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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


Filed under Arts

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,...

Celebrating the legend, Dr. Martin Luther King

Celebrating the legend, Dr. Martin Luther King

January 20, 2017


Filed under Features

By: Anna Rhoads '19 “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” These are the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, a civil rights activist who led the way for a movement...

Phelps-Roper sisters discuss their escape from a family of hate

Phelps-Roper sisters discuss their escape from a family of hate

Alice Hickson, News Editor

March 31, 2016


Filed under News

Former members of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church (WBC), Megan and Grace Phelps-Roper, spoke at the Westport Country Playhouse on March 28 and in the Staples auditorium March 29 for an event hosted by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). As granddaughters of the church’s founder and main pastor, Fred Phelps,...

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