Shakespere: Troupe to perform modern adaptation, ‘Love’s Labours Tossed’

Liam Crider walks down the set of

Michael Raphael, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

In William Shakespeare's play Hamlet, Hamlet tells the audience, "The play's the thing."  This year, the Shakespeare Troupe's spring performance will be a thing never seen before, when it opens this evening, April 25, on the Swartz stage at 7:30pm. Senior performer Brady Chilson discussed the ch...

A bit of both worlds: Student-athletes participate in Shakespeare

Sophomore Olivia Renault and junior Max Haseman perform in a scene from William Shakespeare's play,

Kaitlyn Peck, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

William Shakespeare never ran cross country, but CHS students can while also bringing his works to life. CHS has a wide variety of students who not only take part in athletic events but also performs in the arts. While both activities may appear strenuous to an athlete’s schedule, they are still able t...

Behind the scenes: Students prepare for Shakespeare spring production (Video)

Each Shakespeare production includes a great deal of planning and work behind the scenes.  Check out our video for more glimpses into the action behind the scenes.

Claire Neiberg

April 9, 2018

Merry Wives of Windsor Swartz Auditorium April 19-21 7:30 pm Free, donations accepted     [analytics-counter]

Shakespearean Success: CHS honors Hench for dedication to Troupe

CHS principal Jay Rauscher presents Biondo-Hench with a dedication plaque for the new display.

Periscope staff

April 3, 2017

Macbeth. The Tempest. A Midsummer Night's Dream. All have been brought to life on the stage of the Swartz auditorium, a tribute to the unwavering dedication of Shakespeare Troupe adviser, Sue Biondo-Hench, and the hundreds of students that have participated on stage and behind the scenes. Thanks to counseling center secretary Betsy Richwine (and ...

25th annual student-directed Shakespeare festival takes the stage

Two students practice their scene for the Shakespeare festival. The actors take the stage on Thurs Dec 1 at 7pm.

Carol Etzel, Staff Writer

December 1, 2016

On December 1 at 7:00, the Student-Directed Shakespeare festival will be held in the Swartz Auditorium. Students in 12 different troupes will be performing scenes from 11 different Shakespearean plays. They have been working since the beginning of the school year to perform for friends, family, and...

Love and loss take the stage: Shakespeare Troupe to perform ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Seen here showing off their impressive numbers and stage design, the members of Shakespeare Troupe, led by adviser Sue Biondo-Hench, will present 'Romeo and Juliet' on the Swartz auditorium stage Thurs April 21-Sat April 23, starting at 7:15pm.

Ariel Parker, News writer

April 15, 2016

Violent delights will have violent ends when the CHS Shakespeare Troupe holds their production of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet in the Swartz auditorium on Thurs April 21 through Sat April 23, with a Renaissance Faire starting at 7:15pm and curtain going up on the show at 7:30 pm. Admission for the ...

Have you Herd? Shakespeare Troupe to perform ‘Macbeth’

To get ready for the big day, the Shakespeare Troupe practices their sword fighting skills.  Performances start April 23.

Morgan Dellinger, School Beats Manager

April 7, 2015

Come out this year to Carlisle High School to see the Shakespeare Troupe perform Macbeth. The production will be held on April 23 (which is Shakespeare’s birthday) and will also be performed on the 24 and 25. English teacher Sue Hench runs Shakespeare Troupe and teaches the affiliated class, w...

‘All the school’s a stage’: Shakespeare Troupe readies for Fall Festival

Senior Catherine Bloom is excited for the Shakespeare festival.

Spencer Pechart, A&E Writer

October 4, 2013

Humor, drama, tragedy, and comedy: all in one night. On December 5, the event of the season will soon occur: The Shakespeare Fall Festival.  Going into its 23rd year, as adviser Sue Biondo-Hench says, "All the school's a stage!" Students from each grade are welcome to attend this year's much-anticipated festival. CHS...

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