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Retro Review: A Night At The Opera by Queen

Retro Review: A Night At The Opera by Queen

Benji Keeler, Reporter

January 9, 2020

Queen frontman Freddie Mercury died on November 24, 1991. His loss to the music world was profound. But some 16 years earlier, November 21, in 1975, Queen released their fourth studio album, A Night at the Opera. The music world would never be the same. A Night at the Opera brought Queen intern...

HHS Theatre Announce Cast for Musical The Addams Family

HHS Theatre Announce Cast for Musical The Addams Family

Talon Smith and Natalie Taylor

January 7, 2020

The HHS Theatre department released the cast list for The Addams Family, the school’s winter musical, on December 12, 2019. The musical follows the story of Wednesday Addams, the oldest child in the mysterious and exceptionally odd Addams family. 18 year old Wednesday has managed to fall in love with an average...

Review: Frozen 2

Anabella Matthews and Keela Delves

January 2, 2020

Frozen 2, the sequel to its hugely successful predecessor Frozen, debuted in theatres on November 22, 2019. The sequel received a 77% on Rotten Tomatoes and has grossed a total $924.3 million worldwide and $236.354 million in North America alone since its release.  Frozen 2 takes place in autumn. Throughout t...

Beetlejuice The Musical to Leave Winter Garden Theatre

Beetlejuice The Musical to Leave Winter Garden Theatre

Natalie Taylor, Layout Manager

December 13, 2019

The upcoming revival of The Music Man is coming to The Winter Garden Theater in New York City, but Beetlejuice will have to find a new home in the meantime. The Tim Burton-inspired musical will play its final performance on June 6, 2020. According to Playbill, a national tour is expected to launch in ...

Musical ‘Once On This Island’ Comes to Hershey Theatre

Talon Smith, Head Editorial Editor

December 4, 2019

The musical Once On This Island will be coming to the Hershey Theatre from December 3rd to the 8th. In 2018, this show won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. The story is set on a tropical island and follows a peasant girl named Ti Moune. Guided by the island’s gods, she sets out to reunite with the man ...

Review: Tomi Adeyemi Novel Children of Blood and Bone

Review: Tomi Adeyemi Novel Children of Blood and Bone

Talon Smith, Head Editorial Editor

November 26, 2019

“They killed my mother. They took our magic. They tried to bury us. Now we rise.” These four powerful sentences mark the back of newcomer author Tomi Adeyemi’s book, Children of Blood and Bone. This epic fantasy novel was released in March of 2018 where it soon joined the New York Times’ Bes...

Post Malone Announces Hershey Tour Stop

Kate LaCoe and Anabella Matthews

November 25, 2019

Post Malone, the up-and-coming 24 year old rapper, has announced a tour date on February 22, 2020 at the Giant Center Arena in Hershey.  The second leg of the “Runaway Tour” is starting in Omaha, Nebraska on February 4, 2020. Malone will be accompanied by fellow rapper Swae Lee on the tour.  ...

Review: Amazon’s Jack Ryan Second Season Sizzles

Joshua Gearhart, Reporter

November 20, 2019

The hit Amazon series, Jack Ryan, has officially returned with the airing of season two on November first. The new series attempts to follow in the footsteps of the successful action-packed first season which captivated many viewers. Jack, played by John Krasinski, tracks a suspicious shipment fro...

Sweet Lights Brighten Hershey for 10th year

Mia Bertoldi, Reporter

November 20, 2019

Hershey Entertainment Company is opening up one of their biggest annual holiday attractions once again, the Sweet Lights. The car tour has lots of brightly lit holiday scenes, while also playing Christmas classics. The tour also comes with 3D glasses to put a new spin on the light display. Hersh...

People’s Choice Announce Award Winners of 2019

People’s Choice Announce Award Winners of 2019

Abbey Rogers, Reporter

November 20, 2019

The 45th People’s Choice Awards hosted a variety of people, movies, television shows, and influencers. The ceremony was held Sunday, November 10th, 2019 at the Barker Hangar Theater in Santa Monica, CA. With a variety of categories, there were plenty of awards that went around - about 186, to be more p...

Editorial: Sad Music Is Better Than Happy Music

Benji Keeler, Reporter

November 12, 2019

Imagine coming home after a long day from school. You’re tired and just want to relax and listen to music. You lay down and put on a playlist, but all you hear is uptempo beats and cheery loud lyrics. Sad music is highly discredited. It’s written off for just being depressing, slow, and dull. Peo...

HHS Theatre Announces Cast for Fall Play “Radium Girls”

HHS Theatre Announces Cast for Fall Play “Radium Girls”

Talon Smith, Head Editorial Editor

September 24, 2019

HHS Theatre released the cast list for Radium Girls, the Fall play for 2019. Radium Girls takes place in the 1920s in Orange, New Jersey. The play follows dial painters of the town’s Radium Plant. When workers start to become sick from the radiation, employee Grace Fryer sues the company. The s...

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