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BTA Showcase: Creating Joy During a Pandemic

Ella Kim ‘21

October 19, 2020

During these unprecedented times, students have sacrificed much of their lives. The pandemic has changed many aspects of what we consider normal. However, the theatre and music departments were able to bring some normalcy to ...

Five Fantastic Fall Flicks

Madeline Huie, ‘22

October 19, 2020

Do you like TV shows or movies? Do you like Halloween and Thanksgiving? Are you a Benet student? This article is definitely for you! Here is a compilation of excellent movies and TV shows for the season of fall. However, there ...

Falling into Binge Watching: Netflix Recommendations

Mattie Cieplak, ‘21

October 19, 2020

As fall sets in and the ominous Chicago winter approaches, we’re going to be forced from the outdoors back inside. With the pandemic, there’s probably not going to be much that’s safe to do with friends inside without soc...

Arts in Adaptation

Mattie Cieplak ‘21

July 30, 2020

During a typical summer, there are many ways to entertain and educate yourself. Whether it is taking an art class, joining a sport’s camp, or participating in local theatre; there is something fun to do. Yet, due to the pandemic...

The Arts in Quarantine

The Arts in Quarantine

April 20, 2020

Helping Those in Quarantine

Shannon Ahern '20

April 20, 2020

The world as we know it has been drastically altered. Hundreds of thousands of Americans have tragically been infected and/or affected by the Co-Vid 19 pandemic.  Schools are shut down for the remainder of the academic year,...

The Trip of a Lifetime

The Trip of a Lifetime

March 10, 2020

Joker: A Movie Goer’s Love and a Critic’s Nightmare

Josh Kaufman '20

November 19, 2019

From the beginning with Cesar Romero to Heath Ledger, many actors have played the iconic role of the Joker. Now, Joaquin Phoenix, three time Oscar nominee, has taken the role of the infamous Clown Prince of Crime in the film Jok...

What’s New in Broadway in Chicago?

Maggie Rhoads

November 19, 2019

This year, many Tony Award-winning musicals are making their appearance at famous Chicago theatres like the Oriental and the Cadillac. Some of these musicals are not shown in the media quite as much as Dear Evan Hansen or Ham...

Sing On! A Comedy about a Musical

Kelly Chism

November 7, 2019

Looking for a fun way to spend a cold November night? Come to St. Daniel Theater to see the Benet Drama Troupe’s fall play production of Sing On! by Chicago playwright Rick Abbot.  In this hilarious show-within-a-show, a loca...

ILMEA Competitions 2019

Adrian Paner '22

November 7, 2019

What is ILMEA? And why is it a big deal for singers and musicians? ILMEA, also known as the Illinois Music Educators Association, is a professional organization comprised of the band and choir directors across the entirety of Illinois...

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