Our student reviewer from MICDS says strong vocals were a hallmark of the show.
Sunday, November 25, 2012
By Tally Portnoi of Mary Institute St. Louis Country Day School Once upon a time, at Marquette High school, a talented cast and crew told an enchanted story in their production of "Into the Woods," complete with princes, fairies, and witches. "Into the Woods" is a musical by Stephen Sondheim with book by James Lapine. The show premiered in San Diego’s Old Globe Theater in 1986 and then moved to Broadway in 1987. The musical is a modern twist on classic fairy tales. A host of familiar characters go into the woods to fulfill their wishes. Jack (of Jack and the Beanstalk) and his mother are short on money, so Jack is sent into the woods to sell his beloved cow, Milky White. Little Red goes into the woods to visit her grandmother. The Baker …
Marquette High's Sarah Barger reviews the Northwest High production of 'Annie' for the Cappies, the high school theater review program.
Monday, April 23, 2012
A starry-eyed, red-haired girl escapes into the dark, chilly night in hopes of finding her long-lost parents, who had abandoned her on the doorstep of a New York orphanage. The wind goes straight through her threadbare sweater, but yet, she still trudges on. She will never give up the hope of finding her beloved parents. Northwest High School puts on the happy-go-luck production of Annie, a grand night filled with bright lights and over the-top dramatics. Originally based upon the book by Thomas Meehan, the story surrounds a cheery girl in the folds of Depressions-stricken NYC. It follows the freckled-faced child as she searches to find the whereabouts of her parents, but is taken in by a hard-nosed billionaire where the shenanigans begin…