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Running the Show: Studio One Acts student directors elaborate on creative liberties while producing show

Running the Show: Studio One Acts student directors elaborate on creative liberties while producing show

Bianca Templeton

September 20, 2019

*Note: the HiLite apologizes for a mistake in the print issue: all of the one-act plays will be performed each night, not a different one each night. Students involved in Studio One Acts are in the process of rehearsing four separate one-act plays to perform on Oct. 5, 6 and 7. Students will perfor...

Carrying the Banner: Civic Theatre’s new adaptation of “Newsies” production provides opportunities, lessons of character

Carrying the Banner: Civic Theatre’s new adaptation of “Newsies”  production provides opportunities, lessons of character

Emily Carlisle

April 19, 2019

"The woild is yer erster.” This line from the Disney-hit musical “Newsies” is exactly what Civic Theatre lives by this season. “Newsies” is based off a true story of struggle and triumph over oppression and control, and it shows that the underdogs can prevail if they work hard enough and do ...

A Whole New World: “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp” play on Feb. 7-9 will connect classic tale with children’s theater

A Whole New World: “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp” play on  Feb. 7-9 will connect classic tale with children’s theater

Grace Xu

January 24, 2019

On Feb. 7, 8 and 9, CHS students will perform “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp.” However, unlike the many Disney renditions CHS has done in the past—including “The Little Mermaid” last  spring—this play is based off of its original tale One Thousand and One Arabian Nights.  While original fairy tales are infamous for being much gorier and darke...

Practically Perfect in Every Way: Mary Poppins Returns Review by Emily Carlisle

Practically Perfect in Every Way: Mary Poppins Returns Review by Emily Carlisle

Emily Carlisle

January 13, 2019

Director Rob Mar’s “Mary Poppins Returns” is the sequel to the 1964 Disney classic, “Mary Poppins.” In this movie, viewers revisit a grown up Jane (Emily Mortimer) and Michael Banks (Ben Whishaw) as they struggle with “The Great Slump” or The Great Depression. Once again, Mary Poppins (Emily...

CHS students prepare ‘Girls Like That’ production

CHS students prepare ‘Girls Like That’ production

entertainment

August 11, 2015

Competing for the first time, this school year’s play, “Girls Like That”, is a drama focusing on the issue of cyberbullying. According to actress and junior Sarah Biette, the play written by Evan Placey, focuses on cyberbullying among a group of private school girls. The play consists of seven...

The World’s a Stage: Fall production features new set-up and style

The World’s a Stage: Fall production features new set-up and style

entertainment

November 14, 2014

Through tomorrow, CHS Theatre will perform this year’s fall production “The Beaux’ Stratagem.” According to senior Aaron Jacobs, who portrays Tom Aimwell, with changes in the stage set-up and a unique genre,  “The Beaux’ Stratagem” will be a very interesting play to see. The fall prod...

Coming to a Theater Near you: Studio one acts to run from Sept. 25 to 27

Coming to a Theater Near you: Studio one acts to run from Sept. 25 to 27

entertainment

September 23, 2014

Sept. 25 to 27, the cast and crew members of the Studio One Acts plan to host a series of short plays from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Studio Theater. According to Kinsey Erickson, student director and senior, the performances provide opportunities for anyone who has an interest in theatre and comedy to ...

‘Zombie Prom’ starts Feb. 9

‘Zombie Prom’ starts Feb. 9

entertainment

January 27, 2012

Ah, February. Black History Month, love and….zombies? Opening night for the play “Zombie Prom” is on Feb. 9 and continues until Feb. 11 in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. Tickets are already on sale for $10. Tickets can be bought online at ccs.tix.com or at the school bookstore. Show times for “Zombie Prom” are Feb. 9 at 7:30 p....