The Shakerite

The Unknown Challenges of ‘Les Miserables’

Emily Boardman and Hannah Kornblut

November 22, 2014

The Theatre Department embraced the challenge of staging “Les Miserables,” but the biggest challenge may have been attaining the rights to perform the show. Because the musical is currently on Broadway, no other performances are allo...

Led by junior Jack Bistriz as revolutionary Enjolras, the full cast of

Vive La Révolution

November 5, 2014

Changing Requirements, Tight Schedules Challenge Shaker’s Elective Enrollment

Sara Mesiano, Campus and City Editor

June 10, 2014

How much lower can elective enrollment go? That was the question school officials asked when they sat down to look into the high school’s diverse elective coursesand their enrollments. Class sizes in electives vary, with...

Sumerak Brings Puppetry, Tech to Theatre Department

Abby White, Campus and City Editor

August 26, 2013

Taking over as chairman of the Theatre Arts Department, Scott Sumerak had a “busy, very busy” first day. “Trying to find out where everything is, meet new students and get ready with the new program” kept Sumerak so...

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