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by Lorie Lewis Ham

As Kings River Life continues to follow the Visalia Community Players production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee musical, for week four we are talking with Assistant Director Jennifer Toledo about designing the set.


Spring Awakening: On Stage In Fresno


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by Lorie Lewis Ham

This past weekend the first of several Valley Premieres of Tony Award winning musicals coming to the area this summer hit the Fresno Memorial Auditorium Stage. Spring Awakening, presented by The Underground @ CMT, opened to enthusiastic crowds and some local criticism for its content.


by Lorie Lewis Ham

The Visalia Community Players are presenting The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at the Ice House Theatre this August 17 through September 2 and Kings River Life Magazine is going to follow them on their journey to produce this fun musical. This will be a brand new adventure for KRL as we follow the production of this show from beginning to end and we are taking you our readers on the journey with us.


by Lorie Lewis Ham

This weekend something brand new hits the stage at the Reedley Opera House, but with some very familiar songs and “characters”. Legends is a musical and comedy review that pays tribute to celebrities such as The Rat Pack, Marilyn Monroe, Buddy Holly, Patsy Cline, Sonny & Cher, Judy Garland, Kate Smith and more.


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