*** Please Note: The pictures included within the text would not show up within the text. The pictures included can be seen at the bottom of this post with their appropriate corresponding labels. Synopsis We saw the movie, Mamma Mia!, a musical that is based on the songs of ABBA.  Its plot is identical to […]

    Our theater trip to “Altarboyz” has been confirmed.  The date is WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18th.  Meet at the New World Stages theater, 340 West 50th Street (betw. 8th and 9th Aves.), no later than 7:40 (curtain is at 8:00).  The show runs 90 minutes with no intermission, so if you’re late, you’ll miss everything.   […]

Group 6: Les Misérables By Chloe’ Weiser, Marvin Toussaint and Anastasia Rusanov    [oral: A–   written: A–    JMS] Les Misérables, originally a novel by Victor Hugo, is one of the most famous and well-known musicals of all time. The musical is separated into two acts, both of which focus on ex-convict Jean Valjean and his experience […]

     By Ayelet Chovev, Christina Christodoulou, and Justin Davis     [Oral: A–  Written:  B+  (footnotes, pls.)   –JMS]                                                                       Synopsis We saw the movie, Mamma Mia!, a musical that is based on the songs of ABBA. Its plot is identical to the stage production, as we discovered after comparing both scripts. We will be basing our […]

      Rent: the Musical Group 4: Aliza Chasan, Anthony Cagliano, Naaila Hassan              [Oral: A      Written: A       –JMS]   Rent, a hit Broadway musical that takes place in the East Village in Manhattan, focuses on modern-day Bohemian characters and their lives as they deal with issues such as AIDS, homophobia, poverty, and drug […]

A Streetcar Named Desire       [ Oral: A  Written: A      –JMS] Theologia Karagiorgis, Joanna Mavromatis, Sara Wong, Jun Jake Zhang,   A Streetcar Named Desire, written by Tennessee Williams, is about the conflict between two opposing forces, the traditions of the Old South and the urban, and working class. It is a play that embodies the […]

Elizabeth Evangelou, Regina Fojas, & Bryan Nevarez         [Oral:  A–   Written:  A–      –JMS]                                   For our project, we decided to analyze the content of “The Phantom of the Opera.” To begin, here is a background of the characters and the […]

Group 1: Our Town              [Oral  B+   Written  A–         JMS] Paul Alzate, Stephanie Bermudez, and Michelle Chan. “Our Town,” written by Thorton Wilder, is a three-act play that was published in 1938. The play is set in 1901 in Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire and explores the lives of people living in a typical American town. The […]

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