Each year, from April to October, thousands of Yosemite travelers of all ages enjoy relaxing and engaging shows at the Yosemite Theater. From plays that portray renowned figures from the park’s past to films about adventurous climbers, we offer something fun for history buffs and thrill-seekers alike.

Join us for an entertaining evening guaranteed to add to your collection of cherished Yosemite memories. As with all Conservancy programs, your participation helps support important work in the park.

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Performers

Meet the performers and presenters who tell tales of Yosemite through lively plays, inspiring films, and much more.

by Ron Kauk

Lee Stetson as John Muir

Lee Stetson as John Muir

Celebrated actor and historian Lee Stetson has brought John Muir to life at the Yosemite Theater for more than three decades. Photo: Yosemite Conservancy/Keith Walklet.
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From Campfires to Stage Lights

From Campfires to Stage Lights

Longtime park storyteller Brian Shoor brings tale-spinning skills honed around High Sierra campfires to the Yosemite Theater stage.

Search and Rescue

Search and Rescue

Join a Yosemite Search and Rescue ranger to hear about emergency response missions and learn how to stay safe in the park. Photo: NPS.