Coming Up Next at Renton Civic Theatre:

JAMCO. Comedy Series


Jim Kellner

Jim Kellner

Comedy Hypnotherapist

Friday 27 April 2018 and Saturday 28 April 2018 at 8:00 PM

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Because Change Can Be Difficult…

Jim Kellner has helped thousands of people lose weight, quit smoking, release pain, stress & anxiety, fears & phobias, even increase thier income, productivity, motivation, and more, to live happier, healthier, more fulfilling lives.

99% of his hypnotherapy and personal and/or business coaching appointments are conducted over the telephone, skype, or other video messenger. This allows him to work with, and help people literally all over the world. Let us know if you have questions or concerns about this. As you read through Jim's reviews on Facebook, Google, etc. you will find that hypnotherapy is a powerful and effective tool. Nearly all of the success stories are from people just like you – hypnotized remotely. Well over 90% of JIm’s clients have achieved their desired outcomes.

Clients can be (and are) hypnotized remotely because hypnosis is a scientific voice-based modality. Clients relax in the comfort and security of their home or office without fighting with traffic. Many clients report being more relaxed and often experience better results because of this.

Jim Kellner, CHt began his practice in the Pacific Northwest where he worked in one of the busiest hypnosis clinics in the area. He received his professional training at Hypnosis & NLP Dynamics and received continuing training from Positive Changes Hypnosis Centers. He attended NLP Practitioner training from the Empowerment Partnership. He now travels extensively throughout the US performing and speaking at various events. He teaches hypnosis at Shoreline Community College and is one of only a handful of Hypnotists to have EVER spoken on a TEDx stage.

His talk, If you can't be hypnotized, you lose, delievered at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ explains that research from Stanford University and many other prominent universities throughout the world has proven that over 90% of the population can be hypnotized. Stop wondering if you can be hypnotized – YOU CAN! Which is fortunate because it is a hugely valuable tool. You can watch the TEDx Talk by clicking HERE. You may also find this podcast episode of Exploring Awesome, "Hypnosis Myths" helpful as well. You can listen to it by clicking HERE.

Jim completed over 800 hours of training in massage therapy at Ashmead College and enjoyed working with clients as a Licensed Massage Practitioner for over 10 years before shifting his focus to hypnotherapy. He has taught massage therapy, anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, as well as related topics at Bellevue Massage School and Cambridge College as part of their state licensure programs. He teaches Hypnosis at Shoreline Community College has also taught classes in nutrition, psycholinguistics, and a range of other topics related to good mental and physical health and wellness at Positive Changes Hypnosis Centers.

He is uniquely qualified to work with clients because he has faced many of their same challenges. He utilized hypnosis to quit smoking over 10 years ago and to lose and keep off over 60 lbs. In fact, he can still remember and will likely never forget having to hold his breath to tie his shoe laces. He discovered through this journey that losing weight isn’t always just a matter of eat less and move more.

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Book by Joe Masteroff
Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Based on a book by Christopher Isherwood
Direction by Vincent J. Orduña
Music Direction by Paul Linnes
Choreography by Tony Pallozzi

8 June 2018 — 23 June 2018

Thursdays 7:30 PM | Fridays 8:00 PM | Saturdays 8:00 PM | Sundays 2:00 PM

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In a Berlin nightclub, as the 1920s draw to an end, a garish Master of Ceremonies welcomes the audience and assures them they will forget all their troubles at the CABARET. With the Emcee's bawdy songs as wry commentary, CABARET explores the dark, heady, and tumultuous life of Berlin's natives and expatriates as Germany slowly yields to the emerging Third Reich. Cliff, a young American writer newly arrived in Berlin, is immediately taken by English singer Sally Bowles. Meanwhile, Fräulein Schneider, proprietor of Cliff and Sally's boardinghouse, tentatively begins a romance with Herr Schultz, a mild–mannered fruit seller who happens to be Jewish. Musical numbers include "Willkommen," "Cabaret," "Don't Tell Mama", and "Two Ladies."

