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Photo Flash: Sierra Rep Presents THE GLASS MENAGERIE Photo Flash: Sierra Rep Presents THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk on October 18, 2017 in Sacramento

Sierra Repertory Theatre presents one of Tennessee Williams most highly regarded plays, The Glass Menagerie. It has been, and still is 'must see theatre.' (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS at Sierra Rep Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS at Sierra Rep
by BWW News Desk on October 18, 2017 in Sacramento

Sierra Repertory Theatre is proud to present the eighth production in their 2017 Season. Irving Berlin's White Christmas, plays November 3 to December 17, 2017, at the historic Fallon House Theatre in Columbia State Park. (more...)
Pakistan's Sachal Ensemble Brings Unique World Music to Folsom Pakistan's Sachal Ensemble Brings Unique World Music to Folsom
by BWW News Desk on October 18, 2017 in Sacramento

How did an esteemed group of Pakistani musicians living under the influence of the Taliban come to America to play the music of Dave Brubeck, Duke Ellington and The Beatles? (more...)
Falcon's Eye Theatre Announces MARAT/SADE as its Fall Production Falcon's Eye Theatre Announces MARAT/SADE as its Fall Production
by BWW News Desk on October 18, 2017 in Sacramento

Known for its technical wizardry, The Falcon's Eye is creating a truly immersive multimedia experience. (more...)
Mondavi Center Announces Just Added Performance The Mark Wood Experience Holiday Extravaganza Mondavi Center Announces Just Added Performance The Mark Wood Experience Holiday Extravaganza
by BWW News Desk on October 17, 2017 in Sacramento

The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis is pleased to announce an addition to the performance schedule for its 2017-18 season. Mark Wood, original member and string master with the internationally acclaimed Trans-Siberian Orchestra, will perform alongside the Davis Senior High School Symphony Orchestra and Davis High Honor Choir (Angelo Moreno, Director) to create holiday magic with The Mark Wood Experience Holiday Extravaganza. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at LUNA GALE at Capital Stage Photo Flash: First Look at LUNA GALE at Capital Stage
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in Sacramento

Capital Stage continues its 2017-18 Season: Future Tense with the Sacramento Premiere of Luna Gale by award-winning playwright Rebecca Gilman. This 2015 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award-winning play tells the story of a fight for who and what is best for the future of baby Luna. Luna Gale will be the second production of Capital Stage's 13th Season, and will run from October 18 - November 19, 2017 with a Press Opening on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 8pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Capital Stage Presents the Sacramento Premiere of LUNA GALE Capital Stage Presents the Sacramento Premiere of LUNA GALE
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in Sacramento

Capital Stage continues its 2017-18 Season: Future Tense with the Sacramento Premiere of Luna Gale by Award Winning Playwright Rebecca Gilman. (more...)
Harris Center to Present Free Screening of SONG OF LAHORE Harris Center to Present Free Screening of SONG OF LAHORE
by BWW News Desk on October 12, 2017 in Sacramento

In anticipation of a live performance by Pakistan's Sachal Ensemble on November 18, the Harris Center will present a screening of the extraordinary documentary film Song of Lahore. Admission to the screening is free, although advance tickets are recommended. (more...)
BIRMINGHAM BLUES Opens in Sacramento in October BIRMINGHAM BLUES Opens in Sacramento in October
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in Sacramento

Southern Discomfort Productions presents Birmingham Blues by Charlotte Higgins; directed by Maggie Upton. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More!
by BWW Special on October 13, 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 ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! (more...)
Imagination Theater Announces Holiday Performance of SHREK THE MUSICAL Imagination Theater Announces Holiday Performance of SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk on October 11, 2017 in Sacramento

Imagination Theater is pleased to announce this year's 2017 Holiday Performance, Shrek the Musical, Directed by Peter Wolfe, Assistant Directed by Maggie Bush. (more...)
Mondavi Center Announces Just Added Performance from Brandi Carlile Mondavi Center Announces Just Added Performance from Brandi Carlile
by BWW News Desk on October 11, 2017 in Sacramento

The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis is pleased to announce the addition of Brandi Carlile as part of her Winter Acoustic Tour on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 8 p.m. in Jackson Hall. (more...)
Exclusive: Get A First Look At THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Musical at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Exclusive: Get A First Look At THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Musical at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
by Alan Henry on October 10, 2017 in Sacramento

The first stage production of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, based on the Dreamworks animated feature, is now on stage at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley and BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at the production! (more...)
Tango Buenos Aires Celebrates The Spirit Of Argentina On Stage One Tango Buenos Aires Celebrates The Spirit Of Argentina On Stage One
by BWW News Desk on October 09, 2017 in Sacramento

