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Langley High Wins Theatre Festival

The school will compete at the Regional event on Saturday, Feb. 8.

Photo by Andrew Wantula

Saxon Stage's production of "Fearful Symmetry," written by Alan Haehnel and directed by senior Jamie Joeyen-Waldorf, won the VHSL Conference 6 One Act Competition at James Madison High School on Saturday, Jan. 25. It is the first time in Saxon Stage history that Langley has won this event. Langley competed against Yorktown High School, Hayfield Secondary School, James Madison High School, Fairfax High School, McLean High School, South Lakes High School and Washington-Lee High School.

Langley High School along with the runner-up, Washington-Lee High School, will go on to compete at the Regional event at Lake Braddock Secondary School on Saturday, Feb. 8. The cast in this production include: Madeleine Chalk, Mary Long, Mary Margaret Chalk, Nick Regan, Rachel Mayman, Alexis Apostolou, Natalie Harris, Hayley Wenk, Kathleen Welch, Lily Brock, Bridget Fitzgerald, Tyler Larkworthy, Jamie Goodson, Vivian Vaeth, Sydney Copp, Sivan Tretiak, Andal Paul and Andrew Wantula. Katie Studabaker is the stage manager and Mikey Mellis ran the sound and lights. Kathryn Bailey composed and directed the music and Kirsta Hackmeier was the costume designer. Valerie Karasek is the theatre teacher and director at Langley High School.