Coming Soon to a Theater Near You

With a new school year comes a plethora of new shows produced by Olathe North’s own theatre department. Here is a list of the upcoming shows. All of the theatre participants hope to see you there!

Claire Decatur and Sam Schaper

Bessie, the Bandit’s Beautiful Baby or Curses on My Fatal Beauty | October 11-13, 2018

Bessie, the Bandit’s Beautiful Baby or Curses On My Fatal Beauty! is a melodrama about a maid named Bessie Bunting. She travels from job to job because men fall in love with her wherever she goes. She lands a job with the wealthy Romaine family who have a son and butler who fall madly in love with her. She wants to marry their son, Worthington, but the villainous Melbourne doesn’t want that to happen. While watching this show, you will be treated to a meal cooked by the Olathe North culinary department.

Hands on a Hardbody | November 1-3, 2018

Hands on a Hardbody is a modern mini musical based on a documentary in Longview, Texas where ten people compete for a Nissan ‘hardbody’ pickup truck. The competition consists of keeping their hand on the truck, the last person who has their hand on the truck wins. Throughout the competition, each contestant uses humor, country accents, and gospel music to share their lives with the audience.

Mr. Eagle | December 1, 2018

Mr. Eagle has been a yearly tradition at Olathe North for 12 years. It is a male beauty pageant that Mr. Eagle has been a yearly tradition at Olathe North for 12 years. It is a male beauty pageant that helps raise money for the theatre program. It consists of boys from all kinds of clubs at Olathe North strutting their stuff. The boys work hard all week to collect spare change to become the newest Mr. Eagle. It’s a night filled with laughter and fun, while showing the judges what they can do. From a beach wear competition to talent show, you can see some of your favorite Olathe North men work the runway.

The Sound of Music | February 7-9, 2019

The Sound of Music is a main stage musical based on the real life story of the Von Trapp family during World War II. A young woman named Maria is commissioned to be a governess for the seven motherless Von Trapp children. Throughout the tragedies of World War II, she transforms their once strict lifestyle into one filled with happiness and laughter. This classical musical contains a mixture of positive life lessons, joy, and the struggles caused by war.

The Mouse that Roared | April 4-6, 2019

The Mouse That Roared is a stage adaptation of the Cold War comedy of the same name following an imaginary country called “The Duchy of Grand Fenwick.” After this small nation is rendered bankrupt, the citizens need to muster up a plan. They decide that declaring war on the United States of America would solve all of their problems. Becoming a U.S. territory would provide them with ample money and protection because, honestly, is there any chance of a fifteen square mile, bow-wielding nation defeating this world famous superpower?

Splendor in the Grass | April 15-17, 2019

Splendor in the Grass follows two teenagers in a similar situation to that of Romeo and Juliet. Deanie Loomis is raised in a household where she is taught to repress her sexual desires. Her boyfriend, Bud Stamper, is raised in an upper class family, taught that you should be with somebody who is willing to fulfill your needs. Though they are in love, they are forced to break up. Nobody could have seen the vast repercussions coming, how could so many things be caused by a breakup?