2016 The Massachusetts High School Festival (Massachusetts Educational Drama Guild) includes 112 one-act plays produced by member high schools. Norwood High School will be one of several hosts for the first level of the competition — preliminaries. 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 will represent Massachusetts in the New England Drama Festival, the regional showcase of secondary school theatre.

Tickets are $10.00 and only available at the door at each host site.


Preliminary Round Saturday, February 27, 2016
Semi-Final Round Saturday, March 19, 2016
State Finals Thursday – Saturday, March 31/April 1-2, 2016
New England Festival Thursday – Saturday April 21 – 23 2016  (Old Saybrook High School, Old Saybrook CT


On February 27th, Norwood High School is honored to host the following productions:

9:00 a.m. St. Sebastian’s School Crazy Town
10:00 a.m. Braintree High School Noises Off
11:15 a.m. Worcester Academy Mauritius
12:15 p.m. South Shore Vocational Technical High School Child’s Play
2:00 p.m. Norwood High School Paradise
3:00 p.m. Boston College High School & Newton Country Day School Freedom of the City
4:30 p.m. Everett High School The Tempest
5:30 p.m. Milton High School Tide Pools

More Information and Forms

2016 METG Festival Information
NHS_Festivalchecklist2016 (checklist for schools attending competition at NHS)
Norwood High School General Info Booklet
Festival 2016 Tech Documents

NHS Directions and Parking
Directions & Parking