There will be a reading of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night on June 20th at 2:15 in the black box theater hosted by Aurora Flynn. "If music be the food of love... Play on!" is director Aurora Flynn's favorite quote from the show. The production will be going up the first week of may and Auditions will likely … Continue reading Twelfth Night Reading
All people in this article wish to remain anonymous Everyone loves a good musical, the singing, dancing and theatrics are enough to entice anyone. But what about here at NHS? Where the musical has been consistently loosing money for the past two years. I decided to see what people thought. Everyone was asked the same … Continue reading Student’s thoughts on the musical
As HotL Baltimore rehearsals go into full swing, there is a lot of energy and excitement going around. Stay tuned to the HotL Baltimore blog to learn about the play from the different perspectives of everyone involved. Student: Gillian Doucette, Junior Role: Producer/Suzy For me, the experience working on HotL Baltimore has been very unique. … Continue reading HotL Baltimore Blog #1
This past Wednesday I interviewed director Isaac Bayne on his production of The Tempest, written by William Shakespeare, opening Thursday May 18th.Isaac is a senior at Northampton High School who will be attending UMASS Amherst in the fall. Q: What is the date and location of your production of The Tempest? Isaac: May 18th, 19th and … Continue reading Interview with director, Isaac Bayne
Many people have seen the brilliantly illustrated posters for both Accidental Death of an Anarchist and The Tempest around the school the past few weeks, but not many know about the hard work of the illustrator behind them. I asked Indë Francis about his experience creating the posters. "Creating posters for the school's productions of … Continue reading Behind the Posters..
As the spring approaches, we begin looking forward to next year. Conversations are already happening - in the production office, in the cafeteria, in the auditorium lighting booth. This is a very good thing! We used to wait until April or May to pitch our productions, but we need to accelerate the process. If you … Continue reading Time To Start Planning Next Year’s Productions
We've taken a big step forward: we are now using MailChimp to manage our mailing list and send out updates to students, parents and local volunteers. We have added the casts, crews and parents of our two current productions, "Anti(gone)" and "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee", and have begun sending our important updates … Continue reading NHS Theater Gets Into Some Monkey Business
Due to a looming conflict with an important assembly next week, we have moved the date of Spelling Bee's set build back one week. The build will now be held on Saturday, February 11 from 9 am - 3 pm. Bring a friend!
We have created a signup list for producing tasks at the "Signup Genius" website. Please take a moment to look at what we're doing and see if you can help. Here's the link: http://www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0448A8A622AA8-volunteers
On Saturday, February 4th, we will construct the set for "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee". All volunteers are welcome - no special skills needed! The set build will run from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm in the NHS Auditorium. If you happen to have a cordless drill, please bring it!