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Theater teacher Amanda Gieser (left) glances at one of her performers being lifted up by cast members of 2018s Chicago during a rehearsal. The musical about women in the Roaring 20s was the last one staged in the Performing Arts Center before it was closed down for renovations at the end of May in 2019. Last year, Sister Act was performed at Buena Park High Schools Performing Arts Center. Gieser had planned to stage Newsies for the fall musical of the 2020-2021 school year but had to cancel it because of COVID-19 health and safety restrictions.

The show will not go on; fall musical axed because of COVID-19 health and safety

Yeihn Lee November 17, 2020

“We'll all be out there carrying the banner man to man. We're always out there soakin' ev'ry soaker that we can. Here's the headline: Newsies on a mission!” Those words from the musical “Newsies”...

The group of actors for the fall musical, Sister Act, rehearse at Buena Park High Schools Performing Arts Center. The musical about a 1970s singer hiding in a Philadelphia convent runs from Oct. 17-19 at 7 p.m. Because of PAC modernization at Sunny Hills, audiences will have to travel to Buena Park High Schools theater to watch the performance. Photo taken by Accolade photo editor Megan Shin.

Fall musical ’Sister Act’ to be staged off campus — just one of many firsts for Sunny Hills’ theater program

Daniel Kong October 16, 2019

This fall’s musical, “Sister Act,” will have several firsts for theater teacher Amanda Gieser. First time the performances will be held off campus -- because of Performing Arts Center modernization...

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