TRAINING DAY - Sunday October 13th at Interboro High School

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THE 15th ANNUAL CAPPIES GALA - Sunday May 17th at Unionville High School



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The Curious Savage by Unionville High School in Kennett Square, PA November 15, 2018 Review submitted by Allegra Greenawalt of Harriton High School When it comes to sanity, things may not be as black and white as they seem. Unionville High School's compelling production of The Curious Savage challenged the notion that one's state of mind is perhaps all a matter of judgement and perception. Written in 1950 by John Patrick, The Curious Savage tells the story of the recently widowed Ethel Savage,...
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Murder on the Nile by Upper Dublin High School in Maple Glen, PA November 15, 2018 Review submitted by Charlotte Relyea of Interboro High School Nine passengers, two murders, and one boat. This nightmarish combination was brought to life admirably in Upper Dublin High School's production of Murder on the Nile. One of Agatha Christie's classic who-dunnits, Murder on the Nile is a story about a honeymooning couple who board a cruise ship along with seven other passengers. One passenger just happ...
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The Sound of Music by Dock Mennonite Academy in Souderton, PA November 15, 2018 Review submitted by Patrick McCann of Harriton High School In an increasingly divided political landscape, music's power to break down barriers and bring people together is more important than ever. This fact is emphasized in Dock Mennonite Academy's production of The Sound of Music as its characters use music to reconstruct a fractured family. This classic musical, written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein ...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream by The Episcopal Academy in Newtown Square, PA November 6, 2018 Review submitted by Ke Ran (Lavender) Huang of Baldwin School One couple escaped for love and another in the pursuit of love. An erroneous prank that may blind or brighten their eyes.  Episcopal Academy explores the truth behind love with the classic, Shakesperian comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream. William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night‘s Dream starts with Lysander and Hermia running away because they ...
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Cappies 2018-2019 has begun! The Cappies first organizational meeting of the year was held on Sunday October 21st at Interboro High School.  Over 200 student critics, mentors, and directors were in attendance. The Cappies program has thirty-nine high schools involved this year from New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware.  The first Cappies’ shows start the weekend of November 3rd and the last show will be in April.  Each show will be attended by Cappies critics from various teams, an average of...
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The Thirteenth Annual Cappies Awards Gala was held on May 20th at Unionville High School.  And everyone was dressed to the nines to celebrate high school theatre in the Greater Philadelphia Area. The big winner of the evening was Abington Friends School who took home seven Cappies awards out of their eleven nominations for their powerful production of The Diary of Anne Frank.  Abington Friends won the Cappies Play Award, Best Actor in a Play (Jack Sutherland), Best Actress in a Play (Kaiya Ca...
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It is theatre awards season!  The Tony Awards nominations were announced on Monday and the Cappies Awards nominees were released last week.  Voting is over, the season is complete, and here are the nomination results. The Thirteenth Annual Cappies Awards will be given away at Unionville High School on Sunday May 20th.  Leading the way in nominations this year is the team from Conestoga High School which received an astounding eighteen Cappies nominations for their production of Nice Work if Y...
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Shrek the Musical by The Academy of the New Church in Bryn Athyn, PA April 24, 2018 Review submitted by Julia Jennings of Upper Moreland High School In a world where division and conflict can seem far too common at times, it is crucial to remember the importance of accepting others in spite of their differences and celebrating what makes everyone unique. Academy of the New Church reinforced this message of acceptance through their recent performance of Shrek the Musical. This production follow...
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The Diary of Anne Frank by Abington Friends School in Jenkintown, PA April 24, 2018 Review submitted by Allegra Greenawalt of Harriton High School Through the eyes of a child, a glimmer of light can be found even in the darkest of places. In their riveting production of The Diary of Anne Frank, Abington Friends School explored both the difficulties and unexpected joys found in times of trauma. Adapted from The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, this play tells the true story of Frank's famil...
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The Addams Family by Friends Select School in Philadelphia, PA April 23, 2018 Review submitted by Harleigh Myerovich of Harriton High School When you're an Addams, "normal" isn't all it's cracked up to be. This weekend, Friends Select School Theater embraced the creepy, the kooky, the mysterious and spooky for an altogether ooky production of The Addams Family! Based on the characters in Charles Addams's New Yorker cartoons, The Addams Family follows the loving, if unconventional, family of the...
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