Emma Greene Raises Money with her Painting in Vaudeville 2019 [The Southerner]

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Logan McClain, Photographer
December 13, 2019
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Gibson Southern High School senior Emma Greene dropped jaws this past weekend at Gibson Southern Theatre Department’s production of “It’s A Good Vaudeville, Charlie Brown.” In one of Greene’s performances, she painted a portrait of one of her inspirations, Elton John. Not only did she complete the painting in only a matter of minutes, but painted with the canvas upside down.

 “Painting is relaxing,” Greene said… CONTINUE READING

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It Was a Good Vaudeville, Charlie Brown [The Southerner]

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Jenna Stallsmith, Managing Editor
December 12, 2019
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Gibson Southern Theatre opens their forty-sixth theatre season with Vaudeville 2019: It’s a Good Vaudeville, Charlie Brown, directed by Mr. Adam Bledsoe with the help of Lisa O’neal and Demetra Tolley. Vaudeville is a compilation of dances, skits, and songs all performed by students at Gibson Southern. Vaudeville is the most involved at Gibson Southern, with… CONTINUE READING

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Announcing Season 46, 2019-2020

Breakfast with Santa

November 9, 2019

Gibson Southern Theatre is hosting a Breakfast with Santa on November 9, 2019 at Carriage Inn in Haubstadt from 8:00-11:00AM. Join us in your favorite PJ’s for a delicious breakfast and drink for only $8.00. Carry-out is also available.

All proceeds from this year’s Breakfast with Santa will help support the family of Deven Pohl. A 2018 graduate of Gibson Southern High School, Deven Pohl served as a followspot operator with the lighting crew for four years with Gibson Southern Theatre. Deven was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, an aggressive form of cancer, in mid August 2019, … READ MORE

Vaudeville 2018 Tickets on Sale!

Gibson Southern Theatre opens their forty-fifth theatre season with Vaudeville 2018: Under the Big Top. Vaudeville is a community favorite production and the single largest event at Gibson Southern High School with over 185 students involved. Vaudeville 2018: Under the Big Top centers around Mr. Lockhart the soon to be retiring ringmaster and the circus he has called home for the majority of his life. The production runs November 30-December 2, 2018 and is directed by Mr. Adam Bledsoe with assistance from Mrs. Lisa O’Neal, Mr. John Spradley, Mrs. Demetra Tolley, and Mrs. Kathy Parks.

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Vaudeville 2016 Tickets on Sale

Gibson Southern Theatre opens their forty-third theatre season with Vaudeville 2016: Deck the Halls.  Vaudeville is a community favorite production and the single largest event at Gibson Southern High School with 195 students involved this year.  Vaudeville 2016: Deck the Halls centers around the Greene family as they prepare for their last holiday season in the family home they have known for the last thirty years.  The production runs December 2-4, 2016 and is directed by Adam Bledsoe with assistance from Lisa O’Neal and Lyndsi Gruszewski.

With Mr. and Mrs. Greene’s children raised and moved out of their family READ MORE

Dancers performing "Holiday" by Green Day

Here We Come!

It’s almost Vaudeville weekend, and it is perfectly normal to be nervous and tired, as the cast and crew are now. As we approach the weekend of show, the cast and crew are having to stay later and later during the week to make everything performance ready. For the past three weeks, all crew members have been here almost everyday, setting their cues and working on stage props to make sure everything is ready for show. For the past four weeks, the cast members have been here every week to work on tweaking some major aspects of their skits. It … READ MORE

The cast of The Phantom of the Opera performing "Masquerade"

My Vaudeville Experience

Vaudeville begins tomorrow and the cast is becoming anxious.  Preparing for Vaudeville is tedious, but the hard work always pays off.  This year, I am a part of four wonderful groups, and each one of the groups have been hard at work memorizing lines, choreographing, and nailing those high notes.  Of the four groups I am in, two involve several people.  The cast of The Phantom of the Opera-which will make way in March 2013- will be performing the musical number “Masquerade”.  In this number, the entire cast will portray party goers at a fabulous party at the opera … READ MORE

Vaudeville to feature A “Singing in the Rain” and “Umbrella” Performance

The third period theatre arts class at Gibson Southern is attempting something new to be featured at this year’s annual Vaudeville production. This act will be at the end of Act I right before intermission of Vaudeville 2012: Live!. The class has been working on a mash-up of “Singin’ in the Rain” and “Umbrella,” which is to be sung by Senior, Lauren Fuhs, and Junior, Kolten Turner, as well as some choral help from the rest of the class.  In addition to being sung, the song will have a choreographed routine with umbrellas and, believe it or not, rain.  Since … READ MORE

What to Expect in Vaudeville

Vaudeville 2012: GSTD Live! is just a week away and the Gibson Southern thespians are hard at work in rehearsals. So what can you expect from all this hard work?

Well this year’s Vaudeville will be set up around the “taping” of an episode of Saturday Night Live. Audience members will get to see everything during the show as well as lots of adventures behind the scenes too. It’s an exciting blend of music and comedy.

The show will include everyone’s favorite SNL classics (Spartan cheerleaders and Matt Foley both make appearances), as well as some modern favorites (Kristin Wiig … READ MORE

Vaudeville 2012: GSTD Live!

Vaudeville 2012: GSTD Live!

GSTD Live! serves as the theme for this year’s production. The audience will be transported to New York City to witness a night of entertainment which looks very similar to the legendary Saturday Night Live. Over 180 students will make up the cast and crew for the single, biggest event at GSHS. All of the singing, acting, and dancing will be sure to leave you tapping your foot, on the edge of your seat, or laughing yourself silly.

Last school year,the second semester theatre classes were given an amazing challenge. Theatre Director, Matt Hart, proposed a new assignment for the … READ MORE