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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...

“Twelfth Night” is a smash hit

“Twelfth Night” is a smash hit

Madison Barr

November 4, 2017

n Nov. 1, 2, 3, and 4, Huntley High School is showcasing their production of William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" in the Performing Arts Center. The show is a comedy, focusing in on a pair of twins, Viola and Sebastian, who are separated in a shipwreck. Viola, played by senior Dani Bahn, is disguised as...

One Acts Tugs on the Heartstrings

One Acts Tugs on the Heartstrings

Madison Barr

December 19, 2016

On Dec. 8, 9, and 10, Huntley High School showcased One Acts in the choir room. The One Acts were a set of seven mini shows, each tackling different ideas and stories. One of the fan-favorite and heart-warming acts was Tender Offer: the sweet tale of a daughter and her father. The actors and directors...

25th Putnam County Spelling Bee is a Comical Masterpiece

25th Putnam County Spelling Bee is a Comical Masterpiece

Madison Barr

November 12, 2016

Nov. 10, 11, and 12, Huntley High School is showcasing their musical production of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" in the Performing Arts Center. The show is a story about overachievers and unlikely heroes competing in a spelling bee in which they're able to stand out in their own ways...

Becoming Her Own Character

Becoming Her Own Character

Danielle Katz

May 27, 2015

he stressful auditions. The restless practices. The blinding stage lights. The adrenaline of all eyes focused on one point of the stage. Sophomore Jenna Boyd loves every feeling that encompasses being a part of the theatre. “I really like getting into character and pretending to be someone el...

From Front and Center, to Behind the Scenes

From Front and Center, to Behind the Scenes

Kat Gorospe

February 12, 2015

[1]7 East Monroe St. Chicago, IL. The Palmer House Hotel. A place where guests spend nights under the French-painted ceiling and where tourists come to see a piece of history. But for senior Madison Paez, it was her time and place for auditions. After the announcement of an upcoming musical...

Outspoken

Outspoken

Palak Patel

November 14, 2014

e could still hear the soft chatter of the audience, even though there was a thick red curtain between him and the rest of the world. He took a deep breath and screwed his eyes shut, once more reciting the lines he already had etched in his memory. He could feel his blood move under his skin. He...

Backstage with the thespians in “Aesop’s Fables”

Backstage with the thespians in “Aesop’s Fables”

Katie Gallegos

December 18, 2012

Watch Huntley High School's own thespian actors in "Aesop's Fables". Finally understand what it really means to be a part of something bigger than themselves coming from the school's best of the best actors.

School’s theatre program shows off talent in ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’

Kayla Garcia

May 6, 2012

On the weekends of April the 20 and the 27, the performing arts presented the musical “The Drowsy Chaperone,” a spoof on 1920s American theater. A representation of Jazz Age musicals, it is a “musical within a comedy” and demonstrates the effects of musicals on viewers like its narrator, the Man in Chair. The ...

Local theater group brings “Little Women” to Huntley

Local theater group brings “Little Women” to Huntley

Sophie Murk

January 8, 2012

Quality live theatre entertainment is difficult to find without taking a full-day trip to the city and emptying your wallet, but Greenroom Productions offers stunning performances that are local and inexpensive. Their latest production, “Little Women: the Musical” was performed at the Huntley Cosm...

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