The Sagamore

Poet provides an eye-opening experience for the high school

Poet provides an eye-opening experience for the high school

Yiming Fu, Opinions Editor

October 14, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase, Uncategorized

“I’m lazy,” poet Martin Espada jokes when asked why he writes poems instead of books or journalism articles. Elaborating, Espada describes how poems convey stories concisely and powerfully, allowing him to pack in more “oomph,” and then release the intensity into the air when read aloud. ...

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: Needs Improvment Show

Review: Needs Improvment Show

Vera Targoff, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


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The Robert-Dubbs Auditorium speakers played songs by Bruce Springsteen, U2 and Coldplay as students and parents made their way inside, excitedly chattering about the performance to come. The first few rows were filled with students, and parents and family members spread out throughout the auditorium. ...

Review: Emerson Play

Sarah Groustra, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

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...

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