Arkansas City High School students will star in “13,” an original musical, at 7 p.m. Nov. 10-12 at the ACHS auditorium at 1200 W. Radio Lane.

The musical is about 13-year-old Evan Goldman, who moves from New York City to Indiana, and must escape rumors and blackmail if he hopes to make friends and find happiness at his new school.

The musical is rated PG, as it includes pubescent themes and middle school drama. Some of the content might not be suitable for children.

“This play deals with the hardships of leaving familiar places for unfamiliar ones, fitting in with your peers, and transitioning from youth to adulthood,” according to

Tickets are available now in the high school main office. See Rhonda Trenary or call (620) 441-2010 to reserve seats.

Adult tickets are $7 and student tickets are $5.

The musical’s directors include:

  • Andrea Berthot — stage director;
  • Chance Gates — music director;
  • Jade Gates — dance director.

The musical “13” will be presented through a special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

All authorized performance materials have been supplied by MTI.