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Take to the ‘Mud Blue Sky’ at B Street Theatre

Have you ever wondered if the “friendly skies” are really all that friendly? Air travel was once considered glamorous, but when three seasoned flight attendants are reunited at a motel near O’Hare Airport, the grungy accommodations and looming morning flight make them question their lives in the friendly skies. Joined by an unlikely fourth companion, […]

Comments Off / April 17, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

B Street Theatre presents world premiere of ‘A Masterpiece of Comic … Timing’

Jerry Cobb (David Pierini), right, is tasked with inspiring playright, Danny “Nebraska” Jones (Jason Kuykendall), to pen a smash hit. Courtesy photo

What could be funnier than a play about trying to write a play and having that play not be funny? In the Royal Palms Hotel in Scottsdale, Ariz. Danny “Nebraska” Jones is set to write the world’s funniest comedy as soon as he gets over his melancholy, an ex girlfriend and an anxious producer. Oh, […]

Comments Off / March 03, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

B Street Theatre presents family-friendly ‘Frankenstein’

B Street Theatre is staging the world premiere of “Frankenstein,” as an original adaptation of a classic story made fun for all ages as part of the theater group’s Family Series. The production’s cast is comprised of young students of the dramatic arts who are in B Street Theatre’s resident theatre for children. As the first science fiction novel […]

Comments Off / February 28, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

“Love and Baseball” swings for the fences at B Street Theatre

A filmmaker who sees life as a metaphor for baseball stumbles upon a woman who has just gone through a breakup. The couple decides to swing for the fences, seeing what happens if they don’t hold back. Against the backdrop of a storied moment in baseball history, two people play the game of love as they navigate […]

Comments Off / February 21, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

B Street Theatre presents world premiere of Echo Location

Bindle Rindell is a disgruntled English professor, failed novelist and reluctant “could be” father to a surprise 15-year-old daughter. But things are looking up. He’s getting married to his beloved Emmy in a few days. That is, if he can placate her former boyfriend, a part-time bookie who goes by the ominous name “Bluetooth.” Love, […]

Comments Off / January 10, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

B Street takes a different look at ‘Snow White’

B Street Theatre’s Family Series, California’s only fully professional, resident theater for children, presents “Snow White and Rose Red,” adapted for the stage by David Pierini. Most of us know the Grimm’s Fairy Tale “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” But there is another Snow White in the Grimm’s canon. “Snow White and Rose Red” is a lesser known story […]

Comments Off / November 30, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

B Street premieres Buck Busfield’s original musical comedy

Actors Tara Sissom, Jason Kuykendall and Greg Alexander, left to right, shake things up in a 1950s Southern mill town in Buck Busfield's "Spinning Into Light," now playing at B Street Theatre. Courtesy photo

B Street Theatre, Sacramento’s Resident New Works Theatre, presents its 19th Mainstage world premiere for the holidays: “Spinning Into Light,” a musical, through Jan. 4. Book by B Street producing artistic director Buck Busfield, and original music by Noah Agruss, “Spinning Into Light” takes place in a small Southern mill town in post-war 1950s when “times […]

Comments Off / November 30, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »