2023-2024 Musicals Announced
Barstow welcomes Patrick Star, Regina George and a pair of fishy friends to the stage in 2023-2024. Director of Theatre Bob Kohler announced the lower, middle and upper school musical selections in May.
Upper school students will present "The SpongeBob Musical," October 19, 20 and 21, under the guest direction of Jason Chanos, associate artistic director of the KCRep. Chanos has an MFA from UMKC and was a professor at Pepperdine University before returning to Kansas City in 2015. He is also the director of the KCRep's beloved holiday production of "A Christmas Carol." Auditions for the upper school musical are Aug. 22-23; rehearsals begin Aug. 28.
The middle school musical is "Mean Girls JR," Jan. 18-20, 2024. The comedy that skewers the definition of 'popularity' as it portrays one teen's search to discover herself and her true friends. The musical is Auditions begin Nov. 6, 2023.
The lower school musical is "Finding Nemo KIDS," April 18-19, 2024. It's about the adventures of an lost clownfish and his forgetful, but optimistic friend, Dory. Auditions are Feb. 13-14, 2024.