Hello Grissom Theatre Parents! Here is the important information and dates of note that you’ll need for this 2017-2018 season. Links to all handouts sent home on the first day of school are available below.

GHS Theatre 2017-2018 Season

It is with great pleasure that we announce the Grissom High School Theatre Department productions for this year:

Fall Production: “The Phantom Tollbooth” – Auditions open to Advanced Theatre Students

One Act Competition Piece: “The Infamous Soothing System of Professor Maillard” (Trumbauer) –  Auditions open to Advanced Theatre Students

Christmas Production: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever –  Auditions open to all Theatre students

Dessert Theatre:  Auditions open to Advanced Theatre Students

Musical: “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”– Auditions open to all Grissom students

Student Organizations:

Spotlight Drama Club – Open to any Grissom student (dues: $40). Features monthly meetings, workshops.

International Thespian Society Honorary organization – Induction based on fulfillment of requirements.

Important Dates:   (A complete Grissom Theatre calendar, including rehearsals, is available at our website.)

August 24                     Theatre Parent Meeting  7:00 PM in Auditorium

August 17                     Fine Arts Showcase auditions 4:00

August 30                     How to Audition workshop 4:00

Sept. 7                          Fine Arts Showcase 7:00

September 8, 9              Thespian members: Musical Theatre Workshop

September 25-26           Chitty Chitty Bang Bang auditions

October 14                    Rummage Sale (Grissom Theatre, Choral, and Dance)

October 19-20               The Phantom Tollbooth daytime school performances

October 19-21               The Phantom Tollbooth  7:00 PM

November 3                  BBQ Supper and Trumbauer Preview 7:00 PM (“The Infamous Soothing System…..”)

November 4                  District Walter Trumbauer Festival at Bob Jones High School

December 1-2               State Walter Trumbauer Festival at UNA (Florence, AL)

December 4, 5              The Best Christmas Pageant Ever public performances  7:00 PM

December 5, 6              The Best Christmas Pageant Ever daytime school performances

February 23-24             Alabama Thespian Festival

March 1-2                     Dessert Theatre

March 14 & 15             Classroom one-acts

April 6-15                     Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Saturday, May 5           Accolades (Grissom Theatre Awards and Thespian Induction—parents invited!)


Season info

Advanced Theatre Production Syllabus 2017-18

Advanced Theatre Fees

Theatre Production Level 1 Syllabus 2017-18

Technical Theatre Syllabus 2017-18

program support form


Theatre Parents Membership form

parent volunteer form

GHS Theatre Tech Shirts