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Staples Players will be putting on a radio performance of “A Christmas Carol” on Dec. 13. It will be one of several radio shows that have been put on since COVID-19 made on-stage performances inadmissible.

Staples Players begins the holiday season with ‘A Christmas Carol’

Mimi Casey ’22, Paper Opinions Editor December 11, 2020

Staples Players will put on a radio performance of “A Christmas Carol” on Dec. 13 at 6:00 p.m.  “[The radio show is] definitely a really different experience because we’re not all together...

Due to COVID-19 and the absence of the traditional fall show, Staples Players hosts outdoor dance classes to keep their dance skills sharp and have some fun.

Staples Players dance on the courts

Lucy Dockter '23, Paper Arts Editor October 27, 2020

Visual representations of the new systems in place: (top to bottom) band members playing through mask holes; choir singers singing six feet apart; a Staples Players radio show.

COVID-19 induces revisions for audial subjects

Kristina Chaney ’23, Staff Writer October 10, 2020

Half of the students in every class operate on a several-second delay. Noses and mouths inside a building are a rare sight. Hallway traffic moves exclusively in one direction.  The hybrid/distance learning...

Just as all other teams and clubs, Players must implement changes to their curriculum this fall.

Staples Players adapts to a new type of mask

After a lengthy period of time spent trapped at home, the start of a new school year meant the chance for Staples students to return to a new type of normalcy. Many were thrilled with the reopening of...


Owen Keveaney ’20, Colin Konstanty ’22, Tomaso Scotti ’20 and Ben Zack ’21 rehearse a scene together in the Black Box Theater. Performances were previously scheduled to take place on March 13 through March 21.

Players postpones ‘Seussical’ due to coronavirus threat

Siri Kanter '20, Associate Managing Editor March 11, 2020

Staples Players’ spring show, “Seussical,” has been postponed in response to growing public fear surrounding the outbreak of COVID-19.  Productions were initially slated to take place on March...

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...

Maisy Boosin ʼ21, who plays Lisa, is always eager to talk about the upcoming Staples High School Play. The players practice their shows everyday in the black box theatre inside Staples High School for hours on end.

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...

Players enjoy each others company as they practice a scene before rehearsals. (Left to right Camille Foise ’21, Jamie Mann ’21, Erin Lynch ’20, AnnaMaria Fernandez ’20).

Staples Players’ passion helps them thrive through “Tech Week” and “Hell Week”

Chloe Murray '22 , Staff Writer October 31, 2019

Many Staples athletes might complain about their vigorous schedule: 7:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.-- School 2:30p.m.-5:00 p.m.-- Sports 6:00 -- Shower 7:30 p.m.-- Dinner 8:30 p.m.- 1 a.m. -- Homework. Some...

Players cast prepares for Mamma Mia

Players cast prepares for “Mamma Mia”

Brooke Dembin '22, Assistant Creative Director October 11, 2019

Staples Players’ production of “Our Town” came to our town

Ella Bloomingdale '20, Assistant Business Manager June 11, 2019

Most productions put on by  Staples Players are presented from the main stage with many varieties of lights and intricate set detailing, but for the next performance the play characteristics will include...

Leading actors Lulu Dalzell ’21 (playing Hecuba) and Emily Desser ’21 (playing Andromache) cry out in anguish over the loss of a child. “The Trojan Women” highlights to tragedy of the Troy women left behind after the Greeks have demolish their city.

Staples Players showcases “The Trojan Women” as first studio production of year

Serena Ye ’20 March 19, 2019

Whether it’s the childhood fables about the devious surprise attack of the Trojan Horse or tales from the heroic Odyssey, most people have heard the Greek side of the Trojan War. But few have encountered...

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