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By Brittany Allen
News Editor 

GHS Drama Club returns with comic classic


Brittany Allen

THERE'S NO U-HAUL ON A HEARSE: The Frank Capra comic romp You Can't Take It With You featured James Stewart, Lionel Barrymore, and Jean Arthur in 1938. The classic is being performed by the Goldendale High School Drama Club on Nov. 11 and 12 and again on Nov. 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. all dates. Admission is $6 for general public, $5 for students and seniors.

After a two-year unintended hiatus, Goldendale High School Drama Club will be returning to the Goldendale Grange Hall next Friday with Moss Hart and George Kauffman's You Can't Take It With You. The play won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1936 and then was made into a film in 1938 that won Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Director for Frank Capra.

According to director and high school English teacher, Maryanna Kruse, the play was originally written during the Great Depression "when people needed a good laugh."

The plot proves to be just as sporadic as the whims of the family it follows. As relayed by Kruse, the play "revolves around the Vanderhof/Sycamore family who all basical...

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