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This Week In…Arts 3/22

March 25, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

By Abby Lass Managing Editor of Arts March 18: Newton South’s Theater and Arts departments held an interest meeting about their upcoming New York City cultural immersion program. The trip, which will go from Friday April 10th to Saturday April 11, will involve an immersive theater experience with Sleep No More, a trip to the Museum of Modern Art, and a production of the Tony award winning A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and […]

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South’s Fine and Performing Arts Department Plans Cultural Immersion Trip To NYC

March 23, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

By Deana Korsunsky Arts Reporter South’s Fine and Performing Arts Department has announced that it will be taking students on a two day trip to New York City for a culture immersion program in April. Students will attend performances and visit museums from April 10 to April 11 while staying at a hotel in the metro-NYC area. First on the agenda is Sleep No More, an immersive theater experience where audience members put […]

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Review: South’s ‘Rocky Horror Show’ Energizes and Inspires The Audience

March 19, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

By Siena Small Arts Reporter It takes guts (and an excessive amount of glitter) to put on a show as sexual and outrageous as The Rocky Horror Show, especially in a high school setting. But South Stage pulled it off exceptionally well. From March 12 to 14, South Stage performed the final show of its winter season, a musical that stole our parents’ hearts back in 1975 when it was released as the […]

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Review: ‘The Last Five Years’ Is Another So-Close-Yet-So-Far Movie Musical

March 18, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

By Abby Lass Managing-Editor of Arts Let me preface this review by saying that Jason Robert Brown’s “The Last Five Years” is one of my favorite shows of all time. The show consists of fourteen musical numbers expressing two characters’ reactions as their marriage crumble around them. “The Last Five Years” is a show that anyone with a taste for contemporary musical theater should listen to and it holds a special place in […]

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This Week In…Arts

March 17, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

By Abby Lass Managing-Editor of Arts March 12-14 – South Stage put on its fifth show of the year, The Rocky Horror Show. This cult classic, which involves classic rock and over thirty-five actors decked out in glitter and bustiers, follows the adventures of Brad Majors and Janet Weiss as they find themselves trapped in a house full of hedonistic transsexual aliens out to have a good time. This show, though pretty out […]

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Twelve Seasons Later: Senior Nikki Caminetsky Reflects On Her Theater Career

March 15, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

By Anastasia Kadiyala and Abby Lass As the school year comes to a close and only one more theater season remains, it’s almost time for those Seniors who have been a part of South’s theater program for nearly four years to say farewell. While the Class of 2015 includes many vibrant members of South Stage, perhaps one of the most iconic faces in the Seasholes Auditorium is that of Nikki Caminetsky, who has […]

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Rocky Horror Hype: A Peek Into Dr. Frank N. Furter’s Lab

March 12, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

By Anastasia Kadiyala Arts Reporter It’s finally time for South Stage’s winter musical, The Rocky Horror Show. South Stage will be putting on its second production of 2015 from Thursday, March 13 to Saturday, March 15. The Rocky Horror Show follows a newly engaged couple, Janet Weiss and Brad Majors, after their car breaks down and they are swept into the world of Dr. Frank N. Furter, an alien out to have a […]

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Mr. Kelly Artist: Life Beyond The Classroom

March 06, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

by Anastasia Kadiyala Arts Reporter Math teacher Andrew Kelly does not just grade tests and make lesson plans in his free time, but Kelly also takes photos. Photography is no longer just a hobby for Kelly, but a career alongside teaching. Kelly was drawn to photography at a young age, and as he got older, he started to get more serious about photography. “I started to take photos when I was young,” Kelly […]

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Almost, Maine Review: A Show that Warmed our Hearts

February 26, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

By Abby Lass On February 5th through February 7th, South Stage presented Almost, Maine, a romantic comedy made up of vignettes, in which the characters from each story are somehow connected to one another. Almost, Maine starts off in awkward silence. Pete (senior Sam Fidler) and Ginette (junior Kat Quinn) are seated on a bench, as far apart as they can be but still together: still connected and in love. Pete proceeds to […]

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CHOR-ME: Students Find Alternative to Traditional Choral Setting in Solo Voice Training

January 31, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

By Abby Lass Arts Reporter “Chor-us, not chor-me” is a phrase that any student who has ever taken chorus will be familiar with. This attitude of blending and balancing with your fellow singers is at the basis of every good choir, but those foundations are being rocked as alternative vocal classes, such as Solo Voice, are being offered at South. Solo Voice, which meets two blocks a week for half the year, focuses […]

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