Tagged: Musical


Words ringing in your ears

By Maximillian Foley-Keene | May 27, 2015, 12:46 p.m. | In Features »

In a community like Blair, one that prides itself on tolerance, how do Blazers relate to the words coming in through their headphones?


Lorde's brand of royalty

By Zoe Johnson | Dec. 23, 2013, 8:06 a.m. | In Music »

Everything about Lorde emanates confidence. (Lorde is a stage name; her real name is Ella Yelich-O'Connor). From the unflinching way she stares out of music videos to the proud, knowledgeable words she sings to her persona, Lorde is captivating, and she knows it.


"Into the Woods" cast smaller than other musicals'

By Caroline Gabriel | Feb. 24, 2013, 3:13 p.m. | In Local »

This year's spring musical, "Into the Woods," will have a considerably smaller cast than usual, and many students who usually participate in the school plays will not be able to. Although the original cast for "Into the Woods" is very small, director Kelly O'Connor added a few roles to create an ensemble.


Taming of the Shrew brings Shakespeare to life

By Aanchal Johri | Feb. 4, 2013, 1:12 a.m. | In Plays »

Shakespeare would be proud of Blair's production of his comedy "The Taming of the Shrew" and the extended sequel "The Tamer Tamed," written by John Fletcher. With the audience sitting right up on the stage, the dynamic play fully engaged the audience with its witty humor and authentic implementation.


The Blair Boogie: Good girl gone really bad

By Mimi Verdonk | Nov. 2, 2012, 1:09 p.m. | In Music »

While Rihanna has sky rocketed into a household name, the quality of her music has been on a downward spiral.


No misery in "Les Mis"

By Allison Daitch | April 26, 2012, 11:26 a.m. | In Plays »

The Montgomery Blair Players brought the classic story of love, promises and revolution to life in the student-run production of "Les Misérables." This timeless Victor Hugo novel was transformed into an opera-esque musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, which the Blair Players made their own with stunning vocals, music and set design.


Fall Playlist: Getting out of that funky mood

By Saaraa Farooq | Sept. 26, 2011, 5:41 p.m. | In Music »

It's time to take a short study break and let loose with some energetic tunes and upbeat lyrics.


"Guys and Dolls" rocks the boat

By Liv Jacobson | April 3, 2011, 12:27 a.m. | In Plays »

The Montgomery Blair Players presented the classic Frank Loesser musical "Guys and Dolls" on Friday and Saturday night. This much-loved musical highlighted the Blair Players' extraordinary talents and emotionally engaged the audience. And though this performance shone brightly in many ways, the most memorable aspect of this production was the outstanding acting. All of the lead actors portrayed their characters with incredible depth, sang beautifully and carried off the musical's humor in a very convincing way.


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