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Performing View-Merry New Year!

Performing View By Kaye Osborn

Merry New Year! It’s time to welcome in 2012 with a theatrical performance. I hope you were able to catch Prospect Theater’s musical Jacques Brel is Alive and Living in Paris! It was simply mesmerizing! The staging, the performers, the musicians and the songs were captivating. Sure do miss having a critic in the Bee, don’t you? Get involved and comment on the local performances and check the ModestoView Calendar to get the most up to date info on local stage performances. There are lots of good events for kids coming in 2012 and January starts off great.

January Children’s Theater at the Gallo Center for the Arts Tickets available at the Gallo box office or on-line.

The Stinky Cheeseman: Jan. 26, 7 PM, tickets $8-$15 A children’s favorite story comes to life. The characters bounce in and out of fairy tales for preschool through third grade. How cool to see preschool included. Great show for a child’s first theatrical experience.

PeterRabbit and Friends: Jan. 29 2PM and 4PM, tickets $8-$15 WatchBeatrice Potter’s story come alive! For grades K-2.

Many local theater groups are in rehearsal including:

Lakewood Youth Theater: How the West Was Wild, On stage March 9 and 10 at Lakewood School

Stanislaus Literacy Center Fundraiser: All I Ever Needed to Know, I Learned in Kindergarten at the Martin Peterson Event Center, Feb. 17 and 18

Prospect Theater Project: Dinner at Prospect Theater Feb. 3-26

Beyer High and Johansen joint production of Grease coming in March.

Check out your local high schools and colleges for more theatrical opportunities. Our local talent will amaze and entertain you! for all of the performance info.



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