Number the Stars reflects the bravery of children then and now

By Hailey Reeves / May 22, 2022

Clackamas Community College theater department is staging Lois Lowry’s “Number the Stars.” Thirteen performers tell the story of Annemarie and Kirstie Johansen, two young girls seeking refuge for their Jewish friends and family during the Nazi occupation of Denmark in World War II.  Matt Mazza, a CCC student, portrays the role of Papa Johansen, Annemarie…

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

By Zachary Whitley / October 30, 2019

Story by Zach Whitley I had three thoughts running through my head when I arrived at Clinton Street Theater to see The Rocky Horror Picture Show on Saturday night. Why is there a line wrapped around the block for an 11:30 p.m showing? What’s so special about this movie? Why do people like it? I…

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Theater department hosts a Holocaust survivor and childhood friend of Anne Frank for Q&A

By Jason Sisson / March 28, 2019

  Laureen Nussbaum, a Holocaust survivor and childhood friend of Anne Frank, visited Clackamas Community College Monday for a Q&A. The event was arranged by theater instructor Jim Eikrem in advance of the department’s spring play “And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank.” Eikrem arranging for Nussbaum, his former German…

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Lobby Hero hits stage

By Clackamas Print / November 6, 2018

In society, the line between right and wrong can at times be as grey as Oregon’s skies mid November. With so many issues in today’s world, and with so many people telling us what is good and what is bad, it can be hard to properly calibrate one’s moral compass. “Lobby Hero,” the fall play…

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“The Lost Boy” kidnaps the audience

By Clackamas Print / March 6, 2018

Story and photo by Jared Preble Whenever a tragedy occurs in society, media outlets often circumvent certain aspects of the truth and instead mold it into a gasp-worthy story in order to grasp the attention of a large audience. “The Lost Boy” is no acception. In fact, it’s this view on the media that makes…

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By Nicholas Allison / March 8, 2017

COLLEGE PRODUCTION BRINGS NEW LIFE TO OLD CHARACTERS By Nicholas Allison It’s Labor Day. Vacations are ending and the sun is sweltering. The setting takes place in a small town in Kansas, and it’s filled with people preparing for a picnic that very night. Hal Carter, played by Mykel Illa, is a drifter, who just…

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Winter term play tells of a shocking, suspenseful Oregon History

By Blake Swan / March 7, 2016

‘The Shadow Testament tells the story of the ‘Holy Rollers,’ a cult from Corvallis

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Students work hard, play hard for theater season finale

By Lily Shaver / May 13, 2015

The time has come. The last play of the term is just weeks away from opening night. Clackamas Community College students will have the pleasure of experiencing “The Comedy of Errors” by Shakespeare. As students prepare themselves for the performance, let’s take a look backstage and hear from big names related to the production. Sam…

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