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#MakeMaryFly

#MakeMaryFly

Maddie Hawes, writer

May 24, 2016

Michael and Jane Banks sing their hearts out, pleading for a new nanny to come. Once they finish their song, they turn to look as their new nanny magically floats into the room. With pointed feet and sleek umbrella drawn, Mary makes her signature flight on the stage; in KHS's recent production of Mary Po...

Behind the scenes: Mary Poppins

Behind the scenes: Mary Poppins

Austin Cleveland, writer

May 24, 2016

The KH Players production of Mary Poppins took place in the Keating Theatre April 14-16. Months of behind the scenes work came together for three music-filled nights of “Jolly Holiday,” “A Spoonful Of Sugar” and “Chim-Chim-Cher-ee.” Kelly Schnider, drama teacher, and the other musical advis...

The team behind the scenes

The team behind the scenes

Quentin Stepp, writer

May 17, 2016

Over 2000 students and community members came to see the play Mary Poppins at KHS from April 14-16, but all they saw was the finished product. There is a group of people that work for hours every day before the plays to prepare for opening night: the crew. Greg Booth, math teacher, said a play woul...

View from the pit

View from the pit

Thomas Birmingham, writer

May 13, 2016

For four hours a week, six weeks before the debut of a show, an elite group of musicians practices under the KHS stage. Because they play from inside a makeshift “pit,” the audience of a play at KHS might not be aware they are there. Their job is providing music for the performance, in addition ...

Behind the scenes; Mary Poppins

Behind the scenes; Mary Poppins

Austin Cleveland, writer

May 2, 2016

The KH Players production of Mary Poppins took place in the Keating Theatre, April 14-16. Months of behind the scenes work came together for three music-filled nights of “Jolly Holiday,” “A Spoonful Of Sugar” and “Chim Chim Cher-ee.” Kelly Schnider, drama teacher, and the other musical advis...

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Mary Poppins