An evil cackle shatters the still silence as the spotlight focuses on a dark figure onstage. Junior Kayvon Sari breaks through the tension, drawing laughter from the audience as he jokes, "If you're going to get into the Evil League of Evil you HAVE to have a memorable laugh." (continue reading...)
With "Frankenstein” often comes the generic, Hollywood image of a green, groaning monster, complete with a rectangular skull and bolts through its neck. But this year’s production of “Frankenstein,” which opens Feb. 16, is anything but typical. (continue reading...)
Coming to the Whitman stage this November: fame, fortune and strippers.
"Gypsy," the fall musical, chronicles burlesque dancer, Gypsy Rose Lee’s rise to fame. The show follows the relationship between a stage mother, Rose, played by senior Grace Laboy, and her two daughters Louise and June, played by senior Ani Carlson and freshman Erin Craig. The show runs from November 17 to 19. (continue reading...)
"Gypsy," the fall musical, runs from Nov. 17 to 19. Below on the left is a letter from a parent questioning the appropriateness of the musical for a high school cast and audience, while on the left is a response from "Gypsy" director Christopher Gerken defending the choice to perform the musical. (continue reading...)