Stars of East Lansing High School’s musical ready to perform

By Max Benoit
Entirely East Lansing

After months of preparation, the stars of East Lansing High School’s production of “Legally Blonde the Musical” are glad that it’s finally showtime. The lead actors were excited to get out and perform the first of their five shows on Wednesday, March 16. “Finally being on stage was one of the best feelings. It was like the fruit to your labor,” said Matt Wiesner, a junior who plays the role of Emmett. Wiesner was one of the stars of the show along with fellow junior Samantha White, who plays Elle.

Holt Senior High School Presents "Fiddler on the Roof"

By Liz LeCrone
Holt Journal staff writer

For many, the rewards of theater involve a successful opening night amidst great applause from an audience of friends, family and strangers. For the students of Holt Senior High School, the friendships made on and off the set were more than enough. On April 19, Holt Senior High School staged its spring musical. This year’s production was “Fiddler on the Roof,” a story of one town’s fight to maintain tradition in the face of outside influence. “My position was new when this building was new, so I am, actually, its first slave,” Jeff Miller, the theater director, says with a chuckle.