Thornton Wilder’s Our Town to open this weekend

written by Christian Ploetner Our Town, written by Thornton Wilder will be opening this weekend in the Fine Arts Building Auditorium. There will be three shows: Friday and Saturday at 7:30p.m. and Sunday at 2:00p.m. The play takes place in a little town called Grover’s Corners. The daily life proceeds at a predictable pace. The milkman arrives like clockwork, the neighbor’s gossip about nothing and children contemplate their future. Two of these children, George (James Power) and Emily (Reilly Geraghty), fall in love as adults and, despite last-minute nerves, get married. Their happiness does not last, however, as Emily dies … Continue reading Thornton Wilder’s Our Town to open this weekend

Review: A Fairy tale beginning for the first Spring musical in the Fine Arts Building

written by Brooke Wright and Carnell Stewart On Friday March 7, the theatre department performed Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella in the newly constructed Fine Arts Building in front of a nearly sold-out audience of PRP community members, students and staff. This was the first public performance on the stage of the new building. Senior Alexis Vines played the role of Cinderella, and Junior Brandt Rosenberger played Prince Charming. Throughout the performance, Vines and Rosenberger did a good job of portraying the love between Cinderella and the Prince as they danced and showed their adoration for each other. Senior Connor Toles … Continue reading Review: A Fairy tale beginning for the first Spring musical in the Fine Arts Building

PRP students to perform Cinderella this weekend in the new Fine Arts Building

written by Ethan Hayse Anybody who had a childhood knows the classic story of Cinderella. She was the poor maiden girl who married a rich and handsome prince with a little help from her fairy godmother. Beginning this Friday, March 7, the Drama Department will bring it to life on the stage of the new Fine Arts Building. This Cinderella, however, will not be the Disney version with which we are all so familiar. The play will actually be the Rodgers and Hammerstein version. While this means no talking mice, it does mean that there will be a much larger … Continue reading PRP students to perform Cinderella this weekend in the new Fine Arts Building