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Hi-Ho, the Glamorous Life: Miss Skudlarek’s Downtime Activities

Marissa Skudlarek explores the unglamorous, glamorous life.

I feel like 2015 has gotten off to a quiet start for me, though I’ll take quiet after the crazy roller coaster that was the second half of 2014. 888 more words

Marissa Skudlarek

A Gilbert and Sullivan Win

Q: What do you do when it’s hella cold but school’s not cancelled so only a handful of students show up?

A: Have interesting conversations with them, find out that one senior is going to sing a “Pirates of Penzance” song for the next competition. 87 more words

The Crumpett Files

First Rehearsal with the Set

For the past month the cast has rehearsed in our Black Box Theatre with the outline of the set taped down for us.  While this is very typical for professional theatre companies, we at HHS traditionally are spoiled and get to work on stage as the set is built around us. 46 more words

Homestead High School

F.I.L.M. of the Week (January 1, 2015)

Mike Leigh’s films are certainly not everyone’s cup of tea; I, myself, often find his movies rather impenetrable.  His scripts, with their precise and emphatic characterization, often feel like the most episodic instances of linear plots imaginable.   374 more words

Movie Reviews

Toronto Operetta Theatre's Mikado

Gilbert and Sullivan operettas are such a stock staple of amateur dramatic societies in the English speaking world that one might think they were easy to stage.   465 more words

Performance Review - Miscellaneous


December 26, 1871: Thespis premieres at the Gaiety Theatre in London. Also called The Gods Grown Old, it was an operatic extravaganza as well as the first time WS Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan worked together. 709 more words