Celebrate The Season at the Holiday Coffeehouse Friday at BHS

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Photo: The poster for the Holiday Coffeehouse Fundraiser Join the Belmont High School Performing Arts Company for its annual Holiday Coffeehouse Fundraiser taking place on Friday, Dec. 16 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Belmont High School  cafeteria. The Holiday Coffeehouse has become an yearly favorite PAC tradition. Students transform the cafeteria into a […]

Hamlet: Belmont High’s Fall Production More Than Just About Revenge [VIDEO/PHOTOS]

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Photo: Jasper Wolf as Hamlet Ezra Flam loves directing Shakespeare. And of all the plays in the folio, the director and producer of the Belmont High School Performance Arts Company’s production of “Hamlet” is drawn most to the tragedy of the Prince of Denmark. “It’s my favorite Shakespeare play and so for me I love […]

Tixs Now On Sale For ‘Hamlet,’ Directed by Recently Honored Educator

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Photo: From the final scene of “Hamlet”. (credit: BHS PAC) Tickets for the Belmont High School Performing Arts Company’s production of Shakespeare’s tragic play “Hamlet” are now on sale for next week’s performances. “As usual, we’re putting our updated take on this classic story of a prince’s revenge, highlighting the play’s exploration of the human […]

Spotlight, Please: Broadway Night in Belmont, Friday & Saturday at 7 PM

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Photo: Broadway Night! is Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Why travel 200 miles to see the Great White Way? The great musicals are coming to Belmont this weekend as the Belmont High School Performing Arts Company presents its annual musical theater showcase: “Broadway Night!”  The traditional kicks off to the coming PAC season, students […]

All In Ten Minutes: Annual One Act Plays On Stage Friday, Saturday

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Photo: The poster for the 2016 One-Act Plays. A man falling from a plane who spends his final moments on a business call, a bedtime story that goes terribly awry and the tale of a boy becoming a man with a topsy-turvy ending you’ll see coming from miles away.  These are just a few of […]

Not Holding It In: ‘Urinetown’ Belmont High’s Number One Musical

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Photo: Rehearsal for “Urinetown.” For three days in April, the Belmont High School Performing Arts Company is turning the “Town of Homes” into “Urinetown.” But don’t worry folks. Unlike the residents of the mythical city, it’ll still be free to pee for the steady stream attending this year’s spring musical. Rumors to the contrary are […]

Belmont High Performing Arts Coffeehouse Friday: For the Spotlights

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Photo: Poster for Friday’s PAC Coffeehouse. Belmont High School Performing Arts Company performers will be in the spotlight Friday, Dec. 17 putting on a coffeehouse fundraiser FOR the spotlights: all of the night’s proceeds will support the purchase of new lighting equipment for the main theater space in the auditorium and the Little Theater. There will […]

The Opportunity and the Challenge of ‘The Laramie Project’

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Photo: A moment at the end of Act One of The Laramie Project. The high school play, the annual tradition that, at times, have a certain “sameness” to what is produced.  The most popular plays performed by US high schools include romances (Almost, Maine); Shakespeare (Midsummer Night Dream) the classics (Our Town) along with comedies (Noise […]

Discussing Inclusivity in Belmont with ‘The Laramie Project’ Tuesday

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Photo: Poster for the community dialogue. The Belmont High School Performing Arts Company’s fall show is “The Laramie Project,” a play written after Matthew Shepard, a gay college student was kidnapped, beaten and left to die in Laramie, Wyoming. In conjunction with the production, PAC and the Belmont High School Gay Straight Alliance are jointly […]

Limited Number of Tickets Remain for Annual BHS PAC ‘Broadway Night’

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Photo: The dancers performing to “King of New York” for Newsies. It’s a touch of the Great White Way in Belmont as the Belmont High School Performing Arts Company presents “Broadway Night,” its annual musical theater showcase on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16 and 17 at 7 p.m. in the high school’s Little Theater. But you need to get […]