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  by Bruce Strand, Arts Editor The Disney musical “Beauty and the Beast” will be presented by Zimmerman High School with Olivia Hanson and Joey Briggs in the title roles. “The play is filled with beloved, well-known characters, entertaining dialogue, touching moments and lively songs and dances,” said director Jon Paleshewski. “It is truly a [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Arts Editor The Von Trapp children and their captivating governess Maria will be singing “Do-Re-Mi” and “My Favorite Things” and other classic songs at Spectrum High School next weekend. “The Sound of Music” is scheduled for Friday through Sunday, directed by Dan McLaughlin. “The play is shaping up really well,” said [...]

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  “It’s time to get out the dictionaries!” So announces Hope Murray, referring to Rogers High School Theater Department’s upcoming musical “Twenty-fifth Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” The Tony-award winning play will be presented in four performances March 20-23 — Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. — at Rogers [...]

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      by Bruce Strand, Arts editor Zimmerman High School’s one-act play “Of Winners, Losers, and Games” was presented Tuesday evening as a free performance for the public and as a tune-up for sub-section competition coming up Saturday. Written by O.B. Rozell, this was a kind of morality play set “somewhere in the cosmos” [...]

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  Zimmerman High School will enter the one-act play competition with “Of Winners, Losers and Games,” announced director Jon Paleshewski. “This is a drama about life, where a husband and wife play out a tragic scene against a background of fantasy,” said Paleshewski about the plot penned by O.B. Rozell. They will debut at the [...]

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  Zimmerman High School actors were challenged to present a long-beloved American story last weekend. The youngsters succeeded in eliciting an emotional response from the audience with their rendition of “It’s a Wonderful Life,” directed by Jon Palashewski. Audience members were seen craning their necks to intently follow pivotal scenes that were acted out in [...]

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