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Photo Essay: HHS Theatre’s Addams Family Preview

Katie Copeland (Alice Beineke) performs the beginning for her song “Waiting”. This song ended the preview for all the schools. (Broadcaster/Elena Lee)

Paige Dalto, Jenna Reiber, and Natalie Taylor

February 28, 2020

HHS Theatre had it’s Preview Day for all three schools across the district for their 2020 musical, Addams Family. The shows are February 28 and 29 at 7:30pm and March 1 at 1:30pm.

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...

HHS Theatre Announce Cast for Musical The Addams Family

Senior Chris Santiago and junior Morgan King stand side by side during their first rehearsal. The shows will be performed on February 28, 29, and March 1 (Broadcaster/Talon Smith)

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...

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...

Members of HHS Theatre: Tori Moss

Above is one of Moss’s headshots. Moss will be graduating from HHS in June this year. (Submitted by Tori Moss)

Chris Santiago, Copy editor

February 14, 2019

Tori Moss, a senior at Hershey High School, has passionately been performing on stage both in school and outside of school since she was a mere eight years old. Moss’s first ever production she performed in was with her dance school. “I started in the national tour of the Wizard of Oz with my ...

HHS Theatre Casts Musical Anything Goes

Natalie Taylor, Layout

January 9, 2019

The HHS Theatre department released the cast list for Anything Goes, the winter musical for 2019. The list was released on December 9, 2018. HHS had a record-breaking 62 people audition for the musical this year. For the female roles, Myah Koepfer was cast as Reno, a nightclub singer with a l...

On Stage: HHS sophomore Natalie Taylor

Taylor, front left, dressed as her character Lucy, poses with the rest of the Jigsaw Puddle cast. Tickets for “Jigsaw Puddle” cost five dollars for students and eight dollars for adults. (Tori Moss/Broadcaster)

Angelina Memmi, Layout

April 30, 2018

Even after so many performances, she still gets butterflies. Natalie Taylor, a sophomore at HHS, has been interested in plays since her elementary years. Now at 16, she has already performed in five shows. Taylor does not intend to stop any time soon, even if she still gets nervous. Taylor star...

Editorial: School Theaters Have to Make Cuts

Chris Santiago, Copy Editor

April 20, 2018

As it is done commonly with sports teams, school theater programs must make cuts when it comes to the cast of a musical or play. Allowing someone to be a part of a group or team just because they auditioned may have a negative impact on this person’s mindset in the future. Those who audition prepare ...

HHS Theatre Presents Peter Pan

Slightly (Tori Moss), a lost boy, fearful of the Indians right before performing “Indian Dance.” Practices for the crew and cast began on December 11.(Broadcaster/Jenna Thomas)

Angelina Memmi, Layout

March 5, 2018

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 ...

Into the Woods Musical Review

March 14, 2016

By: Lydia Gould What do you get when you cross a damsel in distress with a frazzled baker and even with a wicked witch? You get a fun, entertaining, and spirited musical production guaranteed to put a smile on your face. This year, the HHS theater department production was Into The Woods: a mu...

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