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

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 excitement captured in the movie into their performance. All the detailed costumes with sparkles ...

Staples Players find a balance between their own techniques and those of Broadway in “Mamma Mia”

Staples Players find a balance between their own techniques and those of Broadway in “Mamma Mia”

Izzy Sareen '22, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

The hit show “Mamma Mia” is in it’s last week of performances this week, and it has been received enthusiastically by audiences   The Players have put forth many hours of hard work and dedication to this show, spending their time practicing dancing, singing, doing hair and makeup and so m...

Staples Players rehearse for the play of Mamma Mia

Staples Players rehearse for the play of Mamma Mia

Betti Kobak '22 and Shira Zeiberg '22

October 16, 2019

Staples Players perfectly performs “Our Town”

Staples Players perfectly performs “Our Town”

May 30, 2019

Caroline Donohue '20 Business Manager

Freshman see broadway show “In the Heights”

Freshman see broadway show “In the Heights”

Lexie Moskovit '21, Web Sports Editor

May 17, 2019

Staples’ freshman class saw The Westport Country Playhouse production of "In the Heights" on a field trip Thursday May 9. Many attendees appreciated the diversity that writer Lin Manuel Miranda, who also wrote the Broadway show “Hamilton,” brought to the stage. “I loved the play because...

Staples alumnus Justin Paul wins another Golden Globe

Staples alumnus Justin Paul wins another Golden Globe

January 16, 2018

By Alex Sprouls ’19 and Camryn Ragland ’18 After an accomplished year of Oscar and Tony wins for Staples alum Justin Paul, he and his artistic partner, Benj Pasek, kicked off 2018 by winning the Golden Globe for best original song for “This is Me” in “The Greatest Showman” which was nominated for three awards. “I loved...

The 2011 Tony Awards: ‘Mormon,’ ‘War Horse’ Win Big

The 2011 Tony Awards: ‘Mormon,’ ‘War Horse’ Win Big

June 12, 2011

The 65th Annual Tony Awards show was held on June 12 to recognize achievement in Broadway productions during the 2010-11 season. Neil Patrick Harris hosted the ceremony, which broadcast live on CBS from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. The show was held at the 3,000-seat Beacon Theatre on upper Broadway in Manhattan instead of its usual home at the 6,000-seat...

Spector '11 To Play College Football at Wittenburg University

Spector '11 To Play College Football at Wittenburg University

May 1, 2011

College towns like Ann Arbor, Mich., Tuscaloosa, Ala., South Bend, Ind. and Austin, Texas all echo stories down the halls of football immortality. Springfield, Ohio is the last place anyone would think to add to that list. Wittenberg University, in Springfield, Ohio, is the winningest program in college football history—Division III that is. Next year, Staples offensive-lineman Andr...

All for One, and One Act for All: The 11th Annual One-Act Play Festival

All for One, and One Act for All: The 11th Annual One-Act Play Festival

April 15, 2011

Where can a professional pain inflictor, a deaf and blind child, and a psychotic fraud marriage counselor all be found? No where but the 11th Annual One Act Play Festival, put on by Staples Players. “I encourage the actors to do what they’re interested in, and they have that opportunity,” Players Director David Roth said. “That’s why people keep coming back year...

Behind the Scenes with MVG: Student Filmmaker Shares Insight, Inspiration

Behind the Scenes with MVG: Student Filmmaker Shares Insight, Inspiration

December 23, 2010

Image via Wikipedia “He knows everything [about movies],” Annie Cooperstone ’13 said when asked about Matthew Van Gessel ’11. There is really no other way to put it— Van Gessel, an involved member of Staples Players, is also an encyclopedia of cinematic knowledge. He has seen dozens of movies and can recall the techniques used in just ...

November 24, 2010 | Pre-Thanksgiving Puppy Love

November 24, 2010 | Pre-Thanksgiving Puppy Love

November 24, 2010

9:10 a.m. Students in a sophomore English class play with a puppy brought in by a student to celebrate what she is thankful for in preparation for the upcoming holiday. The terrier puppy was recently rescued from a puppy mill....

WWPT Wrecker Radio Named Second Best Station in the Country, Individual Students Win Drury Awards

WWPT Wrecker Radio Named Second Best Station in the Country, Individual Students Win Drury Awards

November 15, 2010

Though over 120 high schools competed in the 2010 John Drury National Radio Awards, Staples’s WWPT Wrecker Radio was named the second best radio station in the country at the competition’s luncheon in Chicago on Saturday, Nov. 13. In addition, several Staples students were singled out for individual Drury Awards. Eric Gallanty ...

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