The Broadview

Freshmen act out famous Shakespeare scene

Freshman Livi Webb-Purkis, in the role of Casca, stabs Caesar acted by Alina Kushner in the scene’s finale. The project provided the class time to practice their acting and directing skills.

Olivia Rounsaville, Reporter

February 11, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE As part of the Freshman English class’ unit on Shakespeare, students acted out Act 3 Scene 1 from Julius Caesar today. “Acting allows for a deeper interpretation of the characters and their motivations,” English teacher Mark Botti said. The class first discussed the writing, then split ...

High schoolers take on leadership positions in middle form play

Assistant Director Trip Gorman runs lines with seventh grader Amelia Alton during a weekday rehearsal. High schoolers worked as stage managers, choreographers, and costume designers.

Tabitha Parent, Charlotte Ehrlich, Grace Krumplitsch, Reporters

January 23, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall high schoolers rehearsed backstage tonight as production managers, costume designers, and lighting designers in preparation for the middle form’s “The Wind in the Willows” opening night performance tomorrow. “The goal is to build a mentorship structu...

History class discusses issues in society as philosophers

Sophomores Audrey Scott, Gabi Guido, Saron Asfaw, and Sadie Kahn present a skit about migrant caravans in character from the point of view of famous philosophers. The skits helped develop an understanding of both the students’ chosen philosophers and current issues around them.

Amy Phipps, Reporter

December 12, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomore history classes presented skits on philosophers who lived between the 16th and 18th centuries discussing current societal problems last week. Students were required to choose a famous philosopher, research their lives and write a cover letter and resume applying for a job as ...

Performers continue musical rehearsals

Performers practice one of the many dance numbers for “A Chorus Line.” The musical began in 1975 on Broadway, lasting for over 6,000 productions.

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

February 6, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students in the spring musical are practicing dancing, singing and acting in the Syufy Theatre up to five times a week for the upcoming show, “A Chorus Line.” Rehearsals for the musical began in January following auditions which took place the previous month. Director Pamela Rick...

Behind the scenes

Behind the scenes

Claire Kosewic, Editor in Chief

November 2, 2017

When the news of Hollywood film mogul Harvey Weinstein’s alleged inappropriate and unsolicited sexual advances towards several actresses became public, all I felt was frustration, as I thought to myself, “despite all this ‘progress’ we’ve made, will I ever open the newspaper and not read of mis...

Auditions set the stage for spring musical

Students auditioning for the musical gathered in the Main Hall prior to the auditions. Potential cast members filled out  audition forms which included prior history in theatre and contact information.

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior Reporter

December 1, 2015

Today marks the beginning of auditions for the upcoming spring musical, Les Miserables. “It's about a group of students rising up in paris to try to find peace and social justice for the common people,” director Pamela Rickard said. “It’s a love story, there's a lot of conflict and war moment...

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