Event Category: Academic

The Lights Are Warm And Coloured

April 19, 2018 – April 28, 2018

You may know that "Lizzie Borden took an axe and gave her mother 40 wacks..." but she was acquitted of the murders of her father and stepmother. The play dramatized a situation where Lizzie invites a group of actors to re-enact the circumstances of the crime and trial in the parlor of her sister's house.

The Drowsy Chaperone

February 28, 2018 – March 3, 2018

Billed as "A Musical With A Comedy," the show opens with agoraphobic musical theatre fan "Man in Chair" listening to the record of a performance he has never seen. The show comes to life in his living room, hilariously influenced by his imagination, side commentary, skipping record and power outages.

The Gift of the Magi

November 16, 2017 – December 2, 2017

Adapted from two short stories by O. Henry, this warm-hearted Christmas musical follows a young couple who are straining to hold on to their dream of making it in NYC while struggling with unemployment and the pressures of sacrificing their most prized possessions to give each other Christmas gifts.


October 10, 2017 – October 14, 2017

Based on the Gospel of St. Matthew, this musical tells the story of the last days of Jesus Christ. The musical broke ground with its energizing blend of storytelling techniques, games and comedy with pop, rock, vaudeville music including the songs, "Day by Day," "Prepare Ye The Way of the Lord," "All Good Gifts," and "Turn Back, O Man"

Visually Literate

May 10, 2017 – May 18, 2017

The best work of Scioto County High Schools on display in the Appleton Gallery
Award ceremony May 18, 5:30-7:30

Waka Flocka Flame with We The Kings

March 31, 2017

SSU Spring Fest 2017 is proud to present the riotous rapper Waka Flocka Flame!

Opening for Waka Flocka Flame are We The Kings, a melodic emo pop band from Bradenton, FL