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Editorial: Overtures Need to Make a Return to Theatre

Chris Santiago, Copy Editor

March 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Editorial

Nowadays, many musicals do not include overtures, or in other words, orchestral pieces usually played before the showing of a musical or opera. During an overture, there is usually nothing, or little to nothing going on on stage. Simply put, overtures are that special part of a performance that make you ap...

HHS Theatre Presents Peter Pan

HHS Theatre Presents Peter Pan

Angelina Memmi, Layout

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Hershey High School theatre brings back the treasured classic Peter Pan for its spring 2018 musical. This musical includes a large cast including Cameron Brown as Peter Pan, Paige Randall as Wendy, Patrick Gavazzi as Captain Hook, and Lexi Corcoran as Tiger Lily. Hook’s Pirates, the Lost Boys, and ...

Book and movie review: Maze Runner: The Death Cure

Book and movie review: Maze Runner: The Death Cure

Angelina Memmi, Layout Manager

March 1, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It’s a common phrase: “The movie is never as good as the book.” Most people would agree with that. Books provide a more personal, emotional experience that each reader can interpret in a different way, while movies show it as it is and can likely leave out crucial or memorable scenes. ...

5 Famous Animals in Movies

5 Famous Animals in Movies

Angelina Memmi, Layout

February 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Forget the beautiful actors and extravagant humans of films. Some of those classic movies wouldn’t be the the same without these four-legged stars. Toto The captivating Cairn Terrier is one of the reasons why The Wizard of Oz is so charming. In fact, according to IMDb, she is the most known d...

“Wicked” Welcomes Two New Cast Members

“Wicked” Welcomes Two New Cast Members

Chris Santiago, Copy Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“Wicked” will be replacing two of its cast members, Chad Jennings and Rondi Reed, for the characters of Doctor Dillamond and Madame Morrible. The role of Doctor Dillamond will soon be played by Martin Moran, and Isabel Keating will be Madame Morrible. This new pair of actors will begin pe...

Hollywood is betting these 8 blockbusters will dominate 2018

Sam Allery, Section Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Bring on the sequels. 2018 is here, and so are its movies. Like years prior, superhero movies and big budget sequels/spin-offs will dominate this year in cinema. From the Avengers to Creed, dozens of films coming out this year could generate big bucks at the box office and even bigger social media buzz. ...

Bangtan Boys bring new generation of Korean Pop Music

Bangtan Boys bring new generation of Korean Pop Music

Jenna Thomas, Photograph Manager

January 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Bangtan Boys (BTS) are on their way to making history. On June 13, 2013, BTS began their journey. They were put together by Big Hit Entertainment (BHE) after Bang Shi Hyuk, BHE’s CEO, thought member Kim Nam-Joon needed to be a part of a hip-hop group. The group currently consists of...

The Broadcaster Predicts 2018 Oscar Winners

The Broadcaster Predicts 2018 Oscar Winners

Jack Goulet, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The nominees for the 90th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Awards, also known as the Oscars, were released on January 24, 2018.  Below are the nominees and a few predictions as to who will win in some of the major categories. Best Picture: Call Me by Your Name Darkest Hour Dunki...

HHS Theatre announces 2018 Musical: Peter Pan

HHS Theatre announces 2018 Musical: Peter Pan

Chris Santiago, Copy Editor

January 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Hershey High School’s 2018 musical production will be Peter Pan. Performances will occur on March 1, 2, and 3 and include a matinee show. On December 11, students and advisors of HHS theatre started working on the school musical coming early March in 2018. One of the reasons practice started earl...

3 Great Bingeable Netflix Series to Watch Right Now

3 Great Bingeable Netflix Series to Watch Right Now

Paige Dalto, Copy Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Grab your snacks and settle into your couch. It’s time to do nothing but watch Netflix for the next week. 1- Mindhunter (TV-MA) Mindhunter is a psychological thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat from the first episode. Holden Ford (Jonathan Groff) is an FBI agent who, alongside with ...

Oprah Winfrey’s Speech to Girls at Golden Globes Electrifies Audience

Oprah Winfrey’s Speech to Girls at Golden Globes Electrifies Audience

Claire Sheppard, Copy Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Oprah Winfrey received the Cecil B. DeMille award for “outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment” at the Golden Globes on Sunday, January 7, 2018.   Winfrey’s speech was electrifying, beginning with her honoring Sidney Poitier, the first black man to win an Academy Award. She told ...

Thirteen Reasons Why Star Nominated for Golden Globe

Thirteen Reasons Why Star Nominated for Golden Globe

Molly Glus, Lifestyle Editor

January 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The social media world was both stunned and offended by Katherine Langford’s performance, and now she is getting a Golden Globe nomination for it. Katherine Langford, the actress who plays Hannah Baker in the hit Netflix television show Thirteen Reasons Why, has received a nomination for “Best Perfo...

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