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Seymour (Ian Ward) complains to Audrey II (Puppeteer Austyn Stout, Voice by Jonah Kaminsky) about her voracious appetite.

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ Delights Audiences

Michael Karpov, Arts & Life Editor March 28, 2022

The BHS Bison Theater presented Little Shop of Horrors on March 11-13. This comic and horrific musical tells the story of Seymour, an orphan who works in a plant shop. Life in the plant shop is sadly...

Wadsworth crumples to his death after being shot by agent Larry Goodman.

Details Drive Success of Fall Production “Clue”

Moonhee Kim, Staff Writer November 29, 2021

“Clue” is a muder mystery based on the board game and 1985 film. The plot follows the course of a dinner party, where six guests are invited and held hostage, as they eventually discover, by their...

“Playing outside is the safest place, and we use extra protection like bell covers, face shields and masks with slits cut in them just enough to allow the mouthpiece of the instruments through,” Band Director David Luddington said.

Playing Through the Pandemic

Avery Lonzer, London Pope, and Yasharth Pandey October 29, 2020

There is very little that is normal this year. Given the need to keep everyone safe by wearing masks and social distancing, Beachwood’s extracurricular programs have been forced to adjust.  Band  Band...

LChaim!

L’Chaim!

Abigail Adams, Staff Writer March 18, 2019

The drama club performed Fiddler on the Roof  on March 15-16. The show was directed by Pat Haynish and Rob Sapp. The classic musical tells the story of Anatevka, a 19th-century Jewish community...

Photos by Elizabeth Metz

Drama Club Delivers High Energy Performance With ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’

Tal Rothberg, Staff Writer December 4, 2018

The fall musical, Peter and the Starcatcher, was presented during the weekend of Nov 16. The leads were played by BHS juniors: Ari Sokol as Peter while Jordyn Zawatsky and Joelle Rosenthal split the...

Photo by Minna Zelch Photography

Drama Club Breaks-In Renovated Theater With ‘Fame!’

Julia Charnas, Staff Writer March 18, 2018

For the first time since the high school renovation began in 2011, the drama club has put on a show in the high school auditorium. The opening production, the musical Fame!, performed on March 9 and...

The drama club presented The Great Gatsby in 2013. The production was in the community room. Photo from Beachcomber archives by Chad Tindel.

Drama Club is Back With Spring Production of ‘FAME!’

Ben Connor, Sports Editor January 23, 2018

Draw back the curtains ! The drama club will present FAME!, its first production in the renovated auditorium, on March 9 and 10. Freshman Sam Roter, who plays the role of Schlomo Metzenbaum, describes...

Plaza Suite was the most recent production by the BHS drama club in April, 2015. Photo from Beachcomber Archives.

Could Drama Club Rise Again?

Ben Connor, Staff Writer August 27, 2016

With the renovated auditorium ready for use, could the drought in the drama program come to an end? Student Activities Coordinator Craig Alexander identifies multiple factors contributing to the decline...

From Plaza Suite production, spring of 2015. Photo by Bradford Douglas.

Drama Program Lacks Director, Space, Participation

Grant Gravagna, Editor-in-Chief December 15, 2015

Students who seek an outlet for creative expression can no longer turn to the BHS drama program. At least, not for the 2015-16 school year. “There is no drama department this year,” Principal Dr....

Photo from Beachcomber archives.

Drama Club Shines With “Plaza Suite”

Photos by Bradford Douglas April 22, 2015

The drama club performed Neil Simon's "Plaza Suite" at BHS on April 18 and 19. Photos by Bradford Douglas.

Photo courtesy of Wendy Pineda-Gonzalez.

With Laughter and Song, “Spelling Bee” Reveals Pressures of Academic Stress

Cameron Godfrey, Staff Writer May 16, 2014

The BHS Drama Club performed The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee on April 25, 26 and 27 in the community room. Spelling Bee told the story of a rag-tag group of ambitious kids determined to succeed...

Q&A With New Drama Director Pierre Brault

Q&A With New Drama Director Pierre Brault

John Li, Staff Writer December 18, 2013

Where are you from? I am from Beachwood, actually. I grew up in Beachwood.   What did you do before this? I went to college for musical theatre at Baldwin-Wallace University. And then I moved to New...

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