West Side Stories

All Aboard for Tosa West’s Production of Anything Goes!

All Aboard for Tosa West’s Production of Anything Goes!

Sam Sebastian, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2018

Come join Wauwatosa West’s acclaimed Trojan Players in their production of “Anything Goes”. Enjoy the classic Broadway play performed by the nationally recognized Troja...

Tech Crew Makes Musical Sing

Tech Crew Makes Musical Sing

Katherine McCabe, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018

The Spring Musical ¨Anything Goes¨ will hit the Wauwatosa West stage on April 20 but what many people do not know or see is the tech crew behind the scenes. Over 30 students...

Broadcast – Fall 2013 Show

November 22, 2013

Wauwatosa West students Maddy Carroll and Sam Frederick present stories about Black Student Union, music artist Brynn Marie's visit to Tosa West, and the fall play Our Town.

Our Town Comes To Our Town

November 7, 2013

The Fall Trojan Players theater production Our Town uses the strong acting of veteran cast members, in the absence of extensive props. Running this weekend and next, the play’s direction departs from the traditional productions performed at West, but offers important lessons. “The play gives us insight to what it means to be human and provides life lessons,” said Wauwatosa West junior Nathan...

Footloose: Movie or Musical?

November 24, 2011

Well, as you probably know, Wauwatosa West recently had another triumph in the theater department with their production of Footloose. This musical is based on an 80’s film in which a big city kid, Ren McCormick, moves to the country town of Beaumont and fights to repeal a law that bans dancing. Footloose was also was recently remade on the big screen. Clearly there’s only one thing to do: review...

Play Preview: Footloose

November 4, 2011

Whatever the circumstances, people love a good story. Whether it be about rebellion, love, gossip, or anything else, tales and stories draw people in, and now Tosa West is putting on the famous story of Footloose. This production demands from the actors up to two hours of sometimes nonstop singing in the auditorium in preparation for the November 4, 5, 6, 11 and 13 showings. According to play director...

West Theater Presents Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare April 14,15,16

April 12, 2011

 "To be, or not to be, that is the question." High school theater directors may ask themselves this exact question when determining what play to choose for their cast. Many run away from Shakespeare’s plays for the mere fact that it does not typically attract large crowds and may be considered too challenging for a high school cast, which frightens them; but Wauwatosa West is fearless. The Wauwatosa...

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