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Broadway Shuts Down Due to Coronavirus Outbreak
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Broadway Shuts Down Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

By LAUREN LEE Staff Writer Broadway, the center of theater and a symbol of resilience in New York, has shut down until June 7, extended from April 12, amidst the threat of the coronavirus. The industry has decided to close its shows until further notice because they faced restrictions on audience size and concerns over health...

Summer Musical Preview
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Summer Musical Preview

By AVERY KNOWLTON Staff Writer This year’s summer intensive is the musical A New Brain, written by William Finn in collaboration with James Lupine. Finn’s work is heavily autobiographical, and A New Brain is no different. Penned after Finn’s life-and-death experience of being hospitalized and operated on from the eruption of blood vessels in his...

Get Smart: Fall Play Review
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Get Smart: Fall Play Review

  By VARSHA BADAVIDE Staff Writer Get Smart opened on Wednesday night, November 14, to an enthusiastic audience. Although the beginning was slightly slow paced, the show quickly picked up afterwards. The entire show consisted of a variety of humor and hilarious jokes. Though there were a few jokes that may not have resonated with the...

Comedy Sportz: Welcome Match
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Comedy Sportz: Welcome Match

By VARSHA BADAVIDE Staff Writer The theater filled with palpable excitement and cheers as students welcomed the new members of the Comedy Sportz team on Friday, September 21. The new students of the team come from a variety of grade levels. These new members confidently made their debut and received enormous amounts of encouraging applause...

UHS Fall Play Auditions: Get Smart
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UHS Fall Play Auditions: Get Smart

    By JUDE SALAM Staff Writer Intense action and daffy antics will undoubtedly ensue in the recently announced 2018 Fall Play, Get Smart. Get Smart demonstrates a comedic and satirical take on the secret agent genre and was created by Mel Brooks.  The play is an adaptation created by Christopher Sergel based on the...

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So You Think You Can Audition?

By TIANA CANTU Staff Writer As the school year began once again and students started to settle into the routine that will foresee them for the next nine months, University High School’s biggest and brightest prepared for the coveted, Fall Play. Coming to the Big Theater on November 15th through the 18th, the UHS Theatre...

Waiting in the Wings: a poem
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Waiting in the Wings: a poem

By ANONYMOUS As I sit here waiting, My fate and character hanging In the balance of life and death, I step back and take a deep breath. Everything will end as quickly as it started. Audition to strike night, so swiftly departed! And that briefest moment of lime-lit glory makes worthwhile all the “thank yous”...