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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

Come see Mamma Mia! on April 4th, 5th and 6th!

Mamma Mia!
by Danielle Dennehy , 2022 (posted 4-1-19)
Although the brisk winter season is coming to a close, the sensation of tanning on the beach and swimming in the ocean seems to be something that can only be longed for. Students are too caught up in the bustle of school work to take some time to enjoy themselves. Summer vacation may is a dreadful 3 months away, but, luckily, that doesn’t mean you have to wait to have fun. This Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, the Cheshire High Drama Department will take you on a dazzling trip to Greece, as it presents its spring musical Mamma Mia! Read more

Mamma Mia Senior Spotlight: Elizabeth Feest
by Grace Azaula, 2020 (posted 3-28-19)
For the past few months, senior Elizabeth Feest has been dedicating all of her time and energy into one incredible show...Mama Mia! She is playing Donna, a hardworking, spirited mom with a wild past. After many years of dedication to the CHS drama department, Elizabeth says her final goodbyes to the program, whilst giving us an insider scoop on the production. Read more

Mamma Mia Senior Spotlight: Paige Remillard
by Grace Azaula, 2020 (posted 3-25-19)

CHS senior Paige Remillard has been working tirelessly on her final performance at Cheshire High: Mamma Mia! She is playing Rosie, one of Donna’s spunky, hilarious friends. After dedicating four years to the CHS drama department, Paige reflects back on her time in the program, while also giving us some much desired insight on the current production. Read more

Connecticut's Southern Regional Festival: The Ultimate Musical Experience
by Grace Azaula, 2020 (posted 1-20-19)

Cheshire High School’s music department is full of extremely talented, dedicated musicians. Not only do they love to sing and/or play their instruments, but they look forward to improving, and challenging themselves musically. Much to their delight, some of Cheshire High’s most exceptional musicians had an opportunity to do exactly that by participating in a prestigious regional concert held at Platt High School on January 11th and 12th. Read more

Bucket List Broadway: An Opportunity for Everybody to Shine
by Grace Azaula, 2020 (posted 1-16-19)
On February 9th, CHS Drama students will be performing a cabaret called Bucket List Broadway at the Waverly Inn. The incredibly talented performers will be singing a variety of songs about love that you won't want to miss, so come support them! Read more

Suite Surrender Review
by Callie Fritz, 2020 (posted 11-29-18)
This year, I was able to attend Cheshire High School’s production of Suite Surrender on November 16th, and it was an absolutely perfect play, from start to finish. There was never a moment that the audience was not either laughing madly in their seats, or glued to the stage in absolute silence, riveted by the action. Written by Michael McKeever, Suite Surrender centers around a World War II benefit being put on at the Palm Beach Royale Hotel, and the hilarity that ensues from the two stars of the show. Read more

Senior Spotlight Male: Chris Baker
by Grace Azaula, 2020 (posted 11-14-18)
Chris Baker, a senior this year, has been working on one of his final CHS productions, Suite Surrender. Over his four years at Cheshire High School, Chris Baker has been an avid participant in the drama program. Come support this amazing senior in his final fall performance, Suite Surrender on November 15th, 16th, and 17th! Read More

Suite Surrender
by Grace Azaula, 2020 (posted 11-14-18)
This year, Cheshire High School’s Drama department is starting off their season with a bang, performing the comedy Suite Surrender on November 15th, 16th, and 17th. The cast, crew, and others have been working extremely hard these past few months to make the show the best it can be, so make sure to come! Read More

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