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Sutter Street actors travel to Narnia

The Pevensie children, played by Sean Stewart, Joshua Matta, Hannah Vaccaro and Tessa Talley, left to right, are about to go on an unforgettable adventure through an old wardrobe. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

FOLSOM — Sutter Street Theatre presents “The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe,” now playing. This new dramatization of C.S. Lewis’ classic, set in the land of Narnia, faithfully recreates the magic and mystery of Aslan, the great lion, his struggle with the White Witch and the adventures of four children who inadvertently wander from an […]

No Comment / November 16, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Evil Dead: The Musical’ bloodies the Sutter Street Theatre stage

“It’s an old tale. You’ve probably heard it a hundred times. Boy and his friends go on a week-long vacation in the woods. Three friends turn into Candarian demons. One friend is killed by a forest of evil trees. Two demons are killed by their boyfriends respectively, while one stays in the cellar trying to […]

Comments Off / October 26, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

The Nothing takes Sutter Street

Media Photo - The Neverending Story - Sutter Street Theatre NO 101

Michael Ende’s fantasy novel made famous by the 1984 hit film by the same name, “The Neverending Story” has transformed the Sutter Street Theatre stage into a world limited only by the imagination. Adapted for the dramatic arts by David S. Craig and told with all the thrills of a classic adventure, the story begins with Bastian, […]

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

Neil Simon’s “Sunshine Boys” comes to Sutter Street Theatre

#102 l-r Stephen Kauffman, Daryl Petrig. Photographer:  Allen Schmeltz

Al and Willie as “Lewis and Clark” were top-billed vaudevillians for over forty years. Now they aren’t even speaking. When CBS requests them for a “History of Comedy” retrospective, a grudging reunion brings the two back together, along with a flood of memories, miseries and laughs in “Sunshine Boys,” playing at Sutter Street Theatre through […]

Comments Off / August 06, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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 »