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Variety show displays Staples students’ talent

Ben Roland ‘19, a familiar face at the Variety Show, performs for the in front of the student-packed audience.
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...

Behind the scenes of a Staples Players production

Behind the scenes of a Staples Players production
October 31, 2018

By Julia Kasabian '21

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...

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...

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...

[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...

A new type of Superfan takes the stage

A new type of Superfan takes the stage
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...

“Avenue Q” stuns at opening night

Zoe Fox ’16, who played Care-ee bear, Garrick New’16, who played Pooh, and Aaron Samuels ’16, who played Paddington, look through the playbill for their names and ads during a break.
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...

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...

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

Silent Night: Westport downtown remains empty on a Monday night. Many stores close around 6 p.m.
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,...

Westport Country Playhouse Celebrates 80th Anniversary

The Westport Country Playhouse is getting ready to celebrate its 80th anniversary. | Photo By Monica Mula '10
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,...

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