Tournament of Plays Shows Off Theatrical Talent

Tournament of Plays Shows Off Theatrical Talent Photo
On May 5, the High School West Thespian Troupe 2035 held its 49th annual Tournament of Plays. The competition tasks graduating seniors with casting, designing, producing and directing their classmates in a 10-minute play. The 2017 best production went to “Surprise,” directed by Samantha Waldvogel. The cast was also awarded best featured actor and best featured actress. Pictured (from left): High School West theater adviser Jim Brannigan, senior Samantha Waldvogel, sophomore Kristin Butler, sophomore Julie Stewart, sophomore Ethan Olson, junior Ciara Burke and High School West Assistant Principal Christopher Elsesser.