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Columbia City High School will present â€śAidaâ€ť Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the high school.
The showâ€™s plot takes place on the banks of the Nile, and unfolds the triumphant tale of love that transcends warring nations and brings a country together.
This pop-rock musical plays out to a stirring Tony and Grammy Award-winning pop score by Elton John and Tim Rice.
An enslaved Nubian princess, Aida, played by CCHS senior Hannah Schaefer, finds her heart entangled with Radames, portrayed by CCHS senior Matthew Scott Swain, an Egyptian soldier who is betrothed to the Pharaohâ€™s daughter, Amneris, played by Athena Arnold.
Tickets are $8 and can be purchased from any cast member, by calling Shane Barkley, the director, at 633-1102 or at the door before each nightâ€™s performances.
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