The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

Undead Dilemma: Character Ben, of “Night of the Living Dead,” played by sophomore Maya Depies, struggles beneath the grasp of zombie, played by sophomore Cailyn Durbin, during a run-through of the winter play. Actors later performed this frightening scene live Friday, Dec. 8.

A dead-icated performance

Kaitlyn Jiang, co-a&e editor
December 22, 2023

South’s winter play, a chilling adaptation of the 1968 film Night of the Living Dead, took center stage in the Drama Dance Room earlier this month with a blend of seasoned and novice theater members,...

The Final Bow

The Final Bow

Ellory Moran, staff writer
May 19, 2023

Senior Lila Becker looked out at the audience, tears streaming down her face and confetti flying around her, as she took her final bow. It was the closing night of Mean Girls, and Becker’s last time...

A cinematic renaissance

Jack Rogula, asst. opinions editor
February 17, 2023

Cinema is dying. It’s been a prevalent topic for both the film community and audiences for years, and it’s a claim that one could very easily be swayed into believing. The “evidence” of contemporary...

Freshman-sophomore play takes center stage

J-writers*, Staff writers
September 30, 2022

Enormous audiences, blinding lights, and remembering your lines. These elements can act as deterrents for many novice actors who may be more prone to stage fright or intimidated by the competitiveness...

Everyone Theatre Project promotes inclusivity

Everyone Theatre Project promotes inclusivity

Jame Sewell, Staff writer
April 5, 2022

Inclusivity, collaboration, and art all describe the Everyone Theatre Project, which debuted at South on March 17. Through an entirely student-led performance, Everyone Theatre Project brought new opportunities...

STUPENDOUS STAGE CREW:  Stage Crew members, juniors Emma Isaacs and Dru Tibbetts, work together on the sound board to change the lighting of the stage. Stage Crew creates unique sets for each production they work on.

Stage Crew creates bonds, constructs individual sets

Lauren Lashley, staff reporter
December 22, 2017

On stage, students in costumes bow to thunderous applause, large smiles plastered on their faces fueled by an intense rush of adrenaline. Invisible to the audience, students dressed in black stand offstage,...

SERIOUS ON STAGE: Striking actor Shia Labeouf’s signature pose on stage, senior Jake Biales entertains audience members during one of Comedy Troupe’s skits for this year’s Variety Show. Through both his participation in Comedy Troupe skits and his YouTube channel, Biales says he wants to be able to craft and tell stories.

Jake Biales reflects on theater involvement at South

Corinne Shaw and Kathy Yoo
April 22, 2016

Every student at South has some sort of talent that makes them stand out, according to senior Jake Biales. He realizes these unique attributes in his peers while having some of his own. Biales has found...

Load More Stories

Comments (0)

The Oracle intends for this area to be used to foster healthy, thought-provoking discussion. Comments are expected to adhere to our standards and to be respectful and constructive. As such, we do not permit the use of profanity, foul language, personal attacks, or the use of language that might be interpreted as libelous. Comments are reviewed and must be approved by a moderator to ensure that they meet these standards. The Oracle does not allow anonymous comments, and The Oracle requires a valid email address. The email address will not be displayed but will be used to confirm your comments.
All The Oracle Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest