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Fruin as Juliet’s mother in “Romeo and Juliet” kissing Juliet’s dead body in the high school’s production.

Directing center stage

Senior Kylee Fruin loves acting but even more so sharing her love through directing musicals and plays.
By Taryn Rainey
February 28, 2024

The theater is filled on opening night.  The excited audience quiets their conversations as the lights dim.  Then, the curtain rises.  But...

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From broadway to the movie theaters

The musical version of Mean Girls hits theaters on Jan.12 leaving many fans dissatisfied
By Alexandra Aguila
January 22, 2024

Musicals continue to take on the film industry as the musical version of Mean Girls hit theaters on January 12th.  The classic movie that grossed $130.1...


Huntley’s “Godspell” musical entices audience

The new musical’s cast flaunts the students’ theatrical abilities
By Natalie Vongchanh
April 25, 2023

Families, friends, and students of District 158 came together to watch Huntley High School’s new musical performance, “Godspell.” From colorful...

Is Godspell the right choice?

Is Godspell the right choice?

By Sarah Christenson
January 13, 2023

Seats are to be filled from April 20th to the 22nd with the intent to see the next high school musical. This next musical has been chosen by Mrs. Taxon,...

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Elgin Seussical the Musical Jr., 11.19.2022

By Jay Thompson
December 9, 2022

The Elgin Children's Theater performs "Seussical the Musical Jr." The show was filled with bright colors, amazing dances, and lots of laughter.

CTE Performs “Seussical the Musical”

CTE Performs “Seussical the Musical”

The Children’s Theatre of Elgin performs “Seussical the Musical” for a weekend.
By Sophia Coronado
November 28, 2022

As the theater’s bright spotlights shine on a young girl in a yellow dress standing in the middle of the stage, familiar upbeat music begins and she...

Addams Family Musical, 4.20.22

Addams Family Musical, 4.20.22

By Donovan Doyle
April 26, 2022

The Addams Family musical was a big and fun success. Bringing in some laughter and smiles and a whole lot of applause for everyone who was part of it....

Satkowski prepares for her final musical at Huntley High School.

One last performance

Stepping into the shoes of Maddie Satkowski and her final musical.
By Jessica Smith
April 25, 2022

As the last week of musical rehearsals sneaks around the corner, senior Maddie Satkowski tapes the mic to her face, gets into costume, and runs through...

The movie Dear Evan Hansen is adapted from the Broadway hit and young adult book of the same name. (Photo from IMDb)

“Dear Evan Hansen” proves to be a meaningful musical

By Marrisa Dsouza
September 26, 2021

As the lights in the theater dim, the crowd hushes, and the most heart-wrenching movie begins to play. This past Friday, Sept. 24, “Dear Evan Hansen”...

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In the Spotlight: “Come from Away”

By Sara Hursey
October 12, 2019

With its powerful story, percussive music, and witty dialogue, this month’s musical in the spotlight is "Come from Away." I saw the show in August with...

25th Putnam County Spelling Bee is a Comical Masterpiece

25th Putnam County Spelling Bee is a Comical Masterpiece

By 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...

Members of the first-cast  perform one of the last musical numbers of the show (M. McGee).

Legally Blonde marks the end of many HHS performers’ high school careers

By Maggie McGee
May 1, 2016

he Huntley High School Performing Arts Center showcased their production of "Legally Blonde: The Musical" on April 28 and 29 at 7 p.m. and on April 30...

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