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Past Productions at East Theatre

Note: Individual show pages will have missing elements. They will be updated with time. Sorry for the inconvenience.

2016-2017
-The Music Man- October 21-23, 2016
Black Comedy & The White Liars- November 17-19, 2016
Drama II Showcase - December 3, 2016
IB/Rep One-Acts & Original Works - December 10, 2016
-Legally Blonde - January 27-29, 2017
Noises Off - April 6-9, 2017
Steel Magnolias - April 21-22, 2017
Class Action - May 6, 2017

2015-2016
Nights of Broadway- October 9-11, 2015
The Love of Three Oranges - November 12-14, 2015
Student Directed One-Acts - December 4 & 5, 2015
Crazy For You- January 22-24, 2016
IB/Rep One-Acts & Original Works - February 19 & 20, 2016
Comic Potential - April 7-9, 2016
The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-moon Marigolds - April 22 & 23, 2016
Richard Cory - April 30, 2016

2014-2015
The Taming of the Shrew - October 2-4, 2014
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - October 17 & 18, 2014
The Pajama Game - November 14-16, 2014
Student Directed One-Acts - December 12 & 13, 2014
Nights of Music - February 20-22, 2015
Orpheus Descending - April 9-11, 2015

2013-2014

The Servant of Two Masters - October 3-5, 2013
Dark Side of the Moon - November 8, 2013
Thoroughly Modern Millie
Student Directed One-Act Plays
Nights of Broadway - February 14-16, 2014
The Actor's Nightmare/Baby With The Bathwater - April 10-12, 2014

2012-2013 - This is the first year in the Performing Arts Center
Nights of Broadway 8 - [Photos]
Bye Bye Birdie (District Musical)
The Good Woman of Setzuan
Student Directed One-Act Plays
Hairspray
Fools
Museum

2011-2012
You Can't Take It With You
Much Ado About Nothing
Ragtime
Student Directed One-Acts
Nights of Music

2010-2011
Moon Over Buffalo - [Photos]
The Last Five Years
Student Directed One-Acts
Nights of Broadway 7
Student Written One-Acts
Into the Woods - [Photos]
Camino Real

2009-2010
The Man Who Came to Dinner
Class Action
The Marriage of Bette & Boo
Once Upon a Mattress - [Photos]
Nights of Glee
Footloose - [Photos]
Student Directed One-Act Plays - [Photos]
Flowers for Algernon - [Photos]
A Midsummer Night's Dream

2008-2009
The Love of Three Oranges - [Photos]
The Visit
Missed Communication - [Photos]
Nights of Broadway 6 - [Photos]
Student Directed One-Acts - [Photos]
The Wedding Singer - [Photos]
Pirate Fun Night - [Photos]
Don't Drink the Water - [Photos]
The Really Big Show

2007-2008
Arsenic & Old Lace
Advanced Drama Play: Museum
CHESS
One-Act Plays
Nights of Broadway
Our Town

2006-2007
The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940
Student Directed One-Acts
Anything Goes
tick, tick...BOOM!
Talking With...
Advanced Drama Scenes
Thoroughly Modern Millie
Jack, or The Submission & The Bald Soprano
The Really Big Show IV

2005-2006
Comic Potential - [Photos]
Advanced Drama One-Acts
-Urinetown - November 17-19, 2005 - page 1 / page 2 - [Photos]
-Under Milk Wood page 1 / page 2
Student Directed One-Acts
Nights of Broadway 4 - [Photos]
A Streetcar Named Desire - [Photos]
The Really Big Show III

2004-2005
Emma's Child - [Photos]
Advanced Drama One-Acts
Baby With The Bathwater
-Bye Bye Birdie
Camino Real
Midsummer Nights Dream
Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds
Nights of Broadway 3
Black Comedy
The Really Big Show II

2003-2004
You Can't Take It With You
Medea
Halloween Costume Party
One Acts
Museum
-Once Upon a Mattress
Fools - [Photos]
Nights of Broadway 2
Trip to Chicago & NYC
Nosies Off - [Photos]
The Really Big Show

2002-2003
The Good Woman of Setzuan
·Footloose
Talking With...
Steel Magnolias
One Act Plays

2001-2002
The Visit
Antigone
·Into the Woods
Fools
Nights of Broadway
Trip to Chicago & NYC
Rumors
One Acts

2000-2001
Moon Over Buffalo
·Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Harvey
Arsenic & Old Lace
·The Fantasticks
One Act Plays
Trip to Twin Cities
The Marriage of Bette & Boo
All My Sons

1999-2000
Don't Drink the Water
·Oklahoma
Who Killed Richard Cory
The Worst High School Play in the World
One-Act Plays
·Godspell
Trip to Chicago & NYC
Midsummer Night's Dream

1998-1999
The Man Who Came to Dinner
·You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown
·Fiddler On the Roof

