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Ripon Christian performing Christmas plays Tuesday
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The Ripon Christian High School Christmas play’s performing cast is made up of 15 students. They are from left, back row, Emma Dolieslager, Hannah Visser, Perris Larson and Annalise Welsh; middle row, Ethan DeJong, Anneke De Vries, Saylor de Abreu, Abigail Laswell and William Clark; front row, Natalie Mendes, Allison Mendes, Julia Visser, and Shelby Van Gorkum. Not pictured Manalia Pio and Jaque Padilla. - photo by Photo Contributed

“Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus” and “The Gift of a Magi” are adding a dual curtain call at the Ripon High School Performing Arts Center to herald in the Christmas season Tuesday at 7 p.m. with the performance being one night only.
The cast of 15 students is being directed by Wendy Marshall with general admission being set at $10 and kids and seniors at $5.  Hot chocolate and Christmas cookies are being offered during the intermission and tickets will be available at the door. 
The cast includes Emma Dolieslager, Hannah Visser, Perris Larson, Annalise Welsh, Ethan De Jong, Anneke DeVries, Saylor de Abreu, Abigail Laswell, William Clark, Natalie Mendes, Allison Mendes, Julia Visser, Shelby Van Gorkum, Manaia Pio and Jaque Padilla.
The Performing Arts Center includes 750 plush seats and is seen as an upscale theatre for an area high school of its size.