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In the Spotlight: “Newsies”

In the Spotlight: “Newsies”

Sara Hursey

November 22, 2019

As I took my seat in the theater, I was filled with a buzz of excitement. I had been looking forward to seeing this musical for a long time, and the day had finally come. “Newsies” was at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, and I asked my grandparents to see it as soon as I found out. Disney’s...

Newsies Seize The Day

Newsies Seize The Day

miriamselimi

December 15, 2017

Bright blue stage lights fill the room and the audience starts to applause. The cast of Newsies steps onto the stage for the first scene in which Jack Kelly and Crutchie talk and sing about dreams of living a life with better opportunities. Disney's Newsies is based on real history that happened in...

A Whole New World for Disney’s “Aladdin on Broadway”

A Whole New World for Disney’s “Aladdin on Broadway”

miriamselimi

October 11, 2017

This summer, Disney's "Aladdin on Broadway" came to Chicago. "Aladdin on Broadway" is not exactly the same as the original Disney movie because they add a few extra elements to get one jump ahead. New characters are introduced as Aladdin's friends, Babkak, Omar, and Kassim, who add more humor to the...

HHS underclassmen present Mary Poppins musical

HHS underclassmen present Mary Poppins musical

Samantha Stubits

September 28, 2015

untley High School's musical rendition of Marry Poppins opening show took place on Sept. 24, 26, and 27 in the HHS PAC. The cast of 33 people was accompanied by a live orchestra. The cast, ranging from third graders to sophomores, were vocally trained for the many musical numbers. Bert, played by so...

Finally shaking off cold feets

Marek Makowski

May 6, 2012

Blake Klein is furious. He’s in middle school and he just got into another fight with his parents.  It’s nothing serious, just normal teenager stuff. It’s about grades. Again. Klein storms up the stairs to his bedroom where he slams the door with all his might.  The portraits on the wal...

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