Fools
One Act Plays
Camino Real
Steel Magnolias

1997-1998
The Foreigner - [Photos]
·Anything Goes
·Joan of Arc
Taming of the Shrew
Baby With the Bathwater

1996-1997
Black Comedy/White Lies
·Chess
·Oliver
The Marriage of Bette & Boo
- [Photos]

1995-1996
The Curious Savage
One Act Plays
·Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
·Jesus Christ Superstar
·Pippin
Much Ado About Nothing

1994-1995
You Can't Take It WIth You
·My Fair Lady
·Nunsense
·Once Upon a Matress
One Act Plays
Inherit The Wind

1993-1994
The Crucible
A Midsummer's Night Dream
Alice in Wonderland
·Music Man

1992-1993
Arsenic and Old Lace
Romeo and Juliet
Our Town
·Fiddler on the Roof
·Grease

1991-1992
Steel Magnolias
·Something in the Air Feels Like Tomorrow
Play On
·Oklahoma

1990-1991
The Outsiders
·Godspell
Ten Little Indians

1989-1990
The Scarlet Letter
Alice In Wonderland
The Wave

1988-1989
Blithe Spirit
Angel Street
Where The Lillies Bloom

1987-1988
God's Favorite
·King and I
Importance of Being Earnest
Stars For A Night

1986-1987
The Tender Trap
I Never Saw Another Butterfly
·Godspell

1985-1986
·Anything Goes
Spoon River Anthology
The Chalk Garden

1984-1985
Curious Savage - [Photos]
Antigone
·Fiddler On The Roof

1983-1984
Bus Stop
Diary of Anne Frank
One Act Plays:
-Plaza Suite
-Apple Tree
-The Good Doctor

1982-1983
Arsenic and Old Lace
·Fantastiks
The Tormented Shall Walk the Night

1981-1982
Exit The Body
The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty
Hedda Gabler

1980-1981
The Odd Couple
·The Mikado
Heaven Can Wait
Thespians

1979-1980
The Good Doctor
·Man of La Mancha
The Absence of a Cello

1978-1979
Story Theatre
·You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown
Taming of the Shrew

1977-1978 ***This is the first year of the "Performing Arts Department"
Man Who Came To Dinner
·Fiddler on the Roof
Glass Menagerie

1976-1977
You Can't Take It With You
·The Fantastiks
Inherit The Wind

1975-1976
The Odd Couple
Which Way America?
Born Yesterday

1974-1975
Story Theatre
A Streetcar Named Desire
·Godspell
Thespians

1973-1974
Come Back Little Sheba
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
My Three Angels
Thespians

1972-1973
The Tormented Shall Walk The Night?
The Great American Drifter
8 20 Gas
Joan of Lorraine
Children's Theatre: Puss in Boots
Thespians

1971-1972
·You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown
Harvey
Song in the Wind
Tech

1970-1971
Flowers For Algernon
A Thurber Carnival
8 20 Gas
Thespians

1969-1970
Charley's Aunt
·The Fantastiks
8 20 Gas
Thespians

1968-1969
Dear Me, The Sky Is Falling
Carving Tool
Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Drama Club/Thespians
Class & Club projects (Photo 1 / Photo 2 / Photo 3)

1967-1968
Breath of Spring
The Oresteia
The Tormented (not in yearbook)
·Music Man (mentioned, but not covered by yearbook)
Drama Club/Thespians

1966-1967
You Can't Take It With You
·West Side Story (cancelled)
One-Act "Pyramus & Thisbe" from Midsummer Night's Dream (for Carnival)
Glass Menagerie
Drama Club/Thespians

1965-1966
(East Drama Club joins the National Thespian Society)
Life With Father
·Oklahoma
Anastasia
Drama Club/Thespians

1964-1965
My Three Angels
·H.M.S. Pinafore
Antigone

1963-1964
Pillow Talk
·Mikado
Come Back, Little Sheba

1962-1963
Dino (November 9-10, 1963)
The Rainmaker
·Bye Bye Birdie

1961-1962
Auntie Mame
Lo and Behold (February 14-15, 1962)
·The Pajama Game (April 12, 11 & 13, 1962)

1960-1961
·South Pacific (April 20, 21 & 22, 1961)
Bernardine
Diary of Anne Frank

1959-1960
·The Boyfriend
The Lark
Teahouse of the August Moon

1958-1959
·The King and I
Our Town
A Midsummer Night's Dream (April 3-4, 1959)
Tech (Photo 1 / Photo 2)

1957-1958
·Annie Get Your Gun
Teach Me How To Cry
Ondine
Tech (Photo 1 / Photo 2 / Photo 3)

