Fresh Ink

GHS Theatre Program to Present Fresh Ink

A collection of 7 student and alumni authored plays

The Gloucester High School Theatre Program will stage it’s fall show November 13 and 14 at 7:00 p.m. and November 15 at 2:00 p.m. in the Gloucester High School Auditorium. Fresh Ink is a collection of seven original plays written by GHS students and alumni. Each will be making their will be the world premiere in this production.

The diverse plays that comprise Fresh Ink include a serious story about teens trying to shake off the labels they are given in high school, a hilarious look at the world’s worst dinner, a soap opera, and an absurdist vision of travel. GHS Theatre Program Faculty Advisor Sophi Hopkins observed, ‘The scripts are full of exciting characters, great stories and touching moments. It’s clear that the student authors have put a lot of heart and imagination into their creations.’ Additionally, a team of student directors will lead fellow students in bringing the works to life.

Fresh Ink reflects GHS talent in every aspect of its creation. Tickets are $5.00 for everyone and can be purchased at the door. For more information about the GHS Theatre Program and sponsorship opportunities email

Fresh Ink Details:

A Case of Cosmic Claustrophobia by Rose Pleuler (GHS Class of 2009, now at Emerson College), directed by Patrice Kelly, 2012

I’m Not What You Think I Am by Patrice Kelly (Class of 2012), directed by Paul Davis (Class of 2011) & Eric Brown (Class of 2010)

Shut Up Alarm Clock by Alea Capello & Elise Nicastro (Class of 2011), directed by Hannah Morris (Class of 2012)

Ted, by Hayden Wilson & Alex St. Peter (Class of 2010), directed by Taidge Mathieu (Class of 2012)

Around the Water Cooler by Eric Brown (Class of 2010), directed by Hayden Wilson, (Class of 2010)

So, This is My Life by Tom Martin (Class of 2011), directed by Alexis DiGregorio (Class of 2010) & Sarah Bowling (Class of 2011)

Mortal Dilemma by Jaret Sears, (GHS Class of 2009, now at Watkins College of Art and Design), directed by Sophi Hopkins, GHS Theatre Program Faculty Advisor