Photo by Steve Shay
L-R: Real-life sisters Myka & Kendall Kielbon, and Olivia Kramer rehearse OKLAHOMA! at WSHS for their performances May 12-20.

UPDATE: SLIDESHOW- First dress rehearsal, OKLAHOMA! comes to WSHS May 12-20

Click on photo for slideshow of first dress rehearsal of OKLAHOMA!

West Seattle High School's drama club and music department present OKLAHOMA! May 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20.

Tickets are $7 with reservation, and $12 at the door. Call (206) 252-8834.

"I'm very excited about this play, especially because of the amount of boys who are in it," said WSHS principal Ruth Medsker. "I think that is exciting when we can present a play that encourages boys to be in it."

"In the past we have struggled to get as many men as we want, but this time we got all the teachers involved to encourage the male students to try out," said director, Andrew Finley, who has been at WSHS nine years. "I started the theater at 8 years old. I was in 'Life With Father"' It was about red-headed brothers. They dunked me in red dye so that my hair turned red. The theater was a converted barn in Maine. My family is still working there."

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