Shelton Johnson as a Buffalo Soldier at Yosemite Valley Theater

Yosemite Theater

Yosemite comes alive in theater! After a long day exploring the park, relax and enjoy an evening at the Yosemite Valley Theater with creative performances that reveal Yosemite’s history and little-known stories. Watch history leap to life as Lee Stetson portrays John Muir, or as ranger Shelton Johnson gives you a new perspective on Yosemite through the eyes of a Buffalo Soldier. Re-live rescue missions with rangers, explore the park's vertical wilderness with an expert rock-climber, and learn about the cast of characters who have helped shape this national treasure.  

World-renowned rock climber Ron Kauk shares stories of his incredible adventures in this film at Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
April 7, 2018
Saturdays, April 7 – June 16; Mondays, June 25 – August 27; Saturdays, September 1 – October 27

Enjoy Yosemite’s year-round beauty in a striking film narrated by world-renowned rock-climber Ron Kauk.

Yosemite National Park Ranger John Dill shares stories of Yosemite Search and Rescue teams at the Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
April 10, 2018
Shows every Tuesday 7pm, April 10 – October 23

Hear stories about emergency response missions in the park from Yosemite’s expert Search and Rescue rangers.

Audrey Davis portrays Florence Hutchings, an adventurous woman born and raised in Yosemite.
April 13, 2018
Shows every Friday 7pm, April 13 – June 15 and Fridays August 31 - October 26

Join Florence Hutchings as she looks back on her adventurous life growing up in Yosemite Valley in the late 1800s.

Lee Stetson brings John Muir’s wild adventures to life at the Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
April 18, 2018
Shows every Wednesday at 7pm, April 18 – October 17

Journey back to the early 1900s to hear John Muir share stories from Yosemite as he receives news on the future of his beloved Hetch Hetchy Valley.

Shelton Johnson as a Buffalo Soldier at Yosemite Valley Theater
June 24, 2018
Shows every Sunday 7pm, June 24 – August 26

Yosemite National Park ranger Shelton Johnson portrays the life of a Buffalo Soldier in Yosemite.