The Tramp and the Rough Rider: Last Night of Camping at Bridalveil Meadow

Shows every Saturday at 7pm, May 3 – June 28 at Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 28 2014.
May 24, 2014
May 31, 2014
June 7, 2014
June 14, 2014
June 21, 2014
June 28, 2014

John Muir and President Theodore Roosevelt share rousing stories of bear encounters, wild horses, boat rustlers and passenger pigeons, and reveal how the American wilderness shaped these very different men. Learn how their charismatic and passionate discussions sparked a battle that resulted in the creation of Yosemite as a national park. Don’t miss this special presentation at the Yosemite Theater honoring the 150th anniversary of the Yosemite Grant Act.

Live Performance; special presentation to honor the 150th anniversary of the Yosemite Grant
Saturdays, 7pm, May 24 – June 28
Adults $8; Children (4-12) $4
Yosemite Theater, Valley Visitor Center

Alan Sutterfield as President Theodore Roosevelt

Alan Sutterfield has been an actor and playwright for many years. Recently, he has played leading roles in James Joyce’s The Dead, The Importance of Being Earnest and Laughter on the 23rd Floor. He is gratified to add Theodore Roosevelt to his acting credits, which include historic characters General Custer, Captain James Cook and John Merrick (The Elephant Man). Sutterfield’s latest play, King Kalahkaua’s Poker Game, was produced in May 2013 in Honolulu.

Lee Stetson as John Muir at the Yosemite Valley Theater

Lee Stetson as John Muir

Lee Stetson’s career includes writing many one-person shows based on the life of naturalist John Muir. He has portrayed Muir in productions in Yosemite National Park since 1983. Stetson is passionate about promoting the performing arts in the national parks, and he is the voice of John Muir in Ken Burns’ PBS documentary, The National Parks: America’s Best Idea. Stetson has performed on stage and television, and he has been a freelance director.