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Lights, Camera, Kunz

Lights, Camera, Kunz

Emma Baader, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under A & E, Clubs/Organizations, Showcase, Spotlights, Spotlights, Theatre

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 of all the Marian Theater productions for the past four years. From the spotlight to behind th...

Last Curtain Call

Last Curtain Call

Mae Novakoski, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under A & E, Clubs/Organizations, Showcase, Spotlights, Spotlights, Theatre

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 and heard. While watching a performance, the focus is typically the actors, but there is so much be...

The Musical Man

The Musical Man

Laura Knapp, Crown Staff

May 24, 2017


Filed under A & E, Clubs/Organizations, Showcase, Spotlights, Theatre

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!

Keep up the Good Work, Charlie Brown!

Tori Roberts, Crown Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Showcase, Slideshow, Theatre

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 is starting to come together quite nicely. Blocking for all scenes has been completed, so the cast...

The Most Dangerous (Pajama) Game

The Most Dangerous (Pajama) Game

Olivia Suarez, Crown Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

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 Hasler, who is the boss of the company gives a promotion to Sid Sorokin so instead of fixing machines,...

Behind the Curtain: A Murder-Mystery at Marian

Behind the Curtain: A Murder-Mystery at Marian

Barbara Yerkes, Crown Editor

October 3, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Theatre

"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

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

September 26, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, News, School, Showcase, Theatre, Uncategorized

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 fall. I was given the opportunity to be able to learn more  about Marian in the past and better...

Sounding Off

Sounding Off

Barbara Yerkes, Crown Editor

May 27, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Showcase, Spotlights, Student Life

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 of Sound Head this year for the Fall Play, Spring Musical, and Variety Show. Seeing the 8th Grade...

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