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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 »

Irish romance will enchant audience

John Patrick Shanley’s romantic comedy “Outside Mullingar” has its regional premiere on the B Street Theatre Mainstage. “Outside Mullingar” follows the romantic travail of two lonely eccentrics, Anthony and Rosemary. Anthony has spent his entire life on a cattle farm in rural Ireland and Rosemary has spent hers next door, pinning for Anthony. With a […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Take flight with B Street’s ‘Flying Machine’

To invent an airplane is nothing. To build one is something. But to fly is everything! On December 17, 1903 at 10:35 a.m., the world changed. Wilbur and Orville Wright, two great American inventors, are brought to life in the world premiere of “The Flying Machine,” opening Oct. 4 at B Street Theatre. The invention […]

Comments Off / September 28, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Gritty drama makes its regional debut on the B3 stage

The B Street Theatre is pleased to present “A Steady Rain,” Keith Huff’s dark duologue exploring the complexities of a lifelong bond tainted by domestic affairs, violence and the rough streets of Chicago. Joey and Denny have been best friends since kindergarten and, after working together for several years as policemen in Chicago, they are […]

Comments Off / May 11, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Dave Pierini talk show debuts

The B Street Theatre is excited to present “Sactown Tonight!,” a new talk show hosted by Dave Pierini, who will over the Mainstage for five nights of unscripted comedy featuring some of the best and brightest Sacramento has to offer. Guests include Jack Gallagher, Phil Cowan, Edie Lambert, comedian Keith Lowell Jensen, Laura Kirkendall and […]

Comments Off / April 20, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Deliriously funny ‘Detroit’ makes California debut

The B Street Theatre proudly presents the California premiere of Lisa D’Amour’s Obie Awarding-winning comedy “Detroit” on the Mainstage through Nov. 17. The Obie Awards, Off-Broadway’s highest honor, have been presented by New York’s Village Voice since 1955 to spotlight the more adventurous Off-Broadway movement’s achievements. The play’s wildly popular production at Playwrights Horizons earned […]

Comments Off / October 06, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »