The men and women in black

The lights in Rugby theater dimmed, and the applauding crowd quieted in anticipation. “Turn the house off, please,” Savannah Weinstock ’18 said, “standby six. Go six.” From high above the stage, the orchestra played the first bars of “Look Down,” the opening song of Les Miserables. “Standby seven and eight. Go,” she said. Slowly, the […]

Stage crew is ‘in charge’

By Jamie Chang When lights rose on the stage of the upper school production of “The Laramie Project” last weekend, the director and other adults who had helped create the play sat in the audience as students ran the show. “No one is holding their hands,” Pugh said. For each play and musical, technical theatre […]