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Cap Stage gets ‘brave’ with play choices

Capital Stage is proud to announce its 2015-16 season: A Brave New World. This groundbreaking season will include five Sacramento premieres, a National New Play Network rolling world premiere, a Pulitzer Prize winner, a new Capital Stage original adaptation, as well as the first foray into musical theater. Capital Stage’s 11th season will push the boundaries […]

Comments Off / August 16, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Capital Stage presents ‘Insides OUT!’ with Katie Rubin

ENT Katie-Rubin

SACRAMENTO — Capital Stage presents the return of favorite Katie Rubin in her one-woman show, “Insides OUT!” Rubin has entertained Capital Stage audiences with her hilarious performances in “The North Plan,” “In the Next Room,” and “Hunter Gatherers,” as well as with her other solo shows “My Spiritual Death,” “Amazing Grace” and “Why I Died: A […]

Comments Off / July 30, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Capital Stage takes on social injustice, unrest

Sacramento — Capital Stage presents its annual new works festival “Playwrights’ Revolution” with staged readings of six brand-new plays. As Sacramento’s leader of bold, thought-provoking theatre, Capital Stage created this series of staged readings to identify and develop new plays and playwrights. Each year, a handful of plays are carefully chosen from hundreds of submissions. Audiences are then […]

Comments Off / July 22, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Cap Stage names new artistic director

Michael Stevenson

Capital Stage has named Michael Stevenson as its next artistic director of Capital Stage. After 15 years of growth and success in building a strong arts organization in Northern California, founding Artistic Director Stephanie Gularte stepped down as Capital Stage’s leader in 2013. Co-founder and husband Jonathan Williams then was chosen by the board to take the […]

Comments Off / April 19, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Morals explored in ‘Homecoming’

Harold Pinter

SACRAMENTO — 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 […]

Comments Off / April 19, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Rapture …’ offers unflinching look at gender politics

Capital Stage continues its 10th anniversary season with the Sacramento Premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist “Rapture, Blister, Burn” by Gina Gionfriddo. “Rapture, Blister, Burn” marks the Capital Stage directorial debut of frequent Capital Stage collaborator Shannon Mahoney. “Rapture, Blister, Burn” will run March 11 through April 12. After grad school, Catherine and Gwen chose polar opposite […]

Comments Off / March 05, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Cap Stage’s apprentice actors tackle sexual politics

SACRAMENTO — Capital Stage continues its commitment to training the next generation of professional artists with the presentation of “Sexual Perversity in Chicago” by David Mamet. The Third Annual Apprentice Showcase features the work of the 2014-15 Capital Stage Apprentice Corps, and all aspects of the production-acting, directing, design and administration-will be done by the […]

Comments Off / January 25, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »