According to a recent blog post, 'This year's play will run Sept. 5-7th. After each production, kids will have a chance to meet their favorite characters and take a tour of the stage.'
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Monday, April 22, 2013
Derek and Joey Schwartz have a deep bond, WCCO-TV reported.
There are three more chances to see Academy of Holy Angels seniors Derek and Joey Schwartz in a production of Hairspray on stage at the school's campus in Richfield. The fraternal twin brothers' portrayal of married couple Edna and Wilbur Turnblad got the attention of WCCO-TV, which aired a report Sunday: “We’re like an old married couple anyway, like we bicker at each other,” Joey said. But the scene used to be different. The brothers couldn’t be in plays together or even school together. There was a time it seemed the curtain may close for good. ... Joey had cancer, midline carcinoma, which is rare and vicious. See the full report at minnesota.cbslocal.com. The Academy of Holy Angels Starlight Productions' spring musical Hairspray has …
Sunday, April 14, 2013
This year's spring musical is one of greed, murder and betrayal.
Richfield High School thespians are gearing up for opening night of their spring musical masterpiece: "Chicago." According to Director Steven Bucko, "Chicago is about a less-than-moral woman—Roxie Hart—who kills her lover and with the help of other less-than-moral people, gets away with it." While most audiences don't secretly hope for a murder to come out on top, "Chicago" is different. "What I like about the show is that we, the audience, are rooting for [Roxie]," Bucko said. "We cheer for Roxie, Velma, Billy Flynn, and Mama. They all win in the end. And the two most deserving or 'good' characters, Amos and Hunyak, do not." Now, many of you may be thinking of the hit—and rather risqué—2002 movie version of the popular broadway play …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Minnetonka High School took first.
The Academy of Holy Angels one-act play, God of Carnage, took second in the Section 6AA One Act Competition on Saturday, Feb. 2. "I was very proud of our company," said AHA Theater Director Gregg Sawyer in an AHA release. "The performance was as close to perfect as it can get." Minnetonka High School took first place with its production of WIT. Follow Richfield Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Richfield High School made the announcement late last week.
Follow Richfield Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter Richfield Middle School special education teacher Steve Bucko is now the director of Richfield High School's fine arts program. Congratulations to Steve Bucko, from Richfield Patch.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Emily Day and Gerald Bloedow were thrown a retirement party June 5.
A group of more than 20 Richfield Read-A-Story-Theater volunteers read to and perform for thousands of school children throughout the metro area each year. And on June 5, two long-time members, Emily Day and Gerald Bloedow, were honored for their commitment to the program, as they will now retire from performing. Attendees had lunch and fellow readers performed some numbers for departing members. The Richfield Community Center has operated the Read-A-Story-Theater program, which is one of its activities for seniors, since 1995 and the program aims to teach kids that reading can be fun. The volunteers write, rehearse and conduct dramatic readings of popular children's books for kids in preschool through the fourth-grade. For more …
Thursday, May 24, 2012
The Richfield High School Theater Department's production of "Little Shop of Horrors" earned the cast, crew and directors a handful of awards.
Follow Richfield Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter The Richfield High School Theater Department's production of "Little Shop of Horrors" earned the cast, crew and directors multiple SpotLight Musical Theater Program awards this spring: All will be recognized June 11 during the Spotlight Showcase at the Orpheum Theater.
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Get a glimpse of Richfield High School thespians in action.
Richfield High School's presentation of "Little Shop of Horrors" will come to an end Sunday. The sci-fi comedy opened to audiences Thursday evening in the Richfield High School Auditorium. The cast's final performances are Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets are $8. See our sneak peek of the show here. Sign up for the Richfield Patch newsletter!
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Richfield High School actors and actresses will premiere their rendition of "Little Shop of Horrors" Thursday evening. See a sneak peek of the cast as they rehearsed for the big opening night.
Friday, March 30, 2012
Miss Richfield 1981, the creation of Russ King, a former journalist and native, will begin a series of shows at the end of March. The title of the new act is "2012: We'll All Be Dead By Christmas."
Miss Richfield 1981