The Poplar Pike Playhouse at Germantown High School presents a full season of theatrical productions in its 300 seat on-campus theatre facility. Since its inception in 1976, the Playhouse has provided more than 100 theatrical shows viewed by over 200,000 people in its nearly 40 year history. The yearly roster of events includes two mainstage shows, several acting festivals, a touring children's theatre companyand additional small ensemble presentations. Students not only perform on the stage, but they also are responsible for every element of the theatre operation, including the technical as well as the business side of the program. The theatre has state-of-the-art lighting and sound equipment and a business office that is computer-assisted and staffed year round by student volunteers.