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York County high schools will take theater fans under the sea, back to the Roaring Twenties and on a trip to fly a kite in this year's collection of winter/spring musicals.

The season kicks off Feb. 26 — opening night for the shows at Central York, Kennard-Dale and Northeastern high schools —  and runs through April 10.

Mark your calendars now so you don't miss a single production.

Cedar Cliff High School
Production: "Thoroughly Modern Millie"
Synopsis: Travel back to the height of the Jazz Age in New York City as Millie joins the workforce and experiences new love in this 1920s comedy.
Director: Matt Topping
Lead actors: Alyssa Rhodes and Alexander Lantz
Cast and crew: 76
Performances: March 10-12 at 7 p.m. 
Tickets: $12 for adults, $6 for students

Central York High School
Production: "The Little Mermaid"
Synopsis: When King Triton’s youngest mermaid daughter Ariel falls in love with a human prince, trouble stirs under the sea.
Director: Mark Zortman
Lead actors: Anneliese Reichart, Kellen Beck, Katie Giambalvo, Trevor Blood, Dylan Warner, Koby Fink, Carter Bowman, Alexandria Barnett, Alex Stausbaugh, Kirsten Smith, Jennifer Elder, Kayla Kroh, Katie Fonda, Lydia Stone, Lance Mitchell and Allison Rambler
Cast and crew: 110
Performances: Feb. 26-27 at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 27-28 at 2:30 p.m. 
Notes: The 2:30 p.m. performance on Feb. 27 will be signed for the deaf; must purchase directly through school box office.
Tickets: $12 for center orchestra and center mezzanine, $10 for side orchestra, $8 for side mezzanine

Dallastown Area High School
Production: "Mary Poppins"
Synopsis: When the children of a wealthy family are introduced to their new nanny Mary Poppins, they begin their magical adventures.
Director: Amy Anderson
Lead actors: Lily Gorski, Lucas Staub, Carter Anstine, Rosie Arbittier, Caitlyn Parker, Ava Markel, Aleesia Smith, Jonathan Arbittier, Evan Mitchell and Maddie Conaway
Cast and crew: 112
Performances: April 7-9 at 7 p.m., April 9-10 at 2 p.m.
Tickets: $12, can be purchased in advanced at www.Dallastown.net

Dover Area High School
Production: "Mary Poppins"
Synopsis: When the children of a wealthy family are introduced to their new nanny Mary Poppins, they begin their magical adventures.
Director: Jacklyn Keagy
Lead actors: Bella Portelles, Brady Bennett, Tyler Carpenter, Alexandra DiGiovanni, Denver Heim, Cassidy Copenheaver, Briana Crudup and Crimson Hogue
Cast and crew: 75
Performances: March 4-5 at 7 p.m., March 5-6 at 2 p.m. 
Tickets: $9 for adults, $7 for student/seniors. All seats reserved. Tickets can be purchased by emailing Emaildovertickets@comcast.net or at the door.

Eastern York High School
Production: "Fiddler on the Roof"
Synopsis: When three Jewish girls don’t want to marry the men their parents have chosen for them, their father must decide to honor his heritage or accept social and political changes as the Russian Revolution begins to brew.
Director: Derek Martin
Lead actors: Jared Korb, Shannon Pizzirusso, Sarah Vega, Joshua Rosenau, Melanie Schaefer, Jonathan Fenwick, Morgan Buckwalter, Joseph Good and Robert LeCates
Cast and crew: 50
Performances: April 8-9 at 7 p.m. and April 10 at 2 p.m. 
Tickets: $8 for general admission, $5 for students/seniors

Hanover Senior High School
Production: "Jekyll & Hyde"
Synopsis: A man experiments with a drug in desperation to find a cure for his father’s mental illness, but instead ends up developing an evil second personality.
Director: Rene Staub
Lead actors: Isaac Silver, Madison Maloney, Genevieve Moorhead, Bailey Kenworthy, Colten Ehrhart, Alex Rapp, Michael Peterson Jr., Finn Johnson, Khalique Bohde, Jarrett Klunk, Brent Hill and Lauren Werner
Cast and crew: 60
Performances: April 8-9 at 7 p.m. and April 10 at 2 p.m. 
Tickets: $10 for adults, $9 for students. Save $2 by purchasing before April 8. Tickets can be purchased at high school or at the door.

Kennard-Dale High School
Production: "Mary Poppins"
Synopsis: When the children of a wealthy family are introduced to their new nanny Mary Poppins, they begin their magical adventures.
Director: James R. Craley
Lead actors: Caitlin Salomon, Cierra Wecker, Noah Tart, Ian Ross, Eleanor Cromwell, Grace Anne Shaw and Samuel Greaves
Cast and crew: 110
Performances: Feb. 25-27 at 7 p.m., Feb. 27 at 1 p.m. and Feb. 28 at 3 p.m. 
Tickets: $12 for advanced adult, $10 for student/seniors, $15 at the door

Northeastern High School
Production: "The Little Mermaid"
Synopsis: When King Triton’s youngest mermaid daughter Ariel falls in love with a human prince, trouble stirs under the sea.
Director: John Marrs
Lead actors: Lauren Bass, Grace Kominsky, Mason Walheim, Jonah Latshaw and JT Sowers
Cast and crew: 70
Performances: Feb. 26-27 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 28 at 2 p.m.
Tickets: $10 for adults, $8 for students/seniors. Reserve tickets by calling 717-266-7394 or online at NHSDramatics.org.

