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Freshman play offers a musical twist on classic Alice in Wonderland

Freshman play offers a musical twist on classic Alice in Wonderland

Phoebe Kallaher and Anoushka Mallik

October 30, 2019

“Off with her head! Off with her head!” chants the Queen of Hearts, played by freshman Mila Stojanov. The line, repeated throughout the freshman play, built suspense in the bizarre and absurd world of Alice in Wonderland. Truly standing the test of time, Alice in Wonderland is the classic tale...

OLS poses challenges to freshman play rehearsal

OLS poses challenges to freshman play rehearsal

Sophia Stewart, Opinions managing editor

October 28, 2019

Sometimes putting on a drama can be quite a drama.  The cast and crew of the freshman play faced some unusual challenges this year, but they adapted to the demanding circumstances. Along the way, cast and crew have creatively shaped the classic, “Alice in Wonderland,” allowing students to le...

Freshman Play 2017 Review: “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Freshman Play 2017 Review: “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Charlotte McMahon, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017

The lights fade in as many different characters sit, staggered across the stage. A young boy, Peter, exclaims “When I was a boy I wished I could fly.” Moments later, pirates flood the stage aboard ships, ready to head off along the many adventures to come. This year’s freshman play, “Peter and th...

Freshman Play Review: The Phantom Tollbooth

Freshman Play Review: The Phantom Tollbooth

Sonia Bhattacharyya, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

In pitch black lighting, low voices began to cry, “You’re in the doldrums.” The audience found itself transfixed as deep voices, illuminated by gradually increasing red lights as fascinating characters rose up into full posture. The Lethargarians had appeared, clothed in hooded grey sweats, encircli...

Freshman play, The Phantom Tollbooth, debuts

Freshman play, The Phantom Tollbooth, debuts

Gabe Lee, Staff Writer

December 3, 2016

Imagine you find a mysterious package in your room one day and it changes your life forever. This is exactly what happens to Milo, the protagonist of the upcoming freshman play, The Phantom Tollbooth. The play is based on the popular children’s book by Norton Juster and debuts on Dec. 7. According to dr...

Review: The Giver Freshman Play

Review: The Giver Freshman Play

Rachel Myers, Staff Writer

December 9, 2015

Sofia Tong / Sagamore Staff Futuristic music plays as the audience settles in their seats. The music pauses, and a group of actors dressed head to toe in the color gray enter the stage. This year’s freshman play “The Giver” debuted on December 9th in the black box. The play is based on...

Freshman play review

December 14, 2014

By Yoel Abulaf The Black Box was as full as it could be at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 10. This year’s freshman play is “Holes,” an adaption of the book by Louis Sachar. The show ran for 90 minutes with a 10-minute intermission. The show followed pretty much the same structure as the book....

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