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High School Musicals and Plays in Monroe County

Support Monroe County’s talented young actors while enjoying some of the most celebrated musicals for a fraction of the cost of Broadway shows. Get ready to be entertained and impressed by their performances as they bring classic and contemporary musicals to life in high school musicals across the county.

From classic stories like “The Little Mermaid” to upbeat shows like “The Wizard of Oz,” there’s something for everyone. With low ticket prices, attending these shows is a great way to spend a night out with friends or family. Schools tend to offer a senior preview matinee early in the week.

So take advantage of this incredible opportunity to experience Rochester-area high school students’ passion, energy, and talent. Get ready for a night of memorable entertainment!

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2023-2024 High School Musicals and Plays

Please visit each school’s website for specific information, including directions and showtimes.

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Allendale Columbia

This school typically participates in the Stars of Tomorrow

519 Allens Creek Rd.
(585) 381-4560
allendalecolumbia.org

Big Fish
January 25 & 27, 2024

Brainstorm
April 26–27, 2024

Middle School
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
November 17–18, 2023

Middle School
Zombie Prom, Atomic Edition
March 8–9, 2024

Aquinas Institute

This school typically participates in the Stars of Tomorrow

1127 Dewey Ave.
(585) 254-2020
aquinasinstitute.com

PUFFS, or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic
November 9–11, 2023

Something Rotten
March 21–23, 2024

Middle School
Lion King Jr.
February 8–10, 2024

Bishop Kearney

125 Kings Highway S.
(585) 342-4000
bkhs.org
BK Musicals on Facebook

The Little Mermaid
March 22–23, 2024

Brighton

This school typically participates in the Stars of Tomorrow

1150 Winton Road
(585) 242-5000
bcsd.org

Urinetown
October 27–28, 2023

Spongebob
February 8–10, 2024

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
April 26–27, 2024

Twelve Corners Middle School
Shrek Jr.
November 17–18, 2023

Brockport

40 Allen Street
(585) 637-1870
bcs1.org

Matilda
November 9–11, 2023

Charles Finney

2070 Five Mile Line Road
(585) 387-3770
finneyschool.org | facebook

R&H Cinderella
March 15–17

Churchville-Chili

This school typically participates in the Stars of Tomorrow

5786 Buffalo Road
(585) 293-4540
cccsd.org

The Play That Goes Wrong (High School Edition)
October 13–14, 2023

Mean Girls
March 14–17, 2024

Eastridge

This school typically participates in the Stars of Tomorrow

2350 East Ridge Road
(585) 339-1450
eastiron.org

Rumors
November 15–18, 2023

Mean Girls
March 22–23, 2024

East Rochester

200 Woodbine Ave.
(585) 248-6350
erschools.org

The Little Mermaid
March 21–23, 2024

Fairport

1 Dave Paddock Way
(585) 421-2100
fairport.org

Alice in Wonderland
November 2–4, 2023

Chicago
March 14–16, 2024 (corrected from an earlier error)

Gates-Chili

1 Spartan Way
(585) 247-5050
gateschili.org

The Addams Family
March 22–24, 2024

Greece Arcadia

120 Island Cottage Road
(585) 966-3000
greececsd.org

Seussical
November 10–12, 17–18, 2023

Pippin
March 8–10, 15–17, 2024

Middle School
Finding Nemo Jr.
April 12–13, 2024

Greece Athena

Greece Athena

This school typically participates in the Stars of Tomorrow

800 Long Pond Road
(585) 966-4000
greececsd.org

Little Shop of Horrors
October 27–29, 2023

Grease
February 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 2024

Middle School
Annie
April 19, 20, 26, 27, 2024

Greece Odyssey

This school typically participates in the Stars of Tomorrow

750 Maiden Lane
(585) 966-5200
greececsd.org

The Wizard of Oz
February 23, 24, 25, 2024
Please contact me if you know what the shows are for this year.

