First year teacher Michelle Rountree chose the script specifically so a number of students could be involved.
Now, that the school is a magnet, it receives more money from the federal government to bolster programs like theatre, choir, dance, orchestra and band.
One day auditions may be a necessity in order to enter the magnet school.
"You Can't Take It With You" - a comedy, runs Friday night and Saturday night at Everett High School, 7pm. Sunday matinee, 2pm.