Led by theatre teacher, Jessica Brewster, the Lovejoy High School Theatre Department began in 2006 and has already been recognized for its ability to produce impressive, ambitious productions. In conjuction with the choir department lead by Bethany Green, 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 and most recently, 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 and advancing to State in the UIL One Act Play Competition, And They Danced Real Slow in Jackson.
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. Due to the growth of student interest in Theatre, the department has added Mr. John Davenport as a technical teacher.