Greece Olympia

1139 Maiden Lane
(585) 966-5000
greececsd.org

Hairspray
March 15, 16, 23, 2024

Harley

1981 Clover Street
(585) 442-1770
harleyschool.org

Show TBA
March 7–10, 2024

Hilton

400 East Ave.
(585) 392-1000
hilton.k12.ny.us
HHS Theatre on Facebook

The Spell of Sleeping Beauty
November 17–19, 2023

Newsies
April 19–21, 2024
Please contact me if you know what the shows are for this year.

Honeoye Falls-Lima

83 East St.
(585) 624-7050
hflcsd.org

Show TBA
November 10–11, 2023

Mamma Mia
March 21–23, 2024

McQuaid Jesuit

1800 S Clinton Ave.
(585) 473-1130
mcquaid.org

Show TBA
November 15–18, 2023

Man of LaMancha
March 13–16, 2024

Northstar Christian Academy

332 Spencerport Road
(585) 429-5530
northstarchristian.info

Annie
November 16–18, 2023

Our Lady of Mercy

This school typically participates in the Stars of Tomorrow

1437 Blossom Road
(585) 288-7120
mercyhs.com

Godspell
November 9–12, 2023

Penfield

25 High School Drive
(585) 249-6700
penfield.edu

Send Me No Flowers
November 16–18, 2023

The Music Man
March 21–23, 2024

Pittsford-Mendon

This school typically participates in the Stars of Tomorrow

472 Mendon Road
(585) 267-1600
pittsfordschools.org

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) (revised) (again)
November 2–4, 2023

Seussical
March 14–16, 2024

Pittsford-Sutherland

This school typically participates in the Stars of Tomorrow

55 Sutherland St.
(585) 267-1100
pittsfordschools.org

The Little Mermaid
January 18–20, 2024

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
March 21–23, 2024

Roc City Players

ROC City Players is open to all Rochester City School District students in Grades 4-12.

Franklin Campus
950 Norton Street
(585) 467-3131
rcsd121.org

Descendents
March 22–23, 2024

Rush-Henrietta

This school typically participates in the Stars of Tomorrow

1799 Lehigh Station Road
(585) 359-5200
rhnet.org

Oklahoma
March 21–23, 2024

School of the Arts
School of the Arts

School of the Arts

45 Prince St.
(585) 242-7682
rcsdk12.org

Rochester’s School of the Arts features multiple shows throughout the school year.

Home, I’m Darling
October 19–21, 26–28, 2023

Rogers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella (Enchanted Edition)
December 8–9, 15–16, 2023

All In The Timing By David Ives
February 9–10, 15–16, 2024

Dance Concert
March 8–9, 2024

Playwrights’ Festival
March 21–22, 2024

Return To The Forbidden Planet
April 26–27, May 3–4, 2024

High School (non) Musical
May 30–31, June 1, 2024

Spencerport

2707 Spencerport Road
(585) 349-5200
spencerportschools.org

Freaky Friday
November 16–18, 2023

Webster Schroeder

875 Ridge Road
(585) 670-5000
websterschroedermusicals.com
WS Musicals on Facebook

Catch Me If You Can
February 8–10, 2024

Webster Thomas

800 Five Mile Line Road
(585) 670-8000
websterschools.org

Shrek, the Musical
March 21–23, 2024

West Irondequoit

260 Cooper Road
(585) 266-7351
westirondequoit.org

Front
December 7–9, 2023

Into the Woods
March 21–24, 2024

Wheatland-Chili

This school typically participates in the Stars of Tomorrow

940 North Road
(585) 889-4500
wheatland.k12.ny.us

Seussical the Musical
March 22–23, 2024

2023-2024 Community & Professional Theater

But wait, there’s more! Why stop at high schools when we can share children’s theater, community theater, off-Broadway, etc.?

Because it would be impossible for me to keep up with the ever-evolving schedules, please visit each company’s website to see the latest shows.

