And it’s started! One of our students started writing lyrics for “I’ve got a Little List” in our musical “The Mikado.” This song traditionally pokes fun at current events, so we are thinking about having a bit of fun making fun of our lovable Homestead High School. Here’s what one student has written! “As someday … More I’ve got a little list
Homestead High School’s 2014 winter musical, “Carousel.” This is the backstage footage!
The greatest of musicals? HHS’s production makes a convincing case The luxury of hearing the Homestead High School Pit orchestra play Richard Rodgers’s score is beautiful. Does any mainstream piece of musical theatre sound this sophisticated – those flecks of strings, the stopped horns, the chilly bitonal winds heard just before the Carousel Waltz lurches … More Carousel, Homestead High School
According to Kander and Ebb, life is a cabaret. But with Rodgers and Hammerstein, it’s a lot closer to a carousel: life goes round and round and round, but where it stops… nobody truly knows. We do know one thing, though: musical theater hasn’t been the same since. Their classic Carousel was the closest Richard … More Homestead High School’s ‘Carousel’ – How We Love This Musical, and Why
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. Between cast, crew, and pit orchestra, Carousel is truly a group effort, with over 100 students involved. So come one, come all, and meet the … More Meet the Artist – Sydneye Olkowski
Carousel, (music by Richard Rogers and book/lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II) tells of mill-worker Julie and carousel barker Billy’s tumultuous love. After falling in love, Billy and Julie marry and soon conceive a child. Having been fired from the carousel, Billy has no idea how to make money to support his growing family. Insecure and … More Carousel: Social Justice