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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,...

“Tick, Tick...Boom” is a film adaptation of an autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, played by Andrew Garfield, which follows his life as an aspiring composer in “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda’s directorial debut.

Andrew Garfield, Lin-Manuel Miranda craft a captivating homage to ‘Rent’ creator, theater in “Tick, Tick…Boom”

Caroline Coffey '22, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

The bright lights of a Broadway marquee are a true spectacle to behold, and any aspiring performer or theater composer fixates their gaze between the top and bottom rows of lights, hoping one day their...

‘High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special’ excites fans, puts them in holiday spirit

‘High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special’ excites fans, puts them in holiday spirit

Margot Richlin ’23, Staff Writer December 21, 2020

When the first season of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” hit Disney+ in November 2019, it was all the rage. But many fans were disappointed to learn that they would have to wait over...

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...

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Hot Off the Press: Broadway Hit ‘Newsies!’ Selects Staples High School as Testing Ground for National High School Rollout

May 22, 2017

By Charlie Colasurdo '18 Over 100 members of Staples Players gathered on May 12, in the Staples auditorium for an annual theater tradition: the announcement of their fall production. Unbeknownst to...

‘Cinderella’ twirls onto the Coleytown Middle School stage

‘Cinderella’ twirls onto the Coleytown Middle School stage

April 17, 2017

By Megan Doyle ’18 Organizing upwards of 60 kids to perform and make extensive sets for a musical may seem like a difficult feat, but Coleytown Middle School students have proved that, as they sing...

“La La Land” proves to be an exceptional performance

“La La Land” proves to be an exceptional performance

January 11, 2017

By Megan Doyle ’18 “La La Land” won several Golden Globe awards - and it completely deserved them. This two hour musical masterpiece was absolutely stunning in all aspects, including scoring,...

“Trolls” Sings its Way into Moviegoers’ Hearts

“Trolls” Sings its Way into Moviegoers’ Hearts

Kate Lewis, Staff Writer November 13, 2016

Chock full of kid-friendly storylines, a killer cast, and entertaining musical numbers, this whimsical animated movie musical will have the whole family dancing in their seats. “Trolls” is a simple...

The start of something new; Disney Channel surprises fans with “High School Musical Four” announcement

The start of something new; Disney Channel surprises fans with “High School Musical Four” announcement

Margot Mather , Staff Writer March 4, 2016

A life-changing decision was made on March first- no not the Super Tuesday polls- much more important.   Disney Channel has announced it will officially be producing “High School Musical Four”.   Get...

Grease Live recieves a “lightning” review

Grease Live recieves a “lightning” review

Eliza Goldberg, Features Editor February 9, 2016

At 7 p.m. on Sunday January 31 musical theater enthusiasts everywhere gathered around their televisions to watch a special performance—a live production of an adapted version of “Grease” the movie....

“Godspell” rocks Staples

“Godspell” rocks Staples

Alix Sommers, Staff Writer June 17, 2015

With school wrapping up, Staples Players’ summer show is quickly approaching, and is sure to excite. “Godspell,” a musical based upon the Gospel according to St. Matthew, will be produced on the...

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