“Absence makes the center develop fonder.”
The pandemic has reiterated the reality of this proverb in some ways during the last two-plus years. Individuals, locations, issues, you identify it, and we’ve missed it. However the loneliness and darkness of an empty theater stage was swept away in dramatic trend this previous weekend when the Camden Excessive Faculty music division raised the curtain and introduced down the home with their spot-on, Broadway caliber rendition of the musical “Chicago.”
With the superb position casting, the sturdy management and vary of the vocals, the combination of contemporary and classic dance choreography, intelligent and efficient units and costumes, and a jazz orchestra that included a few of the space’s most beloved musicians, this manufacturing had all of the components essential to ship the high-energy, jaw-dropping present skilled by the packed auditorium.
This was such a welcomed and great distraction from the worldwide, nationwide, and civic plagues which have occupied a lot of our ideas for too a lot of our days. Did I point out that this was a free present? God bless Camden Faculty District for providing this extraordinary reward to the area people that continues to wrestle every day to seek out societal, monetary, and religious options.
Lastly, since March is as soon as once more musical month, I problem you, it doesn’t matter what age or background, to discover and attend one in every of these examples of boundless expertise, constructive deserves, and unprejudiced unity, and depart not feeling just a bit bit higher about humanity!
— Christopher Klara, Rome