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Broadway Musical Frozen Recasts Anna and Elsa

Ciara Renee portraying her role as Elsa during the song “Let it Go”. Elsa was previously portrayed by Caissie Levy. (Frozen on Broadway)

Natalie Taylor, Head Layout Manager

February 24, 2020

After two years on Broadway, Frozen has recast their leading ladies. Based on the 2013 animated film, Frozen features music and lyrics by the creators of the film score, Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, and a book by Jennifer Lee, the film's screenwriter and co-director. Michael Grandage directs the show with cho...

Apollo Awards: HHS Theatre’s Radium Girls Earns Four Nominations Including “Outstanding Play”

Jaelissa Akers during a performance of Radium Girls. Akers is nominated for “Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play.” (Broadcaster/Elena Lee)

Natalie Taylor and Talon Smith

February 20, 2020

Hershey’s Radium Girls cast received four nominations and two honorable mentions. The Apollo Awards for the play productions came out on January 30, 2020. The Apollo Awards are a spin-off of the popular Tony Awards. Nominated schools from around Central PA area come together for the night to perform and...

Beetlejuice The Musical to Leave Winter Garden Theatre

Alex Brightman portraying the role of Beetlejuice. The show has been running since April 2019. (Beetlejuice The Musical/Matthew Murphy)

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 ...

HHS Theatre Announces Cast for Fall Play “Radium Girls”

Pictured, from left to right, are Anna Callahan (Irene Rudolph), Michelle O’Brien (Producer), Natalie Taylor (Sob Sister), and Taylor Koda (Madame Curie/Venecine Salesperson). They will all take part in HHS Theater’s production of Radium Girls, which premiers on Friday, November 22, 2019. (Broadcaster/Talon Smith)

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...

One Broadway Dance Company hosts spring recital: Tappin’

Mofi Oladipo, Reporter

May 15, 2019

On Friday and Saturday May 10th and 11th, the One Broadway Dance Company (OBDC) put on Tappin’. At the hershey theatre, dances both old and new were featured in this annual One Broadway show. The lights dim, and the show starts. So many different people, so many different types of dance. The outfit...

Hershey High School Theater readies 1-act play pair

The cast of “Check Please” poses for a group photo on April 16, 2019. The rigorous rehearsal was focused on polishing up the scenes for the performance. (Broadcaster/Té Burkholder)

Té Burkholder, Reporter

April 23, 2019

Hershey High School Theater will be performing two one-act plays, “Check Please” and “Please Hold” on Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26 at 7:00 pm in the high school auditorium. Tickets are five dollars for students and senior citizens, eight dollars for adults, and free for staff and...

Hershey Tech Crew Brings Play To Life

The sound and light board is located in the booth above the auditorium. The Hershey tech crew determines the color and movement of the lights and also the loudness of the microphones through this board.

January 19, 2016

By Jenny Kim If they do their job right, they’re invisible. For Hershey High School’s 2015 fall play, Agatha Christie’s “Witness for the Prosecution,” the Hershey tech crew, although least noticed, brings the play to life through the use of different light and sound effects. They ...

Hershey Tech Crew Brings Play to Life

Hershey Tech Crew Brings Play to Life

November 16, 2015

By Jenny Kim If they do their job right, they’re invisible. For Hershey High School’s 2015 fall play, Agatha Christie’s “Witness for the Prosecution,” the Hershey tech crew, although least noticed, brings the play to life through the use of different light and sound effects. They mus...

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