Coppell Student Media

42nd Street opening brings “Broadway extravaganza”

42nd Street opening brings “Broadway extravaganza”

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor

October 31, 2016

From the parking lot to the seats of the auditorium, proud family members of the cast and crew of Coppell High School’s theater department’s 2016 musical, “42nd Street” carried in congratulatory bouquets for the students who took part in the production of the musical that opened on Saturday. The...

An unforgettable experience: Dalrymple twins prepare for their last year in theater

An unforgettable experience: Dalrymple twins prepare for their last year in theater

Jessica Jun, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016

Stepping out onto the stage, they set up the props, take their place and wait. They take a collective breath as the curtains rise and their faces light up.   After almost 10 years of participating in theater, Coppell High School senior identical twins Jack and Ty Dalrymple will never forge...

Big Fish, big preparations; theater department prepping for annual musical

Big Fish, big preparations; theater department prepping for annual musical

September 28, 2015

Big Fish cast member, Macy McCready goes through her tap dance rehearsal Sept. 22 at the Coppell High School auditorium. McCready has been dancing for 10 years. Photo by Alejandra Ceniceros.   By Lili Lomas Staff Writer This is a busy time of year for the Coppell High School theater dep...

CHS Theatre Department prepares for another fascinating musical

CHS Theatre Department prepares for another fascinating musical

October 22, 2014

By Pranathi Chitta staff writer @prannydacheetah The Coppell High School Theatre Department is back with another great musical. CHS theatre students have been preparing for the fall musical “Thoroughly Modern Millie” which opens on Friday and plays on Saturday, Sunday, Nov. 1 and 2. “I’m...

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...

Students audition for fall musical

September 4, 2013

By Kara Hallam Staff Writer  The hills are alive at Coppell High School. This past week students auditioned in the auditorium for this year’s fall musical, "The Sound of Music". Auditions were held last Tuesday and Wednesday by the musical director Gary Oakenson and main director Lisa Tabor. Ca...

Smith to pursue musical theatre career at BWU

Smith to pursue musical theatre career at BWU

May 15, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Many children grow up watching animated Disney musicals like Beauty and the Beast, or even classic musicals such as Wicked or The Sound of Music. Senior Alex Smith enjoys watching musicals too – but aspires to make a career out of being the one on the stage. Tho...

Fame Musical Theatre Class prepares for Broadway

April 23, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer The CHS Theatre Department is gearing up for the Fame Musical Theatre Class presentation of “Fame…Dreams of Broadway”. Fame is a show choir like CHS' Vivace, but includes an element of acting; the performers act as if they were a character in the musical. "I...

The dream of ‘Les Misérables’ lives on in theaters

The dream of ‘Les Misérables’ lives on in theaters

January 9, 2013

By Christina Burke Features Editor The highly anticipated movie-musical Les Misérables came out with a bang on Christmas Day. The story follows paroled prisoner Jean Valjean, played by Hugh Jackman, on his journey to make a life in an impoverished France after serving 19 years for stealing a ...

Musical wraps up rehearsals

October 23, 2012

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer The cast of the fall musical The Drowsy Chaperone is preparing for their opening show on Saturday October 27. Rehearsals are everyday this week except for Wednesday and Friday. Everyone must be ready at 5:30 PM with full makeup, full costume, false eyelashes- t...

Drowsy Chaperone cast not dozing off preparing for musical

Drowsy Chaperone cast not dozing off preparing for musical

September 28, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Even though the curtain will not open for another month, the Coppell High School Theatre Department is already busy at work preparing and planning for opening night of The Drowsy Chaperone, a play they hope will blow their audience and critics away. The Drowsy Chaperone is a humorous musical that tells the tale of a Broadway fanatic who sits comfortably in...

Fame musical theater class delivers a taste of Broadway

April 27, 2012

By Christina Burke Staff Writer This weekend, the Fame musical theater class at Coppell High School will be taking the stage for their very own show, "One... Singular Sensation: A Taste of Broadway". Directors Lisa Tabor and Albert Torres have worked hard with the assistance of choreographer Whitney Hennen to make sur...