Cast and crew prepare to entertain BCHS community


During tech week, each group adds the finishing touches to the spring musical. Director Bri Lindsey adds a stage microphone to senior Tanner Smith who plays the role of a gangster. photo by P. Morris

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The curtain for the spring musical will soon go up as cast and crew rehearse for their performances on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7. Preparation for this year’s production of “The Drowsy Chaperone” began back in January.

During rehearsal this week, junior Alison Matheny of the make up crew puts stage make up on junior Simon Didat. photo by N. Horlander

However, the cast crew are practicing more than ever as they are in the midst of tech week. “It’s so crazy and stressful but everyone is having a great time,” said sophomore Molly Lockrem, who has the role of the Drowsy Chaperone in the 1920s-inspired musical. She continued to explain that tech week is when all the elements of the production are added into rehearsal. This includes costumes, makeup, lights, sets, and props.

During tech week, a lot of the crew members get to see their hard work apart of the production.  Senior Lucy Hu is apart of the paint crew and is eager to see the actors performing with the painted sets. “My favorite is the garden set,” said Hu, “it’s so beautiful and realistic, it shows that all the hard work is worth it.”

Tickets for “The Drowsy Chaperone are still for sale. Reserved seating is $5 per BCHS student and $10 for the general public. These tickets can be purchased at Tickets, along with delicious homemade cake balls, can also be purchased at the door before show for $3 per BCHS student and $8 for the general public.