A guide to 2013 high school musicals in Pittsburgh


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Following is a list of high school musicals for 2013, plus information on the special events surrounding these annual rites of spring.


Special events

• The 17th annual Westmoreland Night of the Stars is at 6:45 p.m. May 1 in the Palace Theatre, Greensburg; 15 Westmoreland County high schools are entered (denoted with a +).

• The 19th annual Henry Mancini Awards for Butler, Lawrence and Beaver counties is at 7 p.m. May 15 in Metheny Fieldhouse, Geneva College, Beaver Falls; 14 schools entered (denoted with a @), including Lincoln High School in Ellwood City, which performed "Les Miserables" last fall.

• The 23rd annual Gene Kelly Awards for Allegheny County high schools is at 7:30 p.m. May 25 in the Benedum Center, Downtown; 29 schools entered (denoted with a ), including Shady Side Academy, which performed "West Side Story" earlier this year.

• The male and female lead-actor winners at the Kelly and Mancini awards are eligible for the National High School Musical Theater Awards known as the Jimmys. The fifth annual week of workshops, performances and awards ceremony is June 26 through July 2 in New York.


Feb. 24-March 3

Seneca Valley, "Annie," Feb. 24, March 1-2

Vincentian, "Seussical," Feb. 24, March 1-2

Western Beaver, "Oklahoma," Feb. 24

Bentworth, "Damn Yankees," Feb. 28-March 3

Brownsville, "The Wedding Singer," Feb. 28-March 3 +

California Area, "Zombie Prom," Feb. 28-March 2

Charleroi Area, "Little Shop of Horrors," March 1-3 +

Derry Area, "Bye Bye Birdie," March 1-3

Farrell, "The Wiz," Feb. 28-March 2

Franklin Regional, "Crazy for You," Feb. 28-March 3 +

Greensburg Salem, "Footloose," Feb. 28-March 3 +

Karns City, "Oklahoma," Feb. 28-March 3

Knoch, "Crazy for You," Feb. 28-March 2

Latrobe, "The Wizard of Oz," March 1-3 +

Shaler, "Tarzan," Feb. 28-March 3

Upper St. Clair, "Anything Goes," March 1-3, 7-9


March 4-10

Ambridge Area, "Curtains," March 7-10 @

Canon-McMillan, "The Sound of Music," March 7-9

Central Valley, "The Wiz," March 7-9 @

Chartiers Valley, "9 to 5: The Musical," March 6-9 •

Connellsville, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," March 7-10 +

Fort Cherry, "Beauty and the Beast," March 7-10

Pittsburgh Brashear, "Grease," March 7-9 •

Sewickley, "Mame," March 7-9

Highlands, "Fame," March 8-10

Laurel Highlands, "The Wizard of Oz," March 7-9

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, "Honk!" March 8-10, 15-16 •

Pine-Richland, "BIG the Musical," March 8-9, 15-16 •

Pittsburgh Brashear, "Grease," March 7-9 •

Ringgold, "Willy Wonka," March 7-9

Steel Valley, "Beauty and the Beast," March 7-10

Thomas Jefferson, "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," March 7-9


