Friday, September 30, 2016
Stage Directions: The Addams Family is the most popular musical in high schools across America, according to the Education Theatre Association. Their newest survey of the most popular shows in high school is full of expected titles: The Addams Family, Mary Poppins and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee are the top three musicals; while Almost, Maine and A Midsummer Night’s Dream lead the plays division. But there are outliers as well. The third most popular play is the commedia dell’arte classic, Servant of Two Masters—perhaps influenced by the popularity of James Corden and his star turn in One Man Two Guvnors? Full list and all its surprises after the jump.