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
Performer

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.

Performer

Lee Stetson as John Muir

Lee Stetson has portrayed John Muir in several productions in Yosemite National Park for more than a quarter of a million visitors since 1983. He is passionate about promoting the performing arts in the national parks. Stetson founded the Hawaii Performing Arts Company, served as the artistic manager of both the Hawaii Theatre Festival and the Antique Theatre Festival of Idaho, and has been a freelance director. As an actor, he has performed more than 50 major roles from Shakespeare to Neil Simon, and his television credits include a dozen episodes of Hawaii Five-0.