High school theater season approaching

Marion to perform “Footloose”

Fall, specifically the time between the end of fall sports and the beginning of winter sports, is traditionally the time when Marion County high schools present fall plays and musicals, and this year is no different.

Marion

Marion High School will present a musical, “Footloose,” directed by Janet Killough, assisted by Katie Rahe, and with musical direction by Tim Cassidy.

Performances will be at 7 p.m. Nov. 15 and 16 and 2 p.m. Nov. 17.

Tickets for Nov. 15 and 16 will be available starting Nov. 4 at the County Seat Decorating Center. Tickets cost $3 for adults and $2 for children 12 or younger. Tickets at the door will cost $5. Tickets for Nov. 17 will only be available at the door, but at the same price as advance tickets.

Centre

Centre High School will present “The Pink Panther Strikes Again” at 7 p.m. Nov. 15 and 16.

Tickets will cost $3 for adults and $2 for students. Children younger than five will get in free. Tickets will be available at the door.

Jennifer Montgomery and Jackie Ingram are co-directors.

Hillsboro

Hillsboro High School will present a musical version of “Cinderella,” directed by Lynn Just.

To accommodate students who are involved in a church youth event, dates and times have been changed. There will be a 2 p.m. matinee Nov. 13. Other performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14 and 15.

Tickets will cost $5 and will be available beginning Oct. 30 at the high school office.

Peabody-Burns

Peabody-Burns High School will stage “Seussical the Musical” — based on the books of Dr. Seuss — at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 and 2 p.m. Nov. 17 in the high school gymnasium.

Tickets will go on sale Nov. 4 for $7 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets will be available at the high school office, from any cast member, by emailing swilson@usd398.com, or at the door.

Steve Wilson is directing the musical.

Goessel

Goessel High School will present a comedy, “The Election,” by Don Zolidis at 7 p.m. Nov. 15 and 16 in the school auditorium. It focuses on two students running for student body president.

The play will be directed by Travis Doerksen, with help from assistant director Donna O’Neill and technical director Andrew Voth.

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