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The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

A trip to fair Verona: MVHS Drama’s Romeo and Juliet Play

A trip to fair Verona: MVHS Drama’s Romeo and Juliet Play

Sarah Young, Graphics Editor March 13, 2020
Drama students who worked on the Romeo and Juliet play reflect on their experiences and favorite parts
Advanced Drama’s annual Shakespeare showcase

Advanced Drama’s annual Shakespeare showcase

Ayah Ali-Ahmad March 13, 2019

On March 1, the Advanced Drama class performed scenes from Shakespeare classics like “Romeo and Juliet,” “Macbeth,” “Hamlet” and “12th Night.” The student-run showcase of Shakespearean...

Hamlet, played by junior Michael Goldman, attempts to converse with the ghost of his father (left), and Romeo, played by junior Rafael Ruiz, and Juliet, played by senior Kaz Tarshis, meet in secret (right). “Romeo and Juliet” opens on Oct. 25 and “Hamlet” opens on Oct. 26 in the black box (F104).

DRAMA: ‘Hamlet’ and ‘Romeo and Juliet’ to open Oct. 25

Yashashree Pisolkar October 24, 2012

William Shakespeare’s works are the second-bestselling pieces of literature in the world — the Bible being the first and the Agatha Christie mystery books being the third — according to set designer...

Princess Innogen (Emily Jordan) reads a very unpleasant letter. As usual in Shakespeare’s plays, a lack of communication and a surplus of misunderstandings play a key role in “Cymbeline.” Photo by Amrutha Dorai.

A formula for the perfect midsummer night

Amrutha Dorai August 25, 2011

    William Shakespeare had a formula. It was a formula that he replicated frequently and relentlessly, and one that usually involved rehashing at least one of the following...

Fountains, boats, and clowns too

Yaamini Venkataraman October 28, 2009

Alumni Alex Martin and Brian Miller return to lend a hand to this year's fall production of "A Servant of Two Masters"   Some people think of high school as a stepping stone between...

First dip

Akshay Agrawal September 26, 2008

Dear teachers: what makes a first day a good first day.There is a first for everything. After the much anticipated -though not always appreciated -first day, the school year is slowly falling into place:...

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