Morristown HS Theatre
Morristown High School Theatre is the premiere organization for the performing arts at Morristown High School.
MHS Theatre puts on two mainstage shows every year, a Fall Drama or Comedy and a Spring Musical.
For the 2018/19 Season, the Fall Production was the World High School Premiere of:
And the upcoming Spring Musical is:
The Addams Family
In 2018, MHS Theatre won Paper Mill's Rising Star awards for Student Achievement in Sound/ Film Designer and Outstanding Costume Achievement, as well as being nominated for 5 other Rising Star Awards.
Between the two productions during the 2016-17 season, MHS Theatre received seven all-state theatre award nominations, with three award wins. The cast of A Christmas Carol won the award for "Outstanding Ensemble in a Drama" in the NJ State Theatre Night Award Competition and our program was the recipient of the "Theatre for Everyone: Access & Inclusion Award" for our musical production, Once Upon A Mattress.
This honor, in addition to a highly prestigious scholarship awarded to our Senior Stage Manager, were given to MHS by the state theatre of NJ, The Paper Mill Playhouse, in their all-state musical competition, The Rising Star Awards.
The MHS Theatre program includes hundreds of students, ranging between cast, pit orchestra, and various aspects of crew (backstage, build, lights, hair/makeup, costumes, sound, special effects, and film). MHS Theatre is an active member of the International Thespian Society (Troupe 4647).