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Northern High School
Production: "Footloose"
Synopsis: Ren is new in a town that has a ban on dancing and is up against an entire town that believes the worst of him.
Director: Laura Bissel
Lead actors: Adam Bissell, Liam Foster, Grace Davis, Lydia Saurman, Kendra Hebenstreit, Lauren Lindoerfer, Nicole Jaquette and Calvin DiMaggio
Cast and crew: 100
Performances: March 4-5 at 7 p.m. and March 6 at 3 p.m. 
Tickets: $10 for reserved and general admission. Purchase tickets at showtix4U.com.

Red Land High School
Production: "Footloose"
Synopsis: Ren is new in a town that has a ban on dancing and is up against an entire town that believes the worst of him.
Director: Caitlin Shepski
Lead actors: Jacob Puliti, Emma Habermehl, Grant Moore and Hailey Graham
Cast and crew: 60
Performances: March 3-5 at 7 p.m. 
Tickets: $12 for adult and at the door, $6 for students

Red Lion Area Senior High School
Production: "Beauty and the Beast"
Synopsis: The Beast, who holds a woman from the town captive, is a young prince who must learn to love and be loved in order to break a spell casted over him.
Director: Angela Wise
Lead actors: Madison Smith, Mark Peters, Kevin Scheetz, Jonathan Rowe, Quinn Waldrup, Teague Rudacille, Eli Lanehart, Olivia Tarman, Emma Schaeberle, Alexandra Schafer, Michaela Carey, Erin Orwig, Victoria Smith, Allison Thomas and Dante Zumbo
Cast and crew: 125
Performances: March 3-5 at 7 p.m. and March 5-6 at 2 p.m. 
Tickets: $10 in advanced, $12 at the door

South Western High School
Production: "Honk!"
Synopsis: An ugly duckling judged by the other animals leaves the farm to do some soul-searching and comes face-to-face with a hungry cat before meeting a group of characters.
Director: Duane Bull
Lead actors: Kyle Peter, Hannah Jemison, Jessica Hunsberger and Hailey Jemison
Cast and crew: 60-75
Performances: March 17-19 at 7 p.m. 
Tickets: $8 if purchased by March 16, $10 at the door

Spring Grove Area High School
Production: "Seussical, the Musical"
Synopsis: Dr. Seuss’s many characters come together with Horton and tiny Whos on their journey full of friendship, uniqueness and love.
Director: Jessica Staub
Lead actors: Vinnie Beck, Katie Gallagher, Seth Shields, Julia Sowers, Chloe Braden and Christian Sherwood.
Cast and crew: 95
Performances: March 4-5 at 7 p.m., Mar. 5-6 at 2 p.m.
Tickets: $7 for students and children in advance; $9 for adults in advance, $9 for students and children at the door; $11 for adults at the door. Preferred seating is $2 more. Purchase tickets at high school in advance or one hour before show at the door.

Susquehannock High School
Production: "Pippin"
Synopsis: A young prince searches to find meaning in his life, but he is faced with struggles of monarchy, love and war.
Director: Will Jenkins
Lead actors: Julien Sherman, Kurt Eckenrode, Brooke Weber, Addie Achterberg, Sam Noel, Ryan Addotta, Ryan Denis and Julia Twaddle
Cast and crew: 75
Performances: April 1-2 at 7 p.m. and April 3 at 2 p.m. 
Tickets: $10 for adults, $8 for students/seniors, $6 for children 10 and under. Add $1 for tickets sold at the door.

West York Area High School
Production: "Shrek"
Synopsis: An ogre makes a deal to save a princess, who was cursed as a child, in hopes of saving his home, but the princess was expecting her true love to come to her rescue instead.
Director: Debra Fauth
Lead actors: Logan Berger-Kertzel, Rebecca Smith-Kingston, Noah Schmitt, Darren Deaver and Andrea Montano
Cast and crew: 85
Performances: March 18-19 at 7 p.m. and March 19 at 2 p.m. 
Tickets: $10 for adult reserved; $8 for students, senior and military reserved; $8 for adults; $6 for students, seniors and military general admission at the door.

William Penn Senior High School 
Production: "In the Heights"
Synopsis: The vibrant residents of Washington Heights are faced with economic struggles, racism and romance as they chase their dreams and celebrate their community.
Director: Cassie Rush
Lead actors: Augustine Mariche, Chelsea Roberts, Yomira Pena and Zach Claghorn
Cast: 27
Performances: April 8-9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Strand-Capitol in downtown York.
Tickets: $5 for adults, $3 for students

York Catholic High School
Production: "Bye Bye Birdie"
Synopsis: A rock and roll singer is about to be drafted into the army but does a final nationwide event before leaving.
Director: Carlo Stebbings
Lead actors: Brian Hand, Katie Gordon, Alejandro Pina, Miles Iati, Lindsey China and Lauren Hand
Cast and crew: +90
Performances: March 4-5 at 7 p.m., March 5-6 at 2 p.m.
Tickets: $10 for adults, $8 for students/seniors. Family of four and all-show passes are $30.

York Suburban High School
Production: "The Little Mermaid"
Synopsis: When King Triton’s youngest mermaid daughter Ariel falls in love with a human prince, trouble stirs under the sea.
Director: Myrna Schaszberger
Lead actors: Waverly Speranza, Jacob Isiminger, Anna Wirchal, Brandon Flemmnens and Mitch Frantz
Cast and crew: 80
Performances: March 4-5 at 7:30 p.m. and March 5 at 2:30 
Tickets: $10 for adults, $7 for students. Free for those with a Golden Pass.

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