With only a few short weeks of rehearsal until opening night, Homestead’s music and drama departments are working feverishly to mount their rendition of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s beloved musical Carousel. William Toney and Grace Bobber, junior, portray the title roles of Billy Bigelow and Julie Jordan, a couple who fell in love beneath the glimmering … More Meet the Artist: William Toney
After months of building, mounting and painting, the Carousel is almost ready!!! Here is the first rehearsal with the pit orchestra and the carousel. It’s can only get better!!!
It’s the day before tech begins and I sit in the auditorium working on the program as two young ladies paint. Stage crew has already ended, but they paint on. This has been the case for the past week now, painting long after the rest of the students are gone. Why? Sarah Mai and Sydneye … More The Carousel Horses
Wayne after first rehearsal with the carousel
Glorious songs, a postcard New England seaside setting and a spiritually uplifting story of love and redemption have kept Carousel among the most beloved American musicals ever created. Homestead High School will stage the Rodgers and Hammerstein masterpiece Feb 6-9 at the James Barr Auditorium. While the songs of Carousel — including “If I Loved … More Coming Soon!
When we talk about “the American Musical”, we associate this type of genre with a product that shows certain specifications. Classical musicals usually are comedies that are mainly concerned with entertaining the audience through spectacular musical numbers and intense love stories, Oklahoma, Sound of Music, Peter Pan, Brigadoon. This is not the case with Rodgers … More What’s the Use of Wondering if He’s Good or if he’s Bad?