Articles by: Phitchaya (Inc) Thongthai '19

A Fresh Take on Student Directed Scenes

December 15, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The Student Directed Scenes are back and better than ever. This year, the Gelb Theater will be greeted by both fresh and familiar faces on the Choate stage. Last year, the directors took the audience for a game on the golf course, through an adventure in a rocky maze, intoRead More

Tony Kushner is a Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, most famous for Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes.

Tony Kushner’s Impact on Choate Theater

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

October has been an eventful time for the Arts Department at Choate. This bustling excitement has been on going for the past two weeks, with the various plays put on stage from both Choate students and various outside actors. However, the biggest event of all was on October 25: TonyRead More

The Illusion was written by visiting playwright Tony Kushner

Choate Fall Production: The Illusion

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Every year, the Arts Center hosts three main stage productions in the fall, winter, and spring terms. This trimester was no different. From Thursday, November 2 through  Saturday, November 4, the arts center was packed with audiences coming to see The Illusion. This term, people were able to see theRead More

Resident Rapper: Kid Lacey

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The number of memorable school dances can be counted on one hand. The repetitive music and flashing lights tend to blur them together. However, this past weekend was an event that will be remembered for the unique tunes projected on stage. The man behind those beats was Matt Lacey ’18,Read More

This term, Choate will stage Kushner’s play The Illusion and his adaptation of Brundibar, a Czech childrens’ opera

Two Fall Plays from Renowned Playwright Tony Kushner

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

True to Choate tradition, the Paul Mellon Art Center’s stage will hold two productions this fall. Similar to last fall term, one production will be an opera, while the other will be a play. However, this year the theatrical productions were written by the same man: Tony Kushner. His worksRead More

A Capella presidents Eben Cook ’18, Tristan Jamidar ’18, Scott Romeyn ’18, and James Rose ’18 (center).

Historic Male A Capella Groups Merge

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

There is something about the people who create melodies, harmonies, and entire ensembles only utilizing their voices that make students stop and put on hold any activity, thought, or assignment at hand. It is undeniable that a cappella is an important, if not essential, part of campus and student lifeRead More

Beyond the Violin: Choate’s Unsung Musicians

Beyond the Violin: Choate’s Unsung Musicians

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Here at Choate, there are many students who go unrecognized for their skills; this ranges in every aspect of school life. It is easy to forget the individuals who have honed their art on percussive instruments, keeping time and the measure of every beat. It is easy to forget theRead More

Senior Recital: David Park ’17

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

David Park ’17 is one of the most recognized pianists at Choate. We have all heard him on the piano at least once before, either through his various performances during weekly school meetings or his participation in orchestral works. Students and faculty alike have praised Park on his musical talents,Read More

Bershtein and Patel: Pop Stars in the Making

April 21, 2017 at 6:00 am 1 comment

Recently, two Choate students have taken their love for music to a different level. No longer sticking to simply covering a song from a different artist, Richard Bershtein ’20 and Max Patel ’19 have gone above and beyond and written their own songs. The two songs they have written thusRead More