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HHS Theater shut out at Apollo Awards despite eight nominations

Myah Koepfer performs “Blow, Gabriel, Blow” for the Apollo Awards on May 19, 2019. Koepfer was nominated for outstanding lead actress in a musical. (Broadcaster/Anika Hosenfeld)

Anika Hosenfeld, Reporter

May 21, 2019

Hershey High School took home no trophies from the Apollo Awards on May 19, 2019, despite earning eight nominations and three honorable mentions.  Elizabethtown High School took home six awards including Best Musical for Seussical, the Musical. Hershey High School was nominated for outstanding musical...

Hershey Theatre Announces Four Upcoming Shows

Chris Santiago, Copy Editor

May 13, 2019

The Hershey Theatre recently revealed four new Broadway musicals will perform on their stage in the near future: Once on This Island, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, and Waitress. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory The first of the shows to be performing will be Charlie and the Ch...

Spamalot Coming to Hershey Theatre

Pictured above is a photo of Spamalot performing a number for their show. Spamalot was written by actor, singer, song writer, and playwright Eric Idle. (Spamalot on Tour)

Chris Santiago, Copy editor

January 8, 2019

Spamalot the musical will be at the Hershey Theatre from January 29 through February 3, 2019. Spamalot is a comedy about King Arthur and his knights setting out on the journey to get the Holy Grail. Along the way, Arthur and his knights encounter a group of Frenchmen, killer rabbits, and a line of ...

HHS Sophomore Becomes Involved in Local Musical Theatre

Sophomore Jordan Lewis sings at a HHS concert on October 29, 2018. She sang the song “The Music That Makes Me Dance” written by Bob Merrill and Jule Styne. (Photo provided by Jordan Lewis)

Abigail Lee, Reporter

December 17, 2018

Although she is only in high school, this student has big plans for the future. Sophomore Jordan Lewis is involved in a multitude of performing ventures both in school and throughout the community. Starting from a young age, she took an interest into singing, dancing, and musical theatre. Recently,...

Finding Neverland Comes to Hershey Theatre

Chris Santiago, Copy Editor

September 28, 2018

The Broadway musical Finding Neverland, directed by Diane Paulus, is coming to the Hershey Theatre from October 2-7, 2018. The story follows J.M Barrie, the author of Peter Pan, who is playwright experiencing writer’s block, until he meets four young brothers and their widowed mother. Inspired...

Hershey School of Dance Performs at the Hershey Theatre

Dancers come together before the beginning of the show. They held hands and prepared for the first night of their performance. (Submitted/Hollis Healy)

Haley Daniels, Copy Editor

May 26, 2017

Hershey School of Dance performers displayed their talent on Friday, May 19 and Saturday May 20th. They danced in the Hershey Theater at seven both nights. The show was about three hours long and featured an array of new and experienced dancers. The show’s theme was “Count Me In,” so all of...

Plan Before Play

A panoramic view of Giant Center during a Lady Antebellum concert. The show was part of the Wheels Up 2015 Tour, which featured Hunter Hayes and Sam Hunt. (Broadcaster/Emerson Freer)

Jack Goulet, Reporter

March 31, 2017

Events making their way to Hershey require much planning and are planned years in advance. Heather Storm and Kaylee Dugan, both employees at Hershey Entertainment, work on the selection of acts to play at the Giant Center, Hershey Theatre, or Hersheypark Stadium. Storm, the director of event programm...

Apollo Awards Recognizes Outstanding High School Performers

Junior, Brenna Beck, performs in her role as Cinderella in Hershey High School’s production of Into the Woods last March. Beck was nominated for an Apollo Award for her performance of this role. (Broadcaster/ submitted Mark Balanda)

May 13, 2016

By: Marisa Balanda High school actors usually do not perform with the intent of winning awards. However, one local program acknowledges outstanding high school performers in the Central Pennsylvania area. The Hershey Theatre Apollo Awards were established in 2008 and occur each May. This non-profit organiza...

The Broadcaster Guide to Local Dance Shows

HHS senior Colette Robinson and junior Erin Wolfe pose in their tap costumes on Sunday, April 24, 2016. Robinson and Wolfe are dancers at McCann’s School of Dance. (Submitted/ Erin Wolfe)

May 2, 2016

By: Julia Michaelson and Marisa Balanda Many Hershey High School students train at local dance studios. These dancers work tirelessly all year round to prepare for their spring recitals, and The Broadcaster has created the ultimate guide for dance show season! One Broadway Dance Centre One ...

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