Productions in 2021/2022
Aug 11, 2021
1. L/P 2021 - Look at us Now
Lagniappe-Potpourri is New Trier's variety show. It features student-created scenes, songs, and dances as
well as student-designed sets, lights, props, and costumes.
Oct 12, 2021
Working is a musical with a book by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso, music by Schwartz, Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Mary Rodgers, and James Taylor, and lyrics by Schwartz, Carnelia, Grant, Taylor, and Susan Birkenhead.
The musical is based on the Studs Terkel book Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do (1974), which has interviews with people from different regions and occupations.
Oct 12, 2021
4. Cyrano de Bergerac
Edmond Rostand’s classic play tells the story of Cyrano de Bergerac, a poet and soldier too afraid to confess his love of Roxane that he lives vicariously through his cadet, before tragedy strikes.
Jan 3, 2022
5. Kinesis 2022
Kinesis provides an opportunity for junior and senior dancers to choreograph and perform their own work under the guidance of Artistic Directors and Dance Division faculty Christopher Rutt and Johannah Wininsky.
Jan 4, 2022
6. Mama Mia
Sophie is ready to get married to her fiancée Sky, except for one thing - she has never met her father and wants him present for the big day. She invites three men that she discovers in her mother’s diary and believes to be candidates, but when they all arrive, Sophie’s mother Donna becomes distressed. As Sophie, Sky, Donna, her friends, and the three potential fathers prepare for the big day, emotions run high and surprises abound.
Feb 16, 2022
For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs... who just happened to be there too. A tale for anyone who has never been destined to save the world.
Mar 21, 2022
9. Moon over Buffalo
Charlotte and George Hay are on tour in Buffalo in 1953 with a repertory consisting of Cyrano de Bergerac (the "revised, one nostril version") and Noel Coward's Private Lives, when they receive word that they might just have one last shot at stardom: Frank Capra is coming to town to see their matinee.