Carousel, Homestead High School

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

Homestead High School’s ‘Carousel’ – How We Love This Musical, and Why

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

Meet the Artist – Sydneye Olkowski

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