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“An American in Paris” Dazzles Omaha Audience

“An American in Paris” Dazzles Omaha Audience

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Performance

As the lights dim, a single piano decorates the stage, waiting for its musician. Viewers watch as the cast brings the piano to life with an opening of difficult choreography and expressive acting. This begins the new musical “An American in Paris”, which provides innovation and a series of surprises. The...

Broadway Musical “Waitress” Is As Sweet As Pie

Broadway Musical “Waitress” Is As Sweet As Pie

Natalie Pearson, Staff Reporter

December 20, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Performance

It only took a taste of the movie-musical “Waitress” for me to fall in love with it. Based on the 2007 indie film of the same name, “Waitress” focuses on Jenna (Desi Oakley), a waitress and expert pie baker at Joe’s Diner in the American South. Seemingly stuck in an unhappy relationship with...

“A Christmas Carol” Review: Omaha Classic Captivates

“A Christmas Carol” Review: Omaha Classic Captivates

Natalie Pearson, Staff Reporter

November 23, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Performance

Omaha Community Playhouse’s “A Christmas Carol” is an Omaha icon—right up there with the huge tree at the Durham Museum or the Holiday Lights Festival downtown. It debuted 42 years ago and has been playing ever since, even going on yearly tours throughout the country, garnering praise from audiences...

Fall Play Guarantees Lasting Impact

Fall Play Guarantees Lasting Impact

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Performance, Student Life

In keeping with the tradition of stellar performances at Skutt Catholic, the theatre department has not fallen short of performing shows that pose relevant questions as well as entertaining shows. This year’s fall play, “The Last Night of Ballyhoo,” does just that. With only seven characters tota...

“The Skin of Our Teeth,” Explained

“The Skin of Our Teeth,” Explained

Hope Stratman, Copy Editor

April 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Performance, Student Life

The weekend of March 30-April 2 at Skutt Catholic, a couple celebrated their 5,000 wedding anniversary, a mammoth and a dinosaur ran rampant in a suburban backyard, and a young man from somewhere like New Jersey murdered his brother with a slingshot. In other words, the spring play was an interesting...

Vivace Gearing Up for a Great Season

Vivace Gearing Up for a Great Season

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

January 16, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Performance, Student Life

Familiar for some, and entirely new for others, the season of adrenaline, sweat, and hairspray is upon us. Skutt Catholic’s show choir, Vivace, kicks off its season on January 21, 2017. Costumes and instruments loaded up, the 60+ member activity will be bused to Dallas Center - Grimes high school. This...

The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On

Kayley Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Performance, Student Life

Few things scared parents and teachers as much as the predicted ice storm this week; with chances of an inch of ice coating the roads, it's no surprise that canceling the final showing of Antigone was an option. For those unfamiliar with the show’s plot, Antigone is the story of the ruling fam...

Photo Essay: Storytellers Provide Night of Laughter, Camraderie

Photo Essay: Storytellers Provide Night of Laughter, Camraderie

Lily Yates, Quintessence Copy Editor

September 5, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Performance, Student Life

You step into a back room full of mosaic-covered tables and laughing people. It's dimly lit here; faces young, old, hipster, blue collar, and everything in between line the room, munching garlic bread or exchanging greetings across the room. The house lights go down in anticipation, and a man steps...

The Phantom of the Orpheum

The Phantom of the Orpheum

Molly Gubbels, Social Media Editor

May 9, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Performance

The lights in the theatre dim and an eerie hush falls almost immediately over hundreds of people waiting patiently to be bombarded with beautiful music. Actors take their places, say their lines and, finally, the most beautiful chandelier I have ever seen is revealed, giving way to the first sym...

History Has Its Eyes on Broadway

History Has Its Eyes on Broadway

Ava Dreessen, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Performance, Student Life

Lafayette fought for him, Philip died for him, Washington trusted him, Eliza loved him, Burr shot him, and the students of Skutt Catholic adore him. He is Alexander Hamilton.  For the past few months, he has been the star character in Lin-Manuel Miranda's "Hamilton the Musical," which has been s...

The Complete History of America (Abridged)

The Complete History of America (Abridged)

Maria Koliopoulos, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2016


Filed under Performance, Student Life

Skutt Catholic alumnus Will Wright is the director chosen to put on the spring play and is our third non-faculty director this year. Wright has picked a comedy called "The Complete History of America (Abridged)." He plans to expand upon this initially all-male, small-cast play and turn it into somethi...

Being Earnest: Important Indeed

Being Earnest: Important Indeed

Allison Young, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Performance, Student Life

  Yet another great production has graced the stage of the Skutt Catholic commons, full of talent and energy as usual. The esteemed theater department has just finished their performances of The Importance of Being Earnest, which ran Jan. 14-17, 2016.  The winter play was directed by Josh Ryan, ...

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