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Fall play review: “Blood at the Root”

“Blood at the Root” by Dominique Morisseau is based on the Jena Six, a group of six black Louisiana high school students who were convicted after the beating of a white student.

Mya Copeland, features writer

November 5, 2019

The orange spotlights illuminated a massive tree that reached up into the rafters. The stage which normally seemed huge was dwarfed by the giant scenery. The stage itself was stunning, and the show that took place on it was equally as impressive. “Blood at the Root” by Dominique Morisseau is based on the Jena Six, a group of six black Louisiana high school stu...

Fall play preview: a look inside “Blood at the Root”

Jess Cohen, junior, studies her script during rehearsal for

Kate Schreiber, features writer

September 1, 2019

In this preview, take a look inside the KHS fall play "Blood at the Root," premiering October 10-12.

Fall play preview: “The Merry Wives of Windsor”

Elizabeth Button, sophomore, holds a knife to the throat of Mark Perry, junior.

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

October 9, 2018

In KHS’s fall play, “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” KH Players transport the audience to the 1950s for a Shakespearean adaptation of a classical show filled with revenge and romance. The plot surrounds a con-artist who needs more money, so he tries to make two wealthy women fall in love with him, no...

Fall play preview

Cast members gather around a dinner table.

Fitz Cain, features writer

October 5, 2017

Since auditions last May, the KH Players have been getting into character. Starting rehearsal on the second day of school, this company, composed of around 20 actors and about 50 students total, has been working to prepare for the performance of KH players’ fall play, You Can’t Take It With You, a...

Photo gallery: fall play The Government Inspector

Sydney Jones, sophomore, puts on stage makeup for her part as Marya before the Government Inspector dress rehearsal October 5th.

Kara Rieger, photographer

October 21, 2016

This fall, KH Players put on The Government Inspector October 6th-8th. "I love the process of putting together the show,” Sydney Jones, sophomore, said. "I love getting to put on and tell the story of the show, and I especially love all of the people involved, including the cast, crew, and director....

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