Plays

  • A Streetcar Named Desire: More Than A “High School” Production
    9:38 AM

    Immediately after being greeted at the door of the Black Box Theatre, the vibe of 1940’s New Orleans flooded the room. The sizable set extended throughout the entire theatre from wall to wall, including the upper balcony portion. Once seated, characters began to walk around the theatre, creating little scenes of their own. Whether it was

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  • Perfect For Your Picky Friend: BopNGrill
    9:04 AM

    BopNGrill is a Korean fusion restaurant, meaning it combines different key elements/dishes from different ethnicities’ traditions, and is perfect to bring that picky friend who’s only used to chicken tenders and Hot Pockets but wants to “try something different.” BopNGrill mixes American and Korean cuisines perfectly and is a great place to go when you’re on

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  • “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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