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YMTC’s new original musical ‘Don’t Stop Me’ explores darker side of high school life

Sophia Sinsheimer (left) and Hannah Miller take the lead in YMTC’s first original musical, Don’t Stop Me Photo: Francesca Paris By Francesca Paris “I think my weird might be weirder than yours,” sings Hannah Miller in Don’t Stop Me, Youth Musical Theater Company’s (YMTC) first original musical. The song, like the show itself, explores the high-school experience: the insecurity, powerlessness […]

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YMTC: Some enchanted singing (and dancing and acting)

The YMTC ensemble perform “Thanksgiving Follies” in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “South Pacific” at the El Cerrito Performing Arts Theater. Photo: David Greenberg and Katrinka Reinhart The YMTC ensemble perform “Thanksgiving Follies” in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “South Pacific” at the El Cerrito Performing Arts Theater. Photo: David Greenberg and Katrinka Reinhart By James Corr If you want […]

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The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

COLLEGE BOUND Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates and others want to create a “college-going” culture in the city. To that end, the mayor’s office, in conjunction with the Berkeley Alliance and UC Berkeley’s Center for Educational Partnerships is organizing the first city-wide College and Career Day on Friday. The idea is to help all students “visualize and prepare […]