The Junior Thespian Festival selects some of the most intriguing performances from around the country to be shared on the main stage. Whether plays or musicals, full-length or one acts, the Junior Thespian Festival helps you share the transformative experience of theatre with other Thespians, while showcasing your troupe’s hard work.
If you are interested in submitting a main stage application for future Junior Thespian Festivals, please contact Craig Branch
Shows that were performed at Thespian Festival 2014:
Almost Maine - Middle School Edition by John Cariani presented by Junior Thespian troupe 89041 from Henry W. Grady Middle School in Houston, Texas. Directed by Mr. Tal Gribbins. Almost Maine is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York.
- 13, music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown and a book by Dan Elish and Robert Horn, presented by Junior Thespian troupe 88093 from Viking Middle School in Gurnee, Illinois. Directed by Mrs. Karen Pionke. 13 is produced with permission from Music Theatre International.
- Annie, JR., music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, book by Thomas Meehan, presented by Junior Thespian troupe 88607 from Coppell Middle School West in Coppell, Texas. Directed by Ms. Franci Hazelton. Annie, JR., is produced with permission from Music Theatre International.