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“Snow Angel” Coming to SDA

By Drew Atkins, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017

“I would kind of compare it to ‘High School Musical’, in the way that there is some romantic interests and some people are getting bullied a lot. Everybody is just kind of in it,” said junior Ava Lilie, stage manager of the upcoming SDA play “Snow Angel.” “ I very much relate it to...

San Dieguito Grad Premieres “The Middle of It” at SDA

San Dieguito Grad Premieres

By Mallika Seshadri, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 28, 2017

The Clayton E. Liggett theater hosted the world premiere of the new play “The Middle of It.” Directed by playwright Paul Coates from the class of ‘76, “The Middle of It” narrates the stories of three families and their grieving over losing their child both literally and figuratively. Each of...

“The Addams Family” Filled With Lovable Characters and Incredible Acting

By Maddy Campbell, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

Musical Theater continues to blow it out of the park with this year’s musical “The Addams Family.” The show and students do a wonderful job of introducing us to the lovable characters of the Addams family with incredible acting and unforgettable music numbers. While they waited for the show...

“October Sky” Review

By Mallika Seshadri, Assistant Opinion Editor

October 21, 2016

It’s rare to have a spark of inspiration fly across the night sky like it does for Homer Hickam (Kyle Selig), the main character in the musical “October Sky.” This musical, which is playing at the Old Globe Theatre, tells the true story of a once-unmotivated teenage boy growing up in the small...

“Boy Meets Girl” a Successful Start to the Theater Year

By Sophie Hughes, Assistant Online Editor

October 10, 2016

SDA’s first play of the 2016-17 school year was “Boy Meets Girl”, a classic rom-com plot with a peculiar twist:  the main characters Sam and Kate are five-year-old lovebirds. Senior Thea Farber played five-year-old Kate who immediately finds interest in Sam (junior Lawrence Cecio). The two...

Raw Fish, Raw Emotions

Raw Fish, Raw Emotions

By Hana Chen, Business Mananger

June 10, 2016

On a sunny Sunday afternoon, my friend and I found ourselves at the Old Globe in the heart of Balboa Park for a showing of the play, “tokyo fish story,” by playwright Kimber Lee and directed by May Adrales. In the midst of “enjoy the show!” greetings, we wandered into the Sheryl and Harvey White...

“The Mousetrap” Preview

By Sports Editor, Andrew Naimark

October 7, 2014

SDA’s drama class will be putting on its first performance of the year, “The Mousetrap,” this Thursday night and will continue on Friday and Saturday as well. “The Mouse Trap” is a well-known murder-mystery play written by Agatha Christie that first ran in the West End of London in 1952....