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Comedy And Improv Bring The Bard To Life

OAKHURST — In a bold move, theatrically speaking, students at Yosemite High School are mounting a comedic play with attempts to condense all of the Bard’s works into one 90-minute production. Now, the community is invited to see the results as the Badgers present The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged). The show opens on Thursday, May 2 through Saturday, May ...

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“Makin’ It” Dramedy Explores Surviving High School

OAKHURST — The Yosemite High School (YHS) Theater Arts Department presents the dramatic comedy Makin’ It, a play about surviving high school. Curtains rise in the YHS theater for two nights only: Thursday and Friday, Mar. 7 and 8. Performances begin at 7 p.m. and tickets are $5 for everyone. Makin’ It follows a young woman who tries to reinvent ...

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The Red Velvet Cake War On Stage At YHS

OAKHURST — Two theater arts students in the Yosemite High School class of 2019 are taking to the stage in order to create a legacy. And they’re doing it in a really funny way, as in, you’ll laugh your way through this familiar show. Cindra Jimenez and Haley Hammond are directing and starring in The Red Velvet Cake War — ...

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Yosemite High School Theater: Putnam County Spelling Bee

OAKHURST — Yosemite High School presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee on Wednesday, Apr. 4 through Saturday, Apr. 7. The show starts at 7 p.m. in the YHS Theater. “I hope people will come out and support our show, and the arts at YHS,” says Theater Arts teacher Lars Thorson. “Many people told me that with all of ...

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Shake It Up Shakespeare At Yosemite High

OAKHURST — Get ready for Shake It Up Shakespeare, the newest production out of the Yosemite High School Theater Arts Department, designed for your entertainment and playing two nights only at a theater near you. Tickets are $3 for all ages, and the show starts at 7 p.m., for Shake It Up Shakespeare, as it opens on Thursday, Jan. 25 ...

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Minarets High School Presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

By Isabel Olivas —  COARSEGOLD — It may be a tale as old as time, but this year the Minarets Drama Club is putting on Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. To date, this will be their biggest production yet and the actors are working tirelessly at rehearsals. According to the Drama Director, Mrs. West, they will be taking a minimalist ...

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Theater, Music, Art, Imagery: Diary Of Anne Frank At YHS

OAKHURST — The Yosemite High School Theater Arts Department presents the classic coming of age story told during World War II, from a young girl’s perspective, in The Diary of Anne Frank. The production will be presented in a Living Museum theatrical format, says Department Chair Lars Thorson. That will include live music, video projections, and a degenerate art show ...

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Yosemite High Theater Arts Sows “Wild Oats”

OAKHURST — Yosemite High School Theater Arts Department is proud to present Wild Oats, a comic romance of the old west by James McClure. The show opens this week, on Thursday, Apr. 20. Wild Oats runs for three nights through Saturday, Apr. 22, at the YHS theater, starting at 7 p.m. The raucous comedy combines a little bit of Shakespeare, ...

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Sabrina King’s Mission Improvable At YHS

OAKHURST — Yosemite High School senior Sabrina King has been a member of the school’s theater arts department for all four years of attendance, and for her senior project, she’s raising money for the cause. In conjunction with the YHS Advanced Theater Arts class, Sabrina will present Mission Improvable on Thursday and Friday, Mar. 30 and 31, in the Yosemite High School ...

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Yosemite High Theater Festival Standouts

OAKHURST — Yosemite High School Theater Arts students enjoyed the process and earned awards at the Lenaea Theater Festival in Folsom last month. The Lenaea Festival is the largest high school theater festival in Northern California, with more than 60 schools participating in the program. Yosemite High School seniors Zoe Bush and Kelly Ravel earned special Judges Awards for their ...

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