Ogre and Donkey and the rest of the gang to be on stage
The big, bright beautiful world of an ogre is coming to a Vancouver stage, courtesy of Journey Theater.
With a cast featuring talented local youth, Shrek the Musical will hold opening night on Friday at Fort Vancouver High School.
That will be followed by two performances on Saturday, then three more shows the following weekend.
Shrek the Musical is the tale of an unlikely hero on a life-changing journey, with a donkey, to save a princess. That princess has an interesting story of her own. There is also a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude, and more than a dozen fairy tale misfits.
Tickets are on sale now at journeytheater.org or by calling 360-750-8550. Adult tickets are $16. Children and senior citizens are $13. Tickets at the door are an extra $2.
Performances will be held:
- Friday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m.
- Saturday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
- Friday, Nov. 25 at 7 p.m.
- Saturday, Nov. 26 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
- Wisdom Ridge Academy students visit Cedar Creek Grist MillJohn Clapp, president of Friends of the Cedar Creek Grist Mill, welcomes students from Wisdom Ridge Academy to the mill.
- Ridgefield fifth graders return to Cispus Outdoor SchoolAt Cispus, students do all of their learning outside, rain or shine and they enjoy hands-on activities like soil and water sampling, plant identification, and nature art.
- Journey Theater presents Shrek the MusicalShrek the Musical, featuring local actors from Journey Theater, will be on stage at Fort Vancouver High school, with opening night set for Friday, Nov. 18.
- Scrooge’s past a focus of Battle Ground High School’s fall drama productionFor the first time in over two years, the Battle Ground High School drama club is putting on their fall production on schedule. This year’s production of A Christmas Carol reintroduces an original play penned by Stephan ‘Cash’ Henry in 2015 that asks the question: How did Scrooge become Scrooge?
- Pathway Conference connects Washougal students with trades industriesOn Nov. 3, students enrolled in the Career & Technical Education (CTE) program at Washougal High School gained valuable insight into the work world at the annual Pathway Conference.