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Netflix’s New Documentary Series is All About… Dogs

Netflix’s New Documentary Series is All About… Dogs

December 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Arts & Living

Netflix acquires and produces new titles so frequently that it’s sometimes hard to find what you’ll like on the site. There is one new title, however, that I find so wonderful and inspiring that it has very nearly restored my faith in humanity; and what it is might surprise you (unless you’ve r...

Hello, Dolly! to be Winter Musical

Hello, Dolly! to be Winter Musical

November 28, 2018


Filed under Arts, News

It has been announced that the Mount Greylock Winter Musical this year will be Hello, Dolly! This classic musical, revived four times on Broadway, is written by songwriter Jerry Herman (La Cage Aux Folles, Mame), and book writer Michael Stewart (Bye Bye Birdie, 42nd Street), and is based on Thornton ...

Friends of the Arts Continues to Support Mount Greylock Theater

Friends of the Arts Continues to Support Mount Greylock Theater

June 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Features

Art programs such as music, theater, and visual arts are extremely important for many students’ educations. Unfortunately, at MGRHS arts programs are sometimes overlooked and do not receive as much funding as sports, for example. The Mount Greylock Friends of the Arts is the solution to this problem...

Williamstown Action Orchestra Delivers Musical Joy to Greylock Community

Williamstown Action Orchestra Delivers Musical Joy to Greylock Community

June 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Community

The Pokémon Go Theme. Hava Nagila. Viola Concerto in G Major. What do these three wildly different pieces have in common? They are all a part of the incredibly diverse and compelling repertoire of the Community Intergenerational Action Orchestra (CIAO), and its smaller but just as formidable sibling ...

Students Step Up in Upcoming Spring Drama Production

Students Step Up in Upcoming Spring Drama Production

May 15, 2018


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On Friday, May 18th and Saturday, May 19th, Greylock students will be directing and performing the play Our Town, written by Thornton Wilder. The play takes place in the early 1900s in a small town called Grover’s Corners in New Hampshire.  Our Town is unique in that although the setting is Grover...

March Comic: June Makes the Beds

March Comic: June Makes the Beds

March 12, 2018


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Once Upon A Mattress Preview

Once Upon A Mattress Preview

March 6, 2018


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On March 9 and 10 at 7:00 PM, Mt. Greylock will put on its annual school musical, Once Upon a Mattress, at the ‘62 Center for Theatre and Dance at Williams College. The performance involves students in grades seven through twelve as actors, singers, dancers, technicians, and musicians. Once Upon a...

New Comic: June Does the Dishes

New Comic: June Does the Dishes

February 1, 2018


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Mt. Greylock’s Fall Shakespeare Play

Mt. Greylock’s Fall Shakespeare Play

November 2, 2017


Filed under Arts, News

The annual fall Shakespeare play at Mt. Greylock is coming up! This year’s production is Much Ado About Nothing, and it involves thirty-five Mt. Greylock students in grades seven through twelve in onstage and offstage roles. Auditions were held this year on September 13th, 14th, and 15th after school...

Middle School Drama a Success

Middle School Drama a Success

June 20, 2017


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On Tuesday, June 12, a group of eight seventh grade students put on a short performance entitled Transformed by Comedy. Directed by David Librizzi, the performance consisted of a collection of comedic skits which explored different kinds of comedy, including improv, standup, and musical. Some pieces were ...

Spring Musical Preview: The Pajama Game

Spring Musical Preview: The Pajama Game

March 8, 2017


Filed under Arts

Whit Ellingwood and Madison VanDeurzen contributed to this story. The Mt. Greylock spring musical is right around the corner. This year’s performance, “The Pajama Game” is a comedy taking place in the 1950s with retro style and quirky characters. Jeffrey Welch returns for his 18th time as di...

Greylock Plays At Night

Greylock Plays At Night

January 7, 2016


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On Friday December 11, Greylock Plays put on a talent show at 7 pm in order to raise funds for Friends of the Arts. Tickets were $5 a person and concessions, such as bottled water and cookies, were $1. Overall, the event raised $600 for Friends of the Arts and attracted over 100 audience members. The...

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