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MUNDELEIN THEATRE strives to provide a safe, dynamic, creative atmosphere where
our students can develop as theater artists and human beings. We endeavor to produce
quality productions while providing a valuable educational experience for our students.

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MUNDELEIN THEATRE produces three mainstage productions each year - Fall Play, Winter Play, and Spring Musical.  We also produce several studio productions, including the Student Directed One-Act Plays and our New Faces Production (a no-cut production for freshman and sophomores, as well as juniors and seniors who have never appeared on the MHS mainstage).  

Additionally, we compete in Group Interpretation (IHSA event) and Chicago Shakespeare Slam, a Shakespeare slam sponsored by Chicago Shakespeare Theatre.  Opportunities exist for students in the area of acting, directing, technical theatre, design and choreography.  In addition to our productions, we also sponsor a trip each year to the Illinois High School Theatre Festival.

MUNDELEIN THEATRE is a co-curricular program.  We offer a one-semester general theatre studies class (Introduction to Theatre), as well as a year-long class in Technical Theatre. Our performance classes consist of Beginning Acting (one semester) and Theatre Studio - Advanced Acting (year-long).

Current Theatre Season


Mundelein Theatre Events

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By William Gibson

Directed by Jonathan Meier & Jeff Harding

February 2, 3 & 4 at 7:30 p.m.
February 3 at 3:45 p.m.
Understudy Performance – February 4 at 2 p.m.

This Tony Award-winning play is the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, Helen Keller, who lost her sight and hearing at the age of 19 months. With compassion, humor and dramatic tension, The Miracle Worker explores the volatile relationship between a lonely teacher and her headstrong charge.

The Miracle Worker is a play that Gibson adapted from his 1957 Playhouse 90 teleplay of the same name, which starred Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke. It was based on Helen Keller's 1903 autobiography The Story of My Life. 

Tickets (Recommended donation) $10 – Adults
$6 (Students & Seniors)

• Buying tickets online is recommended.
• Online sales stop two hours prior to each performance.
• Walkup sales start 30 minutes prior to each performance.
• Tickets are general admission.
• House will open 20 minutes prior to each performance.

Click here to see the Show Program
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InTheHeights

Schedule

Information Meetings – Wednesday, February 8th from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Auditorium

Find out all the basic information about being in a musical and the process of auditioning and signing up for crew.

 

Vocal Workshop – Thursday, February 9th from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Choir Room

Come and learn the audition songs for In the Heights and get vocal tips from the vocal director of the show.

 

General Auditions – Monday, February 13th & Wednesday, February 15th from 3:30-6 pm in the General Music Room (A136)

Attend the Informational Meeting to find out all about the audition and crew sign-up process.

 

Dance Audition - Monday, February 13th from 6:45-9:15 p.m. in the Cafeteria

All who audition are required to attend the dance audition.

 

Ensemble Callback – Thursday, February 16th from 3:30-5 pm in the Choir Room

By invitation only, this audition is for those being considered for ensemble roles.

 

Musical Callback – Tuesday, February 21st from 3:30-8 pm in the General Music Room (A136)

By invitation only, this audition is for those being considered for lead roles.

 

If you are interested in auditioning or working on crew for In the Heights, click here to complete the In the Heights Information Sign-Up Form

 

All are welcome as we prepare to produce this historic musical at Mundelein High School!


Theatre Production Calendar


Theatre Highlights

Theatre Fest 2018

Theatre Fest 2018

 
Group Interpretation 2018

Group Interpretation 2018

 
2017 slam team at competition

Slam Team Wins!

 
Battle of the Bard

Battle of the Bard 2016

 
the company of tartuffe

Tartuffe Company Attends Workshop

 
Trust Company and David Schwimmer

Trust Company Meets David Schwimmer

 
 
 
 

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