MHS Performing Arts Present Chicago

MHS Performing Arts Present the American classic, Chicago, High School Edition.
Posted on 04/05/2019

MHS Performing Arts Present the American classic, Chicago, High School EditionMason High School Performing Arts Present the American classic, Chicago, High School Edition.

On April 25, 26, 27, and 28, Mason High School Performing Arts will present the musical, Chicago, High School Edition, in the school’s Auditorium. Curtain on the April 25th is at 7 pm, on April 26 and 27 at 8pm, and on April 28 at 3 pm. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students, children, and seniors. All senior citizen Mason Golden Comet Card holders are invited to attend the final dress rehearsal on April 24 at 7pm free of charge, or can reserve a limited number of free tickets by calling the Public Information Office at 398-0474, option 7. Tickets will be available at the door one hour before curtain, or online at Links and additional information can be found at


Chicago, High School Edition is a brand new adaptation of America’s longest running musical, Chicago. Edited slightly for content and run time, Mason High School is among the first in the nation to perform it. Created by Bob Fosse, and the song writing duo of Kander and Ebb, the show tells the story of Roxie Hart and Velma Kelley, two vaudeville performers, facing murder charges in Chicago in the 1920’s Featuring one of Broadway’s most beloved scores, including the songs “All That Jazz,” “Cell Block Tango,” “Mr. Cellophane” and “Razzle Dazzle. Chicago, High School Edition is PG rated for mild adult language and some adult situations. It is suitable for all but the youngest audience members.


Chicago, High School Edition, features a cast of fifty Mason High School students and features Sujaya Sunkara as Velma Kelley, Natalie Schwartzkoff as Roxie Hart, David Hardy as Billy Flynn, Erika Smith as Matron, and Christopher Mann as Amos Hart. The show is stage-managed by Leah Markvan, assistant directed by Vidisha Patni and Becka Botkin, assistant choreographed by Sydney Burkhart and Megan Murray, and assistant technical directed by Sarah Epstein and Anna Fusion. Including performers, instrumentalists and technicians, well over 100 students have contributed their talents to this show. The play is produced by special agreement with Samuel French.

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