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Community Life

Performing Arts


Mullen High School has a rich tradition in the performing arts, dating back to 1969 with its first production, My Fair Lady. Our acclaimed performing arts program features performances in the Rilko Theatre. These world class venues coupled with the skill of our  performing arts faculty, who are all working, professional artists, brings a unique experience to the Mullen High School student artist. We hope to see you at our next show!

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  • The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

    The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is a thoroughly endearing family-friendly musical. This adaptation of Rick Riordan's bestselling Disney-Hyperion novel is compelling for fans and new audiences.
    As a son of Poseidon, Percy Jackson has newly discovered powers he can't control, monsters on his trail, and is on a quest to find Zeus' lightning bolt to prevent a war between the Greek gods. Featuring a thrilling original rock score, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical has fans of all ages cheering like the ball is being dropped on New Year's Eve.

    Join us for the Mullen High School Theater performance of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical this month. The show premiers on Thursday, February 22nd in the Rilko Center.
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  • Mullen Theatre presents Robert Harling's Steel Magnolias

    Mullen Theatre will present Steel Magnolias on October 12, 13, and 14, 2023. Showtime is 7 p.m. Tickets for Friday and Saturday shows are $10 for adults, Mullen students free with ID.
    Thursday night's performance will be a special performance with dinner served in addition to the performance. Tickets for Thursday's show will be $40. There is no show only option on that night. Thursday night's performance is a fundraiser for the spring musical. The menu for the evening will be a choice of Blackened Salmon with Shrimp Gumbo Sauce, served with red beans and rice or Jambalaya with Chicken and Andouille Sausage, served with Garlic Bread and Dessert of Homemade Banana Foster Cake with Salted Caramel Sauce.
    The action is set in Truvy’s beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies who are “anybody” come to have their hair done. Filled with hilarious repartee and not a few acerbic but humorously revealing verbal collisions, the play moves toward tragedy when, in the second act, the spunky Shelby (who is a diabetic) risks pregnancy and forfeits her life. The sudden realization of their mortality affects the others, but also draws on the underlying strength—and love—which give the play, and its characters, the special quality to make them truly touching, funny and marvelously amiable company in good times and bad.
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Upcoming Shows

    • The Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson Musical

      February 22, 23, 24, & 26 Shows

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Guys & Dolls (Spring 2019)

“Guys and Dolls was a wonderful experience! From the music to the lights to the acting, being in the audience was an absolute pleasure, I want to watch it again!"