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The Show Must Go On: Freshman Understudy Rises to The Occasion

The Show Must Go On: Freshman Understudy Rises to The Occasion

November 19, 2010

Four hours before the opening night of “Curtains,” Eva Hendricks ’11, who plays Carmen Bernstein as the lead role, was sent to the emergency room after reporting abdominal pains after Thursday night’s preview. Hendricks was unable to perform on opening night on Friday, which left only one other option. Understudy Sydney Robi...

Don't Be Scared Off: New Documentary "Inside Job" is Essential Viewing

Don't Be Scared Off: New Documentary "Inside Job" is Essential Viewing

November 18, 2010

Let’s just get this straight before we move any further. I am a normal kid. I love “Jackass 3-D”and even“Harold and Kumar.” While I may love those guilty pleasure movies, there is still much room in my heart for educational documentaries, and the new film “Inside Job” is no exception. Yes, I...

Newest Polanski Film “The Ghost Writer” Won’t Disappear

The Ghost Writer Movie Poster | Photo From www.filmschoolsrejects.com

March 23, 2010

Sammy Warshaw '12 Staff Writer For his entire directorial film career, legendary director Roman Polanski has crafted one absorbing picture after another. His latest work, “The Ghost Writer” is no exception. “The Ghost Writer” is classic Polanski. Its stylish, elegant and memorable. Sure, Polanski’s off scre...

Westport’s Academy of Dance Performs 28th Annual Nutcracker

Julie Lunde '11 practices at a rehearsal for her part as the Sugarplum Fairy | Photo by Julia Edelman '11

December 13, 2009

Dana Rappaport '11 Web Opinions Editor    One week ago, Dec. 5 and 6, Westport’s Academy of Dance closed the curtain on their twenty-eighth annual production of The Nutcracker.           At the start of the holiday season, the story of Clara and her Nutcracker prince unfolded on the S...

Summer Lovin’ At The Summer Musical

Local student thespians, some of them current and former Staples Players, perform a musical number from “Grease,” this summer’s production. | Photo by Kerry Long

September 18, 2009

Cole Manley '11 News Editor On July 30, the Staples Players/Westport Summer School performed “Grease” in a 50s styled Staples auditorium. The show opened to a large audience, and featured a range of students—from incoming Staples freshmen to college juniors. Based on the classic American musical, the summer production was set in the ...

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