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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 perfectly performs “Our Town”

May 30, 2019

Caroline Donohue '20 Business Manager

Staples Players showcases “The Trojan Women” as first studio production of year

Leading actors Lulu Dalzell ’21 (playing Hecuba) and Emily Desser ’21 (playing Andromache) cry out in anguish over the loss of a child. “The Trojan Women” highlights to tragedy of the Troy women left behind after the Greeks have demolish their city.

Serena Ye ’20

March 19, 2019

Whether it’s the childhood fables about the devious surprise attack of the Trojan Horse or tales from the heroic Odyssey, most people have heard the Greek side of the Trojan War. But few have encountered the story about the tragic aftermath of the bloody battles of Troy. Travelling back to ancient...

[April 2017] O’Brien engineers a love for plants using his passion for theatre

[April 2017] O’Brien engineers a love for plants using his passion for theatre

April 21, 2017

By: Alice Hickson '17 It’s a Sunday afternoon and James O’Brien ’17 is in his garage, picking away at his list. Not a list of school work or overdue assignments, but an eclectic collection of undertakings he wants to accomplish before the weekend comes to a close. “Build a chessboard,”...

The Final Bow

The Final Bow

March 22, 2017

By Channing Smith '17   ...

[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 Leaf ’17, who sells instruments to people in River City, Iowa with the promise that he will teach ...

[Sept. 2016 Arts] Staples students pursue acting excellence

October 11, 2016

By Brendan Massoud '17 Web Sports Editor The college process can be stressful -- discussion of applications, essays and interviews buzzes through Staples High School every fall with an anxiety enough to get to even the most level-headed student. Yet, most students are unaware that for some people, this aspect...

Coleytown Company presents “Mary Poppins”

Coleytown Company presents “Mary Poppins”

Sophie Driscoll, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016

Three years after a performance of “Peter Pan” that left audiences in awe, members of Coleytown Middle School’s Coleytown Company will take flight yet again this April in “Mary Poppins.” Coleytown Company’s Artistic Director, Benjamin Frimmer, is collaborating with flying effects company ZFX (Zealous Fl...

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