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Preparing for the Pirate Queen

Preparing for the Pirate Queen

Alex Maley, Staffer

February 21, 2020

With the spring musical approaching, the drama cast is hard at work after school for their production of a “Pirate Queen”. The Pottsville Area High School drama department is led by Mrs. María Malek, Mrs. Amy Babcock, and Mrs. Kim Rismiller. The play will be held on March 26, 27, 28, and the 29...

Pottsville’s Crimson Players are Planning Their Annual Spring Musical

Pottsville’s Crimson Players are Planning Their Annual Spring Musical

Madison Wright, Staffer

November 19, 2019

Students stomachs were in knots all day. On November 14th, 2019, in seventh period the cast list for the annual musical was released. This year’s extravaganza is The Pirate Queen.  “No way,” freshman Zoe Holden said as she read the cast list for the first time and saw her name under Queen Eli...

Drama Club Travels to New Hope for a Festival

Drama Club Travels to New Hope for a Festival

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

April 22, 2019

     On Thursday, April 11, the Drama Club took their annual trip to the Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope for a festival and competition. The theater resides in a building that was formerly a grist mill for grains, but the building is now used for musicals and other dramatic productions. The yearl...

Drama Students Travel to DeSales

Drama Students Travel to DeSales

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Staffer

October 19, 2018

       On October 4, a group of around 30 students in various drama classes as well as members of stage crew went on a field trip to DeSales University. Though the main event of the trip was a production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” students were able to participate in workshops tha...

Does name recognition affect Drama Club show attendance?

Does name recognition affect Drama Club show attendance?

Mark Disabella, Staffer

June 1, 2018

     You have probably heard the saying, “Don’t judge a book by its cover.”  Many people not only judge books by their covers, but also judge musicals and plays by their covers, or titles. In March, the Drama Club presented the musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and the audience ...

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