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Awkward Stage Drama takes on anti-bullying campaign


October 16, 2019

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Members of the Awkward Stage Drama Club read their parts for the play "Rutherford Wolf," Tuesday. The play by Thomas Hischak puts a different spin on an old fairy tale classic. Pictured left to right in front are: Owen Basso, Haley Agee, Alyssa Lewis, Kaley Lewis, Emily Dums and Miah Billie. From left to right in back are: Alexander Hunt, Hanna Castillo, Chloe Myers, Noah Hofstede, Vinnie Triggiano and Phoebe Napier.


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IRONWOOD - The Awkward Stage Drama Club is not just practicing to put on a play or two. The club is working toward a much bigger goal - an anti-bullying campaign. The club is comprised of sixth through 12th graders who are learning that there are two sides to every story. Through alternative fairy tales, the kids learn to consider the point of view of the often infamous bullies.

Currently the group is working to put on "Beanstalk," another version of an old classic. Next will be "Rutherford Wolf." Eventually, the club will practice to perform "Shrek...

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