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Archbishop Carroll Theater Society (ACTS)

Moderator: Mr. Serpentine

Archbishop Carroll Theatre Society presents: Godspell

Godspell is a musical written by Steven Shwartz (Wicked, Pippin) and primarily follows the Gospell of Matthew. We are shown the parables and teachings of Jesus Christ (Alex Brown), his love and compassion for community and his acceptance of all men and women through immense empathy.

This fall production has focused heavily on building community. Each song in the first act will be regarded as an organic building of community. There are four possible lead soloists for these songs, and the actors themselves will not know who is leading until the moment their name is called. Our actors are preparing for a truly ensemble piece, and what’s more exciting is that each of the four performances will be utterly unique in its creation.

Godspell at Archbishop Carroll will truly be unlike anything you’ve ever seen in high school theatre. Come experience the community. Come experience the passion. Come sing about love.

Show Times and Ticket Information

Buy tickets now!

Godspell runs November 29, 30 and December 1 at 7:00pm and December 2 at 2:00pm.

Single tickets are $15 at the door, and packs of tickets are available online and through the Student Affairs Office in Rm. 219 beginning Monday, November 19. Four packs of tickets are $55; packs of six are $75. To purchase presale ticket packs – please visit Rm. 219 or click here. Students of Archbishop Carroll are free of charge with a valid student ID.

About Archbishop Carroll Theater Society (ACTS)

Archbishop Carroll Theater Society (ACTS) is the largest activity on Carroll’s campus. Students will hone their craft under the direction of our experienced production staff. All of our production staff works either professionally in the Philadelphia Arts Community. Starting this year, ACTS will produce three productions in our season – a Fall musical, a Winter drama and a Spring musical. Musicians are encouraged to join the pit, while stage crew is always seeking those interested in sound, lighting, set design, construction, and prop management.

Moderator, Producer & Director: Chris Serpentine
Choreographer: Joanne McBride ’05
Music Director: Jeremy Triplett
Technical Director: Michael Ambler ’09
Costume Designer: Sarah Fickling
Scenic Designer: Meghan McNamara ’07


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