Community theatre has a whole new definition! Where can you see an enthusiastic cast putting their heart and soul into every aspect of their production at a ticket price that can’t be beat?

Join Desert Sands Unified School District students as they present a variety of spring productions.

March 8-10 at 7 p.m.

In RehearsalLa Quinta High School presents: The Nerd

All tickets $7

Show Description: Set in Terre Haute, Indiana in late 1979, The Nerd centers on the hilarious dilemma of a young architect who is visited by Rick Steadman, a fellow ex-GI whom he has never met but who saved has life after he was seriously wounded in Vietnam. Willum is delighted when Rick shows up unexpectedly at his apartment on the night of his thirty-fourth birthday party. However, Rick’s awkward manner and inappropriate behavior throw the occasion into shambles. It turns out that Rick is a stupid nerd who overstays his welcome with a vengeance.


March 9 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. & March 10 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Indio High School

Desert Sands Unified School District Band Festival


March 14, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Indio Middle School Spring Band Concert


In RehearsalMarch 15-17, 6  p.m. on March 15; 7 p.m. on March 16; 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on March 17 with special “wedding reception celebration” following the evening performance

Adults $10; Seniors $9; Students & Children $7 (additional charge for Saturday’s reception)

John Glenn Middle School presents: The Little Mermaid

Show Description: Living “under the sea” just isn’t enough for mermaid Ariel. Her six sisters, her father, and her sea life friends try to convince her otherwise but Ariel makes a deal with Ursula. Will she give up her mermaid life to become a human?


March 22, 6 p.m. 

Carrillo Ranch Elementary School presents: Wizard of Oz (call school for details)


April 6, 7 p.m. 

Palm Desert Charter Middle School Talent Show (contact school for details)


May 3 & 4 at 7 p.m.; May 5 at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.

In RehearsalShadow Hills High School presents Romeo & Juliet

Ticket price to be announced

Show Description: Shakespeare’s classic tale of love between teenagers from families in conflict.


May 3-6 at 6:30 pm

La Quinta High School presents: The Seussification of Romeo & Juliet

Adults $8; Students with ID $5; Seniors and Children under 12 $5

Show Description: A whimsical reinvention of Shakespeare’s tragic love story, complete with rhymed couplets, creative wordplay, and fantastical machines. Something Dr. Seuss might have come up with if he ever had his way with the script.


May 10, 11, and 12 at 7 p.m.

In RehearsalIndio High School presents The Iliad, Odyssey and All of Greek Mythology in 99 Minutes or Less

$5 advance purchase tickets; $8 at the door (children and students $5 at the door)

Show Description: On a simple stage, with the clock ticking in front of everyone’s eyes, the cast speeds through all of Greek mythology. Its funny, updated, and easy to understand. The gods walk the red carpet. The creation of mankind is a botched subcontractors job. Man and Pandora try settling down despite an ominous wedding gift. Love stories are a dating show and the Greek Tragedies are sports highlights.