Not so long ago actually. In fact, that time, not so long ago, I was a student at HHS, walking the halls with a backpack and laughing at my locker with my friends (yes back then we were smart and still utilized lockers. I had magnetic poetry in mine, my friends and I would spend … More Once upon a time I was a student.
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!
Every year, there’s a so-called exposé on the traumatic aftereffects of war, as if that grim fact were news. The truth is that as we shift from stones to clubs to spears to swords to cannons to muskets to machine guns to gas to bombs, we’re only changing the type of destruction, not the results. The only difference … More Tonight’s the Night!
Ajax in Iraq tells the parallel stories of the eponymous Greek hero of Sophocles’ tragedy Ajax and a young female soldier in Iraq named AJ. Ajax, gripped by jealousy and anger and driven mad by the goddess Athena, slaughters a herd of livestock in a violent rage. Meanwhile, in contemporary Iraq, AJ experiences horrors that … More Stop and look around
A thought-provoking social statement about war and injustice, with compelling acting and an accomplished Directing production. Plato once said “only the dead have seen the end of war,” expressing with prophetic accuracy his belief that war would always be a constant in the history of human kind. And it’s precisely the topic of war and … More Ajax in Iraq
I awoke too early for a Saturday, and rolled out of bed. I knew my students would be doing the same, most likely later then myself and without eating. So I gathering my ipod, dance clothes, laptop and wallet, jumped in the car and set out to find food for the 30 some high school … More Saturday Mornings