Theatre at UMS-Wright
Under the direction of Mrs. Margaret Delaney and Ms. Diane Maisel, the Theatre Guild is the umbrella organization for the Middle School Drama Club, upper school Theatre Guild, and the upper school auditioned-ensemble, the Wright Players. Students mount three mainstage productions each year and two showcase performances by the Wright Players. Typical seasons include a classical or period play in the fall and a spring musical. Additionally, the Wright Players represent the school at district and state level competitions.
Congratulations to the Wright Players who competed at district Trumbauer and advance to state competition:
In total they earned:
10 Individual Event Superior Ratings
3 Individual Event Excellent Ratings
One-Act Play- #Viral earned Superior rating and advancing to state
Catharine Dukes – Best Supporting Actress
Ava Ringhoffer, Lana Stringer, Kaitlyn Read – All-Star Cast
At state competition, they earned:
9 Individual Event Superior ratings
2nd place in Duet Readers' Theatre - Emma Grace Ottolino and Madison McGilberry
2nd place in Duet Acting Dramatic - Ava Ringhoffer and Lana Stringer
Best Supporting Actress - Catharine Dukes
The Wright Players are under the direction of Margaret Delaney.
Theatre Guild announces 2016-2017 season
The Upper School Theatre Guild announces the two mainstage productions: Writing a Will Can Be Murder (a comedy mystery) runs September 28-29, and the spring musical Beauty and the Beast runs March 22-25, 2017.
The Middle School Drama Club has two musicals on slate: Jungle Book in October and Annie in January.
Thank you Iberia Bank and thank you Encore Rehabilitation for sponsoring these performances!
Remember that your Bulldog Patron pass entitles you to two performances of each play! To purchase a Bulldog Patron pass, click here or contact Molly Nordmann at 251-470-9045.
US Theatre Guild
Writing a Will Can Be Murder
September 28 & 29 6p
Wright Revue ~ November 16 6p
Beauty and the Beast
March 22 & 24 @6p; March 25 @ 10a
Wright Players Showcase ~ April 12 6p