1956-1957
(This is the first year East had a Thespian Society!)
(New Lighting System in the East Aud!)
Seven Keys To Baldpate (Photo 1 / Photo 2)
Joan of Lorraine (October 20-25, 1956) (Photo 1 / Photo 2)
Sabrina Fair (February 21-22, 1957)
The Barretts of Wimpole Street (May)
One Act Plays [Junior Dramatics] (January 30-31, 1957):
---When the Sun Rises
---The Trysting Place
---Lost Victory
---Recognition scene from Anastasia
---Between Trains
Lighting Tech
Make-up Tech

1955-1956
Out of the Frying Pan-Senior Play (October 13 & 14, 1955) (Photo 1 / Photo 2)
March of Drama [excerpts from shows] (December 3, 1955)
---Medea
---The Taming of the Shrew
---This Property is Condemned
Liliom-Senior Play
Time Out For Ginger-Junior Play (February 23 & 24)
Amahl and the Night Visitors

1954-1955
Some Women Were Talking
Sparkin'
Twelfth Night (1st time Shakespeare produced at East)
Antigone
One Act Plays:
-Antic Spring
-Variety
-Undertow
-If Women Worked as Men Do
-Balcony Scene
-Joint Owners in Spain
Lighting Tech
Sound Tech
Dramatics Class/Club

1953-1954
Harvey
Smith vs. Smythe
A Murder Has Been Arranged
Take Care of My Little Girl (Photo 1 / Photo 2)
Antic Spring (one-act)
Dramatics Class/Club
Drama Class Candid

1952-1953
You Can't Take It With You
Our Miss Brooks (Photo 1/Photo 2)
Stage Door
By the Light of a Star
Down In The Valley
Dramatics Class/Club

1951-1952
Pride and Prejudice (Photo 1/Photo 2)
Dear Ruth
George Washington Slept Here
Sparkin' (Jr. Dramatics)
Aunt Deborah's First Luncheon (Jr. Dramatics)
Dramatics Class/Club

1950-1951
Life With Father (directed by Miss Fisher)
The Fighting Littles (directed by Jean Lemons)
American Passport
One Act Plays:
-Undertow
-Heartattack
-The Princess Marries the Page
-A Sign Unto You
-Murder by Morning
-Opening of the Door
-Have You Had Your Operation?
-By Candlelight
Directors: Robert Copeland and Sherla Lee Fisher
Dramatics Class/Club

1949-1950
Senior Dramatics:
---The Man Who Came To Dinner
---Once In A Lifetime
---The Imaginary Invalid
---Photo from Senior Drama Class
Junior Dramatics (6 one act plays total)
---What Are You Going To Wear
---Box and Cox

1948-1949
Unknown

1947-1948
Storm Before Sunset
Little Women
Finders Keepers
One-Act Plays:
-Mansions Pepper Pot Princess
-Tenth Word
-Wings of the Morning
Senior & Junior Dramatics
Senior Drama Class

1946-1947
Unknown

1945-1946
Class applying make-up (November 15, 1945)
The Bethlehem Road (December 11, 1945)
Wings Over Washington [Senior Play] (February 7, 1946)
Junior Dramatics' One Act Plays (March 14, 1946)
Schubert Alley [Senior Dramatics] (April 11, 1946)
Senior & Junior Dramatics

1944-1945
A Prince There Was
The Imaginary Invalid
Come Rain or Shine
-If He Could Speak (choric drama)

1943-1944
The Voice of America (choric drama)
Passion Play
Princess Victory and the Eleven Dwarfs (skit)
Fanny and the Servant Problem
The King Rides By
Dramatic Clubs

*East also formed an "Oklahoma Club" for fans of the new musical.

1942-1943
Senior Dramatic Club
---We Hold Most Dear
---Sky Road
---Mrs. Miniver
Junior Dramatic Club
---She Stoops to Conquer
---Rehearsal (1-Act)
---Our Aunt From California (1-Act)
---The Fourteenth Guest (1-Act)

1941-1942
Senior Dramatic Club
---Two Minutes To Go
---Listen World
---Once and For All
Junior Dramatic Club
---By Candlelight
---Thanks Awfully
---Storm Before Sunset

1940-1941
The Good Listener
Miss Somebody Else
The Bethlehem Road
American Passport

1939-1940
Come Let Us Adore Him
The Imaginary Invalid
Growing Pains

1938-1939
[No listing in annual]

1937-1938
Pride and Prejudice
Lady of Letters

1936-1937
Wings of the Morning
Hurry, Hurry, Hurry
New Fires

1935-1936
The Passing of the Third Floor Bact (May 8, 1936)
The King Rides By (January 31, 1936)

1934-1935
Unknown

1933-1934
[No listing in annual]

1932-1933
Once In A Lifetime (May 12, 1933) [Senior Class Play]

1931-1932
The Royal Family (May 13, 1932) [Senior Class Play]

1930-1931
Little Women (May 14-15. 1931) [Senior Class Play]

