The Broadview

The show must go on

Freshman Anisha Hu searches for cottage backgrounds for one of the online backdrops for the Fall Play. Crew members were partnered with an actor to design their virtual set.
Stage crew designs virtual sets for Fall Play
September 24, 2020

The fall play will address climate change and environmental issues through a set of monologues and with specially-built virtual sets.  The drama program is partnering with environment groups such as...

Dance on

Choreographer Delaney Tobin rehearses numbers with the musical cast for the spring
show of ”Love's Labour's Lost” that ran last week. Tobin choreographed over 15 numbers for the show.
Senior choreographs musicals
March 27, 2019

From late night dance classes to play and musical practices nearly all year round, “Love’s Labour’s Lost” marks the last high school play for one student choreographer and actor. Delaney Tobin...

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.
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...

French students work on creative writing assignment

Seniors Jordan Russell, Caroline Phillips, and Laura Bourne read through their script. Students received edits on their work.
September 16, 2018

Students in a combined Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate higher-level French class worked together in two teams to write an alternate ending to the play, Art by Yasmina Reza, which they...

Cast and crew prepare for opening night

'The Crucible' opens tomorrow.
November 8, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE After two months and over 80 hours of rehearsal, the Convent & Stuart Hall cast and crew had the dress rehearsal of Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” this afternoon at 4 p.m. The...

Auditions for Fall play continue on second day

(From left) Junior Ariana Davidis, Sophomore Delaney Tobin, Junior Francesca Petruzzelli and Sophomore Sophie Egan act out a scene from the play for their group audition piece.
August 30, 2016

A second round of auditions for the Fall play “Sixteen in Ten Minutes or Less” were held in the Syufy Theatre today. “I didn’t do the play last year and I’m only a sophomore so this is actually...

‘The Tempest’ storms Syufy Theatre

Seniors Duncan McDonell, Daniel Im and Catherine Heinen (from left) read their lines during a rehearsal for the school production of  “The Tempest”. The set features intricately designed lighting schemes and complex projections to add to the play’s aura of mystery and magic.
Shakespearean play to open next Thursday
November 5, 2015

Forgiveness, love and mystery converge onstage in the fall production of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest.” “This play never gets old,” director Pamela Rickard said. “Although it was written several...

Exercise and play are important to well-being

June 1, 2010

I spend each school year sitting down. My legs lie still under my desk or scrunched under my body as my mouth moves for a few moments before my right hand becomes the last moving part of my body. On some...

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