Theatre Productions


Woodlawn Arts Academy presents several theatre productions each year, including three musicals featuring students in second through eighth grades. In 2012, we partnered with with Sauk Valley Community College and Sterling High School’s Centennial Auditorium to form the Sauk Valley Theatre Alliance, which annually puts on a Theatre in the Park production on the outdoor stage behind the Academy. Additionally, we offer outreach theatre programs with Dixon Public Schools, as well as Rock Falls Middle School through the 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant with the Sterling-Rock Falls Y.

Tickets for our student productions are $6 each (cash or check only) and go on sale to the public approximately three weeks prior to the performance. All seating is general admission. Watch social media if you’re waiting to purchase tickets at the door because we often sell out early!


Woodlawn Arts Academy
Proudly Presents

7pm Friday, June 28th

2pm and 7pm Saturday, June 29th

Centennial Auditorium, Sterling High School

Tickets are $6 each (cash or check only), available at Woodlawn Arts Academy beginning at 9am Monday, June 24th


Book by DAVID SIMPATICO

Based on a Disney Channel Original Movie Written by

Peter Barsocchini

Songs by:

Matthew Gerrard & Robbie Nevil

Ray Cham, Greg Cham & Andrew Seeley

Randy Petersen & Kevin Quinn

Andy Dodd & Adam Watts

Bryan Louiselle

David N. Lawrence & Faye Greenberg

Jamie Houston

Music Adapted, Arranged and Produced by

Bryan Louiselle

Disney’s High School Musical JR. Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com

It’s the first day after winter break at East High. The Jocks, Brainiacs, Thespians and Skater Dudes all find their cliques. Basketball team captain and resident jock, Troy, discovers that the brainy Gabriella, a girl he met singing karaoke on his ski trip, has just enrolled at East High. The couple cause an upheaval when they decide to audition for the high school musical. Although many students resent the threat posed to the “status quo,” Troy and Gabriella’s alliance might just open the door for others to shine as well.


Savant Capital Management
Proudly Presents

7pm July 11-13 on Woodlawn’s outdoor stage


Music and Lyrics by STEPHEN SCHWARTZ

Book by DAVID STERN

Conceived by MICHAEL SCHEMAN & DAVID STERN

Additional Music and Lyrics by DAVID CRANE, SETH FRIEDMAN, MARTA KAUFMAN,

ALAN MENKEN and CHARLES STROUSE

Arrangements and Orchestrations by STEVE ORICH

Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com

Director: Faith Morrison

Music Director: Mardi Huffstutler

Sue has her bags packed, her farewell note written and the resolution to leave her husband, Dan, after decades of their lives entwined. Finding herself in their dusty, suburban attic for a final goodbye to the life they led, Sue is startled when Dan arrives home early from his all-consuming job. Surrounded by a lifetime of memories and phantoms of their former selves, Sue and Dan embark on a cerebral journey to the past, rediscovering their true love that remained hidden in a lifetime of Snapshots.


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