Theater

Rory Funk and Oshie Broussard rehearse “Marion, or the True Tale of Robin Hood” at the Kenai Art Center on Thursday. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

Shooting through the status quo

Treefort Theatre retells Robin Hood tale with a twist

 

Kassándra Feltman portrays Pandora and Heather Prisk portrays Cassandra during a rehearsal of “Greece is the Word: The Zeusical” at the Kenai Performers’ Theatre in Soldotna, Alaska, on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2024. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

‘Zeusical’ brings Greek mythology, and souvlakis, to Kenai Performers’ stage

The recognizable names and iconic figures of Greek mythology are filling the Kenai Performers’ theater this month as the group prepares to put on “Greece… Continue reading

 

Braeden Garrett rehearses “Jekyll and Hyde: the Musical” at the Kenai Performers’ Theatre in Kenai, Alaska, on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

Exploring the dark side

Kenai Performers debuts ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ musical

 

Jack Meyers, Jackson Hooper, Kincaid Jenness, Kry Spurgeon, Leora McCaughey and Oshie Broussard rehearse “Lockers” at Nikiski Middle/High School in Nikiski, Alaska, on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

High school drama

Teenage archetypes hit the stage in Triumvirate production “Lockers”

Jack Meyers, Jackson Hooper, Kincaid Jenness, Kry Spurgeon, Leora McCaughey and Oshie Broussard rehearse “Lockers” at Nikiski Middle/High School in Nikiski, Alaska, on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)
The plans for the Triumvirate Theater’s new building are seen in this undated image. (Courtesy of Joe Rizzo)
The plans for the Triumvirate Theater’s new building are seen in this undated image. (Courtesy of Joe Rizzo)
Tatum Anderson rehearses “The Aristocats Kids” during a Triumvirate Theatre drama camp on Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at the Boys and Girls Club of the Kenai Peninsula Main Office in Kenai, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

Putting on ‘real theater’ in only 3 weeks

Triumvirate Theatre Youth Camp to stage “Aristocats”

Tatum Anderson rehearses “The Aristocats Kids” during a Triumvirate Theatre drama camp on Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at the Boys and Girls Club of the Kenai Peninsula Main Office in Kenai, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)
Gavin Hunt portrays Mufasa, Oshie Broussard portrays Rafiki and Charli Byrd portrays Sarabi during a rehearsal of “The Lion King Jr.” in the Renee C. Henderson Auditorium in Kenai, Alaska, on Tuesday, June 6, 2023. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

‘Iconic’ characters roar to life

In ‘The Lion King,’ a familiar story sets the stage for local actors to seek new challenges

Gavin Hunt portrays Mufasa, Oshie Broussard portrays Rafiki and Charli Byrd portrays Sarabi during a rehearsal of “The Lion King Jr.” in the Renee C. Henderson Auditorium in Kenai, Alaska, on Tuesday, June 6, 2023. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)
Oliver Parrish portraying Patrick Star, lifts Jackson Hooper as SpongeBob during a rehearsal of “SpongeBob SquarePants” on Saturday, April 15, 2023, at Nikiski Middle/High School in Nikiski, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

SpongeBob goes deep

Nikiski’s “SpongeBob SquarePants” musical more than just a cartoon

Oliver Parrish portraying Patrick Star, lifts Jackson Hooper as SpongeBob during a rehearsal of “SpongeBob SquarePants” on Saturday, April 15, 2023, at Nikiski Middle/High School in Nikiski, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)
Tyler Payment, as Vito Corleone, acts alongside Joe Spady as Johnny Fontane and Jamie Nelson as Tom Hagen during a rehearsal of “The Codfather” on Tuesday, April 18, 2023, at Kenai Catering in Kenai, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

Sleeping with the fishes

Triumvirate’s “The Codfather” puts Kenai Peninsula spin on Coppola classic

Tyler Payment, as Vito Corleone, acts alongside Joe Spady as Johnny Fontane and Jamie Nelson as Tom Hagen during a rehearsal of “The Codfather” on Tuesday, April 18, 2023, at Kenai Catering in Kenai, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)
Josiah Burton portrays Sherlock Holmes during a rehearsal of “Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure” at Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska, on Wednesday, April 12, 2023. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

The play is afoot

SoHi puts new twists on iconic characters in a Sherlock Holmes adventure

Josiah Burton portrays Sherlock Holmes during a rehearsal of “Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure” at Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska, on Wednesday, April 12, 2023. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)
Josiah Burton portrays Chad during a rehersal of “Disaster!” on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023, at the Kenai Performers’ Theater in Soldotna, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

‘Disaster!’ strikes the stage

This weekend and next, the Kenai Performers are putting on “Disaster!” — a 1970s inspired musical featuring disco hits and homages to classic disaster cinema.… Continue reading

Josiah Burton portrays Chad during a rehersal of “Disaster!” on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023, at the Kenai Performers’ Theater in Soldotna, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)
The cast of Triumvirate Theatre’s production of “Seussical” rehearse on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023, in the Renee C. Henderson Auditorium at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

Seuss on stage

Triumvirate’s “Seussical the Musical” brings to life familiar literary characters

The cast of Triumvirate Theatre’s production of “Seussical” rehearse on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023, in the Renee C. Henderson Auditorium at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)
The cast of “Tarzan” rides the Triumvirate Theatre float during the Independence Day parade in downtown Kenai, Alaska on Monday, July 4, 2022. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)

Triumvirate swings into the year with ‘Tarzan’, Dr. Seuss and fishy parody

The next local showing of the Triumvirate Theatre is fast approaching with a Feb. 10 premiere of “Seussical”

The cast of “Tarzan” rides the Triumvirate Theatre float during the Independence Day parade in downtown Kenai, Alaska on Monday, July 4, 2022. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)
Josiah Burton and Jaylee Webster rehearse "Something Rotten" on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, at Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)
Josiah Burton and Jaylee Webster rehearse "Something Rotten" on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, at Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)
The cast of “Something Rotten” rehearse on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, at Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

A ‘Rotten’ performance

Musical comedy “Something Rotten” takes aim at Shakespeare and theater in new SoHi production

The cast of “Something Rotten” rehearse on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, at Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)
Truly Hondel portrays Anne Shirley in a rehearsal of “Anne of Green Gables” at the Kenai Performers Black Box Theatre in Soldotna, Alaska, on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

Stumbling through youth at ‘Green Gables’

Kenai Performers brings classic coming-of-age tale to the stage

Truly Hondel portrays Anne Shirley in a rehearsal of “Anne of Green Gables” at the Kenai Performers Black Box Theatre in Soldotna, Alaska, on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)
A program for “Lame Ducks & Dark Horses is photographed on a table on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)
A program for “Lame Ducks & Dark Horses is photographed on a table on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)
Donna Shirnberg, Tracie Sanborn and Terri Zopf-Schoessler act during a rehersal of “Menopause Made Me Do It” on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022 in Soldotna, Alaska. Shirnberg will be producing “Disaster the Musical” for Kenai Performers. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai Performers prepare for ‘Disaster’

Auditions for the retro musical will be Friday from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday from 1-3 p.m.

Donna Shirnberg, Tracie Sanborn and Terri Zopf-Schoessler act during a rehersal of “Menopause Made Me Do It” on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022 in Soldotna, Alaska. Shirnberg will be producing “Disaster the Musical” for Kenai Performers. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)
The cast of “The Music Man Jr.” rehearse on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, at Nikiski Middle/High School in Nikiski, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

‘Music Man Jr.’ premieres Friday

Performances will kick off with a dinner and show fundraiser for Kenaitze tribe

The cast of “The Music Man Jr.” rehearse on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, at Nikiski Middle/High School in Nikiski, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)
Terri Burdick acts as her character Mrs. Burdick during the Triumvirate Theater’s rehearsal of “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” at Kenai Central High School on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai Performers hold auditions for ‘Anne of Green Gables’

The Kenai Performers are holding auditions this weekend for the upcoming production of “Anne of Green Gables.” Director Terri Burdick said that she’s “hoping that… Continue reading

Terri Burdick acts as her character Mrs. Burdick during the Triumvirate Theater’s rehearsal of “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” at Kenai Central High School on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)