Articles About YSHS Drama Club

  • YSHS stage lights up for second weekend of Almost, Maine

    Prepped for winter in skates, sweaters and smoking jackets, YSHS thespians put on the northern town of Almost.

    YSHS’s fall play “Almost, Maine” continues this weekend at Mills Lawn auditorium.

  • A swinging spring musical at YSHS — Grease opens Friday

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    Yellow Springs High School students are eager to play their rebellious teenage counterparts at the fictitious Rydell High School in this year’s spring musical, Grease.

  • Show goes on for One-Acts

    The Yellow Springs High School One-Acts, featuring student-written and student-directed plays, will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, at the Mills Lawn auditorium. This year’s playwrights of original one-acts are, from left, Lois Miller, Colton Pitstick and Rory Papania. This year, the plays will be supplemented with a variety show. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    It’s a Friday night in Yellow Springs and a group of high school kids are looking for things to do. The typical, albeit caricatured, teenage banter is captured in a one-act play written by YSHS students Rory Papania and Lois Miller and will be performed at this year’s annual staging of student-written, student-directed pieces.

  • VIDEO: A sneak peek of YSHS’s Chicago

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    The Yellow Springs High School drama club will open its spring musical, Chicago, this weekend. See a video sneak peek after the jump.

  • Wilde and witty

    YSHS presents Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest this weekend and next, Nov. 12–14 and 19–21, beginning at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are $8 and $5. Pictured in back from left are Malaika Carver-Halley, Zeb Reichert, Adam Zaremsky, Rory Papania, Ben Green, Elliot Cromer and Quinn Leventhal. On the chaise are Bella Hernandez, Kelly Miller and Lydia Jewett. The lady servants are Zyna Bakari, Lauren Westendorf, Lenaya Leeds and Emma Holman-Smith. See the article on page 12 of this week's issue. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

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  • One-acts take fairy tale leap

    The annual Yellow Springs High School One-Act Plays are upon us again, this year led predominantly by members of the junior class. The plays this year include everything from awkward situations to a not-so-super hero, mixed up fairy tales, a mad scientist, blind dates, Power Rangers, war stories and a French-teaching superman. Even with new guidelines put into place by the students themselves, the one-acts are sure to be as good as ever.

  • YSHS actors to soar in ‘Peter Pan’

    Backed by a full musical ensemble of community members, the Yellow Springs High School Drama Club, Thespian Troupe #4671 and the YSHS Theatre Arts Association will present Peter Pan in the Mills Lawn auditorium April 24, 25, 26 and May 1, 2, 3.

    It’s a “new spin on a very traditional tale,” director Kelly Pekar said of the production. “We’ve tried to pull out some of the deeper meanings…about how time changes people.”

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