BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Kicks Off the Holiday Season at Sacramento Theatre CompanyBWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Kicks Off the Holiday Season at Sacramento Theatre Company
by Courtney Symes - Dec 5, 2018

The holiday season is a time when we all reflect upon the past year. The good, the bad, and everything in between comes up for dissection as we are influenced to improve in the new year. No tale conveys this idea more clearly than Charles Dickens' classic, A Christmas Carol. Sacramento Theatre Company presents an adaptation by Richard Hellesen and David DeBerry that is more enjoyable each subsequent year you see it. (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at Solvang Festival TheaterBWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at Solvang Festival Theater
by Anna Jensen - Jul 31, 2018

A musical comedy set to the ebullient music of Swedish pop group, Abba, Mamma Mia! takes audiences on a toe-tapping journey to a wedding on a small island near Greece. (more...)

B Street Theatre Extends THE LADIES FOURSOME Due To Popular DemandB Street Theatre Extends THE LADIES FOURSOME Due To Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

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. (more...)

THE LADIES FOURSOME Comes to B Street TheatreTHE LADIES FOURSOME Comes to B Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

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. (more...)

Utah Shakespeare Festival Presents 8th Annual BARDWAY, BABY!Utah Shakespeare Festival Presents 8th Annual BARDWAY, BABY!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Bardway, Baby! is a late-night concert featuring classic Broadway show tunes. Performed by Festival actors, the concert this year will feature songs from current company members' dream roles. (more...)

BWW Review: The 'Old Guard' vs. the 'Me Generation' in OTHER DESERT CITIESBWW Review: The 'Old Guard' vs. the 'Me Generation' in OTHER DESERT CITIES
by Maggie Yates - Sep 22, 2015

PCPA closes out their season this year with 'Other Desert Cities,' Jon Robin Baitz's critically acclaimed drama about a troubled household struggling to overcome the pain and embarrassment of a disturbing family history. (more...)

Other Desert Cities to Close PCPA's 51st SeasonOther Desert Cities to Close PCPA's 51st Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

A comfortable Palm Springs home at the holidays turns into a family battle ground in Other Desert Cities playing in the Marian Theatre September 18 through October 3. (more...)

THE HOMECOMING Runs Now thru 5/31 at CapStageTHE HOMECOMING Runs Now thru 5/31 at CapStage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of its London Premiere, Capital Stage continues its 10th Anniversary Season with THE HOMECOMING, by Nobel Laureate Harold Pinter. Winner of the 1967 Tony Award for Best Play, THE HOMECOMING exposes issues of sex and power and challenges the place of morals in family life. Capital Stage Associate Artist and prolific director Janis Stevens (THE REAL THING, HEDDA GABLER, HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, AMERICAN BUFFALO, FOOL FOR LOVE) directs. THE HOMECOMING will run from tonight, April 29 through May 31, with a Press Opening on Saturday May 2, 2015. (more...)

THE HOMECOMING to Run 4/29-5/31 at CapStageTHE HOMECOMING to Run 4/29-5/31 at CapStage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of its London Premiere, Capital Stage continues its 10th Anniversary Season with THE HOMECOMING, by Nobel Laureate Harold Pinter. Winner of the 1967 Tony Award for Best Play, THE HOMECOMING exposes issues of sex and power and challenges the place of morals in family life. Capital Stage Associate Artist and prolific director Janis Stevens (THE REAL THING, HEDDA GABLER, HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, AMERICAN BUFFALO, FOOL FOR LOVE) directs. THE HOMECOMING will run from April 29 through May 31, with a Press Opening on Saturday May 2, 2015. (more...)

SPINNING INTO LIGHT to Play B Street Theatre, 11/30-1/4SPINNING INTO LIGHT to Play B Street Theatre, 11/30-1/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

B Street Theatre, Sacramento's Resident New Works Theatre, is pleased to present its 19th Mainstage world premiere for the holidays: Spinning Into Light, a musical. The production runs November 30, 2014 - January 4, 2015. (more...)

B Street Theatre Presents SPINNING INTO LIGHT on the Mainstage, 11/30-1/04B Street Theatre Presents SPINNING INTO LIGHT on the Mainstage, 11/30-1/04
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2014

B Street Theatre, Sacramento's Resident New Works Theatre, is pleased to present its 19th Mainstage world premiere for the holidays: Spinning Into Light, a musical, November 30 -January 4, 2015 Performances are: Tuesdays at 6:30pm; Wednesdays at 2 pm and 6:30 pm; Thursdays and Fridays at 8 pm; Saturdays at 5 pm and 9 pm; Sundays at 2 pm at B Street Theatre Mainstage, 2711 B St., Sacramento. (more...)

