The official student newspaper of St. John's School.

The Review

The official student newspaper of St. John's School.

The Review

The official student newspaper of St. John's School.

The Review

Senior Hailey Jane Frank explains the history of Middletown as Librarian.

Photo Gallery: Middletown

Katie Czelusta, Staff Writer February 6, 2023
On Jan. 26, 27 and 28, Upper School students performed Will Eno's "Middletown."
Senior Drew Adams portrays the sly character Wadsworth as he scowls at his co-stars after they find out the identity he has been hiding.

Photo Gallery: Fall play “Clue” brings classic board game to life

Isabella Diaz-Mira and Katie Czelusta October 18, 2022
On Oct. 14 and 15, the fall play "Clue" delivered a thrilling murder mystery based on the famous board game.
The cast of The Cripple of Inishmaan has been attending regular rehearsals in the Black Box leading up to the play.

‘Cripple of Inishmaan’ cast prepares for performance, explores Irish dialect

Gabrielle Solymosy, Cameron Ederle, and Ryan Doughty January 29, 2020
The cast of "The Cripple of Inishmaan" used unique methods to learn the Irish dialect used in the play.
Maggie Pelletier (played by Sacha Waters) and Frank Keller (played by Eli Maierson) examine the results of the autopsy conducted by the doctor (played by George Hagle).

“Red Herring” explores love stories, murder mystery

Indrani Maitra, Staff Writer February 12, 2019
The Upper School Spring Play "Red Herring" revolved around a 1950s murder and international conspiracy.
Senior Ben Cohen and junior Ashley Kim perform one vignette from Almost, Maine.

“Almost, Maine” explores love with series of vignettes

Abigail Poag, Staff Writer January 29, 2018
Performed on Jan. 25 and 26 in the Black Box Theater, “Almost, Maine” follows the people of Almost, a small town in northern Maine, as they navigate the joys and challenges of love on a single winter’s night.
Orcus, the slacker demon, watches Friends, ignoring the adventurers interruption.

“She Kills Monsters” brings fantasy world to life

Abigail Poag, Staff Writer November 13, 2017
"She Kills Monsters" took place partially in the real world and partially in a fantastical game of Dungeons and Dragons, leading to creative characters, costumes, and sets.
Cast members rehearse one of the plays fight scenes.

“She Kills Monsters” tackles identity, fantasy

Abigail Poag and Sophie Caldwell November 9, 2017
This year's fall play, "She Kills Monsters," combines humor and modern social issues in a fantasy setting.
The cast of Black Comedy takes the stage.

Day in the Life of a “Black Comedy” actress

Irene Vazquez, Editor in Chief January 25, 2017
Read about a day in the life of Irene Vazquez, an actress in the winter play "Black Comedy."
Day in the life of a winter play actress

Day in the life of a winter play actress

Irene Vazquez, Copy Editor January 29, 2015
Even though there are only eleven girls in the Winter Play, "Talking With...," the preparation behind the scenes is both time-consuming and exhausting. Follow a day in the life of Irene Vazquez, who plays an Appalachian snake charmer.
Senior Zoe Margolis, junior Kyra Link and freshman Will Rippeto play chimpanzees trying to write  a classic English play in Words, Words, Words.

Surplus of prospective actors results in additional winter play

Sukul Mittal, Staff Writer January 22, 2015
After creating the fall one act plays in 2013, the Fine Arts department decided this year to add another set of one acts for the winter season.
Senior Ellie Roberts and sophomore Alex Osypov play psychiatric patients in a waiting room in Please Have a Seat.

Fall One-Acts captivate audience

Sukul Mittal, Staff Writer October 7, 2014
Scenes from the Fall One-Acts varied from a baby’s life before delivery to a simple yet revealing talk between two psychiatric patients.
The Preview: Completely Hollywood

The Preview: “Completely Hollywood”

Emma Gobillot, Video Editor January 26, 2014
With only two acts and three actors in each performance, “Completely Hollywood” manages to pack in references to 186 classic Hollywood films. Follow the link for a trailer.
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