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Drama Club travels to “Almost, Maine” for fall production

Freshman Robert Gill of Wall and senior Julia Rocco of Marlboro act in

Meredith Prud'homme

December 15, 2019

The Drama Club presented its fall production, “Almost, Maine,” on Friday, Dec. 13 and Saturday, Dec. 14 in the CHS cafeteria. The play is comprised of nine short stories that explore love in all its forms in the little-known town of Almost, Maine. The production was played by a cast of 19 students...

Students weigh benefits of acting in and out of CHS

Marshall, center, performs with the Spring Lake Theatre Company in Oct. 2018.

Brigid McCarthy

March 15, 2019

Since CHS doesn’t have any official sports teams, participation in out-of-school athletics is common.  Why, then, do students attend drama club at their home high schools when CHS already has one to offer? Some students choose one over the other out of convenience. Sophomore Steven Ostrom of Linc...

Drama brings Anne Frank’s story onto the stage

Sophomore Bella Carmona-Ramirez of Long Branch acts as Anne Frank, the play's lead, during a scene in the character's bedroom. This is the first CHS Drama production for Ramirez.

Desiree Negrin

January 25, 2019

The Drama Club presented its fall production, “The Diary of Anne Frank,” on Dec. 7 and Dec. 8. The cast of 12 students from all grades portrayed the true story of Anne Frank as her family hid from the Nazis during their occupation of the Netherlands during World War II. The Drama Club council ...

Drama Club seniors take final bow in “You Can’t Take It With You”

Seniors Lara Graney of Belmar, Drama Club director, and Izzy Cavazzoni of Wall, Drama Club producer, thank the audience for attending

Izzy Erskine

May 7, 2018

The Drama Club put on their last production for the 2017-2018 year, presenting “You Can’t Take it With You," where the seniors gave their final performances and farewells to the Drama Club family. Seniors director Lara Graney of Belmar and producer Izzy Cavazzoni of Wall collaborated with their ...

Wonderful Life’ takes CHS back to the ’40s

Blot photo by Nora Thomson.

Isabella Antoon

January 12, 2018

The Drama Club performed the theatrical adaptation of the 1946 film “It’s a Wonderful Life” on Dec. 1 and 2. The play marked the first of two annual productions presented by the club. The show follows the story of businessman George Bailey as he contemplates suicide. Director and senior Lara Gra...

Drama Club debuts first ever musical

Junior Jonathan Slovak of Spring Lake Heights portrays Leaf Coneybear in  “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” at Belmar Elementary School.

Isabella Antoon

May 7, 2017

The Drama Club performed their annual spring production on May 5 and 6 at Belmar Elementary School. In past years, the Drama Club has performed at CHS and the Jersey Shore Arts Center, but this year the club’s first musical, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” was performed at Bel...

Drama Club breaks into their first musical

The Drama Club has done plays such as 'Twelve' in previous years.

Isabella Antoon

December 22, 2016

The Drama Club will be offering something new to its members this spring: a musical. After years of plays directed and produced by the students at CHS, the current council, led by seniors Annie Ruoff of Monmouth Beach and  Rebecca Cleffi of Manasquan, have decided to showcase the talented voices at...

Drama club starts new musical for Spring

Senior Annie Ruoff of of Mounmouth Beach will direct this year's musical.

Isabella Antoon

December 6, 2016

The Drama Club will be offering something new to its members this spring: a musical. After years of plays directed and produced by the students at CHS, the current council, led by seniors Annie Ruoff of Monmouth Beach and Rebecca Cleffi of Manasquan, have decided to showcase the talented voices at CHS. ...

Drama Club holds first-ever Comedy Night

Junior Marcos Guevara of Cliffwood performed in the sketch

Sarah Lynch

November 5, 2016

Drama Club broke the mold with its first Comedy Night on Nov. 4. The cast performed a series of sketches submitted by CHS students. Senior and Drama Club director Annie Ruoff of Monmouth Beach said that she and the council came up with the idea last June. “We had mixed opinions on whether we...

Slovak nominated for a ‘Tony of Monmouth County’

Annie Ruoff

June 17, 2016

Many call the Basie Awards “The Tonys of Monmouth County,” and as shown by its attendance, this year’s was no exception. The sold-out 11th Annual Basie Awards took place at the Count Basie Theater in Red Bank on May 18, and hundreds of high school performers, directors, friends and family gathered...

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