Category Archives: Drama

Newsbreaker News: Wince and REPEAT…PLEASE! A Review

On Friday, February 15, the increasingly popular PGHS improv troupe, Wince and Repeat, dazzled an overly full house with original comedic sketches and hilarious improvised scenes based off of suggestions provided by the gargantuan audience. The show bore a Valentine’s … Continue reading

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Newsbreaker News: Second City Workshop Room for Improv-ment!

Courtesy of The Newsbreaker: Elderly sisters from “Upper Kansas,” Meredith (Marina Lieberman) and Derth “Izzy Rowntree Smith” reminisce on their time working the dirt farm and elaborate on their favorite pastime… skydiving? This past Friday, the eight members of PGHS’s … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: George Pollard Jr., Unlucky Captain of the Ship That Inspired Moby-Dick

Courtesy of Mental Floss: “Captain George Pollard Jr. had no choice but to eat his cousin. Crammed aboard a small whaleboat with some of his crew, the captain had been drifting aimlessly in the South Pacific for more than two … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: How to Download Thousands of Classic Books and Movies That Just Entered the Public Domain

Courtesy of Mental Floss: “You may want to check the amount of available storage space on your e-reader, because classic books by Lewis Carroll, Agatha Christie, Aldous Huxley, D.H. Lawrence, and Virginia Woolf are now in the public domain. As … Continue reading

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Newsbreaker News: Who Dunnit: A Review of “Witness for the Prosecution”

Courtesy of The Newsbreaker: The Masque and Wig production of “Witness for the Prosecution” began as a play adapted by Agatha Christie in 1953.  The first performance of “Witness for the Prosecution” took place in London in 1953 and then … Continue reading

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Newsbreaker News: Monterey Holi-Bay Spirit

Courtesy of The Newsbreaker: “Every year, December inevitably brings the holiday cheer with it. Nowhere is this more apparent than in PG and neighboring towns, with local holiday events of all types throughout the month. One of the most well … Continue reading

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Witness for the Prosecution, 12/6-12/8

Courtesy of The Newsbreaker: Just one week away from their opening night, the cast and crew of Witness for the Prosecution begins to wrap up the final stage of preparation. With production starting in mid-August, the cast and crew have spent hours … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: 13 Musings On the Art of Acting From Meryl Streep

Courtesy of Mental Floss: “Meryl Streep really needs no introduction: She’s widely considered to be one of the best film actors alive. She’s portrayed real women like Julia Child, Margaret Thatcher and Karen Silkwood to legendary effect, and brought to … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: The Pepper’s Ghost Illusion Was Victorian-Era Augmented Reality

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “When you think of augmented reality, you probably think of smartphones and video game consoles — the kind of advanced technology that can place an imaginary figure in just the right way to make it appear as … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: You Can Visit More Than 1250 Museums for Free on Museum Day, 9/22

Courtesy of Mental Floss: “History, art, and knowledge lovers might want to clear their schedules for Saturday, September 22. For one day only, entry to more than 1250 museums will be granted to anyone who downloads a free ticket, My Modern … Continue reading

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