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Play Review
by Simran Kaur, 2018 (posted 9-19-17)
On April 26th I was given the honor to see Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 at the Imperial Theatre starring Josh Groban and Denée Benton. The show and music was created by Dave Malloy, who also played the male lead before Groban. Full Article

Senior Spotlight Male: Joe Berardi 
by Simran Kaur, 2018 (posted 2-18-18)

Merrily We Roll Along is a Sondheim musical which takes the audience backwards in time to explain the collapse of a friendship between three best friends—Frank Shepherd, Charley Kringas, and Mary Flynn—who get lost in their journey to success. Joe Berardi, 2018, is currently performing in one of his last shows, Merrily We Roll Along, as Charley Kringas. Read More

Senior Spotlight Female

by Don Therkildsen, 2018 (posted 2-18-18)

Alex Glenn, 2018, is a member of CHS Drama and currently in the production of Merrily We Roll Along. She has been in many of the shows in the past as an actor and tech crew member. She has been in Mary Poppins, Radium Girls, and She Stoops To Conquer as tech crew and in Singin’ In The Rain as an actor.  Read More

Merrily We Roll Along
By Simran Kaur, 2018 (posted 2-18-18)

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Stephen Sondheim is known for his music in West Side Story, Into The Woods, Sweeney Todd, and much more! His work influenced modern theater and performers. After creating many successful shows, Sondheim decided to take on the enduring task of creating a show with another legend, Hal Prince. With their efforts, they created Merrily We Roll Along. Read More

Bucketlist Broadway

by Grace Azaula, 2020 (posted 2-18-18)

Singing. Dancing. Food. Love These are the things that make the world go round. But where could you possibly find all of them at once? Bucket List Broadway, of course! On February 10th, CHS Drama held their annual Bucket List Broadway event at the Waverly Inn. This event is a great way for local singers to perform songs from their favorite musicals, and for audience members to enjoy delicious horderves while listening to extremely talented performers, some of whom were CHS students themselves. Read More

Blade Runner
by Don Therkildsen, 2018 (posted 2-18-18)

On October 6 of last year, Blade Runner 2049 hit theaters, and was a long awaited sequel to the big-name director Ridley Scott’s 1982 film, Blade Runner. It includes Hollywood stars like Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Jared Leto, Robin Wright, and Emily Blunt. Read More

A Classical Movie Turned Musical at CHS
by Abby Dziura, 2020 (posted 2-13-17)
This year, on March 23rd, 24th, and 25th, CHS Drama Club will be putting on a
performance of the classic movie-musical Singin’ in the Rain. It will be directed by
English teacher Ms. Demeo. This year’s show is a hilarious re-imagining of the 1952

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Review
by Abby Dziura, 2020 (posted 12-21-16)
Want to know more about the new Stars Wars movie, "Rogue One"? Read this to find out more about it! Full Article

Bucket List Broadway
by Simran Kaur, 2018 (posted 1-26-15)
This year for the spring musical CHS Drama is presenting a the famed and widely known Mary Poppins. In accordance with the ending of the Broadway production and the movie itself, the drama club is taking on the challenge of having the two main characters of the show, Mary and Bert, fly! Although the cast and crew are eager to make this dream a reality, putting this plan to action requires a lot of fundraising. Full Article 

Much Ado About the Play: Another Outstanding Production
by Emily Peck, 2016 (posted 12-19-15)
After months of preparation, memorization, and blocking, the Cheshire High School cast of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing took to the stage on November 19, 20, and 21 for their final performance. Crowds of parents, students, and faculty came out to support the show all three nights. Every final bow was met by tremendous applause and cheering. Full Article

Male Theater Spotlight: Drew Feinberg
By Simran Kaur, 2018
(posted 11-14-15)
The opening night of Much Ado About Nothing is just about a month away. Drew Feinberg, 2016, is cast to play the role of 
Borachio. In the play Borachio is the sidekick of villain Lady Giana played by Julia Torak, 2016. As Lady Giana’s sidekick, Borachio devises revengeful plans for other characters in the play. Feinberg is excited by the challenge of executing his role, as he has never portrayed a villainous character before. Full Article

Female Theater Spotlight: Marissa Nazzaro
Simran Kaur, 2018 (posted 11-14-15)
In less than a week the Cheshire High School drama department will be performing their opening night of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. Marissa Nazzaro, who is casted for the role of Beatrice, is one of the main characters in the play. Beatrice’s character is spunky and knows how to win a fight, Nazzaro is excited to embody this role.Full Article

A Series of Unfortunate Events The Bad Beginning
by Annie Wang (posted 10-29-15)
As the title suggests, The Bad Beginning is the first of a series of 13 novels by Lemony Snicket that tells the tale of three children who face many challenges and misfortunes after their parents death. Full Article