Tyler McCutchen studies for AP U.S. History exam

November 25, 2013 | 6:46 p.m. CST
Tyler McCutchen studies in his room for his Advanced Placement U.S. History exam that is scheduled to be taken the day after the show closes. Being a part of a musical is highly demanding, especially the week of the performances, which is called "tech week." "Tech week is awful. We have rehearsal from 6 to 10 p.m. No homework and no sleeping. I've yawned so many times these past two days," McCutchen said.

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