The Review

“9 to 5” explores feminism in work environment

“9 to 5” explores feminism in work environment

Fareen Dhuka, Online Section Editor

March 23, 2019


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

On March 1 and 2, Upper School students performed "9 to 5," a musical that showcases the theme of female empowerment in a work environment.

Fall One-Acts offers actors more onstage time, larger roles

Fall One-Acts offers actors more onstage time, larger roles

Ashley Yen, Staff Writer

November 4, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

The Fall One-Acts, performed on Oct. 21, gave students the opportunity to explore theater and play larger roles.

Students volunteer at The River, help disabled perform

Students volunteer at The River, help disabled perform

Fareen Dhuka, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

This summer, several students volunteered at The River Performing and Visual Arts Center to help children with disabilities express themselves through arts.

Pod on the Quad: Almost, Maine

Pod on the Quad: Almost, Maine

Sophia Kontos, Online Section Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, MULTIMEDIA, PODCASTS, SHOWCASE

On the first-ever segment of the Review's new podcast, Pod on the Quad, hear from performers in the upcoming Black Box production of Almost, Maine.

Freshman performs at Hobby Center’s Theatre Under the Stars

Freshman performs at Hobby Center’s Theatre Under the Stars

Abigail Poag and Noura Jabir

December 21, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Freshman Karli Fisher performed in Theatre Under the Stars' production of "Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight."

“Beauty and the Beast” lauded despite three weeks lost

“Beauty and the Beast” lauded despite three weeks lost

Sacha Waters, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

65 Middle School thespians performed "Beauty and the Beast" to rave reviews, despite challenges from missing over three weeks of rehearsal time.

Day in the Life of an ISAS Arts Festival actress

Day in the Life of an ISAS Arts Festival actress

Irene Vazquez, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, DAY IN THE LIFE, ODDS&ENDS, SHOWCASE

Read about the Day in the Life of Irene Vazquez, who acted a scene from "Intimate Apparel" at the ISAS Arts festival.

ISAS Spotlight: “Eurydice” moves audiences

ISAS Spotlight: “Eurydice” moves audiences

Amy Liu and Mia Fares

April 13, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

A modern twist on an ancient Greek myth, "Eurydice" will premiere in the Black Box Theater on April 13.

Spring Musical “Curtains” challenges performers, features show-within-a-show

Spring Musical “Curtains” challenges performers, features show-within-a-show

Sophie Gillard, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, PHOTO GALLERIES, SHOWCASE

Johnnycake's spring musical "Curtains" featured ballroom dancing, old-school jazz, and humorous writing. See photo gallery here.

Surplus of prospective actors results in additional winter play

Surplus of prospective actors results in additional winter play

Sukul Mittal, Staff Writer

January 22, 2015


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

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.

Fall One-Acts captivate audience

Fall One-Acts captivate audience

Sukul Mittal, Staff Writer

October 7, 2014


Filed under CULTURE

Scenes from the Fall One-Acts varied from a baby’s life before delivery to a simple yet revealing talk between two psychiatric patients.

ISAS Spotlight: Austin Karkowsky

ISAS Spotlight: Austin Karkowsky

Amy Kang and Lydia Liu

April 5, 2014


Filed under CULTURE

Kinkaid freshman and Coffee House performer Austin Karowsky served as an understudy for “The Sound of Music Live!” which aired on NBC, Dec. 5.

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