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Mark Norwood

A Christmas Carol On Stage at 2nd Space

IN THE November 13 ISSUE

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



My Christmas season isn’t complete until I have seen A Christmas Carol in some form, as it is one of my favorite Christmas stories. This year I got a jump-start on that by seeing it on stage presented by Good Company Players at 2nd Space in Fresno.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham


As KRL celebrate’s their third anniversary, we thought it appropriate to touch base with what’s happening at Reedley’s River City Theatre Company since our very first issue had a story about them and we have continued to cover their shows the past three years. So we sat down to chat with Mark Norwood, RCTC’s artistic director, about two shows they have coming up this summer-Legends Too! which opens May 31, and Les Miserables opening July 12.

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by Terrance Mc Arthur




The Reedley Opera House is an old-fashioned building. It’s the perfect place for old-fashioned musical “mellerdrammers.” The River City Theatre Company, for its tenth anniversary, has brought back the 2005 show that started the Fanny series of plays, Blossoms Up!

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



If you’re looking to see a show that is non stop laughs, A Royal Fanny, now on stage at the Reedley Opera House, is a must see! This is the latest in this series of original shows written by Reedley River City Theatre Co. artistic director Mark Norwood, along with his writing partner Darrell Devaurs, and a milestone for the writing team being their twentieth show together.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



The Valley has been blessed by the talented presence of Mark Norwood within its theatre community for many years and it seemed past time to do a local actor/director profile on a man who has influenced many of the actors we see on our local stages today.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



This past weekend Super Fanny opened at the Reedley Opera House, presented by Reedley’s River City Theatre Company. If you are looking to laugh, this is the show to see. It is an original show written and directed by Mark Norwood. His writing partner Darrell Devaurs wrote the music.

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by Cara Martin



“We strive to have a balanced theatrical season with original and smaller works anchored by our summer show. Guys and Dolls is well known and, while difficult on our tiny stage, it is a wonderful show.”

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



There are few sounds more beautiful than voices blended in perfect harmony performing a cappella, and it is not something you hear very often anymore. This is what Michael Angel thought when he put the group together. “I had not heard of an a cappella group in the area…”

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



Season ticket holders with Reedley’s River City Theatre Company have become very familiar with a recurring character named Fanny Feastyoureyes, created by River City Artistic Director Mark Norwood.

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