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It’s Summer Melodrama Time at GCT!

OAKHURST–The Golden Chain Theatre invites you to enter the hilarious world of classic American Melodrama “MALES ORDER BRIDE” and embark on a journey of historical theatre. Brace yourself for an evening of engaging performances, over-the-top characters, and on-stage mayhem like never before. Our story begins with four bachelors ordering brides to come out West, where women are in short supply.  ...

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Classic Car Show Supports Golden Chain Theatre Classic Community Theatre

OAKHURST—Oakhurst boasts one of the best community theatres anywhere—the Golden Chain Theatre. Combine that with classic cars, and you’ve got a dynamite combination. Come out to celebrate both classic cars and community theatre at the Golden Chain Theatre Center Stage Classic Car Show. The event takes place at the Oakhurst Community Park from 9 am to 2 pm on Saturday, ...

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Shakespeare in Yosemite Presents “Romeo and Juliet”

MERCED– Just in time for Earth Day and William Shakespeare’s birthday, Shakespeare in Yosemite is putting the final touches on its production of “Romeo and Juliet.” The new adaptation features several current and former UC Merced students, park rangers, Yosemite National Park employees, and community members. The 90-minute performance is full of live pop music and has been adapted to ...

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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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