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Season opens for Turlock theatre
PennTeller headshot
The Turlock Community Theatre will begin its 2011-12 season with comedy and magic duo Penn and Teller on Sept. 23. - photo by Photo Contributed

The Turlock Community Theatre has announced the line-up for the 2011-12 season and started selling tickets.

The season’s shows include headliners in both rock and roll and country music, a famous magical act, and a Broadway musical.

The theatre has eight shows scheduled for the season, beginning with comedy and magic duo Penn and Teller on Sept. 23. Additional shows are: Lindsey Buckingham on Oct. 18; Jackson Browne on Nov. 11; Wynonna on Nov. 12; Manhattan Transfer will perform a Christmas show on Dec. 21; the musical “Damn Yankees” will be staged Feb. 16; musical revue “In the Mood” is set for March 8; and singer Michael Cavanaugh closes the season with a show on March 23.

“We’re hoping that we have put together a good variety for everybody,” said theatre manager Kit Casey.

Ticket prices vary depending on the show and seat location. The box office number is 668-1169 or can be reached online at

To contact Sabra Stafford, e-mail or call 634-9141 ext. 2002.