Well, I could just say “Redding’s got talent” and there you have it, end of story. And not all of it comes by way of a tour bus. Like the amazing k. d. lang. Transcendent talent. I hope you were one of the fortunate 1,000 who saw her Friday night at the Cascade. Just incredible, yes? But I want to write about the talent that lives right here in River City and a showcase of that talent presented by Westside Performing Arts at the McLaughlin Auditorium on Saturday.
Westside Performing Arts Company will be presenting “Masquerade” on Saturday, July 30th. The production is a Broadway musical revue featuring popular scenes and songs from Phantom Of the Opera, Little Shop of Horrors, Jim Henson’s Muppets, Bye Bye Birdie and Memphis. Directed by Trish Harris, the performance includes a cast of over forty community members of all ages. Held at McLaughlin Theater, show times are 2:00pm and 7:00pm. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Children four years and younger are free. Tickets may be purchased at the Cascade Theatre Box Office by calling (530) 243-8877 or online at