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Fall is full of musicals

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"Seven Brides for Seven Brothers"concludes this weekend. Fromleft are Timothy Shurtliff, Joseph Sorensen, Thomas Robertson (back row)

“Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” presents two more productions this weekend — tonight and Saturday at the Churchill County High School theater.

Tickets are $10 for adults 13 and older and $8 for children under 12.

Tickets can be purchased and Jeff’s/Digitex and at Rising Sun Gallery, the sponsor of the musical, or at the door until sold out.

This all-star cast of local thespians includes Ryan Sorensen as Adam Pontipee and his brothers Benjamin (Tim Shurtliff), Caleb (Joseph Sorensen), Daniel (Parker Benecke), Ephriam (Pierson Jarvis), Frank (Thomas Robertson) and Gideon (Jefrey Horne).

The seven brides are Milly (Shannon Anderson), Dorcus (Tiffany Anderson), Ruth (Chelsea Gatlin), Liza (Brynee Christie), Martha (Madellyn Christie), Sarah (Allison James) and Alice (Elena Sorensen).

Other roles include Mr. Hoallum (Cody Deegan), Mrs. Hoallum (Amber Housell), Mr. Sander (Brandon Sorensen), Mrs. Sander (Jennifer Christie) and the preacher (Paul Loop).

“My Fair Lady”

The Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company’s rendition of”My Fair Lady” ends Sunday at the Carson City Community Center.

Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

Purchase tickets online at wnmtc.com or by calling 866-977-6849. Tickets cost $25 and $28 — according to location in the theatre — and all seating is reserved.

Based on Shaw’s play “Pygmalion,” the production spotlights how a phonetics professor transforms a struggling flower girl into an elegant woman.

“A Christmas Carol”

The University of Nevada, Reno School of the Arts is celebrating the beginning of the holiday season and the completion of the Act I renovation with the theatre & dance department’s production of “A Christmas Carol: The Musical,” by Alan Menken.

Fresh from his Tony Award win, Reno-native Adam Cates will be directing the much-loved Charles Dickens classic as part of the grand reopening showcase of the completely remodeled Redfield Proscenium Theatre. “A Christmas Carol” is an ideal production to celebrate the expanded capacity of the space and is a classic that will let the whole community enjoy a new space in the Reno-Sparks theatre and dance world.

“A Christmas Carol”

Today and Saturday and Dec. 2-6: 7:30 p.m.

Sunday and Dec. 7: 1:30 p.m.

Redfield Proscenium Theatre, Church Fine Arts