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Star Trek mixed with Shakespeare: “Pericles” brings new sense of adventure

Max Yera co-editor-in-chief The Theater Arts Workshop (TAW) concluded their first production of the year this past Saturday with the final performance of “Pericles.” The show was a Star Trek adaptation of the Shakespearean play, a combination which created a notably unique experience for both actors and audiences. “‘Pericles’ was certainly a unique choice for […]

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National Shakespeare Competition returns, searches for school representative

Jamie Kim, staff writer The English-Speaking Union (ESU) National Shakespeare Competition, in which high school students perform works of William Shakespeare, is returning to Beverly on Friday, Feb. 5. Any student is welcome to participate, and the first round of the competition is to be held at a location to be announced at lunch. To represent […]

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‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ brought to life

Eleanor Bogart-Stuart staff writer Max Yera staff writer This past Friday at the Beverly Salter Theater, the theater program brought Shakespeare to life in its first showing of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. Although to most students Shakespeare brings to mind analysis essays and long nights on Sparknotes trying to understand how “bite my thumb” could […]

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“Romeo and Juliet” transcends the typical

Eleanor Bogart-Stuart staff writer The theater classic “Romeo and Juliet” took center stage at the Salter Theater this past week to honor the memory of the late and great Beverly theater director, John Ingle. With bottles of poison, a myriad of deaths and a legging-clad man thrusting on a sword, it’s surprising that the most […]

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