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The show must go on; how theatre addresses tragedy

Musical theatre students bond during a break for their rehearsals for the “Beauty and the Beast.” The group worked hard for weeks, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, the show is now cancelled.

Olivia Bystrom, Field Reporter

March 26, 2020

A great performance takes time to prepare. With daily rehearsals and a practically nonstop schedule for the last month, the theatre department was working tirelessly to put together the final show of the year, "Beauty and the Beast". Through this process many theatre students learn that things do not always...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ actors find new passion in theatre

Students prepare for

Anastasia Bertsch, Video Editor

March 14, 2020

Every spring the theater department puts on a musical. This year they are performing “Beauty and the Beast". The play is a classic story of loving someone because of their personality not their appearance. The show takes place on March 27-29 at 2 p.m. and April 2-4 at 7 p.m. The auditions for t...

Live-action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ box office hit

Live-action 'Beauty and the Beast' box office hit

Hannah Larson, Copy Editor

March 22, 2017

The new live-action "Beauty and the Beast" movie is going to be a hit with younger generations, families and even the older generations that grew up with the original 1991 classic. The movie is due to come out March 17. Filming for the movie started on May 8, 2015 and ended August 21, 2015. Most...

One act Beauty and the Beast demands roaring applause

Photo courtesy Katie Kelzemberg. This years SAHS one-act cast got second place out of 12 teams. “I joined because I enjoy theatre and it sounded like it would be fun,” Mills says.

Taylor Johnston, Social Media Reporter

February 27, 2016

  As the story unfolds, Belle transforms in this modern day Beauty and the Beast put on by 20 SAHS students in the one act play competition held by Minnesota High School League. One acts are shorter plays that lack multiple acts.  Theatre students took part in one act plays that began...

Junior high welcomes Belle and the Beast

Junior high welcomes Belle and the Beast

Rose Bruschu

May 16, 2014

A cast of Stillwater Junior High students performed Beauty and the Beast on May 1-3. The traditional Disney story of the beautiful Belle and the arrogant Beast was portrayed exactly like the movie. The costumes were specially made by a seamstress to ensure that the young actors and actresses looked their part. ...

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