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Katie Copeland Recounts Her Time in Anything Goes

Katie Copeland, sophomore, has been participating in theater from a very young age. Her next production will be James and the Giant Peach Jr. in Mannheim.
May 16, 2019

When sophomore Katie Copeland auditioned for Hershey High School’s 2019 winter musical, Anything Goes, she never expected to be the only person given a lead role who wasn’t a senior. However, hailed...

Hershey Theatre Announces Four Upcoming Shows

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...

HHS Theatre Casts Musical Anything Goes

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...

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)
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....

Finding Neverland Comes to Hershey Theatre

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...

Editorial: School Theaters Have to Make Cuts

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...

Broadway Making Strong Connections with Younger Audience

Ben Platt (far left) as Evan Hansen during a performance of the show. The musical opened on Broadway in December of 2016 and is still being performed by the original cast. (Photo courtesy of Dear Evan Hansen)
November 8, 2017

Broadway is making a comeback, and the audience going to see these shows might not be what some expect.   As of recently, Broadway has seen an increase in the amount of youth attending shows. The musicals...

HHS Senior Paxton Zeis chooses Temple University for her theater future

HHS Senior Paxton Zeis chooses Temple University for her theater future
May 17, 2016

By Lydia Gould For most, theatre is a hobby; for Paxton Zeis, it’s her biggest passion. Zeis, a senior at Hershey High School, has been participating in the theatre productions since her sophomore...

HHS Spring Play Leaves Audience With Laughs

The show cast acts in the production of The Blind Date on April 28, 2016. The show consisted of many hilarious actors and actresses with numerous quirks to each of them.
May 6, 2016

By: Jenny Kim Hershey High School presented their last production of the 2016 school year on Thursday, April 28, and Friday, April 29. The production showcased two comedies: The Blind Date, written...

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...

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