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Now Playing Onstage in Sacramento - Week of 8/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Sacramento - Week of 8/20/2017
by BWW on August 20, 2017 in Sacramento

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/20/2017 for Sacramento (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20
by Audition Roundup on August 20, 2017 in Sacramento

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 20, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at THE CRUCIBLE at Main Street Theatre Works Photo Flash: First Look at THE CRUCIBLE at Main Street Theatre Works
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Sacramento

Witches are coming to the Kennedy Mine Amphitheatre in Jackson as Main Street Theatre Works presents Arthur Miller's classic play, The Crucible, directed by Susan McCandless. (more...)
Dry Diggings Festival Builds Community; Offering Locals Discount Dry Diggings Festival Builds Community; Offering Locals Discount
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Sacramento

???????Dry Diggings, celebrates its third-annual festival, coming to Placerville's El Dorado County Fairgrounds on September 02-03. In support of community, the festival founder, Jeff Monser is providing a rounded 15% discount to locals, to join in good times and great music. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special on August 18, 2017 in Sacramento

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Evita, Something Rotten, and more! (more...)
SISTER ACT Concludes the 2017 Music Circus Season SISTER ACT Concludes the 2017 Music Circus Season
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Sacramento

The 67th Music Circus season continues with the feel-good musical comedy Sister Act, featuring an infectious score by Tony and Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken. Based on the hit 1992 film, this musical will fill the round stage with saintly sisters for the first time in Music Circus history. Performances of Sister Act are Tuesday, August 22 through Sunday, August 27 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)
Harris Center Welcomes The Martial Artists & Acrobats of Tianjin Harris Center Welcomes The Martial Artists & Acrobats of Tianjin
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Sacramento

The Martial Artists & Acrobats of Tianjin mix martial arts, magic, and dazzling style of Chinese acrobatics for a performance of virtuosic athleticism. The company, established in 1957, has toured from North America, throughout Europe and the Middle East; their artists have shared the stage with Ringling and Barnum & Bailey Bros. Circus, Cirque du Soleil, Big Apple Circus, Swiss Knie Bros., National Circus and UniverSoul Circus among others. (more...)
Photo Flash: One-Man Multi-Character Murder Mystery THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Comes to B Street Photo Flash: One-Man Multi-Character Murder Mystery THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Comes to B Street
by BWW News Desk on August 12, 2017 in Sacramento

Phoebe's life in Neptune, New Jersey is unremarkable until a confident 14 year-old orphan named Leonard Pelkey joins her family. In fact, his impact is bigger than the family, he brightens the community. That is, until he goes missing. (more...)
Main Street Theatre Works presents THE CRUCIBLE Main Street Theatre Works presents THE CRUCIBLE
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Sacramento

Witches are coming to the Kennedy Mine Amphitheatre in Jackson as Main Street Theatre Works presents Arthur Miller's classic play, The Crucible, directed by Susan McCandless. (more...)
Theatre In The Heights Presents A THOUSAND CLOWNS Theatre In The Heights Presents A THOUSAND CLOWNS
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Sacramento

The year is 1962 and bachelor uncle Murray Burns is endeavoring to rear his precocious nephew in N.Y.C. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 2017 in Sacramento

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)
SARTA Announces the 2016-17 Elly Award Nominees SARTA Announces the 2016-17 Elly Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Sacramento

Four hundred twenty (420) Elly nominees for the 2016-17 season were announced at an informal nomination reception on Sunday, August 13, 2017 beginning at 7pm at Pioneer Church located across from Sutter's Fort in midtown Sacramento. (more...)
Capital Stage Launches Season with AN OCTOROON Capital Stage Launches Season with AN OCTOROON
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in Sacramento

Capital Stage will launch its 2017-18 Season: Future Tense with the Obie Award Winner and Sacramento Premiere of An Octoroon by Branden Jacob-Jenkins. This poignant adaptation of a 19th century anti-slavery melodrama will be directed by star of stage and screen, and UCLA's professor of Theatre, Film and Television, Judith Moreland. An Octoroon will be the first production of Capital Stage's 13th Season, and will run from August 30 - October 1, 2017 with a Press Opening on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 8pm. (more...)
B Street Theatre Announces WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF B Street Theatre Announces WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in Sacramento

