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Groton Theater during Covid-19 – “The Wolves” 

Christina Chen ’23, Assistant Arts Editor February 8, 2021

An exciting kick-off to the winter term, the fall term theater team recently released their first and second episodes of “The Wolves,” an award-winning play written by Sarah DeLappe,, available for...

Courtesy of Zenande Mdludlu '21.

Art Class Changes for the New School Year

Michelle Kim '23, Arts Assistant Editor September 13, 2020

Just as the school is working to establish a new norm, the art department is getting creative to tackle the new Covid-19 restrictions.  What were once credited classes, such as jazz ensemble, improvisation,...

Cast members gathered around the piano to practice songs for the winter musical, Legally Blonde.

Legally Blonde: Groton Theater Tackles Stereotypes

Derek Hu '21, Assistant Features Editor February 11, 2020

If you’re finding the winter long and mundane, you should look out for this term’s musical, Legally Blonde. “Our company is taking on incredibly challenging material… and they are coming at that...

Alex Brown '21, Edwina Polynice '21 and Mikayla Murrin ’21 starring in Six Polar Bears Fell Out of the Sky This Morning.

A New Approach to Climate Change

Derek Hu '21, Assistant Features Editor December 20, 2019

Groton School hosted two comedies and two dramas in a series of climate change plays on December 11. Eliza Powers ’20, Zoe Park ’21, Angela Wei ’21, and Sammy Agrawal ’21 each directed a captivating...

Chamber Orchestra performing at the 2018 Parents Weekend Concert.

Parents Weekend Concert

Allison Jiang '22, Assistant Arts Editor October 13, 2019

Just as the calendar nears the end of October, Parents Weekend begins, opening Groton’s school gates to welcome family and friends to the circle. The doors of the Campbell Performing Arts Center (CPAC)...

Ancient Greece Meets Trapeze Acts in Groton Theater Trip

Alisa Gulyansky '24 October 11, 2019

Trapeze acts and circus performers illuminated in dazzling lights versus a classic Greek play that was written in 441 B.C.: two seemingly disparate concepts Groton Theater Director Laurie Sales is tasked...

Groton Theater Presents Murder-Mystery, The Mousetrap

Groton Theater Presents Murder-Mystery, The Mousetrap

Eliza Powers '20, Assistant Arts Editor October 19, 2018

A guest house. A nursery rhyme. A murder. Ten years ago, a farmer and his wife adopted three young siblings, one of whom died at the hands of their abuse. This morning in London, the farmer’s wife...

An Introduction to Groton Arts

Zoe Park '21 September 13, 2018

Choir Choir is a way for students and faculty to express their love of singing. Led by music teacher and organist Daniel Moriarty, choir is a full class and performs every Sunday during Chapel. Students...

Andrea (center right) with some of her former students.

Theater Program Welcomes Andrea Underhill

Eliza Powers '20, Assistant Arts Editor September 13, 2018

This fall, Andrea Underhill will be taking over for Laurie Sales, who is on sabbatical, as Theater Director for the 2018-19 school year. Andrea began her career in theater as a high schooler. “The...

Students perform in the play Detective Axal Atkinson and the Sixth Grade Thief.

One Act Play Festival Returns

Grace Oh '21 and Elena Junkala '21 June 2, 2018

The popular One Act Play Festival, referred to as One Acts, marks the end of spring term at Groton. On Saturday, May 27, students excitedly watched their friends shine in a series of short plays. One Acts...

Tragedy, Love in “The Women of Lockerbie”

Tragedy, Love in “The Women of Lockerbie”

Fran Saldivar '19 May 30, 2018

In the aftermath of Pan Am 103’s fatal flight over the hills of Lockerbie, Scotland, a mother from New Jersey looks for the remains of her son. Also scavenging the plane’s wreckage are the women of...

Max Klein '18 Makes Exquusite Music

Max Klein ’18 Makes Exquusite Music

Cara Chang '20 June 2, 2017

Haunting. Elegant. Intense. Playgoers were in awe of the music composed by Max Klein ‘18 that accompanied Groton’s production of Equus. Charlie Hawkings ‘17, who played psychiatrist Martin Dysart,...

Five Plays, Two Shows: One Acts Return

Five Plays, Two Shows: One Acts Return

Fran Saldivar '19 June 2, 2017

Spring term has flown by, with memorable events from Circle Fest and Events Dance to Spring Fling taking place throughout. Preeminent among these spring traditions, though, is the One Act Festival, in...

Theater Department Thinks Outside the Boxes

Macy Lipkin '18 January 27, 2017

Sixteen voices echo off the walls of the black box theater. Just seconds before, sock-clad feet were finding their places for the opening number, and hearts were beating with anticipation as Matthew Higgins...

The Music Prefects

An introduction to the arts at Groton

Becky Zhang '18, Assistant Arts Editor September 13, 2016

GUAC GUAC, or the Groton Undiscovered Artist Club, is an Instagram account (@thisisguac) created in October 2015 featuring a range of artwork by students and faculty, from photography to white-board sketches,...

Christian Carson '18 and Jon Lamson '18 in

Students Direct, Perform in Play Festival

June 5, 2016

Groton’s one act festival, arguably its most attended and enjoyable theatre production, continued its strong record this year with five new one-act shows. These shows were directed by six Groton students...

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