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From southern roots, “9 to 5” resurfaces workplace equality with 70s flair

From southern roots, “9 to 5” resurfaces workplace equality with 70s flair

Minori Kunte, Staff Cartoonist January 26, 2024

One by one, alarm clocks blare throughout the auditorium, capturing the attention of the audience and transporting them to a familiar occurrence for the average working adult. Dolly Parton, one of...

Coppell High School senior Olivia Willey prepares to play Doralee Rhodes on Thursday in the final dress rehearsal of Coppell Cowboy Theatre Company’s spring musical “9 to 5.” “9 to 5” is playing in the Coppell High School Auditorium Friday to Sunday.

“9 to 5”: What a way to make a show

Marli Field, Staff Photographer January 24, 2024

While walking into the backstage section of the theater, affectionately called the Bat Cave by members of the Coppell High School “9 to 5: The Musical” cast and crew, you’ll find along the side of...

New Tech High @ Coppell sophomore Piper Baranowski performs in the ensemble of “Potion Notion” on Thursday during the final dress rehearsal of Coppell Cowboy Theatre Company’s spring musical, “9 to 5: The Musical.” Baranowski’s love for performing arts has inspired her to join Coppell High School’s Acapella Choir and theater programs.

Baranowski’s passionate pursuit for the performing arts

Neha Nathwani, Staff Writer January 23, 2024

As New Tech High @ Coppell sophomore Piper Baranowski sings on a wooden stage, the rhythms of her rich voice dance around the room and into the hearts of those in the audience.  In an imaginative world...

Coppell High School senior stage manager Sarah Myers works in the control booth of the CHS Auditorium on Nov. 29, where she spends time giving cues to actors and stagehands. Myers plays an integral role in the CHS theater program as stage manager, making sure all of the departments shows run smoothly.

Far from spotlight but still shining, Myers excels as stage manager

Yug Talukdar, Staff Writer December 11, 2023

As the lights of the theater dim and the curtains are drawn open, New Tech High @ Coppell senior Sarah Myers, Cowboy Theatre Company stage manager, carefully watches, making sure the process is flowing...

Coppell High School sophomore Makayla Arnold performs “The Winner Takes It All” from “Mamma Mia” on Saturday at the CHS Auditorium. The performance was a part of the  Cowboy Theatre Company’s Jingle & Mingle Variety Show fundraiser.

Theater Variety Show fundraiser brings community together through celebration of talent

Riya Prasad, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

Going once, twice and sold!  From lavish chocolate cakes to stand up comedy, the Cowboy Theatre Company’s Jingle & Mingle Variety Show fundraiser differed greatly from the general idea of what...

Coppell High School junior Sarvin Narang as Elwood P. Dowd admires his portrait of himself and Harvey on Sunday in the Black Box Theatre. The Cowboy Theatre Company performed “Harvey,” a tale of an imaginary rabbit, as its annual Fall play on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Hop into theater department’s ear-resistible fall production “Harvey”

Anushree De, Student Life Editor October 11, 2023

The lights dim and in a horror-movie fashion the door creaks open. The open frame reveals… Not a single person. Or rabbit. Only footsteps and a momentous closing indicates that something had opened...

Coppell High School junior Sophie Caswell and New Tech High @ Coppell junior Sarvin Narang rehearse Coppell Theatre Company’s fall production “Harvey” in the Black Box Theatre on Monday. Rehearsals began on Aug. 28 and the show is set to be performed Oct. 6-7 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 8 at 2:30 p.m. in the CHS Auditorium.

Down the rabbit hole of “Harvey”

Anvita Bondada, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

With cast members rehearsing lines, crew members building sets and stage managers overseeing it all, “Harvey” rehearsals are in full swing. “Harvey” is Coppell Theatre Company’s fall production...

CHS9 students Yuvan Sampath and Olivia Guerra play Boy and Molly in the campus production of “Peter and the Starcatcher.” The production is based on the 2004 novel and showcased from Friday through Sunday.

“Peter and the Starcatcher” lifts spirits with engaging characters, production

Sahasra Chakilam, Staff Photographer May 1, 2023

On a misty spring evening, the CHS9 Auditorium is dark with only soft blue and green lights protruding from corners of the stage.  In a sudden shift, the platform is illuminated, and seen is an...

Coppell High School senior Trinity Tackett sings “Maybe This Time” from “Cabaret” during the Senior Showcase on Sunday in the CHS Black Box Theatre. Throughout her senior year, Tackett has been inclusive and welcoming to underclassmen new to high school theater.

Tackett shining spotlight on underclassmen through courtesy

Ainsley Dwyer, Staff Writer April 27, 2023

With a bright stage light on her face, Coppell High School senior Trinity Tackett sings center stage during the Coppell Theatre Company’s production of “Mamma Mia!”  Soaking in the moments of her...

CHS9 theater will hold its production of  “Peter and the Starcatcher” on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7 p.m. in the campus auditorium.

CHS9 theater brings life to the story of Peter Pan

Sahasra Chakilam, Staff Photographer April 27, 2023

The adventurous, mischievous spirit of Peter Pan has been etched into many childhoods as he holds the distinguished reputation of being the boy who never grows up. However, not many know how his character...

Coppell senior Tyler Schweitzer (Jack Worthing) and Jude Taylor (Algernon Moncreiff) rehearse in CHS Auditorium on Feb. 23. The Cowboy Theatre Company is taking Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest to the 2023 UIL One Act Play competition at 2 p.m. on Thursday for district competition  at Lewisville High School.

Going backstage of “The Importance of Being Earnest”

Ainsley Dwyer, Staff Writer March 2, 2023

After school, when students and staff have gone home, Coppell High School Auditorium’s stage is in a blackout. Pink lights flash to define the silhouettes of the CHS varsity theater production class...

Coppell High School senior Tyler Schweitzer plays Sam Carmicheal during the Coppell Theatre Company’s performance of “Mamma Mia!” on Friday. Schweitzer utilizes poignant emotions and character analysis to bring the characters he plays to life.

Into the tablework: Schweitzer acting from the mind, heart

Shrayes Gunna, Student Life Editor February 1, 2023

It is presumptuous to think that all actors dive in headfirst––or should I say break a leg without a second thought? For Coppell High School senior Tyler Schweitzer, theater is far more technical,...

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