Mt. Carmel High School is proud to announce the fall production of Up the Down Staircase, a play based on the popular 1960’s novel by Bel Kaufman. The humorous and satirical play revolves around an idealist new teacher working in an inner-city high school. Watch the clash of a disorganized administration, no funding, at risk students, and a love of teaching. Despite the disorganization and overly bureaucratic school system, she is committed to helping her students learn. Performances are December 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, and 15 at 7 p.m. and a matinee on the 8th and 15th at 1 p.m. at Mt. Carmel High School located at 9550 Carmel Mountain Road, San Diego, CA 92129.


Tickets can be purchased online at Tickets are $12 for adults, and $8 for students, military and seniors.