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I Still Believe

I Still Believe

Arianna Benitez, Crown Writer and Photographer

March 9, 2020

“I still believe” was the theme of the 45th annual Theater Festival that took place January 9th through 11th. This was Marian’s third year sending students on this life-changing trip, and it was lone to remember. The theme this year was meant to inspire those attending that they can make a change in ...

The Last Curtain Call

The Last Curtain Call

Conor Drafz, Crown Writer

May 16, 2019

As a community, the Marian Central Theatre Department gives students the opportunity to stage productions in a supportive and familial environment. Jordan Kaufmann (12), Head of Running Crew and Set construction for almost all of Marian’s productions during his four years, has been active in the t...

Students in the Spotlight

Students in the Spotlight

Carly Hoover, Crown Writer and Photographer

March 18, 2019

Ever wanted to experience the magic of theater, but don’t have the time to make a commitment to the school musical, black box, or spring play? Intro to Theater and Theater 2 offer the opportunity for students to participate and learn more about theater and what happens on and off the stage. Twice a y...

Drama Queen (Literally)

Drama Queen (Literally)

Olivia Suarez, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017

As a senior, Rebecca Corn has been in 11 productions in total and 8 of them have been at Marian.  Right now she is thinking about minoring at college for theater. I asked her what got her interested into theater in the first place and she said “ I'm not particularly athletic so this was a way to get...

The Star Behind the Scenes

The Star Behind the Scenes

Meredith Bryan, Crown Staff

May 24, 2017

When watching a theater production, it is easy to see how hard the actors and actresses worked to memorize lines, get into character, and deliver their lines, but to truly see how much work goes into a show, you have to look behind the scenes. A good performance requires stage crew, directors, set d...

Shakespeare in Chicago

Shakespeare in Chicago

Grace Dawson, Crown Editor

March 2, 2017

The AP Literature class took a field trip to Chicago’s Shakespeare Theatre, to see Love’s Labor’s Lost. This particular play is one of Shakespeare's lesser known, early works. The comedy follows the escapades of four men whom have just made  a three year pact.

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