Middlebrooks/Drama Blog

One-Act, Echo Pageant, Improv Troupe, Musical, and all things Drama

Advanced Drama Due Items

April17
  • Playwrighting  Scenes with the theme of “Want” (5 pages due Friday the 20th) 
  • Independent time for group Union project (one group to the media center at a time) 
  • Showcase selection due 4/18- Must supply copy of piece being performed 
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Three Shows Coming Up Soon

April17

The Frew Crew Improv Troupe performance Thursday 19th at 6:30pm in the Black Box/Rm 415. Tickets $4/$6

Rumors (Comedy) April 26th -29th at 6:30pm in the Black Box. Tickets $6/$8

Advanced Acting Showcase May 3rd at 6:30pm in the Black Box. Entry with donation to the Senior Book Scholarship Fund.

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Interested in Drama Classes for next year?

March20

Next year the Drama classes will be traveling to elementary school to perform children’s shows as well as performing in-school plays here at Sprayberry.

The Drama Department is currently seeking new talented students for this new adventure. Experience is preferred, but a willingness to learn and be apart of something greater will go a long way.

To take Acting or Advanced Acting you will need to audition. Don’t be worried. It won’t be difficult. There are two sets of auditions: during AO the 27th and after school March 23rd and March 26th after school at 4pm in rm 415. Advanced Drama is offered both semesters 1st block and Acting is offered 2nd semester 3rd block.

To take Tech Theatre you will need to have two teachers fill out a referral form for you. You can get the form from my bulletin board just inside the black box or click here -> dramatechrecommendationform-26rdra6 Tech will be offered both 1st and 2nd semester during 4th block.

email me with any additional questions – [email protected]

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Crimes of the Heart

March20

Sprayberry’s Drama Department will be presenting Crimes of the Heart March 22nd, 23rd, and 24th at 6:30pm in the Black Box theatre, Rm 415. Tickets are only $6/student, $8/adult, and teachers get in free. Please note the play starts at 6:30pm.

Crimes of the Heart is a play by American playwright Beth Henley. It is set in Hazlehurst, Mississippi in the mid-20th century. The play won the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and was nominated for the Tony Award for Best New Play. In 1986, the play was novelized and released as a book, written by Claudia Reilly.

Summary
Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and is turning into an old maid, while Meg, who tries to make it in Hollywood as a singer/actress, has has always been popular with men. Their reunion causes much joy, but also many tensions.

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2018 ECHO Pageant

March1

The 2018 ECHO Pageant will take place March the 10th in Sprayberry’s theatre at 6pm. Come support our nineteen contestants and see who will with the crown.

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ECHO Pageant Update

February12

The ECHO pageant parent meeting has been moved to this Thursday, February the 15th at 6:30pm in the theatre.

The deadline for entry is Wednesday, February the 14th. Turn in forms to Mr. Middlebrooks in room 415.

Click here for an entry form 2017-2018 Echo Information-1as39rs

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New Frew Crew Cast List

September22

Frew Crew Improv

Check with Middlebrooks when we return for first rehearsal date

Savannah B
Bella M
Grace W
Tucker
Declan C
Hallie G
Cameron D

 

Nuggets
Kyan
Dawson J
Marco
Nathan (Freshman)
Jacob P

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Date Night Canceled

September7

Due to conflict with Blackwell Elementary Fall Festival. Thank you. – MM

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Improv Auditions on Monday the 11th

September7

Improv is acting without a script. Come audition for Sprayberry’s Improv Troupe, The Frew Crew. Auditions will be in the theatre on Monday the 11th from 3:45 to 5:30pm. See Middlebrooks for more information. There is a $20 fee for Frew Crew T-shirt and water at performances. We perform 4 times a year. Rehearsals are on Wednesdays from 3:45 to 5:15.

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Parent Meeting Tonight

August24

There is a parent meeting tonight at 6:30pm in the Black Box, Rm 415. The meeting should only last about an hour. We will discuss important dates, including information Thescon. Discuss old and new business, including how you can get involved, and award Drama letters to qualifying students. Students are welcome.

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