• “Almost, Maine” Made Me Want to Fall in Love
    8:29 AM

    Niles West’s most recent theater production this year, “Almost, Maine,” is a collection of stories of people who are all vying to either find, rectify, or complete the journey through the ups and downs of love. The scenes all differ in the stories of the people portrayed in them, from a husband and wife trying to find

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  • NW Theatre Sets the Bar High with Avenue Q
    8:38 AM

    To be completely honest, I was a bit disappointed to hear about the fact that the last theatre production in my high school career was a puppet show. Puppets aren’t exactly my favorite thing on this planet. “Sesame Street” was not my favorite show growing up.  On my way back to school to watch the

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  • “Title Of Show” Proved to be Funny and Entertaining
    9:22 AM

    “Title of Show” was the funniest theatrical performance I have seen in a long while. Four people, each with a unique personality that is crazy yet relatable to most of us, kept me laughing throughout the play. The references to “Into The Woods,” “Cheetah Girls,” “Wicked,” “Lord of the Rings,” “Rent,” and even “Avenue Q,”

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  • “The Dream of the Burning Boy”: Another Thespian Success
    10:15 AM

    A school struck by tragedy, an English teacher hiding a secret, and friends torn apart. “The Dream of the Burning Boy” takes these subjects and produces a performance that is worthy of applause. This play is different from the ones that the thespians have performed in the past; it is much more serious and has

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  • “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” Brings a Timeless Tale to Life
    8:11 AM

    Students, staff, and family file into the Robert L. Johnson Auditorium. The chit-chatting ceases when the voice of theatre director Andrew Sinclair reverberates throughout the room, asking for the audience to silence all electronics and reminding them that no flash photography will be permitted. The lights go off, band director Justin Johnson cues the pit, and the

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  • “The Importance of Being Earnest” is a Laugh and a Half
    9:45 AM

    Flamboyant 19th century dresses, British accents, and deprecating jokes about family and marriage? These are just some of the aspects that made up last weekend’s “The Importance of Being Earnest.” While the play is based off of Irish author Oscar Wilde’s original, don’t be fooled by the term “classic literature.” If you’re a fan of

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  • “The Musical Adventures of Freddie the Frog” Entertains All Ages
    4:06 PM

    Students, parents, teachers, and little kids are chattering in the Robert L. Johnson Auditorium, waiting for the lights to dim and the familiar sound of theatre director Andrew Sinclair giving instructions regarding electronics and flash photography.  The audience is  looking forward to the world premiere of “The Musical Adventures of Freddie the Frog.” PLOT SUMMARY

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