McAuley High School's spring musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie, is March 16 – 18 in McAuley's Performing Arts Center, located at 6000 Oakwood Ave. in College Hill. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 16 and Saturday, March 17, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 18. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors, and $5 for children under 10. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.mcacin.booktix.com or at the door.
Thoroughly Modern Millie is set in New York City in 1922 during the height of the Jazz age. It tells the story of young Millie Dillmount from Kansas, who comes to New York in search of a new life for herself. Her plan is to find a job as a secretary to a wealthy man and marry him for money instead of love, but her plan goes awry.
McAuley's 2017 spring musical, All Shook Up, won five Cappie Awards for Costumes, Stage Management and Stage Crew, Choreography, Female Dancer, and Female Critic. McAuley's 2016 spring musical, Mary Poppins, won eight Cappie Awards for Best Musical, Best Song, Lead Actress in a Musical, Lead Actor in a Musical, Female Dancer, Choreography, Ensemble in a Musical, and Costumes.