The Man Behind the Curtain: Andrew Sinclair

By Alexa Bits

December 6, 2012

Theater members are standing in the Black Box in small, scattered groups talking, laughing, and occasionally doing a few dance moves. Among them, positioned by a table located on a stand slightly above the floor is director Andr...

“Chicago” Razzle Dazzles the Crowd

By Mara Shapiro

May 14, 2012

Students and staff alike stroll into the Robert L. Johnson Auditorium laughing, talking, and searching for seats. More chatter ensues until the lights dim and it is time to start the show.  "Chicago" begins with Velma Kelly, se...

“The Phantom Tollbooth” is a Hit

By Mara Shapiro

December 15, 2011

  Not many people have heard of "The Phantom Tollbooth." As Theatre Director Andrew Sinclair said, "It's one of those hidden gems." Based on the book by Susan Nanus, the play really is a gem for people of all ages. No matter if you're 5 or 55, you will laugh and sympathize wit...

Theatre to Present ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’

By Mara Shapiro

December 8, 2011

Niles West Theatre will present its annual children's play, this year's being "The Phantom Tollbooth," Thursday,Dec.8 through Saturday, Dec.10  in the Robert L. Johnson Auditorium. The play is based of the children's book by Norton Juster. It tells the story of a young boy named Mi...