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COVID brings new changes to Perry Theatre

Cast of Perry Theatre after production of Peter and the Starcatcher

Rachel Smith, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2020

With the return to in-person learning, theatre programs throughout CUSD have made many different changes to stay safe during the COVID-19 crisis. CDC guidelines, such as social distancing, have been a template for most of these recent changes. Some high school theatre programs have been hosting virt...

Romeo and Juliet takes the win

Romeo and Juliet performing the scene in which Romeo finds Juliet unconscious and mourns for her.

Vivian Duong, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018

In an act vs act competition, Romeo and Juliet takes the win against “High School Musical” and will be the performance that Perry Theatre Company (PTC) will take to festivals to perform this year and represent the school itself. The class of PTC prepared for two shows instead of the traditional...

Beyond the school stage

Seniors Emily Woodward-Shaw and Lizzy Jensen (center) and the cast of

Cameron Martin, Double Truck editor

March 8, 2018

For seniors Lizzy Jensen and Emily Woodward-Shaw, the art of theatre has not only become an important cornerstone of their high school identities, but also a getaway from the stressors of AP classes, time management, and much more. The duo began acting together in the seventh and eighth grades...

Theatre seniors experience last curtain call

Senior Rhea Johnston (middle) performs in Shakespeare's

Madi Kimball, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2017

Rhea Johnston From a young age, Rhea Johnston has always been drawn to perform on the stage. She was first introduced to theatre at the age of three and has been doing it ever since. Through her four years in Perry’s theatre program, she has gotten the opportunity to play a variety of roles from...

The “Practically Perfect” musical makes its debut

Seniors Michael Gerardi and Hannah Kredit play the roles of Bert and Mary Poppins.

Madi Kimball, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017

Before the curtain opened, the cast and crew of “Mary Poppins” had put in hours of grueling work and preparation for the best production possible. Auditions were held right after winter break and the crew had been preparing ever since. “Mary Poppins” finally hit the stage on April 13 followed...

Putnam gives nominees a chance to perform at Gammage


Savannah Ostler, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2016

Putnam is the gift that keeps on giving. From Superior overall at Central Arizona Festival for Thespians, Superior with distinction at state and one acts, Putnam keeps stealing the stage and winning awards; but it’s not done giving just yet. Cast members of the “25th Annual Putnam County Spell...

“Putnam Spelling Bee” makes second debut

Savannah Ostler, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2016

Like Birkenstocks, fanny packs, Justin Bieber, and the Backstreet Boys, the “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” made an excellent comeback, on Apr. 14 and 15. It is easy to see why fanny packs and Justin Bieber made a comeback, but Putnam’s revival has a more complicated backstory. Sophomore...

“Putnam Spelling Bee” one act wins gold in state


Savannah Ostler, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2016

One act. One shot to impress the judges and qualify for Nationals. At State One Acts on Feb. 13th, Perry Theatre Company’s cast of the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee performed their one act rendition of the musical and went on to win Overall Superiors. To make this even more impressive, the...

Perry Theatre Company performance at 2015 State festival outstanding

Savannah Ostler, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2016

One weekend. One weekend of singing, judges, hotels, music, acting, and friends and teachers gathered from all across the state, and most importantly awards. Perry Theatre Company and Advanced Technical Theatre won a plethora of awards and made an overall outstanding showing at State. The theatre...

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