The Ward Stories
from Mary Ward Secondary School
Drama students at Mary Ward CSS tell the truth about stress, gender, music, and more.

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In our final episode of this season, we return to the Philippines with “The Mananaggal”. In this comedic twist on a creepy legend, an ignorant young bride and her Lola must outwit both halves of the demonic Mananaggal before sunrise, or she’ll be…

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“The Moon Goddess” is the Chinese myth of the famous archer, Houyi, and his wife Chang’e, who becomes the Moon Goddess. This classic tale is retold by our Gr. 9 Drama students.
Performed by: Ella Huang, Jessica Zhang, Luxshiha Mahendran, Lisa Zhang,…

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Our final three episodes this season are based on the myths and legends of China and the Philippines, as told by the Gr. 9 Drama students. 
In “The Kapre”…a greedy tourist and a corrupt mayor want to destroy a forest to build condos. Can the…

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Part 2 of 2. Our final collection of Gr. 10 monologues, inspired by shoes, about mental health.
In Part 2….Jessie wants skateboarding in her future; Ryanna can’t live up to her sister; Kaera finds peace with being average; and Shyan worries about…

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Part 1 of 2. You know the saying, “You can’t know someone until you walk a mile in their shoes” ? The Gr. 10 Drama class used their shoes as inspiration for these original monologues about mental health. 
In Part 1…Erika loses a friend; Katrina find…

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Part 3 of 3. The Lost Cat is an award-winning play written, directed, and performed by the Gr. 11/12 Drama class. It won 4 awards at the National Theatre School Festival, and 2 awards at the St. Patrick Drama Festival.
In Part 3…Our story ends with…

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Part 2 of 3. The Lost Cat is an original play written, directed, and performed by the Gr. 11/12 Drama class. It won 4 awards at the National Theatre School Festival, and 2 awards at the St. Patrick Drama Festival.
In Part 2…we meet a flock of evil…

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Part 1 of 3. The Lost Cat is an original play written, directed, and performed by the Gr. 11/12 Drama class. It won 4 awards at the National Theatre School Festival, and 2 awards at the St. Patrick Drama Festival.
In Part 1…we meet a cat with a bad…

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Big Ace isn’t so big anymore.
Written by: Ryan Sano
Performed by: Jalen Mc Donald, Ryan Sano, Bianca Balde, Darius Hand, and Andrei Agustin
MUSIC

“Distilled”, by Nctrnm
“Someone Else’s Memories”, by Revolution Void

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Did someone order the revenge combo, with an extra large side of violence?
Written by Ace August Cantos. Performed by Peter Liu, Francesco Assenza, Ace August Cantos, Adam Klein Delan, and Christian Gerard Castro  Foley and SFX by Nathan “Evil Eddie”…

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Author

Mario Mabrucco
Teacher, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Ward Stories" is produced by the Drama program at Mary Ward CSS in Scarborough, ON. Each season is written, recorded, edited, and produced by students aged 14 - 18. We explore different themes and genres every year, as the culmination of our Drama studies.

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