The Crown

The Circle of Life

March 9, 2020

From the movie screen to the Broadway stage, the classic Disney movie The Lion King is now touring the United States with an amazing cast and crew. The theater and art students of Marian Central were lucky...

“All the World’s a Stage…”

A mirror shot reflects on the cast as they get ready for the opening night
November 27, 2018

Lights warming up, sound check complete, actors warming up, all the prepare to bring the words of William Shakespeare to live on the Marian Central stage! It was yet another successful fall production...

Lights, Camera, Kunz

Lights, Camera, Kunz
May 17, 2018

Waiting under the dark curtain, she is soon called onto the stage. She then takes one deep breath in, and the directors call the ambitious, cheerful actress to her mark. Kaylyn Kunz (12) has been apart...

Last Curtain Call

Last Curtain Call
May 17, 2018

Chances are most people have been to a play or musical and left the production thinking about the intense music, flamboyant costumes, or gifted performers. Most of the experience is based on what is seen...

The Musical Man

Pannke starred as the hilarious and eccentric
Victor Pannke
May 24, 2017
The fine arts are alive and well here at Marian. Over the past few years, the theater department has put on amazing productions, from whimsical musicals like Once Upon a Mattress, to classic Shakespearean comedies like Twelfth Night. Although these productions are very different, they had one thing in common: Victor Pannke.

Keep up the Good Work, Charlie Brown!

The entire cast of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown poses for an in-character shot.
March 21, 2017

The production season for this year's spring "Black Box" musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown is off to a great start! The cast and crew are currently in their third week of rehearsals, and the show...

The Most Dangerous (Pajama) Game

The Most Dangerous (Pajama) Game
February 28, 2017

In the 1950’s there is a company that makes pajamas and delivers them to stores all around. The problem is that the workers are not getting payed enough so they are trying to get a 71/2 ¢ raise. Myron...

Behind the Curtain: A Murder-Mystery at Marian

Brooke Rodden (10), Viktor Wilson-Miller (10), Rachel Prus (12), and Tori Roberts (12) run scenes onstage at rehearsal.
An inside look at the fall play rehearsal process
October 3, 2016
"Behind the Curtain" is a new series about Marian theatre highlighting the different aspects and work that go into the productions, and give updates of the rehearsal process.

Welcome Home

Welcome Home
September 26, 2016

This year Marian was fortunate enough to welcome back a familiar face to the Marian family! Mrs. Connell, an english teacher and the new fall play director, was eager to start working at Marian again this...

Sounding Off

[Left to Right] Sam Krak (9), Julianna Ignacio (12), Nick Teteak (12), and Landon Martin (9)
May 27, 2016

Finding sound effects, playing music, keeping track of mics, and occasionally dancing in the booth during rehearsals kept senior Julianna Ignacio busy during theatre productions. She took on the position...

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