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Visalia Community Players

by Nancy Holley



Think you know Little Shop of Horrors based on the movie or high school productions you may have seen? Think again! Symbolism and nuances abound in the Corey Ralston directed version at the Ice House.

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Respect On Stage In Visalia

IN THE January 22 ISSUE

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by Nancy Holley



Looking for fun? Let the Visalia Players entertain you with Respect, a musical journey through 20th century America. Director Leeni Mitchell describes Dorothy Marcic’s history of cultural change from 1900 to 2000 through American songs as continually evolving.

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Love, Loss and What I Wore: On Stage in Visalia

IN THE November 20 ISSUE

FROM THE 2013 Articles SECTIONS

by Nancy Holley



If you are a woman or ever had a woman in your life, Love, Loss and What I Wore is for you. The play’s storyline of memories evoked by clothing is based on the best-selling book by Ilene Beckerman as well as stories associated with friends of the playwrights Nora and Delia Ephron.

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by Nancy Holley



Drop into 1944, via Tennessee Williams’ classic drama, The Glass Menagerie and visit a time when war is ending, the economy is shaky, and a family is attempting to maintain relationships without understanding.

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by Nancy Holley



Want a wonderful way to celebrate our nation’s anniversary? Join the cast and crew of G. I. Jukebox in a delightful patriotic evening reminiscent of the World War II USO shows with stars such as Bob Hope and Bing Crosby.

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Force of Nature On Stage At The Ice House

IN THE May 1 ISSUE

FROM THE 2013 Articles SECTIONS

by Nancy Holley



Steven Dietz’ Force of Nature dramatizes how our best laid plans often go awry and emphasizes the sameness of the power of life forces regardless of the era. From the present to the 1800s and back, Force of Nature describes the struggles of human nature against forbidden desires.

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by Nancy Holley



Edward Albee’s Tony award winning play is being presented by the Visalia Players. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf has the unity of time, place, and action associated with Greek theatre. The story unfolds and resolves in a single evening at the home of George and Martha.

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The Arts Consortium

IN THE January 19 ISSUE

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by Irene Morse



There are many articles and notices about visual and performing arts events happening locally in Tulare County. Most of the articles will have, “Member of the Arts Consortium,” as part of the by-line and some will be accompanied by the logo. It is a mystery to most people, however, just what an arts consortium is.

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Doubt On Stage In Visalia

IN THE January 16 ISSUE

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by Nancy Holley



Situations are not always as they seem, but sometimes they are. When the safety of children is at stake, the price is too high to take chances. The Visalia Players production of Doubt presents such a circumstance.

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A Tuna Christmas On Stage At The Ice House

IN THE November 28 ISSUE

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by Nancy Holley




Are you and your family ready for a great time that puts you in the holiday spirit? We have the perfect answer – A Tuna Christmas presented by the Visalia Players. The eccentric residents of Tuna, Texas will have you rolling in the aisles with their hilarious antics.

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8 On Stage In Visalia

IN THE October 31 ISSUE

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by Nancy Holley



8 is a docudrama depicting both sides of the controversial issue of same-sex marriage. Using transcripts from the trial in Federal District Court and interviews with those involved including the plaintiffs, Dustin Lance Black chronicles the fight for marriage equality, which began when the American Federation for Equal Rights (AFER) challenged the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8.

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by Nancy Holley



Russell Henderson and Aaron McKinney had no idea that their actions, rooted in ignorant fear, would cause a community to unravel and send waves of shock and disbelief across a nation. The Laramie Project is a docu-drama created by the Tectonic Theater Project in search of answers. Why was Matthew Shepard savagely attacked? Was Laramie, WY a town filled with hate? What could have been done to prevent the actions of Henderson and McKinney?

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