The Academic Theatre Affiliation has unveiled its record of probably the most produced performs, musicals, and brief performs in U.S. excessive faculties throughout the 2020-2021 faculty yr, the results of a survey that has been performed yearly since 1938.
The Addams Household once more leads the musicals record, taking the highest spot for the third yr in a row forward of You are a Good Man, Charlie Brown and The Principle of Relativity, each newly within the high 10. The stage adaptation of the movie Clue was the highest play after attaining the identical in 2019-2020, adopted by Virtually, Maine and It is a Great Life: A Dwell Radio Play. Playwrights Don Zolidis and Jonathan Rand proceed to dominate the most-produced brief performs, with Rand’s Verify Please once more within the primary spot.
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Although the provision of vaccines has returned a semblance of normalcy to some theatre departments, this yr’s record nonetheless displays the challenges that COVID-19 created for varsity theatre, with works trending in direction of smaller casts and reveals that extra simply lend themselves to streaming productions.
EdTA’s philanthropic arm, the Academic Theatre Basis, has established a reduction fund for faculties affected by COVID-19. The Thespian Reduction Fund will award grants to assist faculty theatre packages proceed regardless of income and district finances losses within the 2020-2021 faculty yr. Extra details about making donations and making use of for grants may be discovered at EducationalTheatreFoundation.org.
Check out the whole record of the most-produced reveals at excessive faculties within the 2020-2021 faculty yr:
FULL-LENGTH MUSICALS:1. The Addams Household (Andrew Lippa, Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice), Theatrical Rights Worldwide2. You are a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Clark Gesner, Michael Mayer, Andrew Lippa), Harmony Theatricals3. The Principle of Relativity (Neil Bartram, Brian Hill), Music Theatre International4. The twenty fifth Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Rebecca Feldman, Jay Reiss, William Finn, Rachel Sheinkin), MTI5. Little Girls (Jason Howland, Mindi Dickstein, Allan Knee), MTI6. Godspell (John Michael Tebelak, Stephen Schwartz), MTI7. (tie) Disney’s Excessive Faculty Musical (David Simpatico, Bryan Louiselle, Faye Greenberg, David N. Lawrence, Greg Cham, Matthew Gerrard, Robbie Nevil, Ray Cham, Andrew Seeley, Randy Petersen, Kevin Quinn, Adam Watts, Jamie Houston, Andy Dodd), MTI7. (tie) Little Store of Horrors (Howard Ashman, Alan Menken), MTI9. (tie) Brilliant Star (Steve Martin, Edie Brickell), Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW)9. (tie) Into the Woods (Stephen Sondheim, James Lapine), MTI9. (tie) Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, Glenn Slater, Doug Wright), MTI
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FULL-LENGTH PLAYS:1. Clue (Jonathan Lynn, Sandy Rustin, Hunter Foster, Eric Worth), Broadway Licensing2. Virtually, Maine (John Cariani), Dramatists Play Service3. It is a Great Life: A Dwell Radio Play (Joe Landry), Playscripts4. A Midsummer Night time’s Dream (William Shakespeare), public domain5. She Kills Monsters (Qui Nguyen), CT6. A Christmas Carol (Numerous), Various7. The Laramie Mission (Moises Kaufman and the members of Tectonic Theater Mission), Dramatists Play Service (DPS)8. The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon (Don Zolidis), Playscripts9. Alice in Wonderland (Numerous), Various10. (tie) Our City (Thornton Wilder), CT10. (tie) Peter and the Starcatcher (Wayne Barker, Rick Elice), MTI10. (tie) Puffs, Or: Seven More and more Eventful Years at a Sure Faculty of Magic and Magic (Matt Cox), CT10. (tie) Radium Ladies (D.W. Gregory), Dramatic Publishing (DP)10. (tie) Twelfth Night time (William Shakespeare), public domain10. (tie.) Classic Hitchcock: A Dwell Radio Play (Joe Landry), Playscripts
SHORT PLAYS:1. Verify Please (Jonathan Rand), Playscripts2. Assist Desk: A Keep-at-Dwelling Play (Don Zolidis), Playscripts3. (tie) 10 Methods to Survive Life in a Quarantine (One-Act): A Keep-at-Dwelling Play (Don Zolidis), Playscripts3. (tie) The Web is Distract—Oh Look a Kitten! (Ian McWethy), Playscripts5. Dangerous Auditions by Dangerous Actors (Ian McWethy), Playscripts6. The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon (One-Act) (Don Zolidis), Playscripts7. (tie) Sport of Tiaras (One-Act) (Don Zolidis), Playscripts7. (tie) Our Place (Terry Wayne Gabbard), DP7. (tie) Scenes From a Quarantine (Lindsay Worth), Theatrefolk7. (tie) The Audition (Don Zolidis), Playscripts7. (tie) It is a Check (Stephen Gregg), DP
For extra on the 2020-2021 survey, go to SchoolTheatre.org.
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