“A culture fixated on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty, it is an obsession about female obedience. Dieting is the most potent political sedative in women’s history.” – Naomi Wolf It’s no secret young women face incredible adversity within high schools across the nation. It’s shocking how many girls don’t feel beautiful, … More Strong. Proud. Loud.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of “The March on Washington”, and in celebration of that fact there is another memorial march being held in the same place. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous I have a dream speech in Washington, D.C. among the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. In front of a crowd of … More Let Freedom Ring
So, today was my first day at school with all the other teachers and all I could think about was the theatre season and year! If what we have accomplished this summer carries into the year then this year is going to be crazy! Have you seen the line up of events for Drama Club? … More Don’t Jinx it!
Peter O’Toole as Hamlet, directed by Laurence Olivier, 1963 David Tennant as Benedick and Catherine Tate as Beatrice, Much Ado About Nothing Dame Judi Dench as Lady Macbeth, 1979 Tom Hiddleston as Cassio, Othello Meryl Streep in Henry V, 1976 Fiona Shaw as Richard II, 1995 Alan Cumming as Macbeth
Homestead High School’s Theatre Department is embracing a new mission—to educate students with a strong focus on social justice. As part of the department’s effort to create the top social justice theatre program in the country, starting this Fall students participating in theatre will be encouraged to take part in social justice activities, including the … More Theatre for Social Justice
“It’s terrific working with Andrew Scott as Moriarty. He’s an exceptional actor. He makes incredibly fresh and unusual and utterly unpredictable choices. So, it’s a thrill. You feel that you’re being outplayed, which is exactly how you should feel.” – Benedict Cumberbatch on Sherlock costar Andrew Scott