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Almost, Maine

Pictured here is one of the rehearsals with the closely knit cast and crew, Matthew Barbosa can be seen giving directions to perfect the show.“It tells very connectable stories, there’s an aspect of magic to it, but its not unreal” said Barbosa.

Josie Farwell, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

For the last play of the year, the theatre program has a special performance in store. With only seven rehearsals, the cast and crew are preparing vigorously to put on a great final show, especially for the seniors who graduate in only 29 days.    Almost, Maine is a tale of various love stories...

World of Dance: season 3 update

Briar Nolet, a dancer in the upper division, performs a solo for the judges during the Duels, the second round of the competition. Nolet wowed the judges with her technique and tricks. Derek Hough, one of the judges, called her performance “stunning”.

Katelyn Sova, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

Although season three of World of Dance began in February, the show has already displayed a multitude of gifted dancers, all who have a shot at winning the grand prize. So far, the judges have narrowed down the pool of contestants to the most talented dancers, and the competition for the next World ...

Mamma Mia hits the stage

Donna and the Dynamos (including, from left to right, Rosie played by Sam Price ‘20, Donna played by Nicole Plummer ’19 and Tanya played by Taylor O’Connell ‘19) perform “Super Trooper” during the bachelorette party scene. Price, Plummer, and O’Connell were joined by many ensemble members, dancing along to the song during the March 23 performance. “There is just nothing better than getting up on stage with all your best friends and bringing something to audiences that you know that they are loving,” said Plummer.

Nora Miller, A&E Editor

April 3, 2019

On March 22, 23, 29 and 30, Hollis Brookline High School’s highly anticipated rendition of “Mamma Mia” was finally performed. With a large audience turn-out and record amounts of student involvement, the musical was a success. In terms of ticket sales, “Mamma Mia” was one of the most su...

World of Dance: what to expect this season

The Kings, a hip hop group in the Upper Team division, performs for the judges. In this routine, they shocked the audience with their routine, and showed off their challenging stunts. Jennifer Lopez, one of the judges, was mind blown by this group, saying that she was “shook to the core” by their performance.

Katelyn Sova, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

Dancers all across the country dream of the day they will finally become a professional. But for many, it is a struggle to find opportunities to show their talent. Situations like these are when competitive dance TV shows, such as World of Dance, come into play. World of Dance, a competitive dance TV show ...

Student Art Showcase- March

Kat Townsend '19,

March 26, 2019

Below are three pieces of art created by students in Hollis Brookline High School art classes in March.

The making of Mamma Mia: choreography

Members of the HBHS Wrestling Team (from left to right; Owen MacMillan ‘19, Tyler St. Pierre ‘19, Dan DeLong ‘19, Sam Koch ‘19, Robbie Dwyer ‘19 and Jack Duquette ‘21) join actors Jackson Lewis, playing an ensemble member, Mitch Cochran ‘20, playing Eddie, Josh Ide ‘20, playing Sky, and Evan LaFrance ‘20, playing Pepper, on stage for the song “Lay All Your Love On Me” during a rehearsal. At times during the musical, the wrestlers had just returned from the beach, and have been dancing with flippers on. “They've been very adapting to the flippers and very nice to us when we asked them to do crazy things,” said Golden.

Nora Miller, A&E Editor

March 21, 2019

When the materials for a musical are ordered, all the sheet music and lines are written up and printed out for everyone to learn. But, even with all of these papers, there’s a piece of the performance still missing: choreography. For Mamma Mia, the choreography has been put together by three students,...

The making of Mamma Mia: stage management

Stage manager Caroline Pack ‘19 paints steps for the set of Mamma Mia.

Nora Miller, A&E Editor

March 8, 2019

Putting together a successful musical production requires lots of moving parts, many of which aren’t quite as visible as the actors and singers right in the spotlight. Stage managers are one of them. These individuals help keep everything organized on stage, whether in rehearsals or performances, ...

Would you watch it for a Scooby Snack?

Scooby Doo may be classified as part of the mystery genre, but it’s also filled with jokes that are sure to make its viewers chuckle. The freshmen hope that their skit will achieve the same. “We’re hoping it’ll be funny enough,” Bhojane says.

Lily Coady, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019

Any student at HBHS will tell you that their favorite part of our annual Spirit Week is watching the compelling productions during the closing assembly. This year, our freshmen will be able to experience the first of their four gripping annual performances as produced by their class Student Council....

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