One act performance is Friday

Patrick Fisher, The New Prague Times
The cast and crew of New Prague High School’s one act play prepare for a practice on Tuesday, Jan. 22. The students will hold a public performance at the high school auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25. (Patrick Fisher Photo

New Prague High School’s one act play, “Basketball Play,” has a free public performance at 7:30 p.m. this Friday, Jan. 25, at the high school auditorium, 221 12th St. NE.

The production is an original piece written mainly by the New Prague students with Director Ben Thietje providing some guidance. Students approached Thietje last spring about an idea they had for a one act. He liked it and encouraged them to work on it. To allow the students time to work on the play, Thietje cast the one act much earlier than he typically does, near the end of September as opposed to the end of November. The extra time was used for script meetings between the students and Thietje. This is the second time Thietje and NPHS students have created their own one act.

“Basketball Play” is about a group of high school theater girls who are forced to......

To see more on this story pick up the January 24, 2019 print edition of The New Prague Times. 



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