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The 33rd Annual Summer Teen Musical


Book and Lyrics by Anthony Drewe
Music by George Stiles

3 August 2018 — 18 August 2018

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Honk! has winged its way around the world in many different languages. Winner of multiple awards, this heartwarming celebration of being different is sure to delight. Ugly looks quite a bit different from his darling duckling brothers and sisters. The other animals on the farm are quick to notice and point this out, despite his mother's protective flapping. Feeling rather foul about himself, the little fowl finds himself on an adventure
of self–discovery, all the while unknowingly outwitting a very hungry Cat. Along the way, Ugly meets a whole flock of unique characters and finds out that being different is not a bad thing to be.

The Death of Me

By Christine Foster

21 September 2018 — 6 October 2018

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What happens when you find yourself suddenly dead with no idea how it happened? How can you move on? Shelley and Paul, a happily married couple, were both in perfect health up to the very last — unremembered — moments of their lives. What happened? Were they murdered? If so the murderer must be one of their closest friends. And, if so, the murderer is still down there and may strike again. Voices in the Limbo give them permission to go back and relive the night of the mysterious events with the proviso that they can change nothing. Can they find out who murdered them?

It's a Wonderful Life

Adapted for the stage by James W. Rodgers.
Based on the film by Frank Capra and the story by Peter Van Doren Stern.

7 December 2018 — 22 December 2018

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In our American culture It's a Wonderful Life has become almost as familiar as Dickens' A Christmas Carol. This is the saga of George Bailey, the Everyman from the small town of Bedford Falls, whose dreams of escape and adventure have been quashed by family obligation and civic duty. His guardian angel descends on Christmas Eve to save him from despair and to remind him — by showing him what the world would have been like had he never been born — that his has been, after all, a wonderful life. This fine dramatization not only celebrates the faith of the season, it also celebrates the
American philosophy of life: hard work, fair play and the love and support of one's family and community will be rewarded.

Moon Over Buffalo

By Ken Ludwig

8 February 2019 — 23 February 2019

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The hilarious Moon Over Buffalo centers on George and Charlotte Hay, fading stars of the 1950s. Now they're playing Private Lives and Cyrano De Bergerac in rep in Buffalo, New York with five actors. On the brink of a disastrous split–up caused by George's dalliance with a young ingénue, they receive word that they might just have one last shot at stardom: Frank Capra is coming to town to see their matinee. Unfortunately for George and Charlotte, everything that could go wrong does go wrong, abetted by a visit from their daughter's clueless fiancé and hilarious uncertainty about which play they're performing, caused by Charlotte's deaf, old stage–manager mother who hates every bone in George's body.

Twelve Angry Men

by Sherman Sergel

5 April 2019 — 20 April 2019

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A 19–year–old man has just stood trial for the fatal stabbing of his father. It looks like an open–and–shut case until one of the jurors begins opening the others' eyes to the facts. "This is a remarkable thing about democracy," says the foreign–born juror, "that we are notified by mail to come down to this place and decide on the guilt or innocence of a person; of a man or woman we have not known before. We have nothing to gain or lose by our verdict. We should not make it a personal thing." But personal it is, with each juror revealing his or her own character
as the various testimonies are re–examined, the murder is re–enacted, and a new murder threat is born before their eyes! Tempers get short, arguments grow heated, and the jurors become 12 angry men. The jurors' final verdict and how they reach it will electrify you and keep you on the edge of your seat.


Book, music, and lyrics by Dan Goggin

7 June 2019 — 22 June 2019

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When the Little Sisters of Hoboken discover that their cook, Sister Julia, Child of God, has accidentally poisoned 52 of the
sisters, they are in dire need of funds for the burials. The sisters decide that the best way to raise the money is to put on a variety show, so they take over a school auditorium, which is currently set up for the eighth–grade production of Grease. We meet Reverend Mother Regina, a former circus performer; Sister
Mary Hubert, the Mistress of Novices; Sister Robert Anne, a streetwise nun from Brooklyn; Sister Mary Leo, a novice who is a wannabe ballerina; and the delightfully wacky Sister Mary Amnesia, the nun who lost her memory when a crucifix fell on her head.

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