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“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 performed “Mamma Mia” on Saturday, Nov. 16th and finished the show on an exciting note by surprising the audience with two more songs after their bow.

Staples production of “Mamma Mia” displays professionalism and devotion of Staples Players

Maria Krug '22, Arts Editor December 3, 2019

As soon as Erin Lynch ’20 walked on stage with a radiant smile and began singing “Honey Honey,” I knew I was in for a treat.  Staples Players did an excellent job of translating the emotion and...

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.

Staples Players find a balance between their own techniques and those of Broadway in “Mamma Mia”

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...

Our Town took place May 23-26. The show was loved by the students who participated.

Staples Players perfectly performs “Our Town”

May 30, 2019
Caroline Donohue '20 Business Manager
The off-Broadway production of “In the Heights” is showing at The Westport Country Playhouse until May 19.

Freshman see broadway show “In the Heights”

Lexie Moskovit '21, Staff Writer May 17, 2019

Staples’ freshman class saw The Westport Country Playhouse production of "In the Heights" on a field trip Thursday May 9. Many attendees appreciated the diversity that writer Lin Manuel Miranda,...

Staples alumnus Justin Paul wins another Golden Globe

Staples alumnus Justin Paul wins another Golden Globe

January 16, 2018

By Alex Sprouls ’19 and Camryn Ragland ’18 After an accomplished year of Oscar and Tony wins for Staples alum Justin Paul, he and his artistic partner, Benj Pasek, kicked off 2018 by winning the...

The 2011 Tony Awards: ‘Mormon,’ ‘War Horse’ Win Big

June 12, 2011

The 65th Annual Tony Awards show was held on June 12 to recognize achievement in Broadway productions during the 2010-11 season. Neil Patrick Harris hosted the ceremony, which broadcast live on...

Spector '11 To Play College Football at Wittenburg University

May 1, 2011

College towns like Ann Arbor, Mich., Tuscaloosa, Ala., South Bend, Ind. and Austin, Texas all echo stories down the halls of football immortality. Springfield, Ohio is the last place anyone would think...

All for One, and One Act for All: The 11th Annual One-Act Play Festival

April 15, 2011

Where can a professional pain inflictor, a deaf and blind child, and a psychotic fraud marriage counselor all be found? No where but the 11th Annual One Act Play Festival, put on by Staples Players. “I...

Behind the Scenes with MVG: Student Filmmaker Shares Insight, Inspiration

December 23, 2010

Image via Wikipedia “He knows everything [about movies],” Annie Cooperstone ’13 said when asked about Matthew Van Gessel ’11. There is really no other way to put it— Van Gessel, an involved...

November 24, 2010 | Pre-Thanksgiving Puppy Love

November 24, 2010

9:10 a.m. Students in a sophomore English class play with a puppy brought in by a student to celebrate what she is thankful for in preparation for the upcoming holiday. The terrier...

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