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Paul inspires Players students with visit

Paul inspires Players students with visit

March 27, 2018

By Daniel Harizman ’19 As Staples Players students congregated in the auditorium on Friday, Mar. 9, student chatter pervaded the room, and students prepared for the upcoming act: this time, not one of their own. Three vacant lemon yellow cushioned chairs sat downstage center. As the tech crew d...

Hot Off the Press: Broadway Hit ‘Newsies!’ Selects Staples High School as Testing Ground for National High School Rollout

Hot Off the Press: Broadway Hit ‘Newsies!’ Selects Staples High School as Testing Ground for National High School Rollout

May 22, 2017

By Charlie Colasurdo '18 Over 100 members of Staples Players gathered on May 12, in the Staples auditorium for an annual theater tradition: the announcement of their fall production. Unbeknownst to the cast, crew and supporting members, this year’s gathering would host a familiar face: Adam Kapl...

‘Cinderella’ twirls onto the Coleytown Middle School stage

‘Cinderella’ twirls onto the Coleytown Middle School stage

April 17, 2017

By Megan Doyle ’18 Organizing upwards of 60 kids to perform and make extensive sets for a musical may seem like a difficult feat, but Coleytown Middle School students have proved that, as they sing in the show, “nothing is impossible.” On Thursday, March 30, Coleytown Company opened the ...

“La La Land” proves to be an exceptional performance

“La La Land” proves to be an exceptional performance

January 11, 2017

By Megan Doyle ’18 “La La Land” won several Golden Globe awards - and it completely deserved them. This two hour musical masterpiece was absolutely stunning in all aspects, including scoring, acting, dancing, and cinematography. I have to admit, I was a bit wary when I found out this was...

“Trolls” Sings its Way into Moviegoers’ Hearts

“Trolls” Sings its Way into Moviegoers’ Hearts

Kate Lewis, Staff Writer

November 13, 2016

Chock full of kid-friendly storylines, a killer cast, and entertaining musical numbers, this whimsical animated movie musical will have the whole family dancing in their seats. “Trolls” is a simple story, about Trolls whose lives revolve around singing and dancing and hugging, until one day some...

The start of something new; Disney Channel surprises fans with “High School Musical Four” announcement

The start of something new; Disney Channel surprises fans with “High School Musical Four” announcement

Margot Mather, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

A life-changing decision was made on March first- no not the Super Tuesday polls- much more important.   Disney Channel has announced it will officially be producing “High School Musical Four”.   Get your head in the game “High School Musical” fans, it’s happening. &nb...

Grease Live recieves a “lightning” review

Grease Live recieves a “lightning” review

Eliza Goldberg, Features Editor

February 9, 2016

At 7 p.m. on Sunday January 31 musical theater enthusiasts everywhere gathered around their televisions to watch a special performance—a live production of an adapted version of “Grease” the movie. Starring Vanessa Hudgens as Rizzo, KeKe Palmer as Marty, Julianne Hough as Sandy, Carly Rae Jeps...

“Godspell” rocks Staples

“Godspell” rocks Staples

Alix Sommers, Staff Writer

June 17, 2015

With school wrapping up, Staples Players’ summer show is quickly approaching, and is sure to excite. “Godspell,” a musical based upon the Gospel according to St. Matthew, will be produced on the stage of Staples for the first time this summer. Students participating in the musical are showing...

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