Led by theatre teacher, Jessica Brewster, and technical teacher, John Davenport, the Lovejoy High School Theatre Department has already been recognized for its ability to produce impressive, ambitious productions. In conjuction with the choir department lead by Bethany Stuard, the school has produced full-scale musicals to sold-out audiences such as: Beauty and the Beast, The Sound of Music, Bye Bye Birdie, Into the Woods, Little Shop of Horrors, Annie, and The Music Man, winning Best Musical at Lyric Stage's Schmidt & Jones Awards in Irving.
The school’s plays have included: The Strange Case of Jekyll and Hyde, Wit, I Never Saw Another Butterfly, The Crucible, the Miracle Worker, Nevermore, Fire in the Hole, You Can't Take It With You, All in the Timing, The Women of Lockerbie, and advancing to State in the UIL One Act Play Competition, And They Danced Real Slow in Jackson and Sweet Nothing in my Ear.
Jessica Brewster and Bethany Stuard host a summer camp program for 3rd - 6th graders which have included: Alladin and Jungle Book. Look for summer of 2015 dates and details coming soon.
Lovejoy High School’s students, plays and musicals have garnered many awards for both performing and technical achievements in the one-act play competitions and the Schmidt & Jones Awards.