March 11-17

Apollo Ridge, "The Boy Friend," March 15-17

Beaver Area, "Me and My Girl," March 15-17 @

Beaver County Christian, "Annie," March 13-16 @

Belle Vernon, "Footloose," March 14-17

Blackhawk, "Beauty and the Beast," March 15-17 @

Butler Area, "Little Me," March 15-16

Fox Chapel, "Guys and Dolls," March 14-17

Freeport Area, "Back to the '80s," March 14-16

Pittsburgh Allderdice, "The Pirates of Penzance," March 14-17

Seton-La Salle, "Jesus Christ Superstar," March 14-16

Geibel Catholic, "Les Miserables," March 15-17

Hopewell, "Guys and Dolls," March 15-17 @

Jeannette, "All Shook Up," March 15-17 +

Kiski Area, "Annie," March 16-19 +

Mars Area, "Grease," March 15-16

Moniteau, "Annie," March 15-16

Moon, "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," March 7-10

North Allegheny, "Footloose," March 12-17

North Hills, "The Pajama Game," March 14-16 and 21-23 •

Norwin, "42nd Street," March 14-17 +

Pittsburgh Perry, "Leader of the Pack," March 14-17 •

Springdale, "Meredith Willson's The Music Man," March 15-17

West Mifflin, "Willy Wonka," March 15-17 •

Wilmington, "The Pajama Game," March 14-16


March 18-24

East Allegheny, "Kiss Me Kate," March 21-23

Freedom Area, "Fiddler on the Roof," March 22-24 @

Keystone Oaks, "The Drowsy Chaperone," March 21-23 •

Ligonier Valley, "Back to the '80s," March 22-23 +

Neshannock, "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," March 22-24

New Brighton, "The Drowsy Chaperone," March 21-23 @

St. Joseph, "Seussical the Musical," March 21-24 •

South Fayette, "Thoroughly Modern Millie," March 22-24

South Side Area, "Bye Bye Birdie," March 22-24

Union City, "Calamity Jane," March 22-23

Yough, "Bye Bye Birdie," March 22-24 +


March 25-31

No musicals scheduled


April 1-7

Burgettstown, "Peter Pan," April 5-7

Hampton, "Legally Blonde," April 5-6, 12-13 •

Homeschoolers, "The Wizard of Oz," April 5-6 +

Mohawk, "The Phantom of the Opera," April 4-7

Mount Pleasant, "Grease," April 4-5

Northgate, "Beauty and the Beast," April 6, 12-13 •

Penn Trafford, "Guys and Dolls," April 5-7, 12-14 +

Riverside, "The Wizard of Oz," April 4-7 @

Riverview, "Annie," April 5-7, 12-13 •

West Allegheny, "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," April 5-7, 12-13 •

Westmont Hilltop, "Into the Woods," April 4-6


April 8-14

Avonworth, "The Phantom of the Opera," April 12-13, 19-20 •

Big Beaver Falls, "The Wiz," April 12-14 @

Brentwood, "Beauty and the Beast," April 11-13

Burrell, "Wonderful Town," April 11-13

Carlynton, "9 to 5," April 11-14

Deer Lakes, "Fiddler on the Roof," April 12-14 •

Elizabeth Forward, "Beauty and the Beast," April 11-13 •

Hempfield Area, "South Pacific," April 10-13 +

Grove City, "Sasquatch the Musical," April 11-13

McKeesport, "Oliver," April 11-13 •

Montour, "Legally Blonde," April 11-14 and 18-20

Plum, "Seussical the Musical," April 11-13 •

Quaker Valley, "Anything Goes," April 10-13 •

South Park, "The Sound of Music," April 11-14


April 15-21

Baldwin, "Hairspray," April 17-20 •

Central Catholic, "Curtains," April 18-21 •

Penn Hills, "All Shook Up," April 19-21, 26-27 •

Pittsburgh CAPA, "In the Heights," April 18-21, 25-28 •

Quigley Catholic, "Back to the '80s," April 18-20 @

Rochester Area, "Little Shop of Horrors," April 18-20

Valley, "Pippin," April 18-21

Gateway, "Beauty and the Beast," April 19-21, 27


April 22-28

Aliquippa, "Little Shop of Horrors," April 26-28 @

Bishop Canevin, "In the Heights," April 25-27 •

Eden Christian, "The Wizard of Oz," April 24-27

Greensburg Central Catholic, "Honk, The Musical," April 26-27 +

Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School, "Secret Garden," April 26-28

North Catholic, "Cinderella," April 26-28 •

Pittsburgh Obama Academy, "Once on This Island," April 25-27 and May 2-4 •

Portersville Christian, "Bye Bye Birdie," April 25-27

Serra Catholic, "The Boys From Syracuse," April 24-27

Trinity Christian, "Aladdin," April 25-27

Winchester Thurston, "Hello Dolly!" April 26-28 •

Woodland Hills, "Young Frankenstein," April 26-27, May 2-4 •


April 29-May 5

No musicals scheduled.


May 6-12

Mt. Lebanon, "Seussical," May 8-11

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First Published February 22, 2013 5:00 AM


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