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Eagles soar into world of Narnia

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  One of the goals of a theater production is to transport the audience into another world, a world in which other people solve problems not our own; ...
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Shrek raises roof : Middle level students rock

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  The Nederland Middle Senior High School theater program has a guaranteed successful future in the next, at least, six years. When a large group of sixth, ...
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NHS Songs for a New World : Powerful, inspiring

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  If you missed last weekend’s “Songs for a New World,” you missed one of the most profound, moving performances ever put on by the Nederland High School ...
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Mountain Movers enchant audience

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  There is nothing more adorable than a three-year-old in a tutu working her hardest to take the right steps or make the right moves. They watch everyone ...
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NHS thespians meet New World challenge

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Before the cast of Songs for a New World began rehearsals they were asked to listen to the songs and mark the ones that moved them, that they felt passionate ...
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Shrek II : A show for all ages

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  There’s nobody that doesn’t love the large, awkward, bulbous ogre who has become the icon of shy kindness and gentle heroism. Shrek, the large, yellow-green, ...
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New effort begins to save Belvidere Theatre

Linda Detroy, Central City.  Central City and Gilpin County governments are looking for ways to work together to save the 140-year old Belvidere Theatre. Gilpin County commissioners ...
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NMSHS performs CATS: perfectly powerful

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. In one of the last rehearsals before spring break, the Nederland Middle/Senior High School Cats cast had a run-through from the top and were ...
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Eagles soar in spring musical : Peter Pan

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. The lead in the Gilpin School’s production of Peter Pan has never acted on stage before. She has never sung in front of an audience and she has never ...