B Street Theatre Extends THE LADIES FOURSOME Through Oct 18B Street Theatre Extends THE LADIES FOURSOME Through Oct 18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Norm Foster's US Premiere of The Ladies Foursome extended due to popular demand. The Ladies Foursome original end date of October 5th has extended through October 18th. (more...)

BWW Reviews: B Street Theatre's THE LADIES FOURSOMEBWW Reviews: B Street Theatre's THE LADIES FOURSOME
by Meg Masterson - Sep 7, 2014

Put four witty women on a golf course and watch them go. The straightforward plot of Norm Foster's The Ladies Foursome follows a quartet of ladies-three old friends, and one the others had never met before-as they play 18 holes and talk about their lives. (more...)

ELEMENO PEA and More Set for B Street Theatre's Winter 2014 SeasonELEMENO PEA and More Set for B Street Theatre's Winter 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

The B Street Theatre presents Elemeno Pea, Molly Smith Metzler's sharply funny comedy. Elemeno Pea was first presented at the Actors Theatre of Louisville's Humana Festival on March 10, 2011. (more...)

BARDWAY BABY! Set for 2013 Utah Shakespeare Festival TonightBARDWAY BABY! Set for 2013 Utah Shakespeare Festival Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2013

Bardway Baby! is back at the Utah Shakespeare Festival for its fourth annual night of musical entertainment. Bardway, Baby! is a late-night concert event featuring classic Broadway show tunes. Performed by Festival actors, the concert will be held tonight, August 2 at approximately 11:00 p.m. in the Auditorium Theatre. Tickets are $25 for reserved seating and are available now at the Festival ticket office or by calling 1-800-PLAYTIX. (more...)

BARDWAY BABY! Set for 2013 Utah Shakespeare Festival, 8/2BARDWAY BABY! Set for 2013 Utah Shakespeare Festival, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

Bardway Baby! is back at the Utah Shakespeare Festival for its fourth annual night of musical entertainment. Bardway, Baby! is a late-night concert event featuring classic Broadway show tunes. Performed by Festival actors, the concert will be held on August 2 at approximately 11:00 p.m. in the Auditorium Theatre. Tickets are $25 for reserved seating and are available now at the Festival ticket office or by calling 1-800-PLAYTIX. (more...)

2013 Utah Shakespeare Festival Kicks Off Today2013 Utah Shakespeare Festival Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

The Utah Shakespeare Festival previously announced the casting of the first eight actors for the 2013 season. All are familiar faces, having appeared at the Festival in the past. Actors slated to appear include: Corey Jones, Melinda Parrett, Henry Woronicz, Roderick Peeples, Melinda Pfundstein, Quinn Mattfeld, David Ivers, and Barbara Bednarczuk. (more...)

Casting Announced for B Street Theatre's Production of ROBYN IS HAPPYCasting Announced for B Street Theatre's Production of ROBYN IS HAPPY
by Samantha Vega - Feb 8, 2013

For its most outrageous, brazen between friendship and happiness, the claws come out in comedy of the season, B Street this shocking, riotously funny world premiere comedy. brings together some of Sacramento's most beloved comedic talents. (more...)

2013 Utah Shakespeare Festival Announces First Round of Casting2013 Utah Shakespeare Festival Announces First Round of Casting
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2013

The Utah Shakespeare Festival recently announced the casting of the first eight actors for the 2013 season. All are familiar faces, having appeared at the Festival in the past. Actors slated to appear thus far are Corey Jones, Melinda Parrett, Henry Woronicz, Roderick Peeples, Melinda Pfundstein, Quinn Mattfeld, David Ivers, and Barbara Bednarczuk. (more...)

BWW Reviews: WHAT THE BUTLER SAW is Riotous at Odyssey TheatreBWW Reviews: WHAT THE BUTLER SAW is Riotous at Odyssey Theatre
by Don Grigware - Feb 8, 2012

Joe Orton's insanely insane world is no better displayed than in his What the Butler Saw now onstage at the Odyssey Theatre. A terrifically energized cast make the play soar under the astute guidance of director Alan Patrick Kenny through March 11. (more...)

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