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Back & Better Than Ever: Cats the Musical Review

During its time, Cats was the longest running Broadway show, closing after 7,485 performances in September of 2000. Now, it’s back! Cats reopened in late July, 2016. The music is exactly the same as the original production, and the new directors preserved the lively and upbeat nature of the show when it was first on

Symptoms Of Being Human Review

Symptoms of Being Human, written by Jeff Garvin, is a fantastic novel that deserves to be recognized. The novel follows the life of Riley Cavanaugh, who is gender-fluid and the child of a politician in a conservative town, which creates dissenion in public issues. In addition, Riley is attending a new school where not everyone

Almost, Maine Review

The audience left the auditorium, following SHS Drama Club’s production of Almost, Maine, overwrought by fervor and sorrow. Directed by Tali Lesser ’17 and Ellis Jones ’17, the play created magic on stage. Almost, Maine, a series of nine vignettes, is located in a town called Almost, and follows residents as they experience love and

The Hamilton Mixtape Review

Maybe you love it. Maybe it’s not really your thing. Either way, it’s been made pretty clear that there is no escaping the phenomenon that is Hamilton: An American Musical. The musical has made history as the first Broadway musical with rap music, as well as picking up eleven Tony awards. Though it’s near impossible

Hairspray Live! Review

On December 7, 2016, NBC’s newest TV musical, Hairspray Live!, aired. After months of preparation, NBC presented a three hour program with a star-studded cast, including Ariana Grande, Kristin Chenoweth, Jennifer Hudson, Harvey Fierstein, Derek Hough and more. Universal Studios provided a perfect place to recreate Baltimore in the 1960s, with enough space to be

When Worlds Collide // Black Tap x Walter’s Review

There’s only one reason why any Scarsdale High School student would ever want to go to Mamaroneck High School: Walter’s Hot Dogs is right across the street. On September 16-18, Walter’s combined with the famous NYC restaurant, Black Tap, the place where everyone waits on a two hour line to snapchat their milkshake, for a

Sushi Roxx Review

New York City is known for two things: its lively theater scene and its delicious ethnic food. However, the two are rarely experienced in the same place. Sushi Roxx is ideal for those who crave instagram-worthy Japanese cuisine and spectacular live performances by talented waiters. Mix this with an atmosphere modeled off of Tokyo’s bustling

Grey’s Anatomy Review

*If you are not caught up on Grey’s Anatomy, this is a major spoiler alert* Shonda Rhimes: you either love her, or you hate her. As the writer of the hit T.V. series Grey’s Anatomy, Shonda Rhimes has too much control over our lives. She decides your mood every Friday morning. It all depends on