The dates and showtimes for the next MDHS play have been released. subText by Tyler Dwiggins will be happening from May 8th to 10th at 7:00pm. This will be the first play since MD’s production of Grease in the 2015/2016 school year, and everybody can’t wait to see what is in store for this year. Synopsis “Even though everybody on the planet is just a … Continue reading subText Schedule Announced!
BY EMMA-GRACE CALLAN-BENNINK 5 actors, one stage. On Thursday, February 28th, Anna Mokina, Saad Khan and Amber Siddiqui, Emma-Grace Callan-Bennink took the stage as characters from the play Bivio Itineris. This year, the National Theatre School Drama Festival (or NTS) was held at Aldershot high school. The play, written by Catherine Pammenter and Emma-Grace Callan-Bennink, was a 20-minute one-act play featuring the story of a … Continue reading Mustangs Take Centre Stage at the National Theatre School Drama Festival
IMAN UMAIR-QAISER Great news! The cast for our school play, subText by Tyler Dwiggins, has just been announced. Cast members are listed below. Students will begin reading the lines during the first practice today after school. The production of subText will run from May 8–10 in the MD Theatre. Congratulations to all those who were cast. Continue reading Meet the Cast of MD’s ‘subText’
HUNTER CULHANE Two plays over four days took place at Milton District in April 1967. The Importance of Being Earnest returned to the MD stage after being absent the previous year, while See How They Run helped raise money for the Grade 12’s upcoming trip to Expo 67. Both plays were directed by then MD teacher Mrs. MacArthur. Read more about this 1967 drama week … Continue reading #TBT: Drama Week 1967
Ben Hartshorn On February 13th and 14th, auditions for Milton District’s newest play will be taking place after school in the theatre. Run by Tyler Dwiggins, subText will feature various accounts detailing the awkwardness of dating in the present-day digital age. To sign up for this opportunity to shine, students are asked to write their names down on a sign-up sheet posted outside the theatre. … Continue reading Auditions for MD’s Newest Play to be Held in the Theatre Next Week
Hunter Culhane MD’s Spring school play has been cancelled. The production of The Taming of the Shrew has ended due to a lack of male students auditioning for the male roles in the play. Last week, in an effort to motivate male students to audition, drama students went around to every class explaining what the play would be about and handed out audition forms. Unfortunately, … Continue reading School Play Delayed Indefinitely
By Iman Umair-Qaiser Listen up, thespians! In 2019, after three years of theatrical hiatus, MD will be performing a stage production in 2019, a reimagining of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. The play is one of Shakespeare’s most well-known, and it depicts the story of how the devious Petruchio ‘tames’ the headstrong Katherina into becoming a soft-spoken, obedient wife. Many have commented how this … Continue reading MDHS’s 2019 Stage Production Is…
By Evie Bhasin This Monday was Milton District’s first Drama Council meeting! The Drama Council is a club for people interested in all things theatre and drama related. Whether it be the performance aspect, the tech, the costumes and makeup, or even the marketing side, there’s something for everyone. It’s guaranteed to be a fun time! The Drama Council meets every Monday afternoon from 2:50 … Continue reading MDHS Drama Council Meets for First Time
By Hunter Culhane Big News! In case you missed this morning’s announcements, a school play will be held at MDHS in the spring of 2019! Auditions are beginning in late November 2018, with more information to be released in the near future. Milton District last put on a school play in the spring of 2016, where the production of the musical “Grease” was highly successful. … Continue reading New School Play in the Spring!
By Emma-Grace Callan-Bennink On October 30th, the Drama classes got the incredible opportunity to attend the Stratford Festival’s production of To Kill a Mockingbird. The Stratford Festival is a world renowned event, featuring performances from July to October. 40 spots were given to students at MDHS to not only see the play, but also take part in a prologue. After the prologue, students watched the … Continue reading MDHS Students See Production of “To Kill a Mockingbird” in Stratford!
In March 1963, an advertisement for the MDHS Drama Club presentation of “One Mad Night” appeared in the Milton Canadian Champion. Child tickets were priced at 35 cents, while adult admission was 75 cents—33% higher than the 1961 play! Check out more from the advertisement below: Image Source Continue reading #TBT: “One Mad Night”
By Hunter Culhane In early 1961, an advertisement for the upcoming MDHS Drama Club presentation of “Turn Back the Clock” appeared in the Milton Canadian Champion. Tickets were available for the comedy for less than a dollar! See more from the advertisement below: Image Source Continue reading #TBT: “Turn Back the Clock”