What a great year of performances! Thank you to the performing arts department and congrats to all the student actors, musicians, dancers, and crew! Check this spot for the 2019-2020 calendar.
COMPLETED SHOWS Shakespeare: “Measure for Measure” Oct. 31, 3:15 pm Nov. 1, 2, & 3, 7:30 pm Roberts/Dubbs Auditorium TICKETS: $10 adults, $5 students, free for Brookline K-8 students, but not recommended for grades 6 and under. Sign up to help with ticketing and/or concessions. Place a greeting in the program bookand celebrate someone in the show while you support BHS performing arts! The deadline is Oct. 25. "Disillusioned with Vienna's deteriorating moral standards, the Duke abandons his position and appoints Angelo to take his place. When Angelo propositions Isabella, a young woman looking to join a convent, claiming he will free Claudio in return for her sexual favors, Isabella must evaluate her beliefs and choose between her brother's life and her virginity."
The Freshman Play: “Under the Big Top” "Under the Big Top" is a fun, silly, over-the-top comedy involving a circus catastrophe. It is a family-friendly show for all ages exploring themes of family, self-discovery, perseverance, overcoming fears, justice, and love. Run time est. 1 hr., 15 mins. No intermission. $10 adults $5 students Free for Brookline K-8 students Dec. 5, 3:30 pm Dec. 6 & 7, 7:30 pm Dec. 8, 3:30 pm & 7:30 pm Black Box Theater
Winter Concert Dec. 14, 7:30 pm Roberts/Dubbs Auditorium $5 at the door. Free for Brookline K-8 students. Volunteer to help out. Come experience the wealth of music going on at BHS, at one of the liveliest concerts of the year! Music Collective (our advanced contemporary music ensemble), Orchestra, Concert Choir, A Cappella Choir, Camerata Choir, Concert Band, and Advanced Chamber Orchestra — more than 200 talented young musicians — all perform.
Chamber Music Festival Feb. 13, 7:30 pm Black Box Theater
MARCH Spring Play: "When the Rainbow is Enuf" Inspired by Ntozake Shange's classic piece celebrating women of color, "When the Rainbow is Enuf" is a compilation of monologues, stories told through poetry and dance sharing experiences about growing from girlhood into young women.Laugh, cry, and bop your way through this land of BrownGirlMagic! Mar. 6, 3:30 pm Mar. 7, 8, & 9, 7:30 pm Black Box Theater Adults $10, Students $5 BHS Staff Free
State Drama Festival Play: “Shh...It’s coming!” Mar. 13, 3:30 and 7:30 pm Mar. 14, 7:30 pm Roberts/Dubbs Auditorium
Acappellafest Mar. 15, 7:30 pm Mar. 16, 6:00 pm & 7:30 pm Dance Studio 1
All-Town Strings Concert Mar. 18, 7:00 pm Roberts/Dubbs Auditorium
Camerata & Chamber Orchestra Masterworks Wednesday, March 27, 7:30 PM St. Paul’s Church 15 St. Paul Street, Brookline, MA Tickets $5, at the door. Under the direction of Michael Driscoll and Nina Bishop, Brookline High School's Camerata Choir and Advanced Chamber Orchestra perform a program of Baroque works. The program features Bohemian composer Jan Dismas Zelenka’s Dixit Dominus (ZWV 66) using Michael Driscoll’s own edition of this unpublished work. The concert also features selected movements from French composer Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s Te Deum, famous for the opening fanfare that is used as the signature of Eurovision broadcasts. The performance features soloists from the choir.
APRIL Music Collective Concert Apr. 4 & 5, 7:30 pm Roberts/Dubbs Auditorium
Chorus Concert Newton North Family Singers vs. BHS Camerata Choir April 25, 7:00 p.m. BHS Main entrance
MAY Progressions Dance Concert May 2, 3, & 4, 7:30 pm Roberts/Dubbs Auditorium Tickets $10 adults, $5 students and seniors, free for Brookline K-8 students.
Needs Improvment May 10, 7:30 pm Roberts/Dubbs Auditorium
MAY Needs Improvment May 31, 7:30 pm Roberts/Dubbs Auditorium
Spring Musical Theatre Cabaret May 29, 7:30 pm Black Box Theatre $10 adults, $5 students Proceeds support next year's musical.
Música y cultura: The Latin American Spirit Here & Abroad May 31, F & G blocks (12:30 & 1:25 pm) Roberts/Dubbs Auditorium
JUNE Carolyn’s Open Mic Nights The last of 10 opem mic nights was June 7 7:00 pm in Band Room 12.