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Our award-winning drama program gives students the opportunity to enhance their creative thinking and broaden their personal expression.

Students in all grades hone their craft and explore their talents on stage and behind the scenes. Each year, they work as a team to present up to six outstanding productions including musicals, dramas, and one-act plays. Students can choose to perform by acting, singing, and dancing or develop their production strengths through stagecraft, choreography, and directing.

The quality of our theatre arts program and students’ individual and troupe work has been recognized with multiple Cappie Awards (Philadelphia Critics and Awards Program), the equivalent of the Tony Awards for high school students. Praising the impact of their drama experiences here, many Barrack graduates have pursued careers in the theater and arts, with some going on to work on Tony Award-winning productions.

Upcoming Shows

Mean Girls

Upper School Musical

In a world where you can be anything...don't be mean.

Join Barrack's talented cast this spring for a cautionary tale about the consequences of not being kind and a creative exploration of the power of kavod and community.

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Sunday, April 14 at 5:00 p.m.

Monday, April 15 at 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 16 at 7:00 p.m.

Check out this Barrack Behind the Scenes video of the making of Little Women, 2022-23 student-directed play, by student Ella A. '24!

Mamma Mia!: Upper School Musical 2019

Clue: Student-Directed Play 2018

Noises Off: Barrack Reparatory Theatre Company 2018