PERFORMANCE DETAILS

PERFORMANCE DETAILS

PERFORMANCE DETAILS

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Participating high schools are invited to submit both plays and musicals for adjudication during the school year. Please refer to the following list to ensure the play and/or musical being submitted meets MVHSTA requirements.

Please download and read the Theatre Director Handbook.

Plays

Plays should fall into one or more of the following categories:

  • A published play (either currently held by a licensing house or in the public domain) presented with the approval or permission from the original creators or their representatives.
  • A new or unpublished play (featuring an original script) presented with the approval or permission from the original creators or their representatives.
  • An original play featuring excerpts or scenes from a variety of sources (either currently held by a licensing house or in the public domain) presented with the approval or permission of the original creators or their representatives.
  • Registration must be completed by the theatre director or official representative from the school. Students may not register productions on behalf of their school.

Register Your Play

Musicals

Musical theatre productions should fall into one or more of the following categories:

  • A published musical, operetta, or review (either currently held by a licensing house or in the public domain) presented with the approval or permission from the original creators or their representatives.
  • A new or unpublished musical, operetta, or review (featuring an original script, music, and lyrics) presented with the approval or permission from the original creators or their representatives.
  • An original musical theatre compilation featuring excerpts or scenes from a variety of sources (either currently held by a licensing house or in the public domain) presented with the approval or permission of the original creators or their representatives.
  • Registration must be completed by the theatre director or official representative from the school. Students may not register productions on behalf of their school.

In the future, two Dayton-area student performers will have the opportunity to go to New York City and participate in the Jimmy Awards. While this opportunity is not available this season, it will be important to consult the “Qualifying Shows And Roles” list for the Jimmy Awards to ensure your student performers are eligible for consideration.

Register Your Musical

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