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Theater students overcome obstacles, enthrall audiences with Shakespeare play

Theater students overcome obstacles, enthrall audiences with Shakespeare play

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

One minute guests are chattering away, snacking on $1 concessions, and the next, the lights go down and an audible hush falls over the audience. At once, a spell is cast over the eager viewers.   The Broadway Bound class’s play in the Coppell High School commons is about to start.   ...

The Sidekick staff votes on the best of 2018 entertainment

The Sidekick staff votes on the best of 2018 entertainment

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

December 6, 2018

New singers jumped into the scene. Movies shattered records - as well as cultural barriers. The shocking deaths of many adored celebrities created a void in fans’ hearts. All of these things and more described 2018, an exceptionally eventful year for entertainment, both globally and locally. Below are T...

Homemade cakes, trips play starring role in theater department’s annual silent auction

Homemade cakes, trips play starring role in theater department’s annual silent auction

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017

On Saturday, Coppell High School’s theater department held its annual Silent Auction to help raise money for its department. A total of 200 tickets were sold. There were multiple items sold in the auction, including homemade cakes, tickets to plays, a four-day trip to Santa Fe, N.M. and much mo...

Drama Club students travel to London to experience English theater

Drama Club students travel to London to experience English theater

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor

March 10, 2017

This spring break, Coppell High School Drama Club members are encountering the international theater through a trip to London.   Apart from experiencing the city and visiting its famous attractions such as Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and Piccadilly Circus, the trip is designed to give stu...

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 ...

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...

Take One theater class “Takes the Stage”

Lili Lomas, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016

Tomorrow night, Coppell High School’s freshman Take One theater class will be performing their show “Take the Stage” in the black box theater.   The show is comprised of a collection of scenes from different plays such as “Steel Magnolias”, “The Odd Couple” and “Crimes of t...

Students awarded for performance in UIL One-Act play

Students awarded for performance in UIL One-Act play

Avery Davis, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016

On and off the stage, a lot of hard work goes into making the UIL One Act play a success. This year, Coppell High School’s UIL team performed Big Love, a play about a group of sisters running away from marriage contracts with their cousins from Greece. They take refuge in a large family in Italy unt...

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...

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 halls are alive with “The Sound of Music”

CHS halls are alive with “The Sound of Music”

October 3, 2013

By Caroline Carter   Staff Writer The Coppell High School Theatre Department will transport its audience to Austria through its adaptation of “The Sound of Music”. Filled with iconic songs and scenes, the fall musical will be yet another great production for CHS Theatre. For theater director Lisa Tabor, the decision of which production to choose came to...