Category Archives: Drama

PGHS Student named U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts

Luke Herzog, a senior at Pacific Grove High School in Pacific Grove, CA, has been named a 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts. The 20 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts join 141 U.S. Presidential Scholars in being recognized … Continue reading

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Newsbreaker News: Spamalot? Spamtastic!

Courtesy of The Newsbreaker: It can be safely said that PGHS’ production of Spamalot was perfectly spamtastic. This witty Monty Python musical was brought to life by the talented school cast featuring Isaiah Boulware as King Arthur, Luke Herzog as Sir Robin, … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Where Did the Phrase ‘Red Herring’ Come From?

Courtesy of Mental Floss: You may have seen a red herring in a recent book or movie, but you probably only realized it after the fact. These misleading clues are designed to trick you into drawing an incorrect conclusion, and … Continue reading

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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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