The Talon

Missed the Fall Play? Here’s your recap!

Emily Imes, Reporter

November 26, 2018

CFHS presented the Drama Department's Fall production of Once Upon A Bride There Was a Forest from November 8th to November 10th, and was directed by Deborah Hansen and Marcus Salley. The play was centered around a girl named Josie, who is soon to be married and wants to find her estranged father in...

One More Chance To See “Once Upon A Bride There Was a Forest”

One More Chance To See “Once Upon A Bride There Was a Forest”

Emily Imes, Reporter

November 9, 2018

The Drama Department's Fall production of Once Upon A Bride There Was a Forest runs from November 8th to November 10, at 7pm each night. Admission is $5. The play is centered around a girl named Josie, who is soon to be married and wants to find her estranged father in order to invite him to the weddin...

Shrek The Musical

Anne Johnakin, Reporter

April 26, 2018

Shrek performances are on April 26th at 7 p.m, 27th at 7 p.m, and 29th at 2 p.m and 7 p.m. Tickets are being sold for 8 dollars during lunch blocks and will be 10 dollars at the door.

Vote for Forge Drama !

Ava Alferez, Reporter

March 16, 2018

Our school's drama program has been nominated for the 2018 Best of the 'Burg in Best Live Theatre award! You can vote through this website by registering and clicking on Entertainment & Leisure and then Best Live Theatre. Voting is open through Friday, March 16....

Alex Pawlica On His Shrek Audition

Alex Pawlica On His Shrek Audition

Anne Johnakin, Reporter

February 26, 2018

No matter which way you spin it, auditioning for anything is scary, especially when singing is involved. Recently, auditions and callbacks for the school musical, Shrek, took place, leaving students with either success or horror stories. Alex Pawlica (‘20) is one of the many students who auditioned,...

A Day in the Booth

A Day in the Booth

Patrick Strong, Reporter

February 13, 2018

Being a high school light or sound technician is more demanding than one might think. These people are the unsung heroes of stage productions and without them the show could not go on. Justin Holtschneider (‘19) is technically considered the “Master Electrician” of the crew. The crew consists...

VHSL Regional Competition This Weekend

Hannah Feeken, Editor

February 7, 2018

Forge Drama's VHSL show, "Do Not Go Gentle," won first place in the Regional One-Act competition on February 3. Lilly Mamon ('20) won best actor and DJ Cruz ('19) won honorable mention. Forge will hold the Super Regional Competition this Saturday. "Do Not Go Gentle" will perform at 12:30.

Spring Comedies Come To Forge

Grace Mamon, Reporter

May 4, 2017

Forge’s signature spring musical will be replaced this year with two full length comedies: Is He Dead? and Rumors. Is He Dead? will be performed on May 4 and 6 at 7 p.m. and Rumors on May 5 at 7 p.m. and May 6 at 3 p.m. Saturday’s double feature will offer a $3 dinner in between shows. Tickets wil...

How It’s Done: The One-Act Festival

How It’s Done: The One-Act Festival

Hannah Feeken, Managing Editor

February 6, 2017

This week the stage will be set with countless chairs, couches, and tables. Costumes will carefully be taken off their racks. People will scour the school for mirror space. The actors will prep backstage by reciting lines or performing pre-show rituals. Then, when all is set, the annual One-Act Fest...

One Acts Opening

Sophia K. Dalberg, Reporter

February 6, 2017

This week marks the showings of the school's annual one act shows. They will be held February 9-10 at 7:00 pp.m. in the auditorium, and it will cost $5 to attend. The showings will consist of four 25-30 minute student written shows; two of the shows are comedies and two are dramas.  

Last Showing Of “The Shout”

Sophia K. Dalberg, Reporter

February 6, 2017

This Wednesday, at 7:00 p.m., there will be a showing of the VHSL competition show, The Shout. It will be held in the auditorium. The event is completely free but donations can be made to the department at the event. This will be the last chance to see the show that won their conference last weekend....

Forge Drama Invites You To “Be A Light”

Sophia K. Dalberg, Reporter

January 13, 2017

This upcoming Thursday, January 19th, Forge drama will be hosting a Be A Light event in the auditorium. The event will be from 5-6 p.m. and stands for creating a safe space for everyone. The flyer reads as follows: "We will join together and pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, particip...

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