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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 14, 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 scenes requires students to either direct or act in one of the five scenes and perform each of the scenes...

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

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).

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 and MV drama’s fall production co-director, Kit Wilder. And just as we witness the wrath of ...

A formula for the perfect midsummer night

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.

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 concepts: long-lost siblings (“The Comedy of Errors”), cross-dressing women (“Twelfth Night...

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"   Read More »...

First dip

Akshay Agrawal

September 26, 2008

Dear teachers: what makes a first day a good first day. Read More »