• THE ALL-CITY MUSICAL: CELEBRATING 17 YEARS


    Launched in 2000 and celebrating its 18th anniversary, the annual All-City Musical represents an extraordinary achievement for any school district. The 17 productions presented to date span more than a half-century of this country’s cultural history – and represent distinguished dramatic literature.
     
     
    The WIz Cast
     
    Cast of The Wiz 
    2017
    The Wiz
     
    Book by William F. Brown
    Music and Lyrics by Charlie Smalls
    From the story "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum

    Directed by
    Kimberly Sias
    Musical direction by
    Dr. David M. Thomas
    Choreographed by
    Kevin Marr II and Jessica Spurlock
     

    Past Performances


    Kiss Me Kate
    2016
    Kiss Me Kate (1948)
    Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
    Book by Sam & Bella Spewack
    Directed by Kimberly Sias              
     
    Memphis
    2015
    Memphis (2009)
    Book and Lyrics by Joe DiPietro
    Music and Lyrics by David Bryan
    Based on a concept by George W. George
    Directed by Tony Sias and Kimberly Sias              
     
    Rent
    2014
    RENT (1996)
    Book, Music, and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
    Directed by Tony Sias and Kimberly Sias
     
    Aida
    2013
    Aida (2000)
    Music by Elton John, lyrics by Tim Rice and script by Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls and David Henry Hwang
    Directed by Tony Sias and Kimberly Sias
    Footloose
    2012
    Footloose (1998)
    Stage adaptation by Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie; music mostly by Tom Snow
    Directed by Tony Sias and Kimberly Brown 
    Bubbling Brown Sugar
    2011
    Bubbling Brown Sugar (1976)
    Book by Loften Mitchell with additional music by Danny Holgate, Emma Kemp and Lillian Lopez
    Directed by Tony Sias and Kimberly Brown 
    Fame
    2010
    Fame: The Musical (1999)
    Conceived and developed by David De Silva
    Book by Jose Fernandez, music by Steve Margoshes, lyrics by Jacques Levy
    Directed by Tony Sias 
    A Decade of Dreams
    2009
    A Decade of Dreams (2009)
    Conceived and hosted by Tony Sias and Bill Rudman
    Directed by Tony Sias 
    Dream Girls
    2008
    Dreamgirls (1981)
    Music by Henry Krieger, script and lyrics by Tom Eyen
    Directed by Tony Sias 
    Guys and Dolls
    2007
    Guys and Dolls (1950)
    Music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, script by Abe Burrows and Jo Swerling
    Directed by Tony Sias 
    South Pacific
    2006
    South Pacific (1949)
    Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, script by Hammerstein and Joshua Logan
    Directed by Tony Sias 
    Hot Makido
    2005
    The Hot Mikado (1939)
    Music by Arthur Sullivan, lyrics by W. S. Gilbert
    Directed by Tony Sias
    Carmen Jones
    2004
    Carmen Jones (1943)
    Music by Georges Bizet, script and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
    Directed by Tony Sias 
    West Side Story
    2003
    West Side Story (1957)
    Music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, script by Arthur Laurents, conception by Jerome Robbins
    Directed by Tony Sias 
    The Wiz
    2002
    The Wiz (1975)
    Music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls, script by William F. Brown
    Directed by Sarah May 
    Once on this Island
    2001
    Once on This Island (1990)
    Music by Stephen Flaherty, script and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
    Directed by Kenn McLaughlin 
    Little shop of Horrors
    2000
    Little Shop of Horrors (1982)
    Music by Alan Menken, script and lyrics by Howard Ashman
    Directed by Rohn Thomas