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EDITOR’S NOTE: WITH THE CURRENT CRISIS ALL SHOWS HAVE BEEN CANCELED OR POSTPONED, HOPEFULLY THERE WILL BE GOOD NEWS IN A FEW WEEKS.

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Good Company Players’ 2nd Space Theatre

928 E. Olive Avenue
Fresno, CA 93728
559-266-0660

Current show: Enchanted April

Performance Dates: Postponed until possibly April 15- April 19, 2020

Thursday Shows 7:30 pm curtain $20 general admission; $18 students/seniors
Friday & Saturday Shows 8 pm curtain $20 general admission; $18 students/seniors
Sunday Matinee Shows 2pm curtain $20 general admission; $18 students/seniors

To order Tickets call 559-266-0660 or 800-371-4747

2nd Space Theatre’s Upcoming Show


Reedley’s River City Theatre Company

Located in the Historic 1903 Reedley Opera House
1720 10th Street
Reedley, CA 93654
559-638-6500

Current show: Big River

Performance Dates: Jul 10, 2020 – Jul 26, 2020

Thursday Shows 7:00 pm
Friday & Saturday Shows 7:30 pm curtain
Sunday Matinee Shows 2pm
Tickets range from $10-$30

To order Tickets, call 559-638-6500 or 866-977-6500 or you can order them online.

Upcoming Show: Legends, Grand Ole Opry


Roger Rocka’s Dinner Theater

1226 N. Wishon Avenue at Olive
Fresno, CA 93728
559-266-9494

Current show: King and I

Performance Dates: Postponed to at least April 15 – May 17, 2020

To order Tickets call 559-266-9494 or 800-371-4747

Roger Rocka’s Dinner Theater’s Upcoming Shows


Woodward Shakespeare Festival

Summer performances take place on the WSF Stage in the North-east 12 Acres inside the Friant/Fort Washington entrance of Woodward Park in Fresno, California. (7775 Friant Road, Fresno, Ca, 93720). The area is a cool, grassy meadow, with trees offering shade from the Fresno sun. A map can be found on their website.

Current shows: Summer 2020

Thursday, Friday & Saturday Shows 8pm curtain FREE
$5 park entrance fee per car ($3 for Fresno residents)
Seating on a reserved or first come first serve basis
Bring a dinner or buy a snack at the park
Gates open at 7pm


Enchanted Playhouse Theatre Company in Visalia

Current show: TBA

Performances: TBA

Performance Location: Fox Theatre in Visalia

Evening Performances at 7 p.m.
Saturday performances @4:00 pm

For more information and a link to purchase tickets visit the event page for this show: www.facebook.com/events/474407910159332


Visalia Players

Ice House Theatre
410 E. Race Avenue (at Santa Fe Street)
Visalia, CA 93291
Reservations: (559) 734-3900
Theatre: (559) 734-3375

Current show: ALL SHOWS HAVE BEEN CANCELED FOR THE TIME BEING

Performances: fall 2020

Evening Performances at 7:30 p.m.
Matinee’s Sunday’s at 2 p.m.

Pricing:
Individual General Admission $16; student $8 (tickets more at the door)

More information on the Visalia Community Players


Kings Players

Temple Theater
514 E. Visalia Street
Hanford, CA 93230
For Tickets Call 559-584-7241

Current show: ALL SHOWS CANCELED FOR THE TIME BEING

Performances: TBA
Friday & Saturday Evening Performances at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday Matinee’s at 2 p.m

Tickets:
Adults – $12 online and $14 at the door
Seniors & Students – $10


Children’s Musical Theaterworks

Children’s Musical Theaterworks mailing address
2425 Fresno St, #101
Fresno, CA 93721
For Tickets & Information Call (559) 442-3140

Performances at:
Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium
2425 Fresno St.
Fresno, CA, 93721

Current show: Les Miserables School Edition

Performances: July 10-19
Thursday, Friday, & Saturday Evening Performances at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday Matinee’s at 2 p.m
Ticket Prices $14-$22


Selma Arts Center

Selma Arts Center
1935 High Street
Selma, CA 93662
Phone: (559) 891-2238

Current show: Tarzan

Performances: April 17 – May 2

Thursday, Friday, & Saturday Evening Performances at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday Matinee’s at 2:00 p.m

Tickets are $13-$21. Tickets are on sale now at the Selma Arts Center Box Office, 1935 High Street, Selma. Tuesday – Friday, 1pm-6pm.

Sierra Rep Opens Their Legendary 2020 Season with Camelot

SONORA, CA – Sierra Repertory Theatre opens their Legendary 2020 Season with a different take on the classic musical Camelot. With book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe, Camelot tells the story of the idealistic King Arthur who led Britain against Saxon invaders in the late fifth and early sixth centuries, a fable that was later adapted in T.H. White’s book The Once and Future King, which was later turned into the musical. This new small-cast version has been adapted by David Lee. While one could say that the piece was adapted to make the show more affordable for regional theaters, the reworking is brilliantly done, putting a sharp focus on the three main characters and transforming it to an intimate story of love, hope and leadership. With a rich score boasting such gems as “If Ever I Would Leave You,” “I Loved You Once in Silence,” “The Lusty Month of May,” and of course, “Camelot,” Lerner and Loewe’s fantastical masterpiece triumphed on Broadway in a legendary original production that led to a film version and numerous revivals in New York, London and across the globe. Sierra Rep’s new production will be directed by the theatre’s founder Dennis Jones.
Idealistic King Arthur hopes to create a kingdom built on honor and dignity, embodied by his Knights of the Round Table. His ideals, however, are tested when his lovely queen, Guenevere, falls in love with the young Sir Lancelot, and the fate of the kingdom hangs in the balance.
Camelot is still well-known as the wistful, inspirational musical about a leader of conscience and a commitment to the ideals of better, fairer government. Not to mention, a reminder of a bygone administration headed by John F. Kennedy that, at the time, adopted the musical as an avatar of its own aspirations. Camelot is a shining example of how a work of popular entertainment, when it comes along at the right time, can embed itself in the public imagination and acquire social resonance.
“When I read the sparkling new adaptation by David Lee, I couldn’t imagine another show I would be more excited about directing,” says Dennis Jones. “SRT’s first production of Camelot in 2001 (directed by Frank Latson) was a huge, lush, multi-set affair with a cast of almost thirty that ran over three hours. This adaptation has pared down the cast to eleven, a unit set and will run around two hours. At the heart of this play nothing has changed and that’s what makes this Camelot so exiting to direct. We are still engrossed by Arthur’s quest for his utopian society. And, throughout the journeys and travails of Arthur, Guenevere and Lancelot, we are continuously enveloped by the romantic Lerner and Loewe score everyone loves. (In my opinion, their most romantic.)”
The role of King Arthur will be played by Jerry Lee* (SRT’s Cabaret, Route 66). Courtney Glass* (SRT’s Annie, White Christmas; Broadway’s The Woman in White) will return to play Queen Guenevere. Lancelot will be played by Brian Krinsky* (National Tour of Anything Goes), who will be making his SRT debut. The cast includes Lake Wilburn as Mordred, Brian Michael Henry as Sir Lionel, Christopher David Roché as Sir Sagramore, James Smith as Sir Dinadan, with Abigail Campbell and Laura Millar as Ensemble, all making their SRT debuts. Returning to SRT are Atticus Narron (Holiday Jukebox/SRT Jr), Fiona Mowbray (White Christmas) and Amy Mannon (Ring of Fire) who will be adding live percussion.


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