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The play's the thing for seven WHS students


January 17, 2019

Seven Wahkiakum High School drama students have been rehearsing for two plays that they will be performing this Sunday in the 2019 High School One Act Play Festival, a competition at Stageworks Northwest in Longview.

Wahkiakum will be competing with drama clubs from Mossyrock, Skyview, and Washougal High Schools.

The event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.

The schedule is:

9:30 a.m. Loopy – Wahkiakum High School

10:30 a.m. Eyes of the Beholder – Wahkiakum High School

11:30 a.m. Lunch Break

12:30 p.m. Cyrano de Cinema – Mossyrock High School

1:30 p.m. The Universal Language – Skyview High School

2:30 p.m. The Least Offensive Play in the Whole Darn World –Washougal High School

3:00 p.m. Break and Judging Session

3:30 p.m. Awards Celebration

Two Wahkiakum students will appear in “Loopy” at 9:30 a.m. And at 10:30 a.m., one of those students will join five more to act in “Eyes of the Beholder.”

This is the second year for the festival. Last year, two Wahkiakum students won acting awards.

A panel of judges, comprised of regional community college theater instructors, will comment on each play. Acting, direction, and overall production quality will be considered.

Awards will be given for best performer, best supporting performer, best ensemble, best student director, and the top three plays.

The top three plays will be performed Jan. 25 and 26, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be $10 at the door or can be reserved by calling (360) 636-4488.


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