A Magical Journey Thru Stages

West Herr Performing Arts Center
875 E. Main Street, Suite 380
(585) 935-7173
mjtstages.org

The Avenue Blackbox Theatre

780 Joseph Ave.
(585) 491-6730
avenuetheatre.org

Blackfriars Theatre

795 E. Main St.
(585) 454-1260
blackfriars.org

Bristol Valley Theatre

Naples, Ontario County
151 S. Main St.
(585) 374-6318
bvtnaples.org

CenterStage Theatre

JCC Hart Theater
1200 Edgewood Ave.
(585) 461-2000
jccrochester.org

Comedy @ The Carlson

50 Carlson Road
(585) 426-6339
carlsoncomedy.com

Eastman Theatre

255 East Ave.
(585) 454-2100
rpo.org

Geva Theatre Center

75 Woodbury Blvd.
(585) 232-4382
gevatheatre.org

The Hochstein School

50 N. Plymouth Ave.
(585) 454-4596
hochstein.org

Kodak Center

200 W. Ridge Road
(585) 254-0181
kodakcenter.com

MT Ed

4785 Lake Avenue
(585) 802-1902
musicaltheatreeducation.com

Multi-use Community Cultural Center (MuCCC)

142 Atlantic Ave
muccc.org

Nazareth College

4245 East Ave.
(585) 389-2170
naz.edu

Neighborhood Acting Company

Ontario, Wayne County
6200 Ontario Center Road
(315) 791-2066
neighborhoodactingcompany.com

OFC Creations Theatre Center

3450 Winton Place
(585) 667-0954
ofccreations.com

Pittsford Musicals

Pittsford Sutherland High School
55 Sutherland St.
(585) 586-1500
pittsfordmusicals.org

RBTL Auditorium Theatre

885 E. Main St.
(585) 222-5000
rbtl.org

RIT Visual and Performing Arts

One Lomb Memorial Drive
(585) 475-2411
rit.edu

Roberts Wesleyan Community Theatre

Cultural Life Center
2301 Westside Drive
roberts.edu

Roberts Wesleyan University

7 Apple Lane
(585) 594-6008
roberts.edu

Rochester Community Players

Performances at Multi-Use Community Cultural Center (MuCCC)
142 Atlantic Ave
rochestercommunityplayers.org

SUNY Brockport

Tower Fine Arts Center Mainstage
180 Holley St.
(585) 395-2787
brockport.edu

The Theater at Innovation Square

131 Chestnut St
(585) 281-4893
theaterais.com

The University of Rochester Sloan Performing Arts Center

407 Alumni Road
(585) 275-2121
sas.rochester.edu

Webster Theatre Guild

Webster Thomas High School
800 Five Mile Line Road
webstertheatreguild.org

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Which are your favorite high school musicals?

I hope you see as many of these high school musicals as possible! I’d love to hear about your favorite performances. Which school’s performance did you attend? Which are your favorite musicals to see?

Your insights and experiences are valuable. Please share them in the comments.

Debi Bower, Day Trips Around Rochester NY

Debi Bower is the founder and creative director of daytrippingroc.com and author of the award-winning book Day Trips Around Rochester, New York.

People often ask me if I get free access to places while exploring. The answer is no unless I’m invited to previews or granted behind-the-scenes access as part of my media role. Generally, I don’t mention my project, Day Trips Around Rochester, NY, because I want the same experience you would have. I create and share content simply because it brings me joy. I would appreciate your support—a cup of coffee or two to help fuel future field trips—if you have found valuable information here that has helped you explore the Rochester area.

7 thoughts on “High School Musicals and Plays in Monroe County”

  1. Hello – Would you please add the non-profit youth theater A Magical Journey Thru Stages to your listing? Our website is http://www.mjtstages.org We have three shows coming up for the rest of this season. A Play “Rehearsal For Murder”, and Musicals “The Little Mermaid JR.” and “Anastasia The Musical”. Then we have summer camp shows too. Thank you! Sherry Vile

  2. in addition to the beautiful telling of Anastasia, don’t miss the next group of talent from Greece Athena Middle School doing The SpongeBob Musical April 21 and April 28 at 7 pm, and Saturdays April 22 and 29 at 1pm and 7pm

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