The Hobbit will run Oct. 18-20 in Homestead’s James Barr Auditorium, 5000 West Mequon Road, Mequon WI, with Friday and Saturday performances at 7:30 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $7 for students, $8 for adults, and those who donate money or needed items for the rescue mission will receive $1 … More The Hobbit Trailer
Once upon a time, the costume girls built an entire show, this was the musical last year….oh wait… It’s happened again! The Hobbit this fall was supposed to be an easy show to costume, but then I handed the girls some fabric and patterns and said….”go build.” I’m pretty sure Emily and Becca glared at … More Costume Girls: The Hobbit
Written By: Katie Bandurski Tissue paper flowers litter the stage, bolts of fabric clutter the costume room, actors gather in the Black Box Theatre, adamantly performing warm ups. Production for Homestead High School’s version of The Hobbit is in full swing. Focusing on the adventures of Bilbo Baggins as he unwillingly accompanies a band of … More Theatre for Social Justice: The Hobbit
Why this theme for the season? Why not? Theatre has been used for centuries to bring to light to social issues, to protest, to uplift and to teach. At Homestead, we feel that we should use theatre to shed light on some social issues that seem to fall through the cracks. We are not here … More Theatre For Social Justice: The Hobbit
So, last year it was decided that I was spread too thin and that I should hire someone else for one of my 20 jobs at HHS. The things that I had to give up was Stage Crew. Wayne found a wonderful woman named Becca, who has been working with us. The first thing I … More Gammy misses her kids.
Sarah Mai, our resident actor/artist has drawn some renderings for the Dwarves costumes. Our Costume Shop workers are using these designs for creating the 13 dwarves outfits in the play.
The culmination of this past week’s rehearsals led to this photo….Katie learning how to back hand and kick Joe in the stomach. This later led to all the girls on stage chanting “Kiss! Kiss! Kiss!” at Thorin and Bilbo and Joe shouting “It’s not in the Text!!!” On Monday, we had a successful rehearsal of … More Photo of the Week
1. Find a near impossible goal There are several things in this life that are impossible like building a time machine which also allows you to move through space, or splicing DNA and adding it to your own in order to create some strange human-animal hybrid. The goals that we have in life that we … More 3 Lessons From The Hobbit
Bilbo is originally chosen as the “lucky number,” so that Thorin and Company will not be an unlucky thirteen. During the course of the expedition, Gandalf remarks several times that Bilbo is extraordinarily lucky. Some of his luck seems to be the deserved reward for Bilbo’s courage and determination. For example, after attempting to find … More Bilbo’s Luck