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

Coppell High School’s Broadway Bound theater class waits for its show, “30 Plays in 60 Minutes”, to start on Friday night in the CHS commons. The show is a mixture of skit comedy and improvisation in which the class performs 30 skits in one hour. Photo by Lili Lomas.

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 ...

One act play “The Servant of Two Masters” promises laughter, insight

Last night, the Coppell Theatre Department performed the play “The Servant of Two Masters” in preparation for their UIL Competition this Saturday, March 28. Photo by Sarah VanderPol.

March 25, 2015

By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer @alex_dalton04   With a premise of a 40-minute play about a single day in Venice in 1753, nine Coppell High School student actors were put to the ultimate test when asked to perform for the first time in front of a live audience, only days before their University...

The “Awesome 80’s Prom” brings interactive fun for all

The prom king and queen  decided by the crowd were Blake, played by sophomore Ryan Storch and Inga played by sophomore Macy Johnson. Photo by Sarah Vanderpool.

February 14, 2015

By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer  Walking into the quiet black box theater, the authentic commentary from the determined student actors creates a feeling that I am really in 1989, and that prom night is being celebrated by my whole class. The play starts as Mr. Snelgrove played by sophomore Jus...

Hermans brings new LIFE to theater department

Hermans brings new LIFE to theater department

February 16, 2012

By Caroline Carter  Staff Writer Staged during World War II, the Coppell High School Theatre’s upcoming drama production, “The Cover of Life,” displays the struggles faced during this hard time during American history. With talented actors and actresses, “The Cover of Life” is sure to be another memorable production. Written by R.T. ...

Theatre Coppell darkens the stage with a new kind of thriller

September 30, 2011

By Kelly Stewart Opinions Editor Theatre Coppell is rolling out their second production of the season, Wait Until Dark by Frederick Knott. Like Jekyll and Hyde before it, Wait Until Dark is a darker play. In it, a blind housewife named Susy becomes the victim of a dangerous conman trying to...

2011 fall CHS musical announced, to be Beauty and the Beast

May 23, 2011

Ashleigh Heaton Editor-in-Chief Last night, May 22, at the annual drama banquet, Theatre Department Head Lisa Tabor announced the fall musical for next year, which will be Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Beauty and the Beast tells the story of Belle, a bookworm seeking adventure living in provinc...

Spring play Out of Sight…Out of Murder to breathe new life into murder mystery genre

April 30, 2011

Ashleigh Heaton Editor-in-Chief Image you are playing a game of “Clue”, piecing together the pieces of an elaborate murder. Was it Miss Scarlett in the library with a candlestick, or Colonel Mustard in the study with the rope? You puzzle over the mystery until, finally, epiphany strikes – Professor...

Backstage all work, all playImage and video hosting by TinyPic

November 11, 2009

Allie Perison Editor in Chief Many of us associate the plays we see with the actors who perform in them, but most do not consider what goes on behind the scenes. Beyond the curtain is a world yet to be revealed of blocking, audio and props: the world that is backstage. Senior assistant directors...

“Anything Goes” waves bon voyage to CHSImage and video hosting by TinyPic

November 10, 2009

Paige Wilson Staff Writer Video By: Savannah Shealy After numerous hours of hard work, the cast and crew of Anything Goes finally revealed their production on Oct. 31.  Set in the 1930’s, the play was completely different from any previous musical at Coppell High School and show turned out to b...

Going overboard for humor, romance of “Anything Goes” Image and video hosting by TinyPic

October 26, 2009

Story by Melissa Brisco Staff Writer Video by Kristen Hart KCBY Director           Coppell High School theater is taking audiences back to the 1930’s with this year’s musical “Anything Goes.”             “Anything Goes” is a story of love and humor and runs fr...