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THE LUHI ROAR

Lutheran High School Student News

THE LUHI ROAR

THE LUHI ROAR

Lutheran High School Student News

THE LUHI ROAR

LuHi Student, Alex Schultz Accepted into the Air Force Academy
LuHi Student, Alex Schultz Accepted into the Air Force Academy
Stella Bertsch, Writer • April 12, 2024
LuHi students pose with the children  they were serving on their Mexico mission trip
LuHi Missions Team Takes a Trip to Mexico
Hailey Berge, Yearbook Editor in Chief • April 8, 2024
LuHi Begins to offer Mental Health Services in the Counseling Office.
LuHi Begins to offer Mental Health Services in the Counseling Office.
Lauren Larson, Editor in Chief • April 8, 2024
LuHi’s Seniors Showcase: Frankenstein
LuHi’s Senior's Showcase: Frankenstein
Zissel Krett, Writer • April 8, 2024
Rebekah Jacob, who plays Dolly Levi, sings with flourish.
Hello Dolly! is a whirlwind of colors, love, and pure joy.
Lauren Larson, Editor in Chief • March 7, 2024

Lutheran’s production of Macbeth is chilling, mesmerizing, and unforgettable.

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Lauren Larson

Macbeth, a classic tragedy about ambition, greed, and murder is not an easy production, but LuHi Theater took it on and exceeded every expectation. The production does not shy away from its dark, oftentimes bloody atmosphere, but leans into it fully, creating a haunting tone that draws you into the story. 

The lead actors, Ryan Kliem and Rebekah Jacob, portrayal of insanity and desperation is entrancing and almost unsettling with realistic, frantic emotion. The dialogue between Lady Macbeth and Macbeth is so well done that it barely registers as the tricky English often associated with Shakespeare and his plays. It is clear that Kliem and Jacob poured their hearts into their roles, and it made their performances outstanding. 

The rest of the cast is no less impressive. The strength of each character draws you into the show and leaves you dazed by intermission. The dialogue is quick, smooth, and sharp. The minimal scenery makes the actors stand out and allows their hard work and talent to shine. Notable mentions include Elizabeth Parkes, who switched between witch and wife, bringing new characterization and depth to each of her roles. Vaughn Aarhaus’s dramatic portrayal of Macduff was impossible to look away from, as his passion and raw talent bled through each scene. 

Perhaps the most exciting part of the entire show was the stage fights. Swords clashed and brought the show to a fever pitch. Each fight’s choreography was masterful and intricate. Put simply, they were cool.

It was an excellent production, and everyone who has the opportunity to see the show absolutely should. While opening night may be sold out there are still three shows with available tickets. Click here and get your tickets. Don’t miss this outstanding production.

 

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About the Contributor
Lauren Larson, Newspaper Editor in Chief
Lauren is the Editor-in-Chief of the Luhi Roar. She is in 12th grade. This is her second year writing and editing for the Roar. In her free time, Lauren likes to read novels and listen to music.