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“Sweeney Todd” to be last musical before director retires

“Sweeney Todd” to be last musical before director retires

Madison Sklaver, Longform Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Arts, Showcase

Before each musical, Christian Polos jumps on stage to introduce the show and the cast. He talks about all the hard work the cast has done, the subject of the musical, and immediately jokes around with the audience. Even from just his short introduction to the musical, his personality shines through....

Review: Pippin

Review: Pippin

Amanda Kravitz, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

A young boy is sleeping in the middle of the stage as voices begin to echo, “Pippin, everything you have been looking for” and “you are not very smart, Pippin.” I was curious if this was a dream or real life as the narrators appeared on stage to set the scene of this year’s musical. As me...

Review: Grease

Review: Grease

Jamie Martinez, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Go, Greased Lightning! Packed with stunningly choreographed dance numbers, talented singers and captivating showtunes, Grease, the high school’s 2017 musical, was a hit. The musical follows the trials and tribulations of the relationship between Danny Zuko, played by sophomore Diego Echeverria de Cordova, ...

Grease cast combines focus with fun

Grease cast combines focus with fun

Yuen Ting Chow, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016


Filed under Arts, Showcase

The music stops, the actors complete their dance, and the cast immediately bursts into laughter. For some productions, rehearsals are serious, but for the cast of Grease, the element of fun is equally significant. Although organizing a musical requires a great deal of hard work, the cast and crew o...

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 ...

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