A select number of students are experiencing a unique lesson on the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, as they prepare for roles in a stage play about one of America's greatest tragedies.
The senior ensemble of Turlock Youth Performing Arts is going to the dark side with a more mature subject matter – death by plant. TYPA will present their rendition of "Little Shop of Horrors" this weekend at the Turlock Community Theatre, and the musical ventures where no TYPA production has gone before.
The Turlock Community Theatre has announced the line-up for the 2011-12 season and started selling tickets.
The Denair Gaslight Theatre, a booster of children's theater in the community, is expanding their theatrical reach with the staging of "Into the Woods."
The Denair Gaslight Community Conservatory's Starmites Program is bringing the classic story of "The Wizard of Oz" to their stage.
The feud between the Capulet and Montague families with its tragic consequences will be played out on the stage at California State University, Stanislaus.
The California State University, Stanislaus staging of "Debris," an unflinching drama dealing with the consequences of lifelong abuse, has been selected for a performance in the national spotlight.
Turlock resident Kelsey Verschelden is making her stage debut in the Playhouse Merced production of "Cinderella."
The theater arts are once again thriving at Denair High School as the newly-formed drama club debuts their inaugural play "Death By Chocolate."
Playhouse Merced is opening their new season with a production of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," starring Turlock native Keaton Williams.
Turlock Youth Performing Arts Senior Company will revive the classic story of sharpshooter Annie Oakley this weekend with their production of "Annie Get your Gun."
Bayard Stryker, a 1996 Turlock High graduate, was nominated for a 2010 Emmy Award for "Outstanding Short-Form Picture Editing."
Stryker's nomination was entered by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in recognition of a three-minute montage - a "Horror Tribute" - he prepared for the 82nd Academy Awards. The montage, which begins with the ominous, pulsating cellos of "Jaws," is an overview of nearly a century of horror films and consists of shots from more than 50 films.
Heike Hambley is promising a few beatings, a theft and even a possible demonic possession at Merced's Applegate Park on Saturday. However, park-goers need not worry since it will all be happening up on the stage as the Merced Shakespearefest stages "A Comedy of Errors.""It's going to be a lot of fun to watch," said Hambley, the founder and director of Merced Shakespearefest. "This is one of the funniest of Shakespeare's comedies.""A Comedy of Errors" was one of Shakespeare's first plays. The story centers around two sets of twins who were separated at birth ...
The story of little orphan Annie and her faithful canine companion Sandy is opening at the Denair Gaslight Theatre Friday night.The well-known musical stars 12-year-old Mary Curry as Annie; former Turlock City Councilman Kurt Vander Weide as the billionaire tycoon Daddy Warbucks; Esther Herrera as Miss Hannigan, the miserly matron of the orphanage; Carly Berich as Grace, Warbuck's secretary; and Henry, the golden retriever and border collie mix who is playing the role of Sandy.The musical is directed by John Armes and features a cast of 27 actors.The Gaslight's version of "Annie" is based on ...
The Turlock Community Theatre is bringing in some headlining shows for the upcoming season that managing director Kit Casey says, "Hit all the bases."