The Most Popular High School Plays (1938-2014)
NPR crunched the data from “Dramatics," a magazine for theater students and teachers. The popularity of a production (especially musicals) seems to depend on licensing. High schools can't produce a show until it's run its course on Broadway and in regional theaters. Full story: http://n.pr/1VROIe3y
- •You Can't Take It With YouIt has been one of the 10 most-produced school plays every year since amateur rights came available in 1939.
- •Our TownIt was designed for an empty stage with no scenery. It has only missed being a top-ten show in five years across the decades.
- •Arsenic and Old Lace
- •The Curious Savage
- •A Midsummer Night's Dream
- •The Miracle Worker