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The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

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The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

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Looking forward, senior Austin Barwick raises the curtains during the Tiger Theatre Companys rehearsal on Dec. 13, 2023. Theater practices every day from 4-7 leading up to their show.

All that jazz

Story by Kateleigh Crowson, Staff Writer December 14, 2023

As the fall semester of the 2023-2024 school year comes to an end, the Tiger Theatre Company will work up until the last week before final exams in preparation for their musical “Chicago.” “Chicago”...

Junior Julius ricks dances as Fred Casely during the theater rehearsal of Chicago the High School Edition in the Performing Arts Center on Dec. 2, 2023. Texas High School Theater will perform in the PAC on Dec. 14-16, 2023. Tickets may be purchased at TTCTHS.BOOKTIX.com. The show is intended for audiences 13 years old and up.

Risking the risqué

Story by Oviya Justin, Copy Editor December 13, 2023

Sparkling flapper dresses, sharp suits and silk shirts. Speakeasies, jazz, prosperity and crime: all aspects that characterize the Roaring 20s, an era recently brought to life on the stage of the Sullivan...

Senior Riley White performs a skit at the annual Howdy Camp hosted by the Tiger Theater Company on Aug. 18, 2023. Theater showcases their program to new members giving them an opportunity to get to know each other before the season starts.

Tiger Theatre Company kicks off their season

Story by Kateleigh Crowson, Staff Writer August 31, 2023

The Tiger Theatre Company held their annual Howdy Camp event on Aug. 18, 2023 in the Sullivan Performing Arts Center. Incoming theater students enjoyed games, bonding, sweet treats, and hearing about different...

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...

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