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The play's the thing

In this modern-day rendition of Shakespeare's classic tragedy, complete with selfies and sweater vests, Blair theater brings Hamlet to life. With a wonderful cast and set, the play is two-hours well-spent.

A passion for Shakespeare

It is her passion for Shakespeare and acting that has carried junior Ronee Goldman to the final round of the English Speaking Union (ESU) National Shakespeare Competition.

Much Ado for Blair theater as show time neared

As the first drawing of the curtain nears, nerves abound backstage. And after the final drawing of the curtain, pride and oftentimes tears are apparent in the days after performance week.

All smiles in "Much Ado about Nothing"

Blair theater has delivered another fantastic production in its fall play, "Much Ado About Nothing". With a stellar cast and crew, and a creative twist, the theater department showcased this celebrated Shakespeare comedy in the best possible light.

English class: beyond the lectures and essays

Let's face it: English is the only class that's required for all four years of high school, so people may be reluctant to enroll in even more English electives. However, as Blazers finalize their schedules for the 2015-16 school year, it's important to understand the extent of English courses in our school.

"Fiddler on the Roof" brings down the house

Yet again, Blair theater has brought together an incredibly talented cast, exquisite costuming, authentic music and a well-designed set to their performance of this year's spring musical, "Fiddler on the Roof."

Taking center stage

Kelly O'Connor, who has taught at Blair since 1997, is a passionate thespian who has enthusiastically embraced the role as director of Montgomery Blair's school plays and musicals.

A pirate's life for them

The complex story, talented cast and spellbinding set make for an exciting and whimsical pirate adventure.

Blair Theatre's "The Canterbury Tales" gives us many laughs

The May 9 edition of Blair theatre's "The Canterbury Tales" was a fun filled show that successfully overcame some technical difficulties in order to produce tons of laughs.

Blair to host Broadway stars in ArtSpeak! event

Broadway stars Brian d'Arcy James and Nicholas Rodriguez, in conjunction with the organization ArtSpeak!, will come to Blair at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, to speak with students and community members about their journeys to Broadway. They will also be performing songs, answering questions, taking photographs with audience members and signing autographs.
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