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Music Collective performs at Berklee High School Jazz Festival

Music Collective performs at Berklee High School Jazz Festival

Evan Marohn, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

From performing at a laid back concert in the band room to playing in front of judges alongside bands from as far away as Florida and Denmark, the high school’s Music Collective, also known as the high school’s jazz band, has a wide variety of opportunities to showcase their music. The Berklee Colleg...

Review: Massachusetts High School Drama Festival

Review: Massachusetts High School Drama Festival

Paul Miller-Schmidt and Ella Kitterman

February 28, 2016


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The audience laughed once again as Chuck, played by sophomore Jacob Zachary Flanders, caught a lightsaber in mid air to fight his adversary, the reincarnated King Tut, played by senior Josh Grosman, as the Star Wars theme score played in the distance. The Massachusetts High School Festival preli...

Review: “LOVE mic” full of love and laughter

Review: “LOVE mic” full of love and laughter

Sara Hogenboom, News Writing Editor

February 27, 2016


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase, Uncategorized

“You’re getting to be a habit of mine” by Peggy Lee plays over the speakers as the audience members filed into LOVE Mic, held Feb 26., 2016. Participants were asked to fill out a three question survey to pair them up with their "soulmate" for the night, and, after completing the questionnaire, h...

Review: Poetry Out Loud

Review: Poetry Out Loud

Reeham Choudhury, Sports Layout Editor

February 9, 2016


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

On Thursday, Feb. 4, a crowd accumulated outside the Black Box, waiting to enter. Students and teachers alike all grabbed a seat, waiting for the event to start. People who could not get a seat stood by the doors, attempting to catch a glimpse of the event. The crowd went silent as English teacher Rebec...

Review: Best of Broadway Musicals

Review: Best of Broadway Musicals

Marco Georgaklis, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase, Uncategorized

An inspiring orchestral harmony of piano, guitar, bass, percussion, violin, and woodwinds set the vibrant tone for the high school's Best of Broadway Musicals on Thursday, Feb. 4., at the Roberts/Dubbs Auditorium. A series of 29 songs from a variety of musicals, this well executed performance impressed ...

Gallery: Best of Broadway Dress Rehearsal

Gallery: Best of Broadway Dress Rehearsal

Cleo Falvey, Arts Writing Editor

February 2, 2016


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

The Sagamore goes behind the scenes for exclusive pictures of the Best of Broadway Musicals' dress rehearsal. Cleo Falvey / Sagamore Staff

Review: Emerson Play

Sarah Groustra, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016


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Family drama, freak storms, and the voice in your head—“Dust Storms”, the 2016 Emerson play, is a story of love in the face of disaster. The piece was written and directed by senior Dalia Glazman, and co-directed by senior Izzy Schettino. “Dust Storms” is a vignette in the lives of characters simpl...

Review: Revisions

Review: Revisions

Cleo Falvey, Arts Writing Editor

January 14, 2016


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Variety is the spice of life, and variety was certainly in abundance at Revisions 2016. Held in Dance Studio One in the Tappan Gym at 7:30 p.m., the showcase of dancing, singing and improv had the theater crowded. A supportive audience was engaged throughout the entirety of the 90-minute show. The n...

New technology in library provides immersive experience for students

New technology in library provides immersive experience for students

Leon Yang, Writing Editor

January 11, 2016


Filed under News, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Exploring ancient cities. Walking through the streets of a bustling metropolis. Riding on a rollercoaster. All these interesting and immersive experiences are usually inaccessible to most people. However, with the emergence of virtual reality technology, people can begin to envelop themselves in worlds...

Review: Needs Improvment

Review: Needs Improvment

Jillian Goldstein, Staff Writer

January 10, 2016


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

Needs Improvment, the improvisational acting group at the high school, performs with such a natural feeling, fluidity and joy, it is difficult to tell that performers make up their lines in the moment. On Friday, Jan. 8, in the Roberts-Dubbs Auditorium, the group once again wowed an audience with t...

December Open Mic Night: A Merry Little Mic

Ceci Cipullo, Contributing Writer

December 23, 2015


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Christmas Tree lights of blue and green were hanging on the walls and the holiday themed cookies and candy canes made attendants feel cozy and festive. This wintery theme inspired many of the performers to perform holiday music at the event.

Feature: Brookline Ballet School’s “The Nutcracker”

Feature: Brookline Ballet School’s “The Nutcracker”

Izzy Gonzalez, Staff Writer

December 15, 2015


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

  Sophomore Tim Hartshorn began dancing as a 5-year-old, dreaming of the day he would dance in winter’s most beloved ballet production, The Nutcracker. Little did he know that less than a decade later it would be yet another season of landing an important role in the production at The Broo...

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