EMS Theater Presents: Godspell

December 20, 2022 / Andrea Wenger
Artwork by Eleanor Yoder '24
Artwork by Eleanor Yoder '24

Eastern Mennonite School theater department invites guests to the musical Godspell, February 10-12.

The musical is based on the Gospel of Matthew with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by John-Michael Tebelak. EMHS students will make up the ensemble cast with music that was made popular during a lengthy Broadway run that began in 1971.

The EMHS production is directed by Joy Anderson; assistant director is Leah Huyard, and technical director is Mark Gornto. The pit orchestra will be directed by Nick Gardner, EMS band teacher. Choreography by Bin-Shin So, local and international dance instructor. Promotional artwork by Eleanor Yoder ’24.

The show will run Friday and Saturday, February 10 and 11 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, February 12 at 3 p.m. in the school’s auditorium at 801 Parkwood Drive, Harrisonburg. Snow dates are February 17-19.

Tickets are on sale now. Click here.

All reserved seating: $15 for center, $12 for sides and balcony. Discounts for seniors and students.

Purchase advance tickets by calling 540-236-6025 or online. Tickets may also be purchased at the door the night of the show.

Godspell is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com

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