2023-2024 Performing Arts Season

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Imagine A Dragon

Tuesday, May 21  |  6:30 pm

Rising Stars: Summer Showcase

Tuesday, June 4  |  1:00 pm

Tickets for this year’s performances can be purchased via the button below. Questions about this year’s performance calendar can be directed to Fletcher Paulsen at fpaulsen@prairieschool.com.

Ardent Arts

Thursday, October 12th at 6:30PM

This open house-style event allows you to listen to a variety of performances and take in amazing student artwork. Performance stages include the Johnson Athletic Center (choral) and the John Mitchell Theatre (instrumental). Stop by, listen to our outstanding performance ensembles, and witness the hard work put in by our artists.

Disney's Newsies Jr.

Middle School Musical

November 16 – 18 at 6:30 pm

When powerful newspaper publishers raise prices at the newsboys’ expense, the charismatic Jack Kelly rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions. Together, the newsies learn that they are stronger united and create a movement to fight for what’s right.

Jubilate: Share in the Sounds of the Season

Thursday, December 7th at 4:30 PM & 7:00 PM

The Craving

Monday, December 11  |  6:30 pm

The Upper School Players present this horrific comedy in two acts by Don Zolidis

Screenwriter Terry Kyle Morris has just written his first screenplay, a heartwarming emotional journey. His dreams are answered when a big Hollywood studio decides to produce it, but the dream turns into a nightmare as they transform his beautiful script into a zombie slasher flick.

Tunes & Treats

Friday, December 15  |  1:00 pm

Jazz Day

Tuesday, January 30

Mean Girls: High School Version

Upper School Musical

March 14 – 16 at 6:30 pm and March 16 at 2:00 pm

Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the wild and vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. How will this naïve newbie rise to the top of the popularity pecking order? By taking on The Plastics, a trio of lionized frenemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George. But when Cady and her friends devise a “Revenge Party” to end Regina’s reign, she learns the hard way that you can’t cross a Queen Bee without getting stung.

Finale: A Year-End Musical Celebration

Vocal  |  Monday, May 6  |  6:30 pm

Instrumental  |  Thursday, May 9  |  6:30 pm

Jazz Night & Theatre Showcase

Friday, May 17

Jazz  |  Front Lawn  |  6:30 pm

Theatre Showcase  |  John Mitchell Theatre  |  7/8 at 5:30 pm  |  US at 7:00 pm