Parker Junior High’s fall theater program showcases short films, raises $2,325 for Make-A-Wish

January 09, 2021 - 21:11

With remote learning dominating the 2020-2021 school year for Flossmoor School District 161, Parker Junior High School decided to shine the spotlight on its theater program virtually at the end of the semester.

During the Jan. 4 regular board meeting, board members and administrators applauded the students and teachers for their efforts. The Fall Virtual Theater Showcase, a Dec. 11 program that aired seven short films, raised $2,325 for Make-A-Wish Illinois in the process.

Whodunit? The Drama Group does caper play

May 23, 2019 - 22:11
“The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940,” a whodunit caper, will be presented by The Drama Group in seven performances over two weekends in June. The show’s story line satirizes a few archetypes from the history of show business. It opens with a creative team responsible for a recent Broadway flop, in which three chorus girls were murdered by the mysterious "Stage Door Slasher."

H-F’s Group Interpretation team presents 30-minute drama Thursday

March 10, 2019 - 14:52
A special presentation of “From Dreams to Drama: Remembering Lorraine” will be performed by the Homewood-Flossmoor High School Group Interpretation team at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in the Mall Auditorium.
Group interpretation is a competitive 30-minute drama performance. This play tells the story of Lorraine Hansberry and her efforts writing the play “A Raisin in the Sun.” 


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