Amherst Regional Middle School, 170 Chestnut St. Amherst, MA 01002
Amherst Regional High School, 21 Mattoon St. Amherst, MA 01002

General Contact

John Bechtold, Department Chair
(413) 362-1502
Recent News

ARHS Presents Hairspray! - March 5-7
Nearly 200 student actors, crew members and musicians are caught up in our upcoming Tony-Award winning musical.  Tickets can be had be emailing for our shows, which run from March 5-7.  Get them before they're gone!

Award-Winning Alumni Playwrights Come Back to ARHS!
Pulitzer awardees Annie Baker '99 (2014 winner) and Madeline George '92 (2014 runner-up) came back to ARHS to chat with our students and the public at an event co-sponsored by the Emily Dickinson and the ARHS Theater Company.  (And - they said hello to our good friend Silas, below...)


Hairspray Cast & Crew: check out our show resources page.


ARHS Chorale stars in WGBY's
"We Sang to the Top!"

As top vote getter in season four of WGBY's Together in Song series, the ARHS Chorale earned the honor of their own half-hour musical program on the local public television station. In the special "We Sang to the Top,"  If you missed the broadcast, you can watch here here.


Macbeth ended its sold-out run on October 26.  Missed out?  A photo gallery is here.



Congratulations to Annie and Madeline George '92 - a finalist in the same category - for their outstanding contributions to American theater!  Both cite their time at ARHS under the guidance of former drama teacher John Warthen as the inspiration for their current careers.  Read more about it here.


The Amherst Bulletin and Hampshire Gazette ran a wonderful article on our very active alums in the Performing Arts.  Check it out here!

Libby Woodbridge '05 takes on House of Cards as Megan Hennesey!  You can catch Libby in the last five episodes of Season 2. 

Ebon Moss-Bachrach '94 featured on HBO's Girls!
Ebon is playing Desi, a friend of Adam Sackler's and appears in five episodes of Season 3.