Issaquah students star in ‘Spring Awakening’

March 18, 2014

Two Issaquah High School students will star in Youth Theatre Northwest’s production of “Spring Awakening.”

Senior Kylie Fletcher is set to play Wendla, while sophomore Emma Bensten plays Frau Gabor.

Tackling issues of sexuality, suicide, abortion and homosexuality, “Spring Awakening” aims to be a powerful and riveting ride through the trials and tribulations of teen life.

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Squak Valley Players present ‘Under the Hulder’s Spell’

November 19, 2013

The Squak Valley Players invite the entire community to Issaquah Middle School’s latest production, “Under the Hulder’s Spell.”

Performances are at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 22 and 23, and 2 p.m. Nov. 23. The school is at 400 Second Ave. S.E.

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Maywood Middle School to produce ‘Wonka Jr.’

April 6, 2010

Seventh-graders (from left) Ali Whittles, Mikayla Nudelman and KJ Winegar — who play Mr. Bucket, Grandma Georgina and Grandpa George, respectively — read during a rehearsal for ‘Wonka Jr.’ By Tim Pfarr

Maywood Middle School has teamed up with the Mercer-Island-based theater group Youth Theatre Northwest to produce “Wonka Jr.” for the school’s annual musical.

The play is being produced through the stage company’s Show to Go program, in which the company teams up with schools to help produce a play or musical by providing a director, sets, costumes and a choreographer. Read more

Youth Theatre’s ‘Robin Hood’ stars local actor

November 6, 2008

Issaquah’s Ross Johnson has the lead role in Youth Theatre Northwest’s production of ‘Robin Hood,’ which opens the theater’s 25th season Nov. 7.

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