Miracle on 34th Street
an original musical
Doris Walker has grown cynical and as a result so has her daughter Susan. Until Kris comes along. Kris Kringle, that is. A holiday favorite since 1947, this wonderful adaptation of a story by Valentine Davies is heartwarming and timely. You will believe. Again.
Shine! is the Central Valley's sole professional theater company. Since 2005 we have produced award-winning, high-quality family theatre. Additonally, we are the leaders in theater arts training, offering outstanding classes in acting, dance and voice...all taught be prominent Teaching Artists who are working professionals.
Shine! was born in 2005 in LA. Since we offered a unique approach to theater arts training, we enjoyed immediate success with private schools. Our main stage productions were also well received and we were recognized nationally for our programming. The Mayor of West Hollywood recognized Shine! as "a Cultural Institution" for the city. Congresswoman Diane Watson acknowledged Shine! on the Senate floor for its artistic contributions. In 2013, Shine! relocated to Fresno and quickly established itself as a unique, educationally-based arts entity that placed its emphasis on the process. Not the product. Shine! partners with Big Picture Educational Academy to bring professional theater opportunities to its students. Additionally, with Break The Barriers, we created the Sensory Friendly Theater Series. In the fall of 2017, the Homeschool Arts Academy in partnership with the Tower Theatre was launched.