The Observer

‘She Kills Monsters’ relates to teen audience

The student directed production,

By Hannah Zozobrado, Arts Editor

May 10, 2019

In every typical high school movie, there are the gamer geeks, the jocks, the popular cheerleaders, the annoying freshmen and of course the drama that comes with the social divide. However, WCHS’ spring play She Kills Monsters comes with a different yet realistic approach of high school life, student revelation and...

“Kleptocracy” brings post-USSR Russia to life on stage

This play shown in Arena Stage D.C., portrays post-USSR Russia.

By Jenna Greenzaid, Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2019

Russia: previously known for its communist state, the USSR; recently known for involvement in email scandals with the American government; currently in the D.C. theater scene in the form of a play. D.C’s Arena Stage’s “Kleptocracy” follows Mikhail Khodorkovsky (Max Woertendyke) in his rise...

‘A Funny Thing’ Fulfills Its Name

Members of the cast and crew perform in a scene that proves to be both hilarious and confusing.

By Maya Rosenberg, Opinions Editor

November 14, 2016

WCHS’ Theater Department’s fall musical, A Funny Thing Happened on The Way to the Forum, is a comedy full of talented leads and complex humor. The play takes place in Ancient Rome, and is centered around 3 adjacent homes: the House of Senex, the House of Lycus, and the House of Erroneous. Senex,...

Students prepare for production of ‘Mouse Trap’

By By Luke Frentsos, Sports Photo Editor

December 22, 2010

CHS has a rich tradition of performing fantastic, critically acclaimed plays.  The drama department will continue its tradition when it performs Agatha Christie’s most famous play, The Mouse Trap, February 4, 5, 11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m. The play will have two separate casts, each performing on Friday...

Student Awards

By By Jenna Cantor Observations Editor

May 28, 2010

Congratulations to senior Josh Simon for submitting the ten-minute play he wrote, Skin Tight, to Centerstage’s 2010 Young Playwrights Festival and being awarded Honorable Mention. Josh wrote the play for his theatre class and then decided to submit the play to the festival. He was given Honorable Mention...

CHS production of RENT earns award nominations

By Bobby Hirsch, Observations Editor

May 28, 2009

Congratulations to the cast of RENT: School Edition which was nominated for four Cappie awards. The RENT Band was nominated for Best Orchestra; sophomore Josh Coyne was nominated for Best Male Vocalist; junior Shelby Sykes was nominated for Best Female Vocalist; and “I’ll Cover You (Reprise)” was...

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