2019 Finals
2019 Semi-Final Round
2019 Preliminary Round
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2018 Semi-Final Round
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2018 Mass Theater Celebration
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2018 Preliminary Round
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2017 Finals
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The Massachusetts High School Drama Festival

The competitive festival includes 112 one-act plays produced by member high schools. The competition is organized on three levels – preliminary, semi-final and state. Student excellence in acting and technical design is recognized at each level, including the selection of an All-Star Company at the finals. Two schools chosen at the State Festival represent Massachusetts in the New England Drama Festival, the regional showcase of secondary school theatre.

The Massachusetts Theatre Celebration is a one-day, non-competitive opportunity for students to share work, receive feedback, and forge connections with students in other schools that can lead to collaboration and support for years to come.

DATES for DramaFest 2019

Preliminary Round - Saturday, March 2nd
Semi-Final Round - Saturday, March 16th
Final Round - Thurs. - Sat., March 28 - 30

DATES for DramaFest 2020

Preliminary Round - Saturday, Feb. 29th
Semi-Final Round - Saturday March 14th
Final Round - Thurs. - Sat. March 26 - 28

DATES for DramaFest 2021

Preliminary Round - Saturday, Feb. 27th
Semi-Final Round - Saturday March 13th
Final Round - Thurs. - Sat. March 25 - 27

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Andover, Attleboro, Boston, Brockton, Cambridge, Chelmsford, Danvers, Dedham, Duxbury, Framingham, Hamilton/Wenham, Hanover, Harvard, Hingham, Hudson, Leominster, Lexington, Marshfield, North Reading, Norwood, Sharon, Wayland, Westford, and Winthrop Cultural Councils, local agencies which are supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.


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