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Past SHows

Fall 2023 - Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility is a romantic comedy that has been adapted from the Jane Austen novel. It features the engaging story of Elinor and Marianne Dashwood as their lives are drastically changes from the passing of their father. It leaves them without any fortunes, and the constant need for up-keeping their reputations in high society. They struggle through these new found circumstances and find love along the way. Join us for a night of laughs during Sense and Sensibility.


Spring 2023 - Student-Directed One Acts

One Acts are a lovely assortment of shows directed by the students at Centaurus Theatre Company! Come support our wonderful students and all the hard work they put into these shows May 5th-6th! These shows are sure to keep you and the family entertained for the time you spend in our auditorium.

Spring 2023 - City of Angels

City of Angels is a musical comedy that is set in 1940's Hollywood with two stories occurring simultaneously. The protagonist, Stine, is fighting to maintain integrity in the backstabbing world of Hollywood and turn his crime novel into a screenplay. His protagonist, named Stone, is fighting for survival in a city full of crime. It's a witty and humor-filled show that many are sure to enjoy. 

Fall 2022 - The Crucible

In CTC's rendition of The Crucible, we used the pre-existing notion of McCarthyism, that was originally imbedded in the first version of this play, to bring about a conversation on LGBTQ+ rights and discrimination. This play used a cover of the Salem Witch Trials in order to portray a message of how horrible extremism can impact communities. Experience the heartbreaking, yet necessary message our team pulled together beautifully in our rendition of The Crucible.

Spring 2022 - Student-Directed One Acts

Seven different one acts directed by seven different incredible student directors, all of them being upperclassmen. They designed the sets, guided the actors, and led the entire show bringing forward an incredible performance from each of them.

Spring 2022 - Amélie


Amélie Poulain lives inside her head as she explores the world around her following an isolated childhood. Along the way, she meets many unique people including a former trapeeze artist, a fig salesman, and an artist with brittle bone disease. Amélie keeps herself isolated as a defense mechanism until a bottle drops, a trapdoor opens, and her life is changed forever. Watch this heartwarming story in which she opens herself to new friends, experiences, and romance.

Spring 2021 - Rumors: A Staged Reading

Four couples are about to experience a severe attack of Farce. Gathering for a tenth wedding anniversary, the host lies bleeding in the other room, and his wife is nowhere in sight. His lawyer, Ken, and wife, Chris, must get "the story" straight before the other guests arrive. As the confusions and mis-communications mount, the evening spins off into classic farcical hilarity.

This production is a one-night performance in order to fundraise for Marshall fire victims. All ticket sales will be donated to Impact for Education, which supports BVSD families who were affected by the fire.

Fall 2021 -- The Taming of the Shrew

A framing story, The Taming of the Shrew provides social commentary on 16th century misogyny through satire. When Christopher Sly passes out drunk one night, a lord decides to trick him into thinking that he's a nobleman by taking him home and having a page impersonate his wife. For entertainment, the lord has a troupe of travelling actors put on a play for Sly, in which two sisters, one "as famous for her scolding tongue as is the other for beauteous modesty" are set to get married. 



Spring 2021 -- She Kills Monsters/Miss Lonelyhearts

She Kills Monsters is about a completely average girl, Agnes Evans and her sister Tilly, who along with their parents, dies in a car crash. The two sisters were always into opposite things: Agnes strived to be “normal” while Tilly enjoyed things classified as “geeky”, and enjoyed the game Dungeons and Dragons. Agnes finds a D&D module Tilly had written and as the fantasy world and Agnes' reality collide, she learns many things about her sister she didn’t know before she died.

Miss Lonelyhearts takes place in New York in the 1930s, and is about a journalist writing for a lovelorn column in the newspaper. Miss Lonelyhearts considers the people writing into his column desperate, and falls into a depression feeling burdened. He reads through the dark letters and tries to cope in various unhealthy ways. 

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Spring 2020 -- Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Based on the Pedro Almodóvar film Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988), the musical tells the tale of a group of women in late 20th-century Madrid whose relationships with men lead to a tumultuous 48 hours of love, confusion and passion.

Fall 2019 -- Wilderness

A pulsating documentary theatre piece that speaks to our collective search for connection and hope, as families survive the extraordinary pressures and complexities that accompany coming of age 21st-century America. It is anchored by six real families' stories-- narratives that explore issues of mental health, addiction, and gender and sexual identity. 

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Spring 2019 -- Student Directed One Acts

Student Directed One Acts feature nine different shows, produced by nine different directors, all of whom are upperclassmen at Centaurus High. They have cast, designed, practiced, and produced it all on their own. 

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Spring 2019 -- 9 to 5

It centers on the downtrodden working lives of three women, Violet, Judy, and Doralee. They all work at Consolidated Industries, which is presided over by the sexist, lecherous, and pompous, Franklin Hart.

Fall 2018 -- Strange Borders

In this hilarious comedy, the scramble for a stolen ten grand between gangsters and thugs posing as members of high society makes for some very strange borders in Ms. Cordelia's house. 

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