Love Like Snow Other

Love Like Snow Other

  Ginette (Caroline Cook ’19) is sitting next to Pete (Erick Gredonia ’17) when the two reveal that they love each other. However, Pete explains that by sitting directly next him, Ginette is also technically as far away from him as she can possibly be. Disheartened, Ginette leaves Pete. “I thought the prologue was adorable. […]

Rehearsals begin for upcoming spring play

A cast of twenty students and a live band of six instrumentalists are set to perform in the spring play “Almost Maine” taking place Feb. 2-4 in the Rugby Auditorium. The play, written by John Cariani, is a compilation of nine inter-connected scenes set during wintertime in a small town in Maine. The story follows […]

Students audition, begin rehearsing for spring play

Performing arts teacher Christopher Moore released the cast list for the spring play “Almost Maine” in an email to students Saturday afternoon. The play features a cast of 20 students and a live band of six instrumentalists in a compilation of nine inter-connected scenes set in a small town in Maine. Students auditioned for the […]

Rose sold for cast members in the play

Students purchased roses for cast members in the play, “The Madwoman of Chaillot.” Social Commitee announced the rose sale during the First and Third Wednesday assembly last week, and roses were for sale all week on the quad. Roses were sold for $3 apiece, in bundles of four for $10 or eight for $20. Students […]

Actors present winter play ‘The Madwoman of Chaillot’

Actors present winter play ‘The Madwoman of Chaillot’

Twenty-four actors performed in the winter play, “The Madwoman of Chaillot,” Feb. 5, 6 and 7. The show focuses on the story of Madame Aurelia, played by Natalie Musicant ’17, who attempts to work with her friends to rid the world of evil. “The whole cast clicked on opening night,” said Talia Lefkowitz ’17, who […]

Actors perform play ‘The Madwoman of Chaillot’

Actors perform play ‘The Madwoman of Chaillot’

Twenty-four actors performed in the winter play, “The Madwoman of Chaillot,” Feb. 5, 6 and 7. The show focuses on the story of Madame Aurelia, played by Natalie Musicant ’17, who attempts to work with her friends to rid the world of evil. “The whole cast clicked on opening night,” said Talia Lefkowitz ’17, who […]

DJ Lesh ’18 works in sound technology

DJ Lesh ’18 works in sound technology

It was opening night. Daniel “DJ” Lesh ’18 went through his checklist for the last time. Turn on the speakers; turn on the sound board- check. Backstage, he had put each of the 23 mics onto the actors himself. If there was any problem with the mics, it would be his fault.  He remembers the months […]

Students to showcase ‘The Madwoman of Chaillot’

Students will perform “The Madwoman of Chaillot” Feb. 5-7. “The play was written at the end of the Second World War in France by a man who had grown up during the glorious ‘fin de siècle’ period in Paris and had lived to witness what must have seemed like, by 1943, the utter destruction of […]

Actors perform one-act play

Actors perform one-act play

Youth Plays published the one-act play “The Exceptional Childhood Center” by Dylan Schifrin ’16. After the Harvard-Westlake Playwrights Festival chose his work last year, the Los Angeles Blank Theatre selected it to be performed professionally. “The Exceptional Childhood Center” details the fictional lives of students enrolled in an elite preschool. “I didn’t know this at […]

Alum hosts playwrights workshops after school

Alum hosts playwrights workshops after school

Alex Lewin ’94 hosted afternoon playwriting workshops for students Sept. 24-26. The Perry S. Goldman Playwriting Workshop taught students playwriting skills as a part of preparing for the Harvard-Westlake Playwrights Festival. Later in the year, the festival will feature student-written plays, and one of the goals of the workshop was to help students prepare to […]