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Come see The Addams Family: Photo of the Day 4/6/17

Come see The Addams Family: Photo of the Day 4/6/17

by Madison Reeley, Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day

  The LHS drama department has been hard at work on their latest production, The Addams Family. Tonight, April 6th at 7:00 p.m., is opening night for the event. Shows are also on April 7 at 7:00 p.m., April 8 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., and April 9 at 2:00 p.m.   The show i...

Macy Armagost performs her heart out on the stage

Macy Armagost performs her heart out on the stage

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter
January 20, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase, Spring 2017

What do Ariel, Louisa Von Trapp, and Tessie Hutchison have in common? They've all  been brought to life by sophomore Macy Armagost. Macy has been in eight local shows so far, and has taken several years of vocal lessons. She's performed with a local community theatre, Spotlight Musical Theatre as well as Linganore s...

One-act play awakens audience to a thespian’s greatest fear: “The Actor’s Nightmare”

One-act play awakens audience to a thespian’s greatest fear: “The Actor’s Nightmare”

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

Imagine waking up and being thrown on stage in front of a massive audience, forced perform a show you've never heard of. This scenario is the reality of accountant George Spelvin, played by senior Garrett Wiehler, in Linganore's fall drama, "The Actor's Nightmare." The second of the three one-a...

Drama shows audiences the lottery you never want to win

Drama shows audiences the lottery you never want to win

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

What comes to mind when you think of winning the lottery? Fortune, happiness, glory? In the drama department's production of "The Lottery", winning brings the exact opposite. The final of the three one-act shows in The Nightmare Zone, "The Lottery" presents a small town in an ambiguous time per...

Howard’s acting gives new meaning to phrase “It’s all in your head”

Howard’s acting gives new meaning to phrase “It’s all in your head”

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter
November 9, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

How many times have we heard these phrases in our lives? "It's all in your head." "Life's what you make of it." "We create our own problems." In Linganore Drama's production of Mind Games, a one-act play, part of the larger themed night The Nightmare Zone, senior Lincoln Robisch plays a therapist...

Nightmare Zone performed in the light of day: Photo of the Day 11/9/2016

Nightmare Zone performed in the light of day: Photo of the Day 11/9/2016

by Alicia Nasto, Editor-In-Chief
November 9, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day, Showcase

Drama students have been working day and night to put on the 2016 fall play, The Nightmare Zone. They have just gotten through a exhausting "tech week," where students stay after school until 8:30 p.m. to practice and perfect the show the week before they perform. Today was the first official performa...

The Nightmare Zone: Drama’s fall production gives audiences thrills and chills

The Nightmare Zone: Drama’s fall production gives audiences thrills and chills

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter
October 20, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Features

Instead of one fall play, the drama department this year will be producing three short one-act shows, each running about  half an hour. These one-acts include The Lottery, Mind Games, and The Actor's Nightmare. Each show has a creepy and frightening theme to it, giving inspiration to the night's...

Welcome to LHS: Smithhisler’s Tomorrowland is today’s drama department

Welcome to LHS: Smithhisler’s Tomorrowland is today’s drama department

by Emma Wynkoop and Tory Spruill
August 31, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Welcome New Staff

Drama and dance are two skills added to Mrs. Angela Smithhisler's "history record." Smithhisler returns to Linganore for her first full year of teaching both history and the fine arts. In the 2015-16 school year, she taught history classes in the spring semester and will continue for the first sem...

Abby Weinel talks about her role in “The Sound of Music”

Abby Weinel talks about her role in “The Sound of Music”

by Amanda Anderson, Editor
April 14, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Video

Senior Abby Weinel plays Maria, the lead role in The Sound of Music.  The play will be performed April 15, 16, and 17 and April 23 and 24.  For more information or tickets go to LHS Drama.

Go behind the scenes of The Sound of Music

Go behind the scenes of The Sound of Music

by Hannah Haught, Reporter
April 13, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Video

The actors and actresses are supported by dozens of behind the scenes students.  They construct sets, prepare costumes, paint backdrops and more.  Here's a look at their contribution to a successful show.

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