May 3, 2012 in Washington Voices

West Valley students to do ‘Nothing’

By The Spokesman-Review
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The drama department of West Valley High School will perform Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” nightly through Saturday. The cast, shown here April 28 with some of the crew, will be dressed in 1940s garb.
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‘Much Ado About Nothing’

The West Valley High School drama department will present the play at the school, 8301 E. Buckeye Ave., nightly through Saturday. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., the show starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $5 in advance or $8 at the door.

For more information, call the school office at (509) 922-5488.

The West Valley High School drama department is presenting “Much Ado About Nothing,” by William Shakespeare today, tomorrow and Saturday.

The play is at 6 p.m. Tickets are $5 in advance or $8 at the door.

The classic play follows two couples: Beatrice and Benedick and Hero and Claudio.

While Beatrice and Benedick proclaim they will never get married and they don’t even like each other, they are tricked into falling in love. Claudio and Hero are very much in love, but Claudio hears some gossip about Hero and leaves her at the altar.

The cast includes Caya Berndt as Beatrice; Katie Wee as Benedick; Allison Price as Hero; Ellen Postlewait as Leonato, Noah Berndt as Claudio; Bri Stansberry as Don John; Aaron Maddox as Antonio; Tara Carpenter as the messenger; Brandon Soth as the juggler; Annie McGuiness as Don Pedro; Maddy Stiles as Borachio; Marissa Lopez as Conrad; Taylor Cummings as Ursula; Sam Peterson as Margaret; Gail Gallaher as Dogberry; Bri McGarry as Verges; Kamara Berland as Friar Francis; Jacob Ratzlaff as the sexton; Mitch Olmstead as Balthazar; Hailey Crowder as Seacole and Stephanie Moreau as the first watch.

Kayla Gariepy is the stage manager and Morgan Ott is the assistant director.

Delvone Bullis is the director of the play.

For information, call the school office at (509) 922-5488.

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