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Local Lead and Deadwood children will perform in the upcoming 2018 Gold Camp Players plays at the Homestake Opera House. 

Richard Carlson

LEAD | More than 35 Lead and Deadwood children will be performing in two upcoming 2018 Gold Camp Players community theatre plays.

The plays will be performed at the Historic Homestake Opera House at 313 W. Main St., at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 3 and Sunday, Feb. 4.

The plays To Art and Beyond and A Dragon In the Mix are directed by Lindsy Thomas of Lead. The productions were made possible by the Walt & Francis Green Charitable Trust, and produced by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Service, Inc., Denver, Colo.

Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for HHOH members, $4 for students, and free to children 6 and younger. Tickets are available at the door.

Children’s artworks will also be on display in cooperation with the Lead-Deadwood Arts Council in conjunction with the play To Art and Beyond. Event volunteers are provided by the Lead-Deadwood Kiwanis Youth Builders Club headed by Wendy Schamber.

The plays to be performed are:

TO ART AND BEYOND by Susan Frost and Valerie Kavanaugh

When a group of bored and disconnected students arrive at an art museum for a class field trip, they are surprised to meet up with magic and mayhem. Goats and bears, screams and flowers step out of their paintings and come to life before their very eyes.

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In one large palace, combine a queen, her mother, ladies-in-waiting and assorted princesses. Let simmer. That’s the recipe our four mischievous fairies — Rumor, Gossip, Hearsay and Innuendo — are cooking up in this witty fairy tale spoof.

Support for the Historic Homestake Opera House is provided in part by the City of Lead, and the Adams Mastrovich Family Foundation.

For more information, call the HHOH office at 605-584-2067.

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