Visalia Players

Visalia Players Presents Copper Creek Cabaret

by Jennifer Masters

The Visalia Players at the Ice House Theater is so thrilled to have their doors open once again! Coming up next at the Ice House Theater, Copper Creek Cabaret.
Directed by Jennifer Toledo and Pete Chambers, Copper Creek is a band that performs country, country rock, and folk rock and rock hits from the 50s through the 90s.

A Night in Vegas A Visalia Players Fundraiser at the Ice House Theatre

by Nancy Holley

A Night in Vegas, a fundraiser, kicks off the Players season on August 7. This gala event (dust off those party clothes that have been languishing in your closet) begins at 6:30 p.m. with cocktails and hors d'oeuvre in the Lobby of the Ice House. At 7:30 p.m. an evening of Frank Sinatra hits staring Jamie Hitchcock will kick off with an introduction by Visalia Players President Karl Schoettler.

Local Actor & Podcast Actor Sean Hopper

by Lorie Lewis Ham

Since theatre on stage is on hold right now (check out our recent article that checked in with many local theatre companies on what they are doing during this time), it seemed like a good time to feature some local actors who have also been acting on our podcast, Mysteryrat’s Maze. This week we chatted with local actor Sean Hopper who has been the voice of several of our episodes. Mysteryrat's Maze features mystery short stories and first chapters read by local actors.

Theatre in the Valley During Shelter-In-Place

by Lorie Lewis Ham

This has been a difficult time for everyone. Not only are businesses closed that aren’t essential, but all events have been canceled as well. Many of those events have found creative ways to happen virtually, providing mostly free entertainment for those of us stuck in our homes. Community theatre has been hit particularly hard, canceling their shows has not only been disappointing for everyone, but they also don’t have those ticket sales coming in to help pay the bills.

Beehive Presented By Visalia Players

by Nancy Holley

Join the Visalia Players for Beehive, the musical, a trip down memory lane, or for those who are younger, a peek into a time that was turbulent, jubilant, and by some, considered innocent. The 1960s was a decade that for women encompassed a transition from homemaker of the 1950s, picture June Cleaver (Leave it to Beaver) to the freedom of making their way in the world, envision Janis Joplin (Me and Bobby McGee).

Tribute to Gary Benjamin

by Nancy Holley

Gary Benjamin passed away December 29, 2019, leaving a huge hole in the hearts of all who knew him. Where do I begin to describe the impact of this honorable man on those whose lives he touched?



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