The Crimson Connection

Senior Sarah Swift and Sophomore Ben Armstrong prepare to dance as Ella and Prince Topher.

Successful Retelling of a Beloved Classic

Review of Cy Woods Theatre Company's "Rogers and Hammerstein's Cinderella"
PeytonB, Staff Reporter February 5, 2020

In the past, I’ve made no bones about the fact that I’m not much of a fan of anything to do with Disney. Whether it’s Star Wars or Marvel, it’s something that I normally don’t get excited for....

Freshman Erin Doyle as Maya in Godspell at Imaginnation Theatre in 2018.

I Hope YOU Get it

Tips from a veteran on how to "Book it!"
MackenseyD, Online Editor December 4, 2019

Theatre: where people express themselves through a character they have developed and worked hard on, that is of course if you get cast.  The number one concern of all people in “the biz’” is...

Senior and online editor MackenseyD following the yellow brick road into Art Factory to see The

Not in Kansas Anymore

Art Factory’s twist on The Wizard of Oz
MackenseyD, Online Editor December 4, 2019

In honor of the 80th anniversary of the beloved film, Art Factory, a small professional theatre just outside of downtown, put on a reimagined production of The Wizard of Oz. I am not the biggest fan of...

One of the many Junie B. Jones Jr. posters around the school.

Fast Yet Entertaining Musical

Review of "Junie B. Jones Jr. the Musical"
PeytonB, Staff Reporter November 12, 2019

Due to the success of You Can’t Take It With You, I can say with all honesty that I walked into Junie B. Jones Jr. the Musical with a small feeling of excitement. That’s right, I was excited for a...

The cast of Junie B. Jones performs

So You Wanna Be a Star?

How to be involved in Cy Woods' theatre
MackenseyD, Online Editor November 1, 2019

Growing up, did you spend hours in front of your television watching High School Musical? Did you dress up as Gabriella or Troy for Halloween and put on one man versions of “Stick to the Status Quo”...

Jeff Sullivan, Ethan Stokes, Emmanuelle Zeesman, Paul Schoeller, Seth Eardly, Brody Bett and Ruby Gibbs backstage of the Finding Neverland tour.

On the Road Again

Two national tours later, freshman returns to Cypress
MackenseyD, Online Editor October 30, 2019

The audience’s murmuring simmers down to silence as the orchestra begins the overture. The world disappears as the music swells and the lights brighten. Time stops. The heart races faster to keep up...

While backstage, Junior Tressel Eckman gets into character as Boris Kolenkhov.

Hilarious Yet Emotional Look At Family and Love

Review of Cy Woods' Theatre Company's "You Can't Take it With You"
PeytonB, Staff Reporter October 22, 2019

Wow. I must admit that I’m not an avid playgoer, nor do I like to walk into anything with any sort of expectations, but I wasn’t expecting this. You Can’t Take It With You, a play by Moss Hart...

Klein Oak Theatre presents Into the Woods and hands out new playbills designed by students.

Out of Woods to “Into the Woods”

Review of award winning Klein Oak’s Into the Woods
MackenseyD, Online Editor October 14, 2019

I recently had the honor of getting to see the Tommy Tune award winning Klein Oak perform their last show in their auditorium. Klein Oak’s production of Into The Woods was the last drama performance...

Freshman Ty Hart smiling for the camera in the Cy Woods dressing room

Time Ticks On

Freshman Ty Hart gives new meaning to "the show must go on" Dealing with traumatic events 24 hours before curtain
MackenseyD, Co-online editor May 22, 2019

Imagine a routine revolved around taking care of another person. Not just any person, but your own father. Imagine a routine where you wake up every day and the first thought is that you need to make sure...

The Mr Cy Woods contestants

Game Of Crowns

The Talents and Pageantry That Make Up Mr. Cy Woods
MadisonF, Staff Reporter March 8, 2019

Miss Congeniality, Kim of Queens, Toddlers and Tiaras, Miss USA; these are some of the most coveted pageant shows or events that may have aired on your TV screen at home. But there is a real-life pageant...

Miller Outdoor Theatre

free outdoor concerts and theatre performances
TeresaH, Online Editor June 18, 2018

If you ever find yourself bored during the summer, check out the Miller Outdoor Theatre website for upcoming showings. The Miller Outdoor Theatre is located in 6000 Hermann Park Drive in Hermann Park,...

Freshman Tressel Eckman is headed to the ComedySportz city championship along with his team.

Person of the Week: Tressel Eckman

Freshman going to citywide competition with ComedySportz team
DaphneT, Staff Reporter April 27, 2018

ComedySportz is a high-school competitive improvisation league in the Houston area. Two teams play against each other, with both teams competing for laughs from the audience. On May 3, the citywide championship...

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