CJHS students excited to perform

CJHS students excited to perform

By Wendi Reardon PriceClarkston News Staff Writer INDEPENDENCE TWP. — Performers from the Clarkston Junior High School Drama Club were filling the performing arts center with familiar songs as they get ready to present “Disney’s The Lion King, Jr.,” Nov. 9-11.Freshmen Maya Moshier, playing adult Nala, and Rodrigo Garcia, playing adult Simba, shared it’s cool to […]

Heading back to Oklahoma with CHS Drama Club

By Wendi Reardon Price Clarkston News Staff Writer The Clarkston High School Drama Club is returning to Oklahoma in their spring production of “The Outsiders” with performances on Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22, 7 p.m. “The Outsiders,” adapted by Christopher Sergel, from the book written by S. E. Hinton, takes the audience to […]

‘Oklahoma!’ returning to CHS stage

By Wendi Reardon Price Clarkston News Staff Writer The Clarkston High School Drama Club is proud to bring to the CHS Performing Arts Center stage Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II’s “Oklahoma!,” Feb. 16-19. “It’s the drama club’s fourth time doing this musical,” senior Gavin Bow shared. The first time was 1970 . “It’s been […]

CJHS brings Disney class to stage this Friday, Saturday

By Wendi Reardon Price Clarkston News Staff Writer Students in Clarkston Junior High School Drama Club want to show you a whole new world as they bring to the stage “Disney’s Aladdin, Jr.” this Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. . “Aladdin, Jr.” is an updated version of the Disney classic which follows Aladdin, played by […]

Clarkston bringing early lessons to the stage next week

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer The Clarkston High School Drama Club is proud to announce their spring production of Robert Fulghum’s “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten,” with shows on Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23. “Kindergarten is really about a reflection on a lot of the […]

Gamblers risk all for love in high school musical

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer All bets are off when it comes to love, as characters in 1950s New York find out when Clarkston High School Drama Club presents the musical comedy “Guys and Dolls,” Feb. 13-16. The show centers around two gamblers, Nathan Detroit and Sky Masterson, and the two women […]

Music Man, Jr. takes over CJH stage

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer The town of River City has a visitor ready to sell the residents for a boys’ band in Clarkston Junior High School’s production of “Music Man, Jr.” on Nov. 15 and 16. Gavin Bow plays Harold Hill in the version based on Meredith Willson’s musical comedy. “He […]

Hairspray leads Neideck, McConnell reunite for Ovation

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Maryn McConnell and Ben Neideck will step into their “Hairspray” roles again as they represent Clarkston High School at the Sutton Foster Ovation Awards, May 11-12. “I was so excited,” said McConnell, a junior who played Tracy Turnblad in “Hairspray.” “I didn’t think I would be selected […]

Radium tech on trial in high school drama

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer The Clarkston High School Drama Club takes you back to the 1920s as they perform “Radium Girls” by D.W. Gregory at the high school’s Performing Arts Center on Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27 at 7 p.m. Radium is the miracle cure and Grace Fryer and […]

The beat goes on for high school drama club

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer You can’t stop the beat and you can’t stop 1960s teenager Tracy Turnblad from accomplishing her dreams in Clarkston High School’s Drama Club musical production of “Hairspray” this Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Tracy, played by junior Maryn McConnell, auditions for her favorite show and is chosen […]