They have ensemble has become one of Argentina's great cultural exports, known throughout the Americas, Europe, and Far East as the most authentic representative of the Tango. Direct from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Harris Center welcomes Tango Buenos Aires and The Spirit of Argentina. Under the artistic direction of Rosario Bauza, The Spirit of Argentina is a dazzling display of the beloved art form that began in dance halls and brothels. Fast and furious, the dancers' feet and legs flashed and wove in and around each other, or paused to move slowly and seductively, stretching the tension within the dance (Lincoln Journal Star). An exploration of the life and music of Carlos Gardel, the tragic King of Tango. (more...)
Mercury Theatre Returns to the Live Airwaves with 7th Annual Radio Show Fundraiser Mercury Theatre Returns to the Live Airwaves with 7th Annual Radio Show Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk on October 08, 2017 in Sacramento

The finest radio dramas of the 1930's was The Mercury Theater On The Air, founded by Orson Welles and John Houseman. Together, they presented many classic pieces of literature, and shook the country with it's terrifying staging of War of the Worlds. Main Street Theatre Works (MSTW) is re-creating one of these literary classic radio plays, Around the World in 80 Days, complete with live sound effects. (more...)
The Hit Men Return to Harris Center The Hit Men Return to Harris Center
by BWW News Desk on October 06, 2017 in Sacramento

The Hit Men return to Stage One with Time Travel Tour, an all new show including performances of Number 1 hits not included in their original show, plus a new multimedia presentation. As always with The Hit Men, consummate performers that they are, they share skin-tight musical performances and some of the great back stories from their days with the best loved names in pop. (more...)
Harris Center to Host Festival of South African Dance Harris Center to Host Festival of South African Dance
by BWW News Desk on October 05, 2017 in Sacramento

With more than 20 dancers and musicians, two dance companies and two visions of South Africa share one stage for a fascinating glimpse into life under apartheid. The two ensembles, Real Actions Pantsula, and The Gumboots Dance Company uplift, unite and tell an entertaining story as they follow a rich tradition of spreading awareness of socioeconomic and political challenges. (more...)
Theatre In The Heights to Stage BLITHE SPIRIT This Fall Theatre In The Heights to Stage BLITHE SPIRIT This Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 06, 2017 in Sacramento

Theatre In The Heights will present Blithe Spirit, written by Noel Coward and directed by Blake Flores, this fall. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More!
by BWW Special on October 06, 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 HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! (more...)
A Night With Janis Joplin reschedules West Coast tour; Harris Center to refund tickets A Night With Janis Joplin reschedules West Coast tour; Harris Center to refund tickets
by BWW News Desk on October 04, 2017 in Sacramento

The producers of the Broadway show A Night with Janis Joplin have asked to reschedule all of their October 2017 engagements into 2018, impacting 19 venues in seven states from Minnesota to California, including theaters in Portland, Denver, San Diego, Beverly Hills...and the Harris Center in Folsom, where the critically acclaimed production was to perform four times on October 19-21. (more...)
DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE North American Tour Launches Tonight DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE North American Tour Launches Tonight
by BWW News Desk on October 05, 2017 in Sacramento

Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage officially opens a new production and North American tour at the Harris Center in Folsom, CA, tonight, October 5. (more...)
Sierra Stages to Conclude 9th Season with Intimate Musical ORDINARY DAYS Sierra Stages to Conclude 9th Season with Intimate Musical ORDINARY DAYS
by BWW News Desk on October 05, 2017 in Sacramento

This fall, Sierra Stages concludes its ninth season with the critically acclaimed musical 'Ordinary Days' written by composer/lyricist Adam Gwon. Sandra Rockman directs, with music direction by Ken Getz, and featuring local Nevada County actors Jay Barker, Nancy Haffey, Jonathan Hansard, and Kim Wellman. (more...)
Jonah Platt Will Star in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: A CHRISTMAS ROSE in Pasadena Jonah Platt Will Star in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: A CHRISTMAS ROSE in Pasadena
by BWW News Desk on October 04, 2017 in Sacramento

Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP), in association with Pasadena Playhouse have announced casting for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: A CHRISTMAS ROSE. Jonah Platt (Broadway's Wicked) will star as The Beast; Gedde Watanabe (Broadway's Pacific Overtures, John Hughes' Sixteen Candles) as Maurice; Jared Gertner (Broadway's The Book Of Mormon) as Pierre; and John Tartaglia (Broadway's Shrek The Musical), and as Bistro. (more...)
BWW Review: THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Brings a Lesson of Hope to Sacramento Theatre Company BWW Review: THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Brings a Lesson of Hope to Sacramento Theatre Company
by Courtney Symes on October 01, 2017 in Sacramento

Director Casey McClellan again brings a World War II era piece to the Sacramento Theatre Company and makes it relevant to what we are experiencing today. Like last season's The Glass Menagerie, The Diary of Anne Frank deals with the human emotions brought on by betrayal, loss, and, ultimately, hope. (more...)
Nominations Now Open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Sacramento Awards! Nominations Now Open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Sacramento Awards!
by BWW News Desk on October 02, 2017 in Sacramento

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards! Regional productions, touring shows, community theatre and more are all included, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017. Our local editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through October 31. (more...)