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Winter schedule of performances at West Side Theatre
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The West Side Theatre in Newman has announced its January and February events. The venue is a restored 1940’s movie house, now a non-profit arts center at 1331 Main St., Newman

Monty Python and Journey are the focus for January, while February shows include the music of the Beatles and Tom Petty, along with the Missoula Children’s Theatre.



Spamalot the musical by Monty Python


Presented by the West Side Players, directed by Farris Larsen and Kari Thompson, the original 2005 Broadway production directed by Mike Nichols received 14 Tony Award nominations, winning in three categories, including Best Musical.

Shows are scheduled at 7 p.m. on Fridays, Jan. 12 and 19; Saturdays, Jan. 13 and 20; 3 p.m. shows on Sundays, Jan. 14 and 21.


Journey Revisited takes the stage on Saturday, Jan. 27 at 8 p.m.


Journey Revisited dedicates themselves to replicating the sound of classic Journey through their spectacular live performances. These exceptional musicians cover all of the fan favorites and without pre-recorded backing tracks or digital vocal enhancements. Journey Revisited delivers the organic live sound of the album-oriented rock era, just the way you remember it.



Enjoy the music of the Beatles on Saturday, Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. with The Two of Us.


Drew Harrison and Scott Southard of the Sun Kings bring the songbook of Lennon and McCartney. This acoustic performance with their amazing vocals makes for a perfect evening with the music of the Beatles.


On Saturday, Feb. 17 at 8 p.m., the featured performance will be The Refugees Tribute to Tom Petty.


The Refugees have been entertaining Bay Area crowds since 2007, bringing the music of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers to local stages with a stunning level of realism. Voted the top tribute band in the S.F. Bay Area in 2009, their extensive song catalog includes all of Petty’s hits with the Heartbreakers as well as his solo work and other side projects like The Traveling Wilburys and Mudcrutch.


Monday, Feb. 19 at 3:30pm - Auditions for Treasure Island

Saturday, Feb. 24 - Missoula Children’s Theatre Treasure Island


Missoula Children’s Theatre and the West Side Theatre present Treasure Island. Two shows at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.; always an amazing feat to put on an hour musical all the while learning about teamwork and the arts.


For more information about the shows, visit the website: or call 209-862-4490.

The renovated Art Deco building that houses the theatre is currently operated and maintained by the West Side Theatre Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the arts and art education.