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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The cast members of “The Insitute’s Prisoner,” written
by Carina Villanova ’22, gather for Playwrights Festival rehearsal in the Drama Lab.

Theater the wright way

Jina Jeon May 29, 2022

The school will hold its annual Playwrights Festival in Rugby Theater on May 26 and 27. The event will feature 14 student-written plays across two nights, with seven plays per night. The Playwrights Festival...

Students participate in first pop-up play festival

Keila McCabe March 23, 2019

The school hosted its first pop-up play festival March 9, in which students wrote, directed, cast and performed eight plays in a 24-hour time period. Assistant Features Editor Zoe Redlich ’20 proposed...

Playwrights cast list announced

Gabi Berchtold March 22, 2017

Playwrights Festival producer and performing arts teacher Christopher Moore announced the cast list for 12 plays that comprise the 2017 Playwrights Festival. The cast list is as follows: PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL...

Alumna, author of fiction novel leads workshops for student playwrights

Sarah Lee October 11, 2016

Lindsey Rosin ’03 spoke to students interested in submitting plays to this year’s Playwrights Festival the writing and editing process of plays and the importance of being passionate about one’s...

ACCUSATORY: Sophia Van Iderstine ’17 argues with Joe Katz ’16 during a performance of Dylan Schiffrin’s ’16 “Gwendolyn.” Schiffrin’s play, directed by professional actor Tait Ruppert, was about a businessman and his relationship with a living cactus, named “Gwendolyn,” that manipulates him into doing evil. Credit: Pavan Tauh/Chronicle

Students direct productions for Playwrights Festival

Jadene Meyer May 28, 2016

Sixteen students wrote 13 student-written plays for the Playwrights Festival 2016, which took place in Rugby Theater April 28-30. Drama teacher Christopher Moore directed and led students throughout its...

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