The Precedent

Bringing words to life

Saydria Ostler, News Editor April 13, 2022

For a generation that grew up reading Rick Riordan’s books, The Lighting Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is the perfect high school production. The characters Percy Jackson, Annabeth Chase, Grover...

Pamela Klein substitutes the theatre class. She worked with the company right before, during, and after the recent production of The Lighting Thief: a Percy Jackson Musical.

Pamela Klein: new substitute teacher in theatre company

Saydria Ostler, News Editor April 13, 2022

This quarter, the Perry theatre company welcomes new substitute theatre teacher, Pamala Klein into their trope just in time for The Lighting Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical.  Saydria Ostler: Why did...

The Percy Jackson Musical: a show in the

Saydria Ostler, News Editor March 3, 2022

The Perry Theatre Company has been working on their production of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. Perry is the first school in Arizona to perform this musical.  The musical has...

Grace Fryer (Kayla Simms) and her boyfriend Tom Kreider (Aaron Clark) discuss possible explanations for the sudden illness both girls are facing with Kathryn Shaub (Liliana Wagner). The play, Radium Girls, was based on the true story of girls who died due to radium exposure at their job.

Perry Theatre Company performs story of Radium Girls

Saydria Ostler, New Editor December 6, 2021

The Perry Theatre Company performed Radium Girls by D. W. Gregory on Dec. 2nd and 3rd. The play is based on the true story of girls who worked in a clock painting factory in the mid to late 1920s. The...

Actor and new theatre teacher, Jennifer Banda

New teacher brings fresh ideas to theatre department

Rachel Smith, Staff Reporter November 19, 2020

During this new post-coronavirus era there have been many changes taking place at Perry, especially within the Perry Theatre Company. Ranging from online performances to new guidelines, many changes have...

Cast of Perry Theatre after production of Peter and the Starcatcher

COVID brings new changes to Perry Theatre

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...

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

Romeo and Juliet takes the win

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...

Seniors Emily Woodward-Shaw and Lizzy Jensen (center) and the cast of No, No, Nanette perform during the last act.

Beyond the school stage

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...

Senior Rhea Johnston (middle) performs in Shakespeares Twelfth Night.

Theatre seniors experience last curtain call

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...

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

The “Practically Perfect” musical makes its debut

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...

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