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Meridian theater earns nine Cappies nominations

Meridian theater earns nine Cappies nominations

Preston Lieu and Abby Crespin May 27, 2022

On May 10, Meridian’s theater program earned a total of nine Cappies nominations for their production of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [Revised].” The play was performed at...

Promotional poster for “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged (Revised)”

A backstage look at Meridian’s play

Catherine Norton, Staff Reporter April 7, 2022

While the cast performed in “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged (Revised)” from March 31 to April 2, the light, sound, and costume crews were especially hard at work. Senior costume...

Sophomores Erin Tarpgaard and Matthew Bloss-Baum talk in a breakout room with _________ during theatre class.(Photo taken by Erin Tarpgaard)

An insider look into virtual theatre and art classes

Emma Roncoroni, Staff Reporter October 4, 2020

Electives, which were once an escape from the rigorous demands and monotonous requirements of high school, have called for unprecedented, innovative twists. “Doing any class online is tough, but...

theater team and director on a stage

Inside Mason’s states-winning VHSL Theater performance

Sequoia Wyckoff, Editor-in-Chief December 13, 2019

The George Mason VHSL theater team took first place at States at Monticello High School on December 3. Junior CC Meade and senior Ciara Curtin won Best Actor awards. But the team's process started long...

three students pose with trophy

Theater team makes Mason history at Regionals

Sequoia Wyckoff, Editor-in-Chief November 21, 2019

If you had gone into the theater room during any Mustang block for the past two months, you would have seen Mason’s VHSL theater team -  junior CC Meade, senior Ciara Curtin, and senior Johnny Goodwin...

Rose Tombul stands in front of line of students

Eight sneak peeks of “A Chorus Line”

Eva Williams, Editor-in-Chief November 21, 2019

"A Chorus Line" will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 21, Friday, November 22, and Saturday, November 23 in the George Mason High School auditorium. Tickets are $5 for students, or $10 general...

Playbill for the play.

School Girls; or the African Mean Girls Play brings the Mean Girls of Ghana to D.C.

Alex Schwartz, Staff Reporter November 1, 2019

Hitting the Round House Theater at the start of September, School Girls; or the African Mean Girls Play, is a hit in the realm of off-broadway performances. Set in central Ghana during 1986, School Girls...

Ensemble of the play

“Curious” about the spring play?

Maggie Hicks, Staff Reporter April 2, 2019

Like you, I don’t know what the spring play, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,”  is about. Here are the things I do know: The main character, Christopher (played by Senior...

A students holds a fake gun while the crowd looks shocked.

“Chicago” hits the stage

Rachel Doornbosch November 15, 2018
Take a look at the best shots from this year's fall musical, Chicago. Don't miss it on November 15, 16, 17 at 7:30 p.m in the GM auditorium.
Students in the play

Fall musical auditions begin September 17

Editorial Board September 10, 2018
This year's fall musical is the popular, gangster-era piece "Chicago." The show is one of Broadway's longest-running ever featuring show-stopping song and dance.
Charlie Boland and DeDe Colbert sing during a rehearsal of Spamalot

“Spamalot” proves singing success

Grace Tarpgaard November 27, 2017

Hilarious musical numbers, ridiculous slapstick choreography, and an absolutely silly storyline about the very serious King Arthur and his quest for the Holy Grail had audiences laughing in their seats...

Alec dressed up as theater teacher Mr. Northrip on Northrip Day

Open the curtains for Alec Reusch

Chiara Tartaglino April 24, 2017

The chill of the freshly fallen snow seeped in through the double doors of the theater wing as I sat across from George Mason High School’s very own Mr. Mason - Alec Reusch. We sat within eyesight...

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