The Crimson Connection

I Hope YOU Get it

I Hope YOU Get 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 whether or not they will “book it.” That’s industry speak meaning the actor in question got the r...

Not in Kansas Anymore

Not in Kansas Anymore

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 this famous story, but seeing this show was the most fun I have had in the theatre for awhile. Art...

Fast Yet Entertaining Musical

Fast Yet Entertaining 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 musical about Junie B. Jones. I honestly thought that I would never write those words. Junie B. Jone...

So You Wanna Be a Star?

So You Wanna Be a Star?

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” for your family? Were Disney movies your go to movie to watch with friends? Did you ever dream of ...

On the Road Again

On the Road Again

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 with the drums. A deep breath and the curtain opens in a new town. Homework and  football games no longer ...

Hilarious Yet Emotional Look At Family and Love

Hilarious Yet Emotional Look At Family and Love

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 and George S. Kaufman, tells the story of Tony Kirby and Alice Sycamore, played by seniors Marcus ...

Out of Woods to “Into the Woods”

Out of Woods to “Into the Woods”

Mackensey D, 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 in their auditorium for they will be building a new one very soon. While it was very cool to be a part o...

Time Ticks On

Time Ticks On

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 your dad took his medicine. Then you sit through a whole day of school and late night rehearsal...

Game Of Crowns

Game Of Crowns

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 which is special to the Cypress area: Mr. Cy Woods. 30 guys, six competitive categories, four voting...

Miller Outdoor Theatre

Miller Outdoor Theatre

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, and it holds performances through the whole week. The atmosphere is laid-back and casual, making for...

Person of the Week: Tressel Eckman

Person of the Week: Tressel Eckman

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 will be held at Cinco Ranch High School, and Cy Woods will be sending a ComedySportz team....

The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On

SavannahH, Staff Member

September 20, 2017

The Cy Woods Theatre Company opened The Buddy Holly Story on September 15th, the same week school began. The cast and crew endured seemingly endless rehearsals and persevered through time crunches in hopes of opening their show on time. Auditions for The Buddy Holly Story started back in May of 20...

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