High School Musicals

Kelly Critic review: 'Shrek The Musical,' Baldwin High School

The colorful musical with a message was in performance April 9-12.

4 days ago

 The knights and ladies of Central Catholic High School's "Spamalot."

Kelly Critic review: ‘Spamalot,’ Central Catholic High School

The musical based on "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" sparkled with fine comedic timing during performances March 27-29.

4 days ago

 Transylvanians lament "He's Loose" as the monster escapes from the castle Frankenstein in Hampton's "Young Frankenstein," the high school's 2014 spring musical.

Kelly Critic review: ‘Young Frankenstein,’ Hampton High School

Passion is key to the comedic monster musical that was in performance April 4-12.

3 days ago

 Left to right: Mia Fox as Ruth, Peter Heres as the Pirate King, KJ Devlin as Major-General Stanley, Patrick Hughes as Frederick, Katie Manuel as Mabel and Nicholas Medich as the Police Chief in "Pirates of Penzance" in Quaker Valley High School's 2014 spring musical.

Kelly Critic review: 'Pirates of Penzance,' Quaker Valley High School

The Gilbert & Sullivan operetta has a hilarious run in performances March 20-22.

5 days ago

Kelly Critic review: ‘Man of La Mancha,’ Avonworth High School

The undaunted cast delivers a dreamy "La Mancha" during performances April 4-12.

5 days ago

 The girls of "Footloose" in Pittsburgh CAPA's 2014 spring musical, from left: Kaitlyn Flanagan, Saige Smith, Elexa Hanner, Shelby Fichtner and Alexandra Illescas.

Kelly Critic review: ‘Footloose,’ Pittsburgh CAPA

Let's hear it for the cast of "Footloose," which was in performance March 27-April 5 at the Downtown performing arts school.

5 days ago

Kelly Critic review: 'Thoroughly Modern Millie,' Pine Richland High School

A thoroughly enjoyable "Millie" was in performance March 21-29.

2 weeks ago

 Cast members of the Baldwin High School spring musical "Bye Bye Birdie."

Kelly Critic review: 'Bye Bye Birdie,' West Mifflin High School

Remembering the good old days with an ideal musical for the high school stage. "Birdie" ran at Baldwin March 14-16.

2 weeks ago

 Millie, played by Amber Kaska, sings along with the ensemble at Yough High School.

High school musical: 'Thoroughly Modern Millie' a fine job at Yough with a difficult show

Teaching teens to tap dance in a month or two is no mean feat.

2 weeks ago

 Pittsburgh Brashear performs the high school's 2014 spring musical "Bye Bye Birdie."

Kelly Critic review: “Bye Bye Birdie,” Pittsburgh Brashear High School

Energetic “Birdie” was fun for all in performances March 13-16.

2 weeks ago

 The cast "The Wiz" performs in the Our Lady of Sacred Heart 2014 spring musical.

Kelly Critic review: “The Wiz,” Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School

“The Wiz” delivers humor and glam in performances that ran March 7-9, 14-15.

3 weeks ago

 The cast of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" featured Devin Moore as Joseph and Ranae McIntyre and Emily Palma as the Narrators. Performances were March 5-8, 2014.

Kelly Critic review: “Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” Chartiers Valley High School

Performances of the family-friendly musical “Joseph” ran March 5-8.

3 weeks ago

 Sophomore Erika Levine hugs senior Cara Lyons after their backstage warmups before performing in South Fayette High School's production of "The Music Man."

Stage review: It all comes together in South Fayette's 'Music Man'

A clash of cultures and generations plays well in high school productions.

3 weeks ago

 Senior Catherine Paletta checks her hair before the start of Mars Area High School's rendition of "Footloose" on opening night last Friday.

Stage review: Mars Area tackles serious issues in 'Footloose'

Generations and cultures clash in the musical set in small-town of Bomont, where dancing is banned.

3 weeks ago


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