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Giving a big round of applause for Vig

Giving a big round of applause for Vig

Maialie Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015

Vig Namasivayam ’16 is a name familiar to the Staples community. Along with being the president of Top Hat Tutors -- a student run tutoring agency at Staples -- and the President of the National Honor Society, Vig happens to also be the President and assistant director of Staples Players. “I rea...

Some find their spotlight outside Staples

Some find their spotlight outside Staples

Claudia Chen, Staff Writer

January 10, 2015

Fairfield College Preparatory School’s theater was pitch black. In the darkness, the audience members’ eyes sparkled with anticipation. Then, a spotlight flashed onto the stage or, more specifically, onto Hallie Lavin ’17. She belted out a solo, as she finished her final performance of “The...

Look beyond Wicked

Look beyond Wicked

Claire Dinshaw, Sports Editor

November 22, 2014

It’s a familiar sight on Facebook. Lush red velvet seats poke out from behind the thin white pages of a Playbill. A hand with newly painted nails grabs onto the side of the program, just below big block letters announcing the title of that night’s feature presentation. That’s right. It’s...

“Avenue Q” stuns at opening night

Zoe Fox ’16, who played Care-ee bear, Garrick New’16, who played Pooh, and Aaron Samuels ’16, who played Paddington, look through the playbill for their names and ads during a break.

Nicole DeBlasi, Web A&E Editor

March 24, 2014

On March 21st, Staples Players put on a stunning performance of “Avenue Q,” a play about the struggles that a group of people, and monsters, face as they enter adulthood and the challenges that adulthood throws at them, such as finding a job. Unlike most productions Staples Players put on, “Avenu...

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