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Articles About YSHS spring musical

  • YSHS production of ‘Oklahoma!’ has legs — about 90

    Yellow Springs High School is presenting the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic “Oklahoma!” this month, with performance dates April 21–23 and 28–30 at Antioch’s Foundry Theater. Directed by Ed Knapp, the musical is still relevant to contemporary teens, according to several of the Yellow Springs actors stepping into starring roles. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    The Yellow Springs High School musical production of ‘Oklahoma!’ has legs — about 90 of them

  • Yellow Springs High School dancers cut ‘Footloose’

    Charlotte Walkey, playing Ariel, and Lucas Mulhall, playing Ren, rehearse a dance from “Footloose,” the YSHS/MMS spring musical directed by Lorrie Sparrow-Knapp and produced by Ara Beal. The musical runs over two weekends, opening on Friday, March 4, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 p.m.; Sunday performances are at 2 p.m. All shows take place at Mills Lawn School. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    One week and one day out from opening night, the cast and crew of “Footloose” was hard at work, warming up their voices with crisp sounds: “va, va, va,” “no, no, no, no, no” and several rounds of “red leather, yellow leather.”

  • YSHS’s ‘West Side Story’ sweeps you up

    The Jets of “West Side Story” starring from left, Duard Headley, Meredith Rowe, Bear Wright, Josh Seitz as Riff, Jonah Trillana, Ursula Kremer, Christina Brewer, David Walker, and in front, Sumayah Chappelle and Zoe Williams. The show opens this weekend at the Antioch College Foundry Theater. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The Yellow Springs High School thespians present the romantic tragedy “West Side Story”, based on “Romeo and Juliet” with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.

  • Love, calypso beat in YSHS musical

    If you’re interested in the Caribbean, calypso music or star-crossed lovers, this year’s high school musical should appeal to you. The musical, Once on this Island, will be performed at Mills Lawn on April 12, 13, 14, 19, 20 and 21, with Friday and Saturday showings beginning at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

  • ‘Grease’ grabs YSHS hearts

    YSHS students have brought energy and enthusiasm to the spring musical production, according to director Katie Mann. Main cast members are, in the back row, from left to right, Wade Huston, Benjamin Green, Cole Edwards, Rory Papania, Dora Perini, Naomi Guth, Lucy Callahan and Zyna Bakari; front row, Bear Wright and Ali Solomon. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When Grease was announced as this year’s spring musical over the loudspeaker at Yellow Springs High School, students screamed.