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Sophomore Carly Hickerson has many responsibilities as a stage manager.

The meaning of managing

Story by Stephanie Jumper, Editor-in-Chief March 30, 2022

The velvet curtain opens, lights illuminate the stage and she plops down on a chair as black as her outfit, making herself comfortable for the 40 minutes of performance. As each light fades off the actors,...

Sophomore Tyler Unger as Bull, senior Dane Bullock as Edward Tulane and sophomore Riley White as Lucy travel together during a scene in The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane.

Rabbit on the run

Story by Gracie Tucker, Staff Writer March 8, 2022

Bright lights shine down as sweat glistens on their foreheads. The announcer calls the name of the show about to be performed for the first time. Nerves are all over the place as the clock starts, and...

Musical memories

Musical memories

Story by Stephanie Jumper, Editor-in-Chief December 11, 2021

The image of the stage she sits on shifts into a blur as her eyelids slowly open and close in an attempt to maintain consciousness. Trembling fingers lift herself up as rehearsal comes to a close and she...

While having many other responsibilities, sophomore Tyler Unger rehearses his role in Tiger Theater Companys Fall musical, Annie.

Rest over work

Story by Liberty Maldonado Cowan, Staff Writer November 17, 2021

It’s been a long day of sitting and listening and you’ve just been trying to make it through the day without falling asleep. You were up all night studying for three different tests and are just ready...

Senior Maddie Frost embraces Annie in the Tiger Theatre Companys dress rehearsal of the play Annie. The show opens Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Sullivan Performing Arts Center on the Campus of Texas High School.

Anticipating Annie

Story by Doug Kyles, Editor-in-Chief November 4, 2021

Make way for “Annie,” brought by the Tiger Theatre Company. The Great Depression era show is on track to become one of TTC’s biggest shows in years. The musical itself is a monster, with 40 plus...

Editors-in-chief Cate Rounds and Peyton Sims work together or planning their next print in-depth story.

More than one leading role

Story by Cate Rounds, editor in chief May 26, 2021

Since I was 10-years-old, acting was my dream. I longed for the chance to be in the spotlight. Everytime the lights enveloped the stage with its warm, inviting hue, my heart filled with glee.The theatre...

Cast members Maddie Frost, Lia Graham, Beth Dietze, and Anabeth Icenhower preform Silent Sky in their UIL One Act Play competition. The show advanced to the 5A Region II on March 24, 2021 in their home theater.

Reach for the stars

Story by Taylor Bayonne, staff writer March 31, 2021

Many young actors and actresses crowd around a laptop in a dressing room hoping, wishing and praying that all their hard work will finally pay off.  Little did they know, they would do something that...

Junior Jeremy Creek performs as the only male character in the One Act Play put on by the Tiger Theatre Company. The five actors competed along with their tech crew at Sulphur Springs, advancing in the UIL competition.

The sky is the limit

Story by Doug Kyles, news story March 10, 2021

On Thursday afternoon at Sulfur Springs High School, the curtains closed on the Tiger Theater’s company’s district performance of Silent Sky, a modern historical play by Lauren Gunderson. As the company...

Junior Maddie Frost and senior Lia Grahm perform during Tiger Theater Companys UIL One Act Play, Silent Sky. The Tiger Theater Company has been constantly hard at work in preparation to compete.

Playing the past

Story by Doug Kyles, news editor March 1, 2021

Behind each and every scientific breakthrough there are more names than the one who gets credit. Tiger Theatre Company’s next production does more than tell a story, it highlights some of the unknown...

Seniors Mason Smallwood and Zane Johnston rehearse for the upcoming fall play Puffs. Ticket can be preordered for the Nov. 7, 8 and 9 showing.

Places for scene two

Story by Zoe Rushing, staff writer October 29, 2020
Practicing for hours all throughout the week. Auditioning for the roles they desire. Performing at the end of it all and getting a round of applause.
Junior Cate Rounds flies through the air as Peter Pan during dress rehearsal. This is the first time that Tiger Theater has had the opportunity to use a flying harness in a show.

Peter Pan to the PAC

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor January 22, 2020

This upcoming weekend, Peter Pan will be soaring to the PAC featuring the Tiger Theatre department. The cast has been hard at work for the past few months with back to back rehearsals morning and nights....

photo from americanshakespearecenter.com The Hands of Time tour

Return of a classic drama

Story by Cate Rounds, staff writer February 27, 2019

The American Shakespeare Company is back in Texarkana for their touring performance of “Antigone” featuring a pre-show filled with live music from the actors. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m....

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