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The Light In The Piazza

by Lorie Lewis Ham

StageWorks Fresno is one of the newer local theatre companies in Fresno, having got its start in 2010. Its artistic director Joel Abels got the idea to start the company while living in New York, but his roots in Fresno go all the way back to when he performed with Good Company Players Junior Company as a youth.


by Lorie Lewis Ham

The Light In The Piazza opened this past weekend to mostly sold out crowds. This is only the second show by a new theatre company in Fresno, StageWorks Fresno, and both of their shows have been some of the best theatre I’ve seen in the area.


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