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Thomas Edison High School Theater
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THOMAS EDISON HIGH SCHOOL THEATER is a student-centered, student-led theater company featuring cast, creative staff, and administrative staff from the Edison High student body.  Typically, the company performs three plays a year: one in December, one in March, and one in May.  Our full season brochure for 2016-17 can be found here!

This year, Thomas Edison High School Theater will produce three plays: The WizOthello, and Rumors.  The formal season announcement is linked below.
 

The Wiz

Book by William F. Brown

Music and Lyrics by Charlie Smalls

From the story “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” by L. Frank Baum

Directed by Dudley Voigt

December 8-10, 2016. 

Thomas Edison H.S. Auditorium 

Auditions: September 26-28, 2016. 3:15PM. Auditorium

 

Othello

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Max Athorn 

& Raederle Sterling

March 16-18, 2017. 

Thomas Edison H.S. Auditorium

Auditions: January 3-4, 2017. 

3:15PM. Auditorium.

 

Rumors

By Neil Simon

A Senior Project directed by Elie Nederloe, Thomas Edison High School Senior 

May 18-20, 2017.

Thomas Edison H.S. Auditorium and Art-a-Whirl. 

Auditions March 21-22, 2017. 3:15PM. Location TBA



We are looking for students to be part of our student staff! If you are interested in working as a designer, assistant director, or publicity staff for any of the shows above or for the whole season, please see Mr. Athorn for an application.

Would you like to get involved?  Contact Mr. Athorn at 612-668-1354 or e-mail him at max.athorn@mpls.k12.mn.us
 

PRODUCTION HISTORY

2014-2015
In The Room Where It Happens (a short play festival)
Our Town
You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

2014-2015
What Is Beyond
Twelfth Night
Working

2012-2013
Rising Sun, Rising Moon
The Mousetrap
The Music Man


2012-2013
so what had happened was...
Little Shop of Horrors
Romeo and Juliet


2011-2012
Charlotte's Web
Antigone
Smokey Joe's Cafe


2010-2011
Footloose
Don't Drink the Water


2009-2010
Bye Bye Birdie

PHOTOS
To see photos of Thomas Edison High School Theater, click here.