Fox Valley's voice and choice for news.

The McHenry Messenger

Fox Valley's voice and choice for news.

The McHenry Messenger

Fox Valley's voice and choice for news.

The McHenry Messenger

Dancers and singers from this years musical revue  pose at the end of a  song during tech rehearsals. This years spring musical will take special precautions to ensure a safe performance, such as masks and social distancing.

Spring musical premieres this weekend

Emma Westermeier, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

The lights blind the actors as they take their places on the stage. The audience bustles with anticipation. Although only made up of about 25 people, they are excited as ever. The actors take their positions...

As tech week for McHenry High School’s 2021 Musical Revue begins in the West Campus auditorium, the cast dances through You Cant Stop the Beat from Hairspray

Gallery: Spring musical tech week

Kennedy Tetour, Art Director March 3, 2021

Though this year has been extra hard on students, the MCHS Drama Club has found a way to make it bearable. Students have been working tirelessly with the help of advisors Derek Galvicius, Tracy Tobin,...

Although it was never officially confirmed, most assume that Olivia Rodrigos hit drivers license was about High School Musical: The Musical: The Series co-star Josh Bassett, who taught her how to drive.

License revoked

Kiera Loewe, Social Media Director February 2, 2021

Record-breaking, dramatic, emotional — all these words fit Olivia Rodrigo’s new song, “drivers license” that was released on January 8. With tons of new development surrounding the song there’s...

MCHS Drama Club presents Chicago: The Musical in West Campuss Auditorium. Members of the cast all group together at the end of Razzle Dazzle sung by senior Jonny Krug who played Billy Flynn.

Gallery: Spring musical ‘Chicago’

Stacy Correra, Copy Editor March 3, 2020

McHenry High School students in drama club premiered the spring musical "Chicago" on February 28 in the West Auditorium. Students began rehearsals right after winter break and worked almost every day after...

This years spring musical Chicago will premiere on February 28 in the West Auditorium, which is being billed as student night.

All that jazz

Emma Snyder, Staff Writer February 21, 2020

After a long day of school, the cast and crew of the spring musical gather in the auditorium for the beginning of a three-hour rehearsal. Everyone rushes around preparing for the rehearsal ahead. After...

Although Cabaret Night is not widely advertised in the school, drama students from both campuses hope to express their love for musical theatre to others.

Drama Club hosts the second annual Cabaret Night

Stacy Correra, Copy Editor January 17, 2020

MCHS drama club will host its second annual Cabaret Night on Saturday, January 18 in the East Campus auditorium at 7 pm. Cabaret Night is an auditioned event where students participating will perform...

Kylee OBrien plays Mrs. Sullen in the play The Beaux Stratagem, the West Campus fall play. The play premiered on October 2 during a parent and faculty preview performance and ran the proceeding weekend.

During West fall play, students learn more about themselves

Stacy Correra, Staff Writer October 15, 2019

The lights shined brightly on the West Campus auditorium stage during the fall play "The Beaux Stratagem", radiating heat. On that stage in heavy, hand-made costumes, the cast said their lines naturally,...

Load More Stories