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The cast of “Guys and Dolls” bow on the Nov. 12 evening performance. The show runs for about 3 hours including a 15 minute intermission.

‘Guys and Dolls’ amazes with classic Broadway

Alex Gaines ’25, Paper Arts Editor November 28, 2022

This year’s production of “Guys and Dolls” was completely unlike the many other times the Players have done the show - before the Nov. 12 evening performance of ‘Guys and Dolls’ began, director...

“Guys and Dolls” premiered Nov. 11 and has a total of seven shows.

Players demonstrate unity, supportive program through obstacles

Talia Varsano '24, Paper Art Editor November 13, 2022

Theater often highlights star studded individual talents, and, of course, Players has a long history of just that. But this perception was challenged the first weekend of the Player’s annual fall production....

Staples Players’ production of Disney’s “Descendants” runs from April 1-3 and 8-9. The lighthearted musical tells the story of the teenage children of classic Disney villains being faced with threats from their parents, forcing them to explore the world of “good” Disney characters.

‘Descendants’ enchants with extreme talent, Disney magic

Alex Gaines '25, Arts Editor April 27, 2022

I’m never surprised by the excellence of Staples Players shows. With such a talented cast and crew, I believe every production I see will be astounding.  I have to admit, though, I was a bit concerned...

The premiere of “Descendants: the Musical” took place on Friday, April 1. This show, an adaptation of the Disney movie series by the same name, is a mix of all three “Descendants movies and received several standing ovations from the audience throughout the performance. The show is set for more performances on April 3, 8 and 9 with a double cast.

A wicked opening night: ‘Descendants’ cast and crew celebrate triumph, raw reactions

Anna Diorio ’23, Broadcast Director April 5, 2022

Rapturous cheers flooded the offstage wings of the Staples auditorium after the cast and crew of “Descendants” took the first of their final bows on opening night. Minutes after the curtains closed,...

The Staples Players advertise their upcoming performances on April 1, 2, 3, 8 and 9 outside of the auditorium. You can find tickets on staplesplayers.com.

Staples Players dance with ‘Descendants’

Gabriella Gerig ’23, Paper Sports Editor March 30, 2022

The Staples Players are planning to entertain once again, this time with their production of “Descendants: The Musical.” “Descendants: The Musical” is a 2015 Disney Original that follows the lives...

Staples Players put on performances of Grease on Nov. 12, 13, 19, and 20 at 7:30 pm and Nov. 14 and 20 at 3:00 pm.

Staples Players amaze once again with production of ‘Grease’

Gabriella Gerig ’23, Paper Sports Editor November 24, 2021

The much anticipated production of “Grease” by the Staples Players did not fall short of its expectations. The Players came out on Nov. 20 with a performance that blended together professionalism,...

Behind the scenes at the Staples Players new production, “Words Words Words… And Music.”

Staples Players performing live after pandemic

Nick Lolis '24, Staff Writer May 25, 2021

This pandemic has caused us to miss out on our favorite events and activities. Sports games have been missed, TV shows and movies have been cancelled and stores have closed. However, plays are coming back....

Players’ Dracula cast don red and black costumes for the show as well as coordinating masks.

Players’ Radio Show: Dracula compares contemporary fears to supernatural ones

Tallula Stvan '21 April 5, 2021

https://soundcloud.com/tallula-stvan/dracula-podcast-3

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, Editor-in-Chief 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...

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