'Starmites' to be performed at Downey High

DOWNEY - Downey High School's Drama Department is inviting the community to attend a performance of its latest musical, "Starmites," opening June 12 in the campus's D. Mark Morris Hall.The imaginative production follows a young comic book lover named Eleanor who gets sucked into the comic book universe of Innerspace. She soon meets a lone band of boys and their brave leader, Space Punk, who fights for the right to be free from the clutches of the grand and pompous Diva. Space Punk and his Starmites soon believe that Eleanor is the great Milady who was written in the prophecy to defeat the evil Shak Graa. Soon, the Starmites and Eleanor find themselves in the clutches of Diva and her dark minions. The production builds to an exciting climax with a rock opera "that audiences of all ages are sure to enjoy," producers said. Performances are June 12-13 and 15-16 at 7 p.m., and June 17 at 2 p.m. Tickets at the door are $10 except for the June 17 performance, which is $6. Downey High School students performed "Little Shop of Horrors" last year to positive reviews.

********** Published: May 24, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 06