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Theater Department on plans, upcoming events for second semester

Kruti Subbannavar January 19, 2021

The Theater Department has a number of things lined up for the upcoming semester. According to department head Jim Peterson, the upcoming semester will include the winter production of “Much Ado About...

After winter performance, theater group moves on to ComedySportz

Aniket Biswal March 1, 2019

On February 7 to 9, the theater group had conducted a winter performance called “Aladdin”. Jim Peterson, the director of the play, said that he felt proud of his team and group of what they did for...

Aladdin ready to perform

Aniket Biswal February 6, 2019

The play Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp will premiere February 7-9, each starting at 7 p.m. in the Dale E. Graham auditorium at CHS. The play is directed by James Peterson, a theater instructor at CHS,...

As new semester starts, theater looks forward to spring productions

Aniket Biswal January 23, 2019

After the winter production, students are now looking ahead to spring productions that will take place in March and April. Students are coming back from winter break, where they may have lost some of their...

SETTING THE SCENE (RIGHT): Senior Mady Phillips acts out one of her scenes in the play. This year’s play will be a more dramatic one compared to previous plays and will hopefully appeal to the audiences’ emotions.

The Dark Side: Fall play “The Sparrow” to incorporate darker themes, more serious aspects than past plays

Livvie Hurley November 16, 2018

Most people are familiar with the quirky, comedic plays that students put on seasonally, but according to actor and junior Luke Vreeman, this year’s fall play, “The Sparrow,” which opened yesterday...

Fall play right around the corner

Aniket Biswal November 10, 2018

The fall production, The Sparrow, is about to premiere next week at the high school auditorium. It showcases on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of next week. Right now, the theater group is putting the final...

Maggie Cassidy, director of “Peter and the Starcatcher” and theatre arts teacher, watches members of the cast practice their scenes to ensure it is ready to piece together with the rest of the production. Cassidy said for the most part, the musical is ready for opening night.

Theater productions to prepare for opening night of “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Alanna Wu February 6, 2018

Theater productions is currently preparing for opening night of “Peter and the Starcatcher.” The cast will perform this production from Feb. 8 to 10, with showings at 7 p.m. and an additional showing...

Junior Sophia Hughes and senior Jason Murray vocally rehearse in an act and scene of “Peter and the Starcatcher.” Hughes will play the male role of Bill Slank.

Females of Peter and the StarCatcher: The February production features several females playing male roles, challenging the idea of a male-dominated theater

Kassandra Darnell January 25, 2018

Gender bending within theater has been a common practice since the ancient times and is mostly associated with roles written by William Shakespeare. Back then, having a typically female role played by...

This picture shows a rehearsal for the winter production, Romeo & Juliet. The show was a play, catering to the theatre fans more than those who like musical theatre.  SARA

CHS Theater to perform rendition of ‘Romeo and Juliet’

entertainment January 21, 2016

This year, the CHS  winter production will be “Romeo and Juliet” — with modern twists. The CHS theater will use a shortened 90-minute adaptation written by professor of theatre Diane Timmerman at...

The cast of “Romeo and Juliet” plays amoeba tag as a warm-up for their rehearsal. The show runs from Feb. 11 to 13 and tickets can be purchased starting Jan. 13. NYSSA QIAO / PHOTO

CHS Theater to rehearse for winter production

Beats January 8, 2016

The CHS Theater is to rehearse for its winter production, “Romeo and Juliet.” The well-known play by William Shakespeare is about two teenagers named Romeo and Juliet who fall in love but are...

Final performance of “The Laramie Project” March 7

Author Archives March 6, 2014

The final performance of “The Laramie Project” will take place on March 7 at 4 p.m. in the auditorium, according to director Maggie Cassidy. Although there is no ticket price, the group will be accepting...

THE GREAT REHEARSAL: Seniors Eric Stockholm and Laura Ellsworth act out the first scene of the winter theatre production “The Great Gatsby.” The two play the roles of Tom Buchanan and Daisy Buchanan respectively. ALICE ZHU / PHOTO

Similarities to past adaptations, beautiful costumes, dance numbers to be expected in winter production of ‘The Great Gatsby’

entertainment January 23, 2014

Since the auditions several months ago, members in the upcoming production of “The Great Gatsby” have been working hard to prepare for the show, which opens on Feb. 13, according to Maggie Cassidy,...

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