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Players postpones ‘Seussical’ due to coronavirus threat

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.

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 13, 14, 15, 20 and 21. There will be a show for the parents of the actors on March 11 and 12, and g...

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

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.

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”

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.

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

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).

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 might ask: where are students supposed to fit in both a social life and sleep into this schedule?...

Staples Players rehearse for the play of Mamma Mia

Staples Players rehearse for Mamma Mia that will start showing on Nov. 15.

Betti Kobak '22 and Shira Zeiberg '22

October 16, 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 neither of these. Staples Players will be putting on a presentation of “Our Town” in the Bl...

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

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.

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 the story about the tragic aftermath of the bloody battles of Troy. Travelling back to ancient...

[April 2017] “Urine” luck: Staples Players’ production exceeds expectations

[April 2017] “Urine” luck: Staples Players’ production exceeds expectations

April 21, 2017

By: Katelyn DeAgro '17 As the lights dimmed and the narrating voice of Officer Lockstock came booming through the speakers, the outside world melted away and the fictional world of Urinetown, a captivating one filled with corrupt business and a colluding government, unfolded. “Urinetown” premiered...

The Final Bow

The Final Bow

March 22, 2017

By Channing Smith '17   ...

Staples alum secures “The Voice” victory

Staples alum secures “The Voice” victory

Kaila Finn, Staff Writer

May 29, 2016

After months of support and anticipation from the community, Staples graduate Alisan Porter took to “The Voice” stage on Tuesday, May 25 to claim her trophy. In describing the winning moment, Staples Players actor and Porter fan, James O’Brien ’17 said, “When I saw that Alisan won, I just ...

More than a Play: Staples Players Prepares to put on “The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later”

More than a Play: Staples Players Prepares to put on “The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later”

Channing Smith, Creative Chief

May 18, 2016

When Andy Paris set out to write “The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later,” he expected a 10 minute epilogue to tack alongside his original play. What he got, was so much more. That’s what Paris explained to the cast and crew of the Staples Players production of “The Laramie Project: 10 Years...

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