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New England High School Theater Festival
Andover High School readies for this weekend's event

Massachusetts is hosting the New England Drama Festival at Andover High School this weekend. Two schools from each of the New England states are representing their state drama organizations with performances running Saturday through Monday, April 16th - 18th at the Collins Center. 

Check out the performance schedule below. Tickets will be on sale at the door at $10 per block or $40 for all five blocks of shows. For further information, email Susan Choquette


New England Drama Festival Schedule 


Saturday, April 16

1:30p     Opening Ceremony

2:00p     BLOCK I

2:00p     The 39 Steps - Plymouth Regional HS,  Plymouth NH

3:00p     The Yellow Boat - The Bromfield School, Harvard, MA

3:00p     Scapin - Peoples Academy HS, Morrisville, VT


7:00p     BLOCK II

7:10p     Shakespeare in Hollywood - E.O. Smith HS, Storrs CT

8:15p     Elephant's Graveyard - Gorham HS, Gorham ME

9:00p     The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet - Gilford High School,  GuildfordNH


Sunday, April 17

12:50p   BLOCK III

1:00p     The Elephant Man - Yarmouth HS, Yarmouth ME

2:00p     The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds - Stamford HS, Stamford CT


7:00p     BLOCK IV

7:15p     The Complete History of America (abridged) - Manchester-Essex Regional HS, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA

8:15p     MacBeth - Milton HS, Milton VT


Monday, April 18

9:50a     BLOCK V

10:00a   Breaking Legs - Mount Hope HS, Bristol RI

11:00a   Nora's Lost - North Kingstown HS, RI

2:00p     Closing Ceremony

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The NEDC supports theatre arts in high schools throughout New England by sponsoring the annual New England Drama Festival. The New England Drama Festival provides a showcase for two shows from each of the 6 New England states. These shows are selected through festivals by each state's high school theatre organization. The NEDF includes workshops and forums to foster the education and discussion of theatre among the attending students and directors.
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