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‘Charlotte’s Web’ spins a tale at Sutter Street Theatre

Charlotte the spider (Hayley Fitzpatrick) develops a lasting friendship with her barnyard pal Wilbur the pig (Lexie Allison) in Joseph Robinette's stage adaptation of E.B. White's classic "Charlotte's Web," playing at Sutter Street Theatre through Oct. 2 as part of its family series. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

The Children’s Literature Association named Charlotte’s Web “the best American children’s book of the past 200 years.” Working with the advice of E.B. White, Joseph Robinette has created a play that captures this work in a thrilling and practical theatrical presentation. All the enchanting characters are here: Wilbur, the irresistible young pig who desperately wants to […]

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

‘Anything Goes’ sails onto the Sutter Street Theatre stage

All aboard for Sutter Street Theatre's "Anything Goes" as bad guy Moonface Martin (Rick Kleber), crooner Reno Sweeney (Connie Mockenhaupt) and lovesick Billy Crocker (Nat Challis) bring amusing antics to the stage, or ship rather, during their trans-Atlantic voyage.
Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Allen Schmeltz Sutter Street Theatre As the S.S. American travels across the Atlantic with a handful of eccentric passengers aboard, madcap antics ensue in Sutter Street Theatre’s upcoming production of “Anything Goes,” playing Aug. 27 through Oct. 2. Nightclub singer and evangelist Reno Sweeney is en route from New York to England aboard the ocean liner. Her […]

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

‘All Shook Up’ rocks out at Sutter Street Theatre

Cast in the lead roles for "All Shook Up," are Sutter Street thespians Cai Gutierrez, Nazaneed Salimi, Cassie Hamilton, Trace Landrum and Caelyn Anderson, left to right. 
Photo by Allen Schmeltz

“All Shook Up” centers around a small town in the U.S. in the 1950s that is forever changed by a guitar playing, motorcycle riding roustabout, who rides into town one day and really does shake things up. When this cool dude hits town, cupid draws his bow and aims it at everyone. “Jailhouse Rock,” “I […]

Comments Off / August 11, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘The Best Man’ — A drama for our times from the past

Stars of the Sutter Street stage, Ross Branch, Blake Flores and Steven Kauffman, left to right, bring the behind-the-scenes reality of a presidential election to audiences in "The Best Man." Photo by  Allen Schmeltz

Based on Gore Vidal’s 1960 play, “The Best Man,” Sutter Street Theatre’s latest production puts politics in the spotlight for this witty show playing now through Aug. 14. Directed by James Gilbreth, the story takes place during the presidential primaries where an ethical man running for nomination is pitted against an “unscrupulous” man. “The Best Man” is eerily reminiscent of our […]

Comments Off / July 24, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sutter Street’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ transports audiences

The cast of Sutter Street Theatre's "A Wrinkle in Time" includes Caiden Falco, Kevin Branson, Felicia Slechta, Sean Stewart and Grace Mauro, clockwise from top left. Courtesy photo

“A Wrinkle in Time” is the story of Meg Murry, a teenage girl, who is transported on an adventure through time and space. Joined by her younger brother Charles Wallace and her friend Calvin O’Keefe, Meg must rescue her father, a gifted scientist, from the evil forces that hold him prisoner on another planet. At the beginning, Meg […]

Comments Off / June 23, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

’13 the Musical’ comes to the Sutter Street Theatre stage

One of the most frequently produced new musicals of the last decade, “13 the Musical” is a rollicking musical comedy featuring a cast exclusively made up of teenagers — thirteen 13-year-olds as a matter of fact. Evan Goldman is two months from turning 13 years old, living happily in New York City, the greatest city on […]

Comments Off / May 12, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘The Pink Panther Strikes Again’ on Sutter Street

The world’s most unusual criminologist, Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau, fights for his life and for the future of all mankind in the most bizarre and dangerous caper of his brilliantly successful and utterly clumsy career in Sutter Street Theatre’s hilarious production of “The Pink Panther Strikes Again,” opening Saturday May 14. Paul Dreyfus, once his long-suffering […]

Comments Off / May 08, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »