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  • Yavapai College Performing Arts Shows for April 2019

    Apr 4, 19 • ndemarino • 5enses, Yavapai College, Yavapai College Performing Arts CenterComments Off on Yavapai College Performing Arts Shows for April 2019Read More »

    By Michael Grady On the surface, Yavapai College’s spring season might seem like just a flying nanny, a brass band, a singer, and a guy with a tiny guitar. But a closer look reveals attractive details beneath: an emerging drama program, an innovative brass ensemble, a classic tenor voice, and a ukulele that must be heard to be believed.   Mary Poppins Friday, April 5, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2 & 7.pm. Sunday, April 7, 3 p.m. Tickets start at $25, with $10 youth tickets No, Mary Poppins is not new. Everyone remembers the iconic 1964 movie, with an attractively aloof Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke murdering a cockney accent. The star here is Yavapai College’s Performing Arts Department. The drama program has hit its stride doing large-cast, family-friendly musicals. It helps that the Performing Arts Center has an enormous proscenium stage that’s perfect for big musicals. YC knows that, and fills every inch of it with spectacle. With that in mind, Mary Poppins is worth a look. The songs are legendary, the local performers are always good. And it’s fun to revisit the dynamics of upper-crust British family life, and wonder how all those kids aren’t in therapy.   Presidio Brass Friday, April 12, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $25, with $10 youth tickets Maybe you think brass music isn’t your thing. But if you appreciate the way

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