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Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Does Everything Right at B Street Theatre


You may have heard that back in the 20th century a guy by the name of Edward Murphy famously said, “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.” Pessimistic? Maybe. Accurate? Definitely, as proven in B Street Theatre’s side-splitting rendition of The Play That Goes Wrong. This award-winning comedy written by members of the aptly named Mischief Theatre Company is a play within a play about things that go, well, wrong.

Review: PRIDE AT THE SOFIA Celebrates Love


Over fifty years after the first Pride march in 1970, we can be proud of the strides made in the fight for equity and inclusion. Education and outreach play a large part in shedding antiquated and harmful attitudes, which is what Jacob Gutierrez Montoya spearheaded with his latest creation. His Sacramento Contemporary Dance Theatre (SCDT) kicked off Pride month with a joyful celebration of love at the Sofia. Pride at the Sofia featured many LGBTQ artists who shared their experiences, art, and love with the community to spread their messages of hope and change.

Review: WINNIE-THE-POOH Captures Our Hearts at the B Street Theatre


What did our critic think of WINNIE-THE-POOH at B Street Theatre?

Review: THE LOST CLAUS Finds Christmas Spirit at the B Street Theatre


‘Tis the season to be jolly!  Unless you’re Santa, whose ancient body has compiled a laundry list of ailments. Playwright Buck Busfield has imagined a contemporary North Pole in this sweet and salty tale of Christmas hijinks at the B Street Theatre.

The B Street Theatre Presents A Stage Adaptation of the Classic Film CHARADE


The B Street Theatre presents Charade, the classic romantic whodunit that starred Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn, adapted for the stage in this whirlwind production spanning the globe. The production will run through September 18, 2022.

Photo Flash: First Look at ALABASTER at Capital Stage


Capital Stage presents the NNPN Rolling World Premiere of ALABASTER by Audrey Cefaly. This marks the largest Rolling World Premiere in NNPN's history with 11 productions being produced in the 2019/20 Season Nation-wide. In her Capital Stage debut, Kristin Clippard will direct this 2018 David Calicchio Emerging American Playwright Prize Winner. The cast will feature Stephanie Altholz, Janet Motenko, and new to Capital Stage: Amy Kelly and Susan Maris. Performances will run from January 22 through February 23, 2020, with a Press Opening on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm.

B Street Theatre Presents a Mysterious Special Production WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT


No Set. No director. No Rehearsal. Each night, a different actor arrives on stage and is handed a sealed envelope. Together, actor and audience discover the mystery that lies in the envelope.

JCTC Presents The BOX: Privilege Edition


A diverse array of performers and performances will be showcased when Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) concludes its Privilege series with The BOX: Privilege Edition, an evening of music, spoken-word, poetry, multimedia and performances on March 29th at Merseles Studios, 339 Newark Avenue.

B Street Theatre Extends THE LADIES FOURSOME Due To Popular Demand


The Ladies Foursome was based upon an earlier play by Foster entitled The Foursome, in which four men who are old buddies from college, play 18 holes of golf. Foster shifted the story to feature four women instead of four men, and changed the plot in specific ways to fit his new cast of characters. Ladies Foursome premiered at the Morrisburg Theatre in Montreal, Canada in July of 2014. The show received glowing reviews with many critics claiming that this new Foursome was better than the first. Soon after, the play received an American premiere at the B Street Theatre, and since then has been produced at the Bay Theatre in Baltimore, Theatre Baddeck in Cape Brenton Island, and the Toowoomba Theatre in Canada.

