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Moving on up: Theater department turns silent auction into first class event

Moving on up: Theater department turns silent auction into first class event

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager

September 22, 2019

ADDISON-Suspense, thrill and disbelief filled the air as two bidders continued to fight for a cookie cake. As the bid rose rapidly, so did the energy of the audience members.  On Friday, the Coppell High School theater department hosted its annual Theater Dinner Revue and silent auction, which had a...

Studio Premier classes raise money for international competition through showcase

Studio Premier classes raise money for international competition through showcase

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Relationships. Something many seldom think much about, yet the topic of choice for the Coppell High School Studio Premier showcase, #relationships.   Just off the heels of Valentine's Day, the CHS theater students in advanced theater classes held a special night for students performances. The aim w...

Theater to hold showcase as fundraiser for students advancing to national competition

Theater to hold showcase as fundraiser for students advancing to national competition

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

On Wednesday, the Coppell High School Theater Studio Premier classes perform their show, “#relationships”.   Featuring both original stand-up comedy and verbatim theatre sets, the show takes audiences through several comedic skits dealing with relationships between friends, family, deiti...

New beginnings, complicated love take spotlight in theater production, “All Shook Up”

New beginnings, complicated love take spotlight in theater production, “All Shook Up”

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

October 28, 2018

 “I can’t help falling in love with you.”   This is not only one of rock and roll legend Elvis Presley’s most famous songs, but also a central theme of Coppell High School’s theater production, “All Shook Up”.   On Friday, the CHS theater department opened the first s...

‘42nd Street’ cast and crew nominated in 2017 Schmidt and Jones Awards

‘42nd Street’ cast and crew nominated in 2017 Schmidt and Jones Awards

Jessica Jun, Staff Writer

May 4, 2017

While the show might be over, the passion never stops. The sweat, hours of tap lessons and late night rehearsals have proven to be worth it.   The cast and crew of Coppell High School theater’s performance of 42nd Street were announced as nominees for a variety of the Schmidt and Jones Awards. The winners o...

Yogurt, “Titanic” and Improvisation: Broadway Bound presents “30 Plays in 60 Minutes”

Yogurt, “Titanic” and Improvisation: Broadway Bound presents “30 Plays in 60 Minutes”

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor

February 5, 2017

The Coppell High School commons stage was set with various props ranging from a couch to an artist’s aisle as CHS’ Broadway Bound theater students took their place to begin Friday night’s “30 Plays in 60 Minutes” show.   The performance is an improvisational and sketch comedy show in ...

Senior theater students share plans for acting after high school

Senior theater students share plans for acting after high school

May 20, 2014

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer Just like many of the clubs and programs at Coppell High School, the theater program will surely be shedding some tears at the end of the year when they let go of their beloved seniors, many of whom have been up on the CHS stages since their first day of freshman y...

Chitta experiences first musical performance

Chitta experiences first musical performance

November 1, 2013

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer I have a lot of friends who love musicals which makes me feel very left out when all they talk about is which character is which in different musicals. Needless to say, I was not prepared for what was to come. I decided Coppell High School’s performance of “The...

CHS theater department to host spring show

May 6, 2013

Erica Rohde Staff Writer This week the Coppell High School theater department will be hosting their spring show “To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday,” a drama centered around the loss of a loved one and the effects on a particular family. The story touches on marriage, father daughter relationsh...

Open auditions call for determined actors, actresses

Open auditions call for determined actors, actresses

December 18, 2012

By Christina Burke Features Editor The Coppell High School Theatre Department on the hunt for avid actors and actresses. This week, they will be two open auditions- one for their Winter Show and the other for the University Interscholastic League (UIL) One Act Play. Experience is not needed for thes...

Theater department puts on one final show

May 11, 2012

By Christina Burke Staff Writer The CHS theater department is putting on one final show before their curtains close for the 2011-2012 school year. 'Dividing the Estate', is a dramatic performance ,written by Horton Foote and directed by Bill Ballard. It is set in 1987 Texan times, when  a family...