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Fiddler on the Roof Review

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David Peng

November 20, 2017

Between Friday, November 17th and Sunday, November 19th, the Drama Club performed Fiddler on the Roof three times. Directed by Drama Club Advisor Barbara Malecki, the talented, well-rehearsed cast and crew delivered a performance that was at points funny, touching, and overall relatable to the audience. ...

Reactions to the Schedule Change

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Alison Chan

September 27, 2017

Every SHS member is familiar with the new schedule that was adopted at the start of this school year. Both students and teachers have found several ways to try to cope with the sudden change. “I’ve realized that the two minutes added are not that serious. Many of my teachers have let me out early ...

“It” Movie Review

Lauren Zou

September 27, 2017

Legend says he comes out every 27 years, lurking in the damp sewers and looking for some scrumptious children to terrorize. Pennywise the Dancing Clown has made his return; he came out from hiding to enter theaters in 2017, 27 years after the mini-series in 1990. “It” is a murderous clown who tormen...

FAKE NEWS

FAKE NEWS

March 21, 2017

When we go to a restaurant or a supermarket, for the most part, we assume that what we eat is safe. This is because the FDA regulates what goes into our food in order to ensure that Americans consume foods that are safe.   Similarly, we assume that the news we read is true. Without looking at these ...

Back & Better Than Ever: Cats the Musical Review

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February 9, 2017

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 Broadway. From watching the choreography, it was ...

Symptoms Of Being Human Review

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February 9, 2017

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 attend...

Dear Evan Hansen Review

Dear Evan Hansen Review

Talia Schulhof

February 7, 2017

Social media lies at the center of our lives, and some say that the only place where people turn off their phones is in the theater. But as you sit in the audience of the Music Box Theater to see Dear Evan Hansen, you hear the sound of a text message notification as the show begins. Before you can rea...

Almost, Maine Review

Almost, Maine Review

January 29, 2017

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 resident...

The Hamilton Mixtape Review

January 12, 2017

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...

Hairspray Live! Review

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Talia Schulhof

January 8, 2017

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 re...

Grease Review

Grease Review

November 19, 2016

On Friday, November 18th, the Drama Club took the stage in the SHS auditorium to perform the 1978 musical, Grease. They went on to perform twice more on Saturday and Sunday. With the help of director Ms. Barbara Malecki, SHS performing arts and English teacher, and musical director Mr. John Cuk, SHS Ch...

Clique Culture

October 26, 2016

Clique culture. You’ve seen it in Mean Girls and in Gossip Girl, and you have most likely experienced it here. Discussing clique culture is a perennial favorite here at Maroon, and with Halloween behind us, the staff has spent a lot of time reflecting on the pervasive topic. And so, we made it our...

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