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2017 Drama Showcase

2017 Drama Showcase

May 14, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Masters Drama Showcase took place Friday, May 12, in the Experimental Theater. The showcase gave students taking drama classes a chance to shine on stage. Photos: Gene Perry/TOWER

Great Gig In The Sky 4/21/17

Great Gig In The Sky 4/21/17

Vincent Alban, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Showcase

On Friday, April 21st and Saturday, April 22nd, the Masters music ensembles combined to produce the entirety of the Green Day album: American Idiot, for the 2017 Great Gig In The Sky performance. ...

Asylum exposes pain of refugee crisis in a beautiful tribute

Asylum exposes pain of refugee crisis in a beautiful tribute

Jacob Strier, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Showcase

Asylum was unconventional, informative, all-enveloping and breathtaking. Written by a collaboration of Masters students based on the dire stories of refugees, particularly Syrian: Asylum educated and entertained its first viewers last Thursday afternoon at their final dress rehearsal. The hour-long play, which included ...

Manchester by the Sea twists Hollywood movie expectations

Manchester by the Sea twists Hollywood movie expectations

Jacob Strier, Contributing Writer

January 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Rolling Stone called Manchester by the Sea, a 2016 film, a “transcendent masterpiece,” and it truly is in every sense of the term. Heart-breaking and inspiring, Manchester by the Sea provides a narrative often forgotten by Hollywood films—real life. Lacking the predictable plot line or easily redeemable l...

Bon Iver tops the charts

Bon Iver tops the charts

Sam Levin, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

After five years of hard work and cryptic teasing, Bon Iver’s “22, A Million” was finally released on September 30th. Before the release, the band performed songs from the album live on television, and released singles to promote the 10-song experience. While every song is unique and interesting,...

Musical Tuesday!

Musical Tuesday!

October 18, 2016


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Panache is an all-out success

Panache is an all-out success

Thomas McKenna, Contributing Writer

May 25, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

This week, the Masters community received another installment of one of the school’s most time-honored traditions: Panache, the school’s annual literary and arts magazine. This year’s edition includes two sweeping landscape photos (both of the New York City skyline) that form the two covers. The cont...

After competing in national finals, Dobbs 16 will head to Glasgow in the summer

After competing in national finals, Dobbs 16 will head to Glasgow in the summer

Neha Garg, Contributing Writer

May 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

After competing against 200 groups in a nationwide tournament, Dobbs 16 made it to the top 10 and competed in the Varsity Vocals International Championship of High School A Cappella (ICHSA) at Townhall in New York City on April 29. Dobbs 16 left Masters early that Friday morning and spent the ent...

Winter play shines in Experimental Theater debut

Winter play shines in Experimental Theater debut

Neha Garg, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Love and Information, written by Caryl Churchill, inaugurated the first ever Masters School drama production in the new Fonseca Center’s Experimental Theater. Under the direction of drama teacher Chris Briante, the cast of the show, students from grades 9 through 12, were put hard at work starting...

Great Gig in the Sky Presents Beck’s Odelay (Program)

May 1, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, GreatGig

STUDENT SHEPHERD: Gaela LaPasta MUSICIANS: Maya Bater, Hannah Weiss, Jansen Wenberg, Jonah Ury, Evan Vietorisz, Julius Rodriguez, Max Ishmael, Dante Moussapour, Al Daibes, Shoshana Chipman, Jared Foxhall, Trevor Dee, Harrison Guo, John Kinsley, I-Chen Cheng, Peter Nadel, Theodore Hoisington, Oliv...

A Doll’s House comes to live in Estherwood

A Doll’s House comes to live in Estherwood

Wen-Xuan Ni, Editor-in-Chief

February 17, 2015


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From Memphis to Mumbai, Dance Company steps out

From Memphis to Mumbai, Dance Company steps out

Teddy O'Connor, Managing Editor

November 12, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This Friday and Saturday nights (Nov. 14-15), the Dance Company will present a performance featuring four student choreographic works, with  seven total works set on the company.   The four student choreographers are Isis Bruno '15, Martha Gray '16, Kat Bartley '16. Hannah Sznajderman '16. In addition,...

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