Theatre Group Interpretation

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2019-2020  Mundelein Theatre Season

Once  Acts Poster


An Evening of Student Directed One Acts

A New Faces Production

Streaming on December 18th & 19th at 7 PM CST
An Evening of Student Directed One Acts consists of 12 short plays, all directed by Mundelein Theatre seniors. It is an extremely compelling night of theatre, as these shows have a wide variety styles, genres and subject matter. The evening also features a special performance by our Shakespeare Slam team, as the debut their scene round piece from Hamlet.



This is a New Faces Production, which means that the performers in the show are primarily our youngest theatre artists. It is a great opportunity to see the future of Mundelein Theatre!


Student Directed One Act Plays

September 9 & 10 at 7:30 pm

Ten one-act plays selected, cast and directed by Mundelein Theatre  seniors.  All plays will run at each performance.  Some of these shows may contain content that is not suitable for children.

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End of the World Poster

The End of the World (with Prom to Follow) by Sean Abley

November 1 at 3:45 & 7:30 pm & November 2 at 2 & 7:30 pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

The teenagers of Great Falls, Montana, awake one morning to find a Wall of Light encircling their town, and everyone but the student body has vanished. This is an exciting drama/comedy that explores mortality, friendship, and the survival of  ethics when survival itself is at stake.

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The Elephant Man Poster

The Elephant Man by Bernard Pomerance

November  21, 22, 23 at 7:30 pm & November 22 at 3:45 pm

John Merrick is a horribly deformed young man – victim of rare skin and bone diseases. Seen as a freak by society, his life changes when young physician  Frederick Treves agrees to care for him.  This show will be performed  with the  audience seated onstage in a 200 seat thrust configuration.  This show is not recommended for children.


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Shakespeare Slam Team Showcase

November  21 at 5:30 pm                                                                                                       

Come see the public preview performance of the Mundelein Theatre Shakespeare Slam Team, as they prepare to compete with 50 other schools in the Chicago Shakespeare Slam competition.


Curious Savage Poster

The Curious Savage by John Patrick

January 30, 31 and February 1, at 7:30 p.m. & January 31, at 3:45 p.m.    

Understudy Performance-February 1 at 2                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

The story of an elderly widow whose husband has left her $10 million dollars. She intends to give the entire fortune away to people who wish to pursue their “foolish dreams,” but her stepchildren strongly object.

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Chicago Poster

Chicago by Maurine Dallas Watkins

Public Performances at MHS - March 19, and 20, at 7:30 p.m. 

IHSA Sectional Competition at Lake Park High School - March 21                                                                                                     

This 1926 play about actual criminals and crimes would later become the basis for the musical of the same name.  This adaptation is the Mundelein Theatre entry for the 2020 IHSA Group Interpretation competition. 

Tickets for the public performances are $5 and can be purchased at the door 20 minutes prior to each performance.

Admission to the Sectional Competition is free. Performance time is TBD.



Guys and Dolls  by Frank Loesser, Joe Swerling and Abe Burrows

April  23, 24, 25 at 7:30 pm  &  April 25 at 2 pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Hailed as the perfect musical comedy, this award-winning classic gambles with luck and love under the bright lights of Broadway.

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