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On the Edge of Tradition: CHS’ first fall musical aims to set new tradition

Performer and sophomore Jack Ducat (right) and performer and senior Chase LaPlante (left) practice during rehearsal. Performers have three weeks less of rehearsal than they did for “The Little Mermaid.”

Ashwin Prasad

September 21, 2018

Tonight, the performing arts department will embark on a new tradition with its first, of what it hopes to be annual, fall musical: “Edges.” This musical is a song cycle composed by American songwriting duo Pasek & Paul, and its central message is about growth and self-discovery. Director Samuel...

Ambassadors starts the busy year

Kyle Barker explains what the Ambassadors will be working on for the beginning of the year. Barker discussed the upcoming fall concert and a choral conference they will be attending.

Emily Carlisle

September 4, 2018

Ambassadors, CHS’s top mixed competitive show choir began preparing for the year ahead during the summer when they went to a camp called Kirkwood in Wilmington, Ohio for their annual retreat. At Kirkwood, they learned two choreographed numbers and began working on a ballad for the fall concert. Ja...

Under the Scene: Directors changing aspects of spring musical, create a modern take on the show

“The Little Mermaid” cast members practice a scene from the play. Jack Ducat, shown above riding the hoverboard, said he believes the modernization of the play allows for more possibilities for portraying the environment better while also giving the audience something different from past plays.

Karen Zhang

April 20, 2018

This year’s spring musical will have CHS students going under the sea. On Aug. 7, 2017, the CHS Musical Twitter account announced this year’s musical was Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.” According to Sam Chenoweth, director of the spring play and associate director of choirs, “The Little Merma...