Drama

Oliver! – For Those Who Wanted More
by / on November 20, 2012 at 9:39 pm

Oliver! – For Those Who Wanted More

Over the summer, the New Surry Theatre produced the musical Oliver! at The Blue Hill Town Hall.  It was an unprecedented success, and all ten shows were sold out.  Oliver! is based on Charles Dickens’s book, Oliver Twist, about an orphan (played by nine-year-old Adam Mathewson) who asked for more.  Six GSA students appeared in […]

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Pictures from Into The Woods
by / on November 17, 2012 at 7:40 pm

Pictures from Into The Woods

  Please enjoy these pictures we received from Headmaster Paul Perkinson and Maggie Keating of the school’s musical, Into the Woods.

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Into the What?
by / on October 3, 2012 at 10:06 pm

Into the What?

Narrated by Drew Cleveland.  That’s the first thing you should know about Into the Woods, GSA’s fall musical this year, directed by Moira McMahon.  The second thing is: Book by James Lapine and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim (Sweeney Todd; Company; some of West Side Story, among others), and […]

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by / on May 17, 2012 at 1:18 pm

A High School… Musical?

One has to ask, if GSA had a show choir, would our cafeteria dramatically fade into a giant sea of waving hands and choreographed kick lines? Probably not, but it is interesting to know that there are high schools out there that do put on performances, and they are 100% […]

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State Drama Fest
by / on April 2, 2012 at 1:15 pm

State Drama Fest

Chins up, excitement bubbling, the cast and crew of the GSA One Act, In the Middle of a Midsummer Nights Dream, arrived in Yarmouth, Maine at four o’clock last Friday. After a feast of Chinese food, we took our first look at their theater.  Four foot high balconies on either […]

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Music and Theatre
by / on December 20, 2011 at 6:14 pm

Music and Theatre

Why doesn’t GSA music work with GSA theater?  When the Jazz Band played a medley from Annie at assembly a while ago, I was thinking how great it would have been if they had played for Anything Goes.  If we have this spectacular music program, why don’t they take advantage […]

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MDI Performs Cats
by / on November 16, 2011 at 5:16 pm

MDI Performs Cats

From Issue 5 MDI is currently raising $150,000 to renovate their theater.  Does that make you weep with jealous rage, GSA drama enthusiasts?  Have you seen their MDI Drama website, slicker and more functional than georgestevensacademy.org?  But here’s one for the home team: Anything Goes was better than Cats. Cats […]

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