THEATER ROUNDUP: 'Les Mis,' 'Pirates of Penzance,' 'Go, Dog. Go!' and 'Ordinary Days'

The final performances of Clarkston High School’s production of “Les Misérables” are Thursday through Sunday.

The student adaptation of the musical based on Victor Hugo’s novel has been in the works since spring of last year and includes high school and middle school students, as well as community members.
The remaining shows are at 7 p.m. today through Saturday and 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the school’s auditorium, 401 Chestnut St., Clarkston.

Tickets, $12 for adults and $10 for students, can be purchased at the door.

Moscow’s Heritage Arts Academy will perform “The Pirates of Penzance,” starting  tonight, at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St., Moscow.

The show, directed by the academy’s Tom Garfield, is at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and next Thursday through Feb. 9, with a 2 p.m. matinee Saturday.

The comedic operetta by Gilb ert and Sullivan tells the story of a young pirate apprentice who departs when he turns 21 to lead a more conventional life, encountering humorous challenges along the way.
Tickets, $12-$15, are at

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Hattie, played by Kari Wilsey, shows off her newest hat to MC Dog, played by Luke Owen, in the University of Idaho production of “Go, Dog. Go!” opening tonight at the Hartung Theatre.

“Go, Dog. Go!” based on the children’s book by P.D. Eastman, opens Thursday at the University of Idaho’s Hartung Theatre, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow.

The UI Department of Theatre Arts will present the show, which is appropriate for young children, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and Feb. 9-10 and 2 p.m. Sunday and Feb. 11.

The approximately 90-minute play follows the journey of a group of lovable dogs as they navigate the ups and downs of their canine lives, according to a UI news release.

Musical direction is by UI alumnus Christian Reed, and the cast features six UI theater students.
Tonight is preview night, with all general admission tickets $10. Tickets, at, are $5-$25 and free for UI students for the remaining shows.

Troy Community Theatre’s Youth Apprentice Program presents “Ordinary Days” Feb. 9-10 at the Troy Lions Hall, 415 S. Main St.

The musical, based on the modern, everyday struggles of life and relationships, will be performed at 7 p.m. Feb. 9 and 2 and 7 p.m. Feb. 10.
The story follows four, young New Yorkers whose lives intersect as they search for fulfillment, happiness, love — and cabs, according to a Troy Community Theatre news release.

The show is produced by Joshua Nelson and co-directed by Tyrnan Barber, Eva Bosshardt, Britton Tunnell and Nelson.

Tickets, $15, are at