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King’s Players

by Kristeina Wolfert



Hanford is known for Dairy Industry (especially the ice cream), but the Temple Theater is noteworthy as well. Home to the Kings Players, the non-profit organization puts out four staged shows per year at the Historic Landmark. The third installment, Wait Until Dark, is opening Friday September 4 and runs through Sunday, September 27.

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by Corey Ralston



The Kings Players in Hanford are gearing up for their 52nd season. This season promises a lot of fun performances and maybe even a few chills.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



This past weekend I went to see The Foreigner in Hanford and it was a riot! If you are looking for something light, fun and clever, that will make you laugh, don’t miss this one.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham




The comedy play The Foreigner just opened in Hanford. KRL took a moment to chat with the show’s director, Corey Ralston.

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Lost In Yonkers On Stage In Hanford

IN THE May 21 ISSUE

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



Lost In Yonkers presented by the Kings Players opens in Hanford opens May 30. We took a moment to chat with the show’s director Jennifer Toledo.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



2013 has been another interesting year of theatre in the Valley. While there weren’t as many new and edgy shows, there were a lot of really good ones.

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The Bus Stop On Stage in Hanford

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



This weekend The Bus Stop opens in Hanford presented by the Kings Players. KRL chatted with the show’s director Lindsey Surratt about the show.

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50 Years of Broadway On Stage in Hanford

IN THE September 11 ISSUE

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by Lorie Lewis Ham


If you enjoy musical theatre then you don’t want to miss the Kings Players production of 50 Years of Broadway, currently on stage at the Temple Theatre in Hanford. This show was put together in honor of the Kings Players 50th year of producing plays.

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Everybody Loves Opal, and you should too!

IN THE March 14 ISSUE

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by Corey Ralston



To celebrate their 50th Anniversary season The Kings Players have decided to take a trip back to where it all began and produce the very first show that was ever performed by the players in 1963, Everybody Loves Opal, by John Patrick.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



This weekend the latest installment of the Throttlebottom series, Throttlebottom’s Salute to Early Television, opens in Hanford presented by the Kings Players. This weekend the latest installment of the Throttlebottom series, Throttlebottom’s Salute to Early Television, opens in Hanford presented by the Kings Players.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



This past weekend Cat On A Hot Tin Roof opened in Hanford at the Temple Theater, presented by the Kings Players. If you’re looking for a night of serious theatre that takes you to another time and place, this is the play for you.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



At KRL we like to profile local actors and directors to spotlight some of the incredible talent that is in our local theatres. This week we are profiling Corey Ralston from Hanford who is an actor and director who works primarily with the Kings Players who perform at the Temple Theatre. Corey is also on their board of directors.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



This past weekend The Curious Savage opened in Hanford, presented by the Kings Players, and I had the pleasure of seeing it. It was a nice change of pace after all of the musicals I’ve seen lately to catch a straight play, and this one was a perfect blend of comedy and drama.

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Harvey: On Stage in Hanford

IN THE March 16 ISSUE

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by Heather Parish



On March 11, the Kings Players in Hanford opened their first show of the 2011 season, the American classic Harvey. Heather Parish took a moment to ask a few quick questions of the production’s leading actor, Sandy Brown.

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