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf is Edward Albee's first Broadway production and is considered now to be a contemporary American classic. Opening on Broadway on October 13, 1962, and starring Uta Hagen and Arthur Hill, the original productions received both critical acclaim and public scorn for its confrontational characters, bitter philosophy on love, and realistic quality on an aging couple with a dark past. (more...)
Photo Flash: Trailers are Rockin' in THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL Photo Flash: Trailers are Rockin' in THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2017 in Sacramento

In present-day North Florida, in a town called Starke, in a trailer park called 'Armadillo Acres' (though there are few armadillos and even fewer acres), there's a new tenant - and she's wreaking havoc all over Florida's most exclusive trailer park. New resident, Pippi, the stripper, is on the run, in her five-inch heels no less! Her arrival shakes up the otherwise hum-drum, daily existence of the trailer park residents. When Pippi comes between the Dr. Phil-loving agoraphobic Jeannie and her tollbooth-collector husband Norbert - Conflict shakes the dysfunctional bliss of the trailer park! (more...)
MAN OF LA MANCHA Comes to Fallon House Theater MAN OF LA MANCHA Comes to Fallon House Theater
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2017 in Sacramento

Spanish tale weaves adventure, madness and virtue! Sound the drums, mount the steeds, sally forth and join Sierra Rep on an inspiring adventure. (more...)
DAMN YANKEES, Starring Jason Graae, to Knock the Ball Out of the Park at Music Circus This Month DAMN YANKEES, Starring Jason Graae, to Knock the Ball Out of the Park at Music Circus This Month
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in Sacramento

The 67th Music Circus season continues with Damn Yankees, one of the most enduring Broadway musicals, featuring a score by legendary composers Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, and a cast that includes a number of veterans of New York City's Broadway stages. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 6 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 6
by Audition Roundup on August 06, 2017 in Sacramento

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 6, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 6 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 6
by Audition Roundup on August 06, 2017 in Sacramento

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 6, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Sacramento - Week of 8/06/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Sacramento - Week of 8/06/2017
by BWW on August 06, 2017 in Sacramento

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/06/2017 for Sacramento (more...)
Placer Community Theater GUYS AND DOLLS Opens to Audience Raves Placer Community Theater GUYS AND DOLLS Opens to Audience Raves
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2017 in Sacramento

The hit Broadway musical Guys and Dolls opened Friday, July 21 at the State Theatre. The classic Frank Loesser musical is based on the stories of famed journalist and storyteller Damon Runyon and tells the story of gamblers looking for love and a floating dice game in the streets of New York's Broadway theatre district. The musical is produced by Placer Community Theater and runs weekends through August 5th. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 04, 2017 in Sacramento

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! (more...)
Dry Diggings Festival to Welcome Matisyahu & Nahko and a Bit of Added Medicine Dry Diggings Festival to Welcome Matisyahu & Nahko and a Bit of Added Medicine
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2017 in Sacramento

Matisyahu, along with Nahko and Medicine For The People are set to headline the third-annual Dry Diggings Festival, being held Saturday and Sunday, September 2-3, in Placerville, California, at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. (more...)
DAMN YANKEES, Starring Jason Graae, to Knock the Ball Out of the Park at Music Circus This Month DAMN YANKEES, Starring Jason Graae, to Knock the Ball Out of the Park at Music Circus This Month
by BWW News Desk on August 01, 2017 in Sacramento

The 67th Music Circus season continues with Damn Yankees, one of the most enduring Broadway musicals, featuring a score by legendary composers Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, and a cast that includes a number of veterans of New York City's Broadway stages. (more...)
THE BOY FRIEND at California Stage Theatre -  The End of an Era with Sacramento Icon Ron Cisneros THE BOY FRIEND at California Stage Theatre - The End of an Era with Sacramento Icon Ron Cisneros
by Courtney Symes on August 01, 2017 in Sacramento

The Sacramento children's theatre community is going to have some big shoes to fill next summer. For the past 32 years kids have flocked to the Pied Piper of junior musical theatre, Ron Cisneros. Watching him with "his kids", as he calls them, it's no wonder that he has put on a successful summer program since 1985. He alternates between big hugs, stern affection, and an intense dedication to the craft that has made him a Sacramento icon. Unfortunately, this is the last summer of children's workshops for Cisneros Studio of Dance. (more...)