B Street Stages WE'RE GONNA BE OKAY


We're Gonna Be Okay received its world premiere in the 2017 Humana Festival and was met with rave reviews for its unique way of telling a story many Americans are familiar with, The Cuban Missile Crisis. It later was produced at the American Theatre Company in Chicago and was listed as one of Time Out: Chicago's "24 Shows To See In January." The story follows two average American families during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

THE LADIES FOURSOME Comes to B Street Theatre


The Ladies Foursome was based upon an earlier play by Foster entitled The Foursome, in which four men who are old buddies from college, play 18 holes of golf. Foster shifted the story to feature four women instead of four men, and changed the plot in specific ways to fit his new cast of characters. Ladies Foursome premiered at the Morrisburg Theatre in Montreal, Canada in July of 2014. The show received glowing reviews with many critics claiming that this new Foursome was better than the first. Soon after, the play received an American premiere at the B Street Theatre, and since then has been produced at the Bay Theatre in Baltimore, Theatre Baddeck in Cape Brenton Island, and the Toowoomba Theatre in Canada.

B Street Theatre Presents Chelsea Marcantel's AIRNESS


Chelsea Marcantel is not an air guitarist. Nor is she a part of an air guitar shredding family. She found the world through a former boyfriend she met in Chicago. "I thought...this is the dumbest thing I've ever heard." The relationship did not work out, however, Marcantel found herself going down a "Youtube Wormhole" of air guitar performances. And after watching the acclaimed documentary Air Guitar Nation, she began writing a play about the world of imaginary soloing.

B Street Theatre's Mainstage presents A MOVING DAY


Patrick Ignatius' house is being foreclosed. Although he has not lived there for many years, he returns to Cleveland to find something. Frank and Casey are the movers assigned to empty the house. Patrick appeals to them to let him stay for one more night, to find that particular something he thought was long gone. With the help of a deranged street urchin named Mouse, Patrick pulls apart the house, attempting to find what he seeks, but uncovering ghosts and truths long buried. And it's a comedy.

The Skivvies' Nick Cearley to Lead AN ACT OF GOD at B Street Theatre


A series of tweets on the parody account @TheTweetofGod landed American comedy writer David Javerbaum a book deal. Eventually that book, The Last Testament: A Memoir By God, was adapted for the stage and renamed as An Act of God. The stage version premiered at Broadway's Studio 54 Theatre in 2015 with Big Bang Theory sitcom star Jim Parsons in the leading role. A second run featured Will & Grace's Sean Hayes in the leading role, and now the B Street Theatre will give the holy role to Nick Cearley (Buyer & Cellar).

B Street Theatre's Mainstage Presents HAND TO GOD


Hand to God premiered at the Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York City in October 2011 and returned in February 2012. It opened Off-Broadway at the Lucille Lortel Theatre on March 14, 2014 and made its Broadway debut at the Boothe Theatre on April 7, 2015.

B Street Theatre to Host A Digital Privacy Event


Join in for a special event addressing the modern issues surrounding digital privacy. B Street Theatre partners with the The Goethe-Institut in Washington D.C. to present short plays written by playwrights across the country and the globe as they explore the challenges of the digital age. The evening will feature an hour long performance and talk-back followed by a social hour with cocktails and music. This event is associated with The Plurality of Privacy Project in Five-Minute plays (P3M5).

Three of Sacramento's Funniest Ladies are Bringing TREATMENT to B Street Theatre


 Three of Sacramento's funniest ladies are teaming up to write and perform their original piece, Treatment on B Street Theatre's Mainstage. 

HAND TO GOD and More to Kick Off B Street Theatre's 26th Season


B Street Theatre has announced the first three productions in their 26th Mainstage Season. This season will feature James Goldman's contemporary classic The Lion in Winter; Steven Dietz's unique romance Bloomsday; and the Tony-nominated play Hand to God by Robert Askins.

Photo Flash: First Look at B Street Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL


After a sold-out run on B Street Theatre's Family Series Stage in 2015, Buck Busfield's adaptation of A Christmas Carol returns to B Street's Mainstage as the 2016 Holiday Show. Called 'a set piece of costume-changing, door-slamming comic gold' by the Sacramento Bee, this production is sure to warm the hearts of children and adults alike. Featuring B Street's beloved Company Members Greg Alexander reprising his role of Ebenezer Scrooge, John Lamb, Amy Kelly, Tara Sissom and Kurt Johnson, this production is a must-see this Holiday Season.

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