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Spring musical preview: Wonderful Town

Spring musical preview: Wonderful Town

Kelley Cochran, photographer

April 10, 2019


Filed under Breaking News

KH players is performing Leonard Bernstein’s Wonderful Town, a musical set in the 1950s. It tells the story of two sisters, Ruth and Eileen, who move from Ohio to experience Greenwich Village in New York City. Ruth is an aspiring writer and Eileen is a dancer who wants to pursue a life on stage.  ...

Photo gallery: Best of Broadway, Taste of Jazz 3/13

Photo gallery: Best of Broadway, Taste of Jazz 3/13

Meg Murphy, photographer

March 15, 2019


Filed under Photo Galleries

The Kirkwood High School Music Department presented Best of Broadway / Taste of Jazz Wed. March 13. After being cancelled due to weather in January, the music department was ready to preform. Students had the opportunity to preform solos, as well as there were group performances from Prism Vocal Jazz...

Strength in Numbers: The Importance of an Ensemble

Strength in Numbers: The Importance of an Ensemble

Molly Higgins, writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under 2018 New Staff Stories

The lights come up, the music swells and the audience leans forward in anticipation as the stage fills with actors. A show-stopping group number closes act 1 of the KH Players’ spring musical: “The Drowsy Chaperone”. Mary Cleary, junior, stands proudly with the ensemble. “[The ensemble] brings the en...

Photo gallery: talent show

Photo gallery: talent show

Audrey Berns and Megan Van Buren

December 18, 2017


Filed under Photo Galleries

KHS students showed off their talents, ranging from spoken word poetry to hip-hop dancing, in the KHS Talent Show November 30.    

Once more with feeling

Once more with feeling

Ally Ortmann, features writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Features

A sharp sound emits from the piano as Mary Cleary, junior, hits the wrong key. She smiles, fingers hovering as she awaits the corrections from her father. Growing up with her father’s musical influence, Mary sees her father’s happiness with her following his footsteps and recognizes her father’s d...

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