features several short scenes that are directed by some of our wonderful juniors and seniors. More details on this exciting event to follow!

Performances 

 

TBD

 

This Year's Past performances

See below for our complete list of past shows in the 2018-2019 school year. 

Crimes of the Heart

by Beth Henley

Performances

November 10, 16, 17 at 8 pm

November 11 at 3 pm

All performances in the Little Theater (room 118) at Westhill High School.

 

Tickets can be purchased at the door.

$5 for students/seniors (with ID)

$10 for adults

About this Show

 

The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, is unmarried at thirty and facing diminishing marital prospects; Meg, the middle sister, who quickly outgrew Hazlehurst, is back after a failed singing career on the West Coast; while Babe, the youngest, is out on bail after having shot her husband in the stomach. Their troubles, grave and yet, somehow, hilarious, are highlighted by their priggish cousin, Chick, and by the awkward young lawyer who tries to keep Babe out of jail while helpless not to fall in love with her. In the end the play is the story of how its young characters escape the past to seize the future—but the telling is so true and touching and consistently hilarious that it will linger in the mind long after the curtain has descended.

 

Winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award. An astonishing first play, initially presented by the Actors Theatre of Louisville, then Off-Broadway, and then on Broadway, where it established the author as a major voice in our theatre. Warm-hearted, irreverent, zany and brilliantly imaginative, the play teems with humanity and humor as it examines the plight of three young Mississippi sisters betrayed by their passions. "While this play overflows with infectious high spirits, it is also, unmistakably, the tale of a very troubled family. Such is Miss Henley's prodigious talent that she can serve us pain as though it were a piece of cake." —NY Times. "It has heart, wit and a surprisingly zany passion that must carry all before it…it would certainly be a crime for anyone interested in the theatre not to see this play." —NY Post. "From time to time a play comes along that restores one's faith in our theatre…" —NY Magazine.

Cast and Crew 

 

Lenny                           Emma Sawch

Meg                             Alexandra Watkinson

Babe                            Sydney Steinberg

Chick                           Lilah Steinberg

Barnette                     Lucas Pinto-Leite

Doc                              Austin Tovar

Director                       Stephanie Cahill*

Tech Director              Mat DiGiovanna*

Assistant Director      Audrey Molina

Stage Manager          Caroline Klumac

Lighting Designer     Jaralys Cordova

Costume Designer    Franki Spinelli Mastrone

Props Master             Drew Leferman

Building Heads          Eli Shattuck and Brianna Gibson

Running Crew            TBD