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Variety show displays Staples students’ talent

Variety show displays Staples students’ talent

Remi Levitt '21

May 15, 2019

From juggling acts to full student rock bands, the Staples variety show is home to a plethora of interesting performances. On Monday, April 8, Staples students had the opportunity to try out to be a part of the 2019 variety show and show their talent to the ‘judges.’ When auditioning, performers...

Paul inspires Players students with visit

Paul inspires Players students with visit

March 27, 2018

By Daniel Harizman ’19 As Staples Players students congregated in the auditorium on Friday, Mar. 9, student chatter pervaded the room, and students prepared for the upcoming act: this time, not one of their own. Three vacant lemon yellow cushioned chairs sat downstage center. As the tech crew d...

Colorful script of Romeo and Juliet turns grey at Westport Country Playhouse

Colorful script of Romeo and Juliet turns grey at Westport Country Playhouse

November 27, 2017

By Melanie Lust '19 On Friday, Nov. 10, when the curtain on the Westport Country Playhouse stage rose to reveal silhouettes of dueling figures in front of a pale yellow glow, the audience's excitement was palpable. When the scene opened to reveal a set meticulously designed to match the 16th century,...

Staples Players’ production of Newsies thrives in opening weekend

Staples Players’ production of Newsies thrives in opening weekend

November 15, 2017

By: Daniel Harizman ’19 and Layla Wofsy ’19 ...

Accidental shooting at Bow Tie Cinemas leaves viewers shaken

Accidental shooting at Bow Tie Cinemas leaves viewers shaken

September 10, 2017

By Amelia Brown '18 A man accidentally shot himself in the leg on Friday, Sept. 8 during a screening of the horror movie “It” at Bow Tie Cinemas in Norwalk, Connecticut. Police responded to a call from the theatre at approximately 11 p.m. according to the Norwalk Police Department’s (NPD) activity ...

[Oct. 2016 Arts] Staples Players presents “The Music Man” for fall production

November 22, 2016

By Shaina Selvaraju ’17   This fall, Staples Players will perform the Tony Award winning musical, “The Music Man.” The musical centers on a con man named Harold Hill, played by Jacob Leaf ’17, who sells instruments to people in River City, Iowa with the promise that he will teach ...

A new type of Superfan takes the stage

A new type of Superfan takes the stage

Katie Settos, A&E Editor

April 25, 2014

Crushing into their seats, they tear open bags of Skittles. Eagerly they wait for the action to commence as jitters creep through their nerves and the energy of the room consumes them. Yet there are no game-changing turnovers or miraculous touchdowns to be seen. This isn’t your typical game,...

“Avenue Q” stuns at opening night

“Avenue Q” stuns at opening night

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...

Just See It: Movies Might Surprise This Holiday Season

Just See It: Movies Might Surprise This Holiday Season

December 22, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Don’t complain to me about how there are never movies to see. There are always movies. Always. Let me explain. Of course, there are some better times of the year than others to see a good film. You have the ubiquitous crapshoot of summer movie time, consisting of big-budget action thrillers an...

A Tale of Two Towns: How does Westport’s downtown nightlife compare to that of neighboring Fairfield?

A Tale of Two Towns: How does Westport’s downtown nightlife compare to that of neighboring Fairfield?

December 3, 2010

It’s a Friday night in Westport and a student is looking for something to do. His or her friends want to go out, but don’t have any plans in mind. They decide to go downtown, but once they get there, they can’t find much else to do besides for eating at a few restaurants and indulging in ice cream. ...

Westport Country Playhouse Celebrates 80th Anniversary

Westport Country Playhouse Celebrates 80th Anniversary

March 26, 2010

Monica Mula '10 Web Opinions Editor The year 2010 raises the curtain on the 80th Anniversary season for the Westport Country Playhouse. Though the season doesn’t officially begin until April, there is never a dull moment for directors, cast, and crew. Currently, the Playhouse is featuri...

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