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Costume teams set creative tone for productions

Costume teams set creative tone for productions

Jade Kwitkiwski, Arts Editor

December 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Multimedia

Bright lights illuminate the young actors and actresses as they flit across the futuristic stage. Eloquent words of Shakespeare tumble off their tongues, captivating the room with words written hundreds of years ago. Now imagine that everyone on the stage, instaed of being adored with captivating details...

Fluffy friends join Shakespeare cast in latest production

Fluffy friends join Shakespeare cast in latest production

Cassidy Washburn, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Arts

Two fluffy dogs, Teddy and Marco, weave in and out of cast members' laps, tripping over scripts with their tails held high in the air. Students run their hands through their curly fur, letting their muscles relax, as they watch them bounce around. There were two dogs cast in this year’s Shakespeare play, Two ...

Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Sonia Bhattacharyya, News Writing Editor

November 4, 2017


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Soft lighting coupled with Italian music, homemade biscotti and furry friends greeted the audience of this year’s Shakespeare play. A fresh twist on the Shakespeare classic The Two Gentlemen of Verona, the show takes place in Italy, circa 1965, in the midst of the Beatles and mod movement. Although the play...

Shakespeare play “Julius Caesar” in full swing

Shakespeare play “Julius Caesar” in full swing

Ani Mathison, Head Photographer

October 20, 2016


Filed under Arts, Showcase

What are you most excited for people to see? "I'm most excited for people to see our new take on the show and how hard everyone has been working." -junior Felicia Rosen What is the most fun part of being in the play? "I think that the most fun part is how much I've learned from it. I've never...

Shakespeare Review: Lear

Shakespeare Review: Lear

Kayla McKeon, Staff Writer

November 6, 2015


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

  From strutting down the runway to family feuds, Queen Lear keeps the audience on its toes. A new take on the Shakespeare classic King Lear brings the audience into a world of high fashion and misplaced love. Queen Lear, directed by Mary Mastandrea, takes the classic Shakespearean tale ...

Lead actress injured at opening performance of “Lear”

Lead actress injured at opening performance of “Lear”

Kayla McKeon, Staff Writer

November 4, 2015


Filed under Arts

  On Wednesday, Nov. 4, at the opening performance of the high school’s production of Queen Lear, senior Sophia Pouzyrev, who plays the lead role of Lear, dislocated her shoulder on stage. After exiting the stage with an injury that some members of the audience believed to be a part...

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