Nov 6, 2019

“Macbeth” and “Once on this Island” Upcoming Fall Theater Performances

Show curtains with Pickerington Schools logo

Pickerington theater students are bringing two drama plays to the stage this fall. In November, the Pickerington High School Central theater department will present “Macbeth,” and the Pickerington High School North theater department will present “Once On This Island.”

Central
Shakespeare’s “Macbeth”

A brave Scottish general named Macbeth receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan and takes the Scottish throne for himself. He is then wracked with guilt and paranoia. Forced to commit more and more murders to protect himself from enmity and suspicion, he soon becomes a tyrannical ruler. The bloodbath and consequent civil war swiftly take Macbeth and Lady Macbeth into the realms of madness and death.

Event Times
Thursday, Nov. 7 – 7 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 8 – 7 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 9 – 7 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 10 – 3 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at the PHSC Box Office for $13.

North

“Once on this Island”

From the Tony Award winning songwriting team, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, comes a story inspired from the by Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid. With a Caribbean tinged score, follow the story of Ti Moune as she goes on her quest to prove that love is stronger than death. Once on this Island is a fairy tale celebration of love, hope, life and death.

Event Times
November 13-16 – 7 p.m.
November 17 – 2p.m.
November 20-23 – 7pm
November 24 – 2pm

Reserved tickets can be purchased in advance at the PHSN Box Office for $12.

PHSN Theater Once On This Island Cast image