One-act play “The Cripple of Inishmaan” excels to Regionals

The Cripple of Inishmaan competed it’s last show at One Act UIL for the regional competition, last Thursday, April 23. The shortened 40 minute version of the play, tells a dark story set in 1934 of “Cripple” Billy on his trying journey to escape the Aran Islands of Ireland and snag a part in a […]

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MacArthur Drama Time

The drama department is putting on a production of J.B., in the black box theatre, Jan. 13-16 at 7 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Jan. 17. Tickets cost $7 per entry. “The theme of the play is a circus theme,” senior Nicolas Guerrero said. “We’re playing it sort of like a show […]

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Halloween is here

Tutorials on how to make The Day Of The Dead sugar skull, a Bloody Zombie, and Two Face Dream face makeup.

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Shop of horrors

The Halloween season entails various facets that will appear throughout the month of October. One of the most famous aspects that comes about is haunted houses.

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UIL One Act Advance to Regionals

Family, broken promises, blood, and a sacrifice; these are the elements that managed to amaze the UIL judges last Monday, Apr. 7 and send MacArthur to the next level; Regionals. “It felt pretty great to be a school that advanced at an odd time with a great show,” stage manager Corbin Schnuriger, 10, said. The […]

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One-Act now in Session

With the cast list recently posted and the rehearsals set, theatre begins preparations for One-Act; the UIL contest where each school in the district competes to get their play to advance. The contest is March 29,  MacArthur will perform at 10 a.m. with the show Iphigenia. March 21 there will be a clinic for each […]

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Review: “As You Like It”? I Loved It!

  I came into this play, skeptical of what I was going to see, since I had heard mixed opinions on it; some people scoffed at the mention of the play, while others went soft-eyed. What I saw blew me away! The costumes, acting, and environment all fit a certain mood the play was attempting […]

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Theatre Presents: “As You Like It”

During the week of Oct. 28 -Nov. 1, the theatre department will perform the Shakespearian play, As You Like It, with the exception of Oct. 31 (Halloween). The actors and actresses have put a great amount of rehearsing into this play the last couple of weeks. “Everyday after school we practice from 4:30 p.m.-6:3o p.m.,” Megan Marsico, […]

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PFC Pop Show

The contemporary A Capella group PFC will present a one-night performance of pop music on Monday, April 29 at 7pm in the Brady Memorial Auditorium. This evening’s performance  will feature 18 members of PFC and will also showcase the talents of small acts, solo sections and group numbers. The songs that will be performed are: […]

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More Than A Theatre Tech: Rise of the Techies

Everyone recognizes the actor in the spotlight, but what about the person working the lights on stage? Theatre tech, the hidden side of theatre, is the yin to the yang of the organization. Tech doesn’t have anything separate from regular theatre but theatre doesn’t do anything without tech either,” Senior Tech Jacob Basse said. “The […]

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