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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

“And what’s that got to do with us?”

Sarah Lee November 21, 2017

People who know me are more than aware that, despite not actually being in the cast or crew, I have not been able to stop talking about “Cabaret” for the past two months. It’s one of my favorite...

Photo By Pavan Tauh

“Auf Wiedersehen, À Bientôt…”

Sarah Lee November 20, 2017

The house lights came up, and Sophia Nuñez ’20 found herself in tears at the end of the Nov. 4 performance of “Cabaret.” She tried to distract herself and join in on conversations with friends,...

The Emcee (Jake Schroeder '20) and the ensemble dance during

Cast of US musical asks community to “come to the ‘Cabaret'”

Sarah Reiff November 6, 2017

The Upper School Fall Musical "Cabaret" opened Nov. 2 and continued showings Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Performing Arts Department Head Rees Pugh said the department decided to add the Monday show due...

Technical issues halt Cabaret performance

Zoe Redlich November 5, 2017

The light board and haze machine froze at the start of the second act of Cabaret, causing the performance to halt Saturday. As the lights flashed and the haze on the stage built, one of the directors...

Student actors in the fall production of “Cabaret” make connections between themes such as politics and identity in the show and in their own lives as young adults.

Reflecting on “Cabaret”

Sarah Lee October 16, 2017

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday since Sept. 5, the sound of actors’ feet moving swiftly across the floor as they dance the Charleston and singers harmonizing floats out of Rugby Theater, the drama...

Department announces Cabaret cast list

Kate Schrage September 4, 2017

Cast: Emcee: Jake Schroeder Cliff: Michael Gaven Sally: Charlotte Weinman Schneider: Alex Goldstein Schultz: Alec Davila Ernst: Jakob Klein Kost: Tarin North Customs Officer / Klub Denizen: Will...

For the fall production of “Cabaret,” the performing arts department will use the show to represent all spectrums—including gender.

Life is a Cabaret

Sarah Lee August 31, 2017

When Natalie Kroh ’18 opened her email May 13 and learned “Cabaret” would be the 2017 fall musical, she was less than thrilled. Since the musical takes place in late Weimar Germany, Kroh was initially...

PUTTING ON A SHOW: Jessica Brandon ’16 (left in black) sings her duet with Adam Yaron ’16 (right in white shirt).

Choir students perform ‘Give My Regards to Cabaret’

Isabelle Eshraghi May 25, 2016

Choir students performed in “Give My Regards to Cabaret” Friday and Sunday. Students in Bel Canto, Chamber Singers, Wolverine Chorus and Jazz Singers performed a variety of Broadway songs in Rugby...

Choral students to perform cabaret

Isabelle Eshraghi April 29, 2016

Choral students will perform “Give My Regards to Cabaret” May 20 in the Rugby Theater. The show is a tribute to Broadway. This will be the final performance directed by choir teacher Rodger Guerrero,...

Fosse biographer speaks on the importance of music in movies

Sydney Foreman March 19, 2014

 During a short break while guest teaching performing arts teacher Ted Walch’s Cinema Studies class March 10, Sam Wasson ’99 learned that his book "Fosse" about choreographer-director Bob Fosse was...

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