1929-1930
Lilies of the Field (May 15-16, 1930) [Senior Class Play]

1928-1929 ***This in the first year "East" was added to Wichita High School***
Senior Dramatics
---The Boomerang (Photo 1 / Photo 2)
---Golden Days (Photo 1 / Photo 2)
---The Hottentot
---Merton of the Movies
---A Prince There Was
Junior Dramatics One Act Plays:
---The Hamburger King
---A Penny a Flower
---The Valient
---The Knave of Hearts
---Lunch in the Suburbs
---Good Medicine
---Dancing Dolls

1927-1928
Senior Dramatics
---Mother Carey's Chickens
---Turn to the Right (March 15, 1928)
---Clarence
---Tillie of Bloomsbury (not presented)
---The Piper's Play (1-Act)
---A Proposal Under Difficulties (1-Act)
---The Mouse Trap (1-Act)
Junior Dramatics (presented only 1-Acts)
---What Shall We Do With Aunt Sally?
---The Telegram
---The Sweetmeat Game
---My Lady's Lace
---What Shall We Do?
---Portrait of a Gentleman in Slippers
---The Copper Pot
---I Grant You Three Wishes
---68-70 Berkeley Place

1926-1927
Senior Dramatics
---Minick (January 20, 1927)
---Little Women
---Station YYYY (1-Act)
---The Goose Hangs High
Junior Dramatics
---A Matter of Choice (1-Act)
---Mystery
---From Soup to Savory
---Joint Owners in Spain
---The Travelers
---Flittermouse

1925-1926
The Youngest
Senior Dramatics:
(See a photo collection of the Seniors' plays)
---The Virginia Heroine (November 20, 1925)
---Seventeen (January 21, 1926)
---To The Ladies (March 30, 1926)
Student Directed One Act Plays (presented in class)
---Double Crossed
---A Social Service
---The Borrowed Luncheon
---A Tragedy in Chocolates
---P's and Q's
---The Ruling Class
Junior Dramatics
(See a photo collection of the Juniors' plays)
---Thursday Evening
---The Albany Depot
---The Unexpected Guest
---Neighbors
---Pennington's Too
---Sardines
---Four Fantasies
------Pierrot Of The Minute
------The Maker of Dreams
------The Dreammaker
------Mr. and Mrs. P. Roe

1924-1925
Honor Bright
The Romantic Age (photo 1/photo2)
Just Like Judy
Junior Dramatic Club
Senior Dramatic Club

1923-1924 ***This is the first year in the building now called East High***
The Judsons Entertain
The Turtle Dove
Will O' The Wisp
Spreading the News
All Star:
---The Trick of the Trade
---Bills
---A Pair of Lunatics
---Daddy-Long Legs
---Mother's Merry Christmas
---The Fatal Message
---Please Omit Flowers
---Peabody Pew
---Only 38
---The Piper's Pay
---The Elopement of Ellen
Dramatic Clubs
See the brand new Auditorium

1922-1923
Come Out of the Kitchen
Drama Classes:
---A Lady and Two Crooks
---Allison's Lad
---The Big Idea
---Trust Emily
---A Fan & Two Candlesticks
---Not A Man In the House
---Christmas Chimes
---The Sign of the Cleft Heart
---Dress Rehearsal
---The Red Lamp
---The Green Coat

1921-1922
Green Stockings (May 12-13, 1922)
Senior Dramatic Club:
---Workhouse Wards (character sketch)
---Joint Owners in Spain (character sketch)
---Cricket On the Hearth
---A Fan and Two Candlesticks
---The Green Coat
Junior Dramatic Club:
---A Pair of Friends
---Mystery (1-Act)
---Mr. X (1-Act)
---A Bunch of Roses (1-Act)
---Ode to the Passions (recitation)
---The Dress Rehearsal
---French Without a Master

1920-1921
All-of-a-Sudden Peggy
Senior Dramatic Club
---Mother's Maerry Christmas
---Rosalie
---Six Cups of Chocolate
---The Musical Proposal
Junior Dramatic Club
---A Proposal Under Difficulties
---A Regiment of Two
---The Dress Rehearsals
---Mr. X

1919-1920
Pomander Walk
Lest We Forget
Why The Chimes Rang
The Prairie Princess
Dramatic Club (Thespians)

1918-1919
Mice and Men (March 3-4, 1919)

1917-1918
Milestones

1916-1917
Collection of One Acts:
-Kishinev
-Double Rent
-The Case of Miss Bertis
-A Midsummer Night's Dream

1915-1916
A Scrap of Paper
Snaps

1914-1915
One Act-The Schoolville Chronicle

Brown's In Town

1913-1914
Christopher Junior (February 18-19, 1914)
The Kleptomaniac (Dec. 5 1913) presented by the Junior Dramatic Club

1910-1911
·The College Town

1890-1891
Class Play (Thus Far)