Articles by: Phitchaya (Inc) Thongthai '19

Just Around the Corner: The Addams Family

April 7, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In the fall, the performing arts commenced with a rendition of the age-old The Odyssey, followed by the provocative Love of Three Oranges and The Green Bird, and now has come full circle to the comedic musical The Addams Family. The Addams Family first made its debut in 1938 asRead More

Captain of Jockapella, Cam Leonard ’17, poses alongside her ensemble.

The Debut of Jockapella

March 31, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Last term, Choate was introduced to a new club on campus: Jockapella. The announcement of such a club was met with great excitement by  not only athletes, but also other members of the community as well. The objective of the club  was to form an a cappella group that comprisedRead More

Wide-Ranging Talent at Student Music Recital

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This weekend, on Sunday, February 20, two musical student recitals were held on campus. The first was the piano, voice, and organ recital, situated in the Chapel, at 1:00 p.m. The second was the instrumental recital, taking place in the Recital Hall at the Paul Mellon Art Center at 2:30Read More

Students in SDS perform in Graysen Airth's '18 Foreplay or The Art of Fugue (left), Camryn Chester's '17 Bringing Up Lester (top right), and Kate Moore's '17 It's a Small World.

Annual Student Directed Scenes, An Instant Sell Out

February 3, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Like past winter terms, Student Directed Scenes (SDS) returned once again for the annual performance in the Gelb Theater. The event was held on Friday, January 27, and Saturday, January 28, beginning at 7 p.m. However, unlike previous years, it ran for the rare length of two hours and 30Read More

At Jimmy Kimmel Live! With Carlin Dacey ’08

At Jimmy Kimmel Live! With Carlin Dacey ’08

February 3, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Generally, Choate takes pride in producing multifaceted students — global citizens that embody the values set by the School. Students carry a sense of comedy throughout their four years at Choate, using humor during exams and rough culmination weeks. One comedy-centered show is Jimmy Kimmel Live!, a late-night talk showRead More

The cast of Iwazaru performs a skit about the presidents of the United States.

Iwazaru Improv Show Met by Praise and Laughter

November 18, 2016 at 5:59 am 0 comments

For most people, going up on stage with a script, let alone making everything up on the spot, is challenging. The cast of Iwazaru, a student-directed and student-acted improvisation show that was performed on November 4 and 5 in Gelb Theatre, faced this challenge head-on. Although the show was centeredRead More

Death of a King,  Death of an Artist

Death of a King, Death of an Artist

October 28, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On October 13, 2016, Thailand was met with the great loss of the beloved King, Bhumibol Adulyadej. His legacy of grace, devotion to his people, and practical way of life still remains a fresh memory in Thai minds. Having cultivated an interest in the arts since he was a child,Read More

Critics Hail Newest  Novel by Maria Semple ’82

Critics Hail Newest Novel by Maria Semple ’82

October 21, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

For as long as a full year, The New York Times has placed Maria Semple’s ’82 latest novel, Today Will Be Different, at the top of their book list, and Choate is proud to recognize this notable alum as a member of the community, one who exemplifies its characteristic senseRead More

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The Keys to Knowing David Park

September 30, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

If you don’t remember him from his incredible piano performance at the first all-school meeting of the year, meet David Park ’16, a four-year senior from Glastonbury, CT. Partaking in Chamber Music Ensembles and Jazz Ensemble, playing the piano for the Choate Orchestra, and engaging in the Arts Concentration’s JazzRead More