Into the Woods

What makes a classic even more classic? A long beloved musical by the inimitable Stephen Sondheim and James LaPine that uses familiar fairy tale characters to tell a timeless tale about parents and children, wishes, fears, and love in its many forms, that’s what! Over 30 years old, Into the …

Pride and Prejudice

Hanford High Black Box proudly presents Pride and Prejudice. The classic 1813 romantic novel by Jane Austen charts the emotional development of the protagonist Elizabeth Bennet, who learns the error of making hasty judgments and comes to appreciate the difference between the superficial and the essential. The comedy of the …

Newsies

Inspired by the real life ‘Newsboy Strike of 1899’ in New York, Newsies is the tale of how a ragtag, group of newsboys unite to make the world a better place. This high energy musical is the story of newsie Jack Kelly, who dreams of a better life far from …

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Enjoy our presentation of this classic story in the romantic, mystical, Caribbean style with original music and marvelous costumes. A Midsummer Night’s Dream portrays the events surrounding four young Athenian lovers and a group of six amateur actors (the Rude Mechanicals) who are controlled and manipulated by the fairies who …

One Act Plays

October 11, 12, and 13, at 7:30 p.m., Hanford Drama will be presenting its senior-directed one-act plays. This year, there are six plays, two of which were written by students. First up is the original work A Lesson in Musical Theatre, written and directed by Tru Stites and Kate Whalen. …

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors is an outrageous musical comedy about a singing plant, a daring hero, a sweet girl and a demented dentist. Seymour Krelborn is a meek assistant in a floral shop who happens upon a strange plant, which he affectionately names “Audrey II” after his crush at the …