Disney’s enchanting musical version of the beloved fairy tale Beauty and the Beast premieres on the James Barr Auditorium’s stage. This mark’s Homestead High School’s first endeavor into the world of Disney Musicals, and boy has it been a trip! Beauty and the Beast has a familiar but also heartwarming story, a number of delightful characters, big-number … More Beauty and the Beast Review
Disney. When one thinks of Disney, one might think of princesses and talking animals. One usually thinks, “Oh that’s child’s play” and “That’s easy.” Let me tell you, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is anything but easy. Without the help of our amazingly talented cast and music teachers, this year’s Homestead High School musical would not … More What do you do in rehearsal?
Named for local Broadway star Tom Wopat, the Tommy Awards encourage, recognize, and honor excellence in high school musical theater. Educators, industry professionals, and theater experts review productions at more than 60 high schools, provide valuable feedback and advice, and honor schools and individuals’ achievements with category-based awards. Schools and individuals receive awards at a … More Homestead High School Tommy Award Nominations
She’s standing on a podium, with an enameled wand cocked between her fingers and sweat dampening the small of her back. Ranks of young musicians eye her skeptically. She’s raises her arm in the oppressive silence and lets it drop. Miraculously, Sullivan’s overture to The Mikado explodes in front of her, recognizable and violently thrilling, and the one that made this music possible … More Our Maestra!!
For the past month the cast has rehearsed in our Black Box Theatre with the outline of the set taped down for us. While this is very typical for professional theatre companies, we at HHS traditionally are spoiled and get to work on stage as the set is built around us. For the Musical, it … More First Rehearsal with the Set
What’s a teenager to do when his parent insists he marry an older woman? (Particularly if she looks like a cross between Cruella Deville and Maleficent.) Add to this that his parent’s word is law because their the Ruler of the land, and also into heavy discipline. For example, the Ruler of the Land has passed some pretty stiff laws to … More The Mikado Synopsis
What’s a teenager to do when his old man insists he marry an older woman? (Particularly if she’s got a face that would stop a bullet train.) Add to this that father’s word is law because he’s the Emperor of Japan, that he’s politically quite a bit to the right of (well. . . you … More The Mikado: Synopsis