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Can you solve the case?

Paige Harman stars as Nancy Drew in "Nancy Drew Girl Detective," opening at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 13, at Sutter Street Theatre in Folsom. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

The world’s most famous girl detective comes to Sutter Street Theatre this week. Another River Heights mystery has developed at the old Van Pelt Estate, home of the Footlighter’s Barn Theater. Leander Van Pelt has died, and rumors abound of hidden cache of diamonds, rubies, emeralds and sapphires that have been left somewhere on his […]

Comments Off / June 04, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sutter Street ‘hates Hamlet’

Chelsea Ciechanowski, Blake Flores, Vanessa Voetsch and Erin Horne, left to right, star in I Hate Hamlet," opening June 6 at Sutter Street Theatre. Photo by Allen Schmeltz.

An actor finds more than he bargained for in Sutter Street Theatre’s production of “I Hate Hamlet.” A young and successful television actor relocates to New York, where he rents a marvelous, gothic apartment. With his television career in limbo, the actor is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet onstage, but there’s one problem: He […]

Comments Off / June 04, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Peter Rabbit hops into Sutter Street

FOLSOM — Sutter Street Theatre presents five delightful tales, including “Peter Rabbit,” “The Tailor of Gloucester” and “Jemima Puddle-Duck,” interwoven with the fascinating life of their creator, Beatrix Potter, in an enchanting, enlightening show for all ages. The Adventures of Peter Rabbit and His Friends moves back and forth from the fantasy world the writer created to the intriguing […]

Comments Off / May 12, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sutter Street goes dark with ‘Bad Seed’

Caelyn Anderson stars in Sutter Street Theatre's production of "Bad Seed," opening May 9. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

In a small Southern town, Colonel and Christine Penmark live with their daughter Rhoda, a little evil queen. On the surface she is sweet, charming, full of old-fashioned graces, loved by her parents, admired by all her elders. But Rhoda’s mother has an uneasy feeling about her. When one of Rhoda’s schoolmates is mysteriously drowned at a […]

Comments Off / May 03, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Blue pills cause mayhem on stage

Mike Jimena and Connie Mockenhaupt star in "Sex Please We're Sixty," now playing at Sutter Street Theatre. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Guests at a bed and breakfast find their lives moving in new and surprising directions in Sutter Street Theatre’s latest production, “Sex Please We’re Sixty,” now playing. Mrs. Stancliffe’s Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast has been successful for many years. Her guests (nearly all women) return year after year. Her next door neighbor, the elderly, silver-tongued […]

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

The Reluctant Dragon breathes fire at Sutter Street

FOLSOM — The Reluctant Dragon is a peaceful fellow who likes tea, poetry and an afternoon snooze. Mischievous children stir the villagers to call in the famous dragon slayer, Saint George. A young lad befriends both of the “adversaries” and arranges a meeting between them. The comic battle that ensues provides an entertaining climax and a happy ending. […]

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

Classic comedy makes some noise at Sutter Street

Plot twists and non-stop humor keep actors Chelsea Ciechanowski, Aaron Horne, Connie Mockenhaupt, Mike Jimena and Vanessa Voetsch, left to right, on thier toes in "Noises Off." The show opens Feb. 21 at Sutter Street Theatre. Photo by Cassidy Cagney

Called the funniest farce ever written, “Noises Off” presents a manic menagerie as a cast of itinerant actors rehearse a flop called “Nothing On.” Doors slamming, on and offstage, intrigue and an errant herring all figure in the plot of this hilarious and classically comic play opening at Sutter Street Theatre on Feb. 21. The […]

Comments Off / February 12, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »