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Bright Star introduces bluegrass to Theatre Ink

Bright Star introduces bluegrass to Theatre Ink

Sophie Fredberg January 23, 2020

Steve Martin’s Bright Star brought romance, adventure, and trauma to the North stage through bluegrass music and a strong narrative. Seniors Tatiana Jackson-Saitz and Casey Weaver directed the North...

Seniors Achille Ricca and Amar Ahmad, playing father and son, have a light-hearted talk. (Photo courtesy of Neil J Halin)

Big Fish captivates audience with meaningful songs

Carolyn McDonald January 23, 2019

The audience settled into their seats as the lights in the Little Theater dimmed. The room was tightly packed, and some audience members sat on the stairs. In a sea of black, the audience's eyes were...

Fiddler on the Roof reflects relevant political issues, showcases student talent

Fiddler on the Roof reflects relevant political issues, showcases student talent

Zoe Goldstein March 16, 2017

Theatre Ink’s Fiddler on the Roof is a moving and relevant show, its success buoyed by a superb cast, an intricate set, and captivating choreography. The show transports the audience to Russia in the...

Photo by Josh Shub-Seltzer.

Assassins cast impresses audience with portrayal of complex characters

Nour Chahboun December 9, 2016

Immersed within the worlds of nine presidential assassins, audiences witness presidential assassins’ motivations for their crimes through a series of dark, comedic, anecdote-like scenes in Theatre Ink’s...

Review: 'Into the Woods' takes audience on epic journey through woods

Review: 'Into the Woods' takes audience on epic journey through woods

The Newtonite December 9, 2015

by Amy Morrill Immersed within luscious green woods the audience sat back and watched as curses were lifted and princes were found. The intricate set and intimate setting of Into the Woods brought the...

Preview: "Into the Woods" to provide new take on classic fairytales

Preview: "Into the Woods" to provide new take on classic fairytales

The Newtonite December 8, 2015

by Amy Morrill Glass slippers, castles, giants—Theatre Ink’s latest production Into the Woods has it all and puts a twist on many classic fairytales, including Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk,...

Artist of the Month: Jen Gately

Artist of the Month: Jen Gately

The Newtonite October 21, 2015

by Amy Morrill Senior Jen Gately is October’s Artist of the Month because of her passion for theatre. She is directing Into the Woods and Spontaneous Generation this year and hopes to act in other Theatre...

Preview: Junie B. Jones and the Yucky Blucky Fruitcake to show life through the eyes of kindergartener

Preview: Junie B. Jones and the Yucky Blucky Fruitcake to show life through the eyes of kindergartener

The Newtonite September 15, 2015

by Amy Morrill For many people, books that they read as children stick with them forever. In conjunction with Newton Community Theatre, Theatre Ink will present “Junie B. Jones and the Yucky Blucky Fruitcake,”...

Photo by Devin Perlo.

Review: 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee spreads laughter to audience

The Newtonite May 15, 2015

by Amy Morrill Peppered with alluring flashbacks, amusing dance moves, and relatable adolescent themes, this year’s spring musical is a must-see. Directed by seniors Ashley Campbell and Aiden O’Neal,...

Photo by Devin Perlo.

Preview: 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee to entertain audiences this week

The Newtonite May 12, 2015

by Amy Morrill Filled with fun, quirky characters and hilarious acting, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee will keep audiences entertained May 14, 15, and 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium. The...

Photo by Devin Perlo.

Review: Once Upon a Mattress features exquisite performances, stuns audience

Rose Bostwick March 15, 2015

by Rose Bostwick and Lucy Lu Flowery vines weave through a luxurious castle, transporting the audience to a magical medieval kingdom where one girl challenges the idea of what it means to be a princess. Princesses...

Actors in the musical rehearse. Photo by Devin Perlo.

Preview: Once Upon a Mattress redefines what it means to be a 'princess'

The Newtonite March 5, 2015

by Amy Morrill Upon entering into the auditorium, the audience will be swept into a fantastical world where an evil queen rules the kingdom, and princes are in search of princesses. Once Upon a Mattress...

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