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Wayne Highlands Middle School to Stage Guys and Dolls!

Nov 17, 2017, 5:00 AM

Wayne Highlands Middle School will present the Broadway Junior Production GUYS AND DOLLS JUNIOR on Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18 at 7:00 P.M. at Honesdale High School Performing Arts…

HHS to Stage Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Feb 7, 2017, 9:00 AM

The Honesdale High School Performing Arts will present "Disney’s The Little Mermaid." with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and book by Doug Wright with license through…

WHMS to Stage School House Rock Live!

Nov 18, 2016, 8:00 AM

Wayne Highlands Middle School will present “School House Rock Live!” one weekend only: Friday, November 18, at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 19, 7:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for the production…

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You're A Good Man Charlie Brown

Honesdale High School proudly presents You're A Good Man Charlie Brown May 1-2, 2021

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William Shakespeare born

According to tradition, the great English dramatist and poet William Shakespeare is born in Stratford-on-Avon on April 23, 1564. It is impossible to…

Every College Musical Theater Program is Different

Going through the college audition process is a learning experience. As families and students research performing arts training programs, they begin…

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Study Boosts Children’s Academic Performance

The recent university research explored the educational and social benefits of taking school groups to watch live theatre performances. ​

How Studying Drama Can Benefit Students

As drama educators, we obviously believe that the arts should be a crucial part of a student’s academic experience. Do a quick web search of “why study the arts?”

Here’s How To Work Backstage On Broadway

So, being center stage in the spotlight during the eleven o’clock number isn’t your thing. Instead, your calling is creating the art the actors onstage can then live in for a few…

Every Actor Should be Involved Backstage At Least Once

It is often said that “actors without stagehands are naked people standing in the dark trying to emote on a stage.” This couldn’t be a truer statement. But yet, many actors are…

17 Twitter Terms Actors Must Know

I thought I’d break down some Twitter vocabulary (because it intimidates people). Even if you’re a pro tweeter, I strongly suggest reading this. I’ve included some advanced tips in…

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