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Plan A to B to C: Chicago canceled, Rent canceled, pre-show traditions stay alive

Although the show has been canceled, the musical participates shared many happy memories together.

Elle Chen, Production Manager

May 15, 2020

This Friday, May 15, would have been the Upper School Spring Musical’s opening night for "Chicago". But due to the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak, all "Chicago" performances have officially been canceled.

Minnesota theaters temporarily close with a laugh, well wishes

The Brave New Workshop, a sketch and improv comedy theater in Downtown Minneapolis, brings laughter with their marquee in the uncertain times of COVID-19.

Nikolas Liepins, Contributor

March 27, 2020

In response to executive orders on coronavirus issued by Gov. Tim Walz, theaters across the Twin Cities have closed, but they haven't given up their duty to entertainment.

[EPISODE 2] Fall Play Behind the Scenes: Rehearsal

Henry Burkhardt, Photo / Video

October 15, 2019

Rehearsals have now started for the Upper School Fall Play, The Madwomen of Chaillot. The play will premiere on Nov. 22 in the Huss Center.  

Spring Musical transports audience into twisted fairy tales

Jack, played by senior Max Moen, sings

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline Editor

May 20, 2019

This 2019 version of Into the Woods was a successful performance, beautifully executed.

Every(man) examines the themes of life

US Theater director stands in an illustration from Every(man), the play he will direct this fall.

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Editor

September 25, 2018

Theater Department Director Eric Severson has anounced that the fall play for 2018 is Everyman. It incorporates characters as metaphors for life themes, which will hopefully cause the audience and actors to reflect on the world and people's roles. The play will be on Nov. 16 and 17 in the Huss Center.

US Theater takes on Rent

Seniors Maya Shrestha, as Mimi Márquez, and Ned Laird-Raylor, as Roger Davis, perform

Jack Benson, Editor in Chief

May 21, 2018

For the cast and crew of Rent, the production provided both a history lesson and an opportunity to walk in another person's shoes.

Peter/Wendy earns starred performance at state

Peter/Wendy earns starred performance at state

News in Brief

February 9, 2018

Judges rave over Peter/Wendy performance.

[THEATER REVIEW] The Secret in the Wings created unique and refreshing entertainment

Junior Max Moen grieves in front of a group of faceless singers during rehearsal.

Noah Raaum, Videographer

November 22, 2017

The Secret in the Wings is a play full of twisted fairy tales, nightmares and death.

Classical Actors Ensemble will inhabit Huss Center stage to perform As You Like It

The Classical Actors Ensemble will visit St.Paul Academy and Summit School to perform As You Like It.

Clare Tipler, RubicOnline Production Manager

February 15, 2017

The Classical Actors Ensemble will perform As You Like It for SPA on the Huss Center stage on Feb. 15. Students in Shakespeare, ninth graders, and those with period 4 free are welcome to attend.

Students prepare for spring musical Les Misérables

Upper School Theater Director Eric Severson and choreographer Karis Sloss oversee Les Misérables rehearsals. “Those big rehearsals are a challenge. But it’s rewarding and it always pulls together in the end,

Boraan Abdulkarim, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2016

The Upper School spring musical Les Misérables began rehearsing before spring break. Students have been practicing choreography, singing, and acting with the guidance of US Theater Director Eric Severson. Performance dates are on May 20-21 at 7:00 p.m. and May 22 at 4:00 p.m. in the Huss Center.