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Capital Stage presents the Sacramento premiere of ‘The Totalitarians’

Capital Stage completes its 2015-16 season with the Sacramento premiere of “The Totalitarians” by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, directed by Capital Stage co-founder Peter Mohrmann. This “riotous political comedy” — Bay Area Reporter, takes the audience on the campaign trail with retired roller derby star turned candidate for lieutenant governor Penelope Easter. It is a dark […]

Comments Off / June 05, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Capital Stage presents Pulitzer winning, Tony Award nominated ‘Disgraced’

Capital Stage continues its 2015/16 Season with “Disgraced” by Ayad Akhtara. The Pulitzer Prize, Obie Award winning and Tony Award nominated play will make its Sacramento premiere tonight. “Disgraced” will run from May 4 through June 5, directed by Capital Stage Producing Artistic Director Michael Stevenson. The play depicts racial and ethnic prejudices that “secretly persist in […]

Comments Off / May 02, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Capital Stage premieres ‘Blackberry Winter’

In Steve Yockney’s “Blackberry Winter,” Vivienne Avery (Amy Resnick) must find balance in her life as her mother’s dementia progresses. Photo by Charr Crail

Capital Stage continues its season with the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of “Blackberry Winter” by Steve Yockey. NNPN’S flagship initiative, the Rolling World Premiere Program, supports three or more theaters that choose to mount the same new play within a 12-month period. The result is an NNPN Rolling World Premiere, in which a […]

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

Tickets for ‘The Book of Mormon’ available through lottery

Tickets for the acclaimed musical “The Book of Mormon” will be sold through a lottery before each performance.  Courtesy photo

 The Book of Mormon” may be sold out but limited tickets will be available through a lottery for those who just can’t live without seeing this Tony Award-winning-musical. The Sacramento engagement on the national tour of “The Book of Mormon” begins March 9 at the Sacramento Community Center Theater and plays a limited two-week run through […]

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

Vista Players returns for Sacramento premiere

California Stage and Vista Players present “Happy Armenians” Feb. 19 through 26 at the Dennis Wilkerson Theater, R25 Arts Complex, 2509 R St. in Sacramento. The show plays two weekends only, Fridays, Feb. 19 and 26 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Feb. 20 and 27 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Feb. 21 and 28 at 2 […]

Comments Off / February 14, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Capital Stage presents Sacramento premiere of ‘Love and Information’

Catch a poignant new play by legendary playwright Caryl Churchill at the Sacramento premiere of “Love and Information” Jan. 27 at Capital Stage. The piece paints a kaleidoscopic picture of our digital, over-stimulated 21st century lives, and leaves us questioning our own relationships. This production will be the main-stage directorial debut of local theatre talent Benjamin […]

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

Capital Stage presents new full-length musical

Capital Stage favorite Andrew Joseph Perez, left, and Francis Gercke, right, in his Capital Stage debut, star in “The Behaviour of Broadus” that runs through Jan. 3. Photo by Char Crail

As part of the special programming for the 2015-16 season, “Brave New World,” Capital Stage, 2215 J St. in Sacramento, will present its first full-length musical production “The Behavior of Broadus” by the L.A.-based writing and performing partnership Burglars of Hamm. “The Behavior of Broadus” was recently nominated for nine Ovation Awards and seven L.A. […]

Comments Off / December 13, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »