Senior’s play produced in festival

Senior’s play produced in festival

Uriah Celaya’s ’18 original play, “Rule of Threes,” was produced in the seventh annual Short New Play Festival held in New York City at the Lucille Lortel Theater this past summer. Unlike other students’ plays, Celaya’s play was entered in a festival alongside professional playwrights. Celaya’s play is about a woman, Maria, who starts to […]

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 […]

Spotlight: Daniele Wieder '12

Dani Wieder ’12, an aspiring playwright, wrote a two-act piece titled “Mused” for her Senior Independent Study. Set in the 1950s, the work follows the story of Victoria, a housewife who explores feminism through heroines in Greek Mythology. Her findings lead her to question the social limitations of women.

School should allow Ditch Day

After four years of intense pressure and work, seniors are well within their rights to request a culminating free day to bond within their class, especially when it’s a tradition as long-standing as Ditch Day. The administration’s reaction to the planned ditching for April 20 was harsh and unnecessary. Admittedly, the seniors, guided by a […]