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PerformingView -Fall Has Arrived

A Time to Perform in October By Kaye Osborn

Fall has arrived and there are many dramatic offerings available in our area. Please consider supporting your local high school drama programs as well. If you would like to publicize your event in the ModestoView just send them to Let us know the dates, times, a brief summary, ticket prices and how to purchase them. We would love to spread the word and increase community awareness about your school shows.

Gallo Center for the Arts Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain One show only: October 5, 8 PM Tickets: $19-$69

Prisoner of Passion a powerful two-person play October 14, 3 PM Tickets $15-$35

The Sleeping Beauty, a timeless fairy tale October 28, 2 PM and 4 PM Grades K-5 Tickets $8-$15

YES Company YES Kidettes Winnie the Pooh Fall (dates TBD) Tickets:<> or YES Co. Box Office: 238-6850 Children under 2 will not be admitted

Modesto Junior College Othello October 19-21, 25-29 7:30 PM, 2PM Performing & Media Arts Center, MJC Tickets: General $10, Students and Seniors (62 +) $8

Prospect Theater Project Three Days of Rain, a complex and funny story about two architects in Greenwich Village during the 1960’s Sept. 28-October 21 Tickets $20 Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM, Sundays at 2:00 PM, the final Thursday 8 PM

Modesto High School Lend Me A Tenor is a comic ramp about the inner working of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company andtheir plans to host a gala fund- raiser with a world-famous tenor. However, things go terribly wrong with more than one case of mistaken identity. The show takes place in 1934 and features a cast of eight. Ticket prices are 5.00 for high school students and 6.00 adult/general. Tickets may be purchased at the door of the MHS Auditorium.

Beyer High School Charley’s Aunt performances are October 11th, 12th and 13th at 7:30pm and Oct 14th at 2pm. Ticket prices are $5 students/senior citizens and $7 general admission. All performances are in the Beyer Little Theater.

Enochs High School The Enochs Drama Department will present Don Zolidis’ play entitled “A Tiny Miracle with a Fiberoptic Unicorn” at Enochs on November 8-10 (7pm). Tickets are $6 for students and Senior Citizens and $8 general admission.

Davis High School Neil Simon’s Rumors will be presented on November 16 and 17 at 7:30 P.M. in the Davis High Little Theatre. Tickets are $6 for students, $8 for adults and tickets are available at the door.



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About the Author:

Kaye Osborn retired from Lakewood School in 2009. She taught Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing children for 34 years. Kaye continues directing the Lakewood Youth Theater and teaching the Lakewood Sign Club. She teaches American Sign Language at Modesto Junior College as well as a two-week Young Writers Camp held every summer at CSUS. Kaye is the Parliamentarian of the McHenry Museum docents. She loves giving school tours at the museum. Kaye is also involved in Delta Gamma Kappa, Epislon Nu. She is passionate about exercise and life. Her dream when she retired was to work out more everyday. You can find her morning, noon and night taking classes, teaching Zumba or playing disc golf. Her husband Jerry (of 39 years), also a retired educator, enjoys cooking gourmet meals, riding his bike or playing disc golf. On a weekly basis, Kaye and Jerry enjoy volunteering in their daughter’s kindergarten class in North Highlands. Being grandparents to a bubbly, adorable little boy named Glen, who was seven in March and to a sweet, lovable almost 4-year-old Charlotte, is the BEST! Kaye adores her family: Amanda, her husband Nate, Glen and Charlotte live in Fair Oaks and Megan, an 8th grade math teacher, her husband Art, and their dogs live in Modesto. Kaye is a recipient of numerous teaching awards including 2015 Outstanding Woman of the Year, Stanislaus Arts Council Excellence in Arts Education, Stanislaus County Teacher of the Year, Rotary Club Elementary Teacher of the Year and the Girl Scouts World of the Arts Excellence Award.