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I have come to realize that growing up as a dancer and performing in three shows a year has provided me with the greatest joys and people that trump the emotional strain that comes with the artform. From being cast as just a small supporting attendant to being the lead of a scene my experiences as a performer will forever be an integral part of my childhood.

Final performance provokes appreciation of past show experiences

Madeline Michalowski ’22, Assistant Creative Director November 23, 2021

I have known the stiff feeling of a pound of gel and hairspray on my head to form a kind of shiny, plastered helmet since the age of three. The bobby pins sticking into your scalp never get any more comfortable...

The Playhouse suffered serious damage to several different areas of the theatre, because of the water that seeped through low-lying entrance doors and down staircases.

Westport Country Playhouse thankful for support after flood

Phoebe Miller ’23, Paper Sports Editor September 14, 2021

The Westport Country Playhouse suffered severe flood damage from the remnants of category two Hurricane Ida that hit Westport on the night of Sept. 1. The hurricane caused severe flooding and destruction...

Staples Players performed “Mamma Mia” on Saturday, Nov. 16th and finished the show on an exciting note by surprising the audience with two more songs after their bow.

Staples production of “Mamma Mia” displays professionalism and devotion of Staples Players

Maria Krug '22, Staff Writer December 3, 2019

As soon as Erin Lynch ’20 walked on stage with a radiant smile and began singing “Honey Honey,” I knew I was in for a treat.  Staples Players did an excellent job of translating the emotion and...

Pep Rally Helps Staples Students Celebrate School Spirit

Pep Rally Helps Staples Students Celebrate School Spirit

October 5, 2016

By: Camryn Ragland '18 and Olivia Ronca '18 Staples High School’s annual Pep Rally took place this past Friday, September 23, at the Staples Football Stadium in order to kick off homecoming. Students...

Mac Miller’s Performance at Governors Ball stands out to Staples attendees

Mac Miller’s Performance at Governors Ball stands out to Staples attendees

Max Appell, News Editor June 12, 2016

Governor’s Ball Music Festival at Randall’s Island Park is a very popular event among Staples students. With bands performing from all different sounds of music, there is something there for everyone. This...

One Of These Days scheduled to showcase at Toquet Hall

One Of These Days scheduled to showcase at Toquet Hall

Bella Gollomp , Staff Writer October 24, 2014

This coming Saturday, Oct. 25, Toquet Hall will be showcasing some of Staples students in their band called, ‘One of These Days’. Toquet Hall, Westport’s well-known teen center and coffee house,...

The audience finishes their standing ovation at the May 30th performance of “Infinite Black Suitcase.”

“Infinite Black Suitcase” showcases a different side of Players

Nicole DeBlasi, Web Managing Editor June 3, 2014

Performing only from May 29th to June 1st, Staples Players put on their blackbox production of “Infinite Black Suitcase.” This was the first “straight” play Players has put on in a while, meaning...

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