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Activities to stimulate your mind during quarantine

One of the many plays available to watch online is 42nd Street, which was a great production set during the Depression.

Madison Andrews '20, Sports Editor

April 30, 2020

During this difficult time of living during a pandemic, staying at home may drive some crazy from boredom. After being home from school for four weeks already, I have much more free time on my hands. It can be hard to find fun activities to fill the time at home, but I have found a few that keep your...

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 venture to the Big Apple for “To Kill A Mockingbird” on Broadway

Maddie Phelps '19

February 25, 2019

The chances that you escaped the three glorious years of middle school without analyzing every page, paragraph and sentence of Harper Lee’s “To Kill A Mockingbird” are at an all-time low in this day and age. While many high schoolers haven’t scoured the pages of this moving tale in what seems ...

Best places to visit in NYC

Best places to visit in NYC

May 22, 2018

By Emily Stone '20 New York City is the biggest city in America. Populated with over eight million residents and visited by more than 60 million people every year, there is a lot of room for adventure. Across the five boroughs, here are some of the most iconic eating and entertainment hotspots...

Hamilton’s casting call provokes calls of reverse discrimination

Hamilton’s casting call provokes calls of reverse discrimination

Lulu Stracher, News Editor

April 27, 2016

“Hamilton” has received enthusiastic praise from virtually every person who has seen the now sold out musical on Broadway. However, this praise has turned into criticism from theater groups and Staples students alike, after a new casting call seeking “nonwhite men and women” to audition for the...

Look beyond Wicked

Look beyond Wicked

Claire Dinshaw, Sports Editor

November 22, 2014

It’s a familiar sight on Facebook. Lush red velvet seats poke out from behind the thin white pages of a Playbill. A hand with newly painted nails grabs onto the side of the program, just below big block letters announcing the title of that night’s feature presentation. That’s right. It’s...

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