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A policeman, played by David Beitzel ‘23, reprimands Mercury Theater director Orson Welles, played by Nate Gaghagen ‘22, and tells him to stop broadcasting the story since people are getting hurt. Gaghagen’s character refuses, saying that it isn’t Mercury Theater’s fault if the listeners aren’t able to tell the difference between truth and fiction.

Until the curtains close

Morgan Ware, Reporter December 13, 2021

Bravo! Bravo! Cast and crew from the West High Drama Club recently showed "War of the Worlds: The Panic Broadcast", as their 2021 play.  This play is based on a true story. In 1938, CBS radio broadcasted...

West High Drama Club gets ready for some improv games at their meeting.

Theatrical outlook

Zack Misner, Features Editor September 10, 2018

Theater is an activity which has been around since 6th century B.C. when a greek man by the name of Thespis (hence thespian), first took to the stage. Flash forward to the present day where theater is...

Senior Olivia Wilber acts out monologue for Romeo and Juliet auditions.

Modern Shakespeare

Zack Misner, Features Editor September 6, 2018

One might know the tale of the forbidden love of Romeo and Juliet, a tale filled with bloodshed, banishment, poison and (spoiler alert) the death of the Veronian lovers themselves. That was a tale spun...

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