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SHINE! Youth Theatre

by Terrance McArthur



The Fairy Godmother waves her wand and Cinderella’s rags magically transform into a beautiful ball gown and glass slippers…that is so retro-Disney.
In Shine! Youth Theatre’s Cindy! A Cinderella Pop Musical, the Fairy Godmother wears glasses, the wand is a soap-bubble shooter, the glass slippers are classic-black-lace-up basketball sneakers, and the skirt of the ball-gown….well, that really is the stuff of fairy-tale magic.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham


Recently I stumbled upon another Fresno theatre company for children, SHINE! Youth Theatre. Since I had not earlier known of their existence, I thought perhaps some of our readers didn’t either so we decided to introduce you. Hope you enjoy our chat with their founder and artistic director Tony Sanders.

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