During November you can catch some great performances from Chaminade’s high school and middle school drama programs. Beginning Friday, November 9, The Chaminade Players bring Arthur Miller’s dramatic classic, The Crucible, to life on the Marilyn Simons Stage at the Tutor Family Center for the Performing Arts on the West Hills campus. Inspired by real events, The Crucible dramatizes the Salem witch trials in 1690s Massachusetts. Performance dates are::
Friday, November 9 Canceled
Saturday, November 10 Canceled
Friday, November 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 17 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 18 at 2:00 p.m.
Tickets are $20 per adult and $15 per student Click here to purchase tickets.
The Middle School Players present Space Captain: Captain of Space in the Fr. Allan DeLong Center for Arts and Athletics on the Chatsworth campus. Written by Jeff Sproul, Space Captain: Captain of Space is a 1930s adventure story like Flash Gordon, but with a modern sense of humor. Performances dates are:
Thursday, November 15
Friday, November 16
Saturday, November 17
Showtime is 7:01 p.m. General admission tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door or by clicking here.
This story has been edited with new performance dates and times for The Crucible
The Chaminade Players have been recognized for their stellar work during the 2017-2018 school year with four National Youth Arts Awards:
Outstanding Production: Macbeth
Lead Performance in a Musical: Emma Mumford ’18 as Miss Adelaide, Guys and Dolls
Lead Performance in a Play: Samantha Bader ’18 as Lady Macbeth, Macbeth
Lead Performance in a Play: Noah Baum ’18 as Macbeth, Macbeth
A panel of more than 50 judges and reviewers selected award winners from a list of nominations. In addition to the winners, Chaminade was recognized with nominations for Outstanding Production, Guys and Dolls; Featured Performance in a Play, Sean McCarthy ’20 as Porter, First Murderer, Siward in Macbeth; Costume Design, Lori Lee, Macbeth; and Choreography, Nancy Dobbs Owen, Stephen Bishop, and Mia Lind, Macbeth.
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Chaminade performing arts has two excellent shows to watch this weekend, Chaminade’s high school dance concert Valley of the Jeweled Dragon, and Chaminade Middle School Players’ Luck of the Draw.
Valley of the Jeweled Dragon features an evening of dance a cirque with a fantasy fusion of Eastern countries and cultures at the Tutor Family Center for the Performing Arts on the West Hills campus. Ticket prices are $22 for adults, $16 for students and $11 for children. Click here to purchase tickets. Show dates and times are:
Friday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Chaminade Middle School Players present a night of musical comedy fun as they perform Luck of the Draw! A completely improvised musical based on audience suggestions, so every night is a new and original show. No two shows are alike! Join us for a night of good laughs, music, and even a little dancing!
Performances will be held at the Fr. Allen DeLong Center for Arts and Athletics. Ticket prices are $10.00 for general admission. Click here to purchase tickets. All proceeds benefit the Chaminade middle school drama program. Show dates and times: