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‘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 […]

No Comment / 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 »

Mystery on Sutter Street

Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Join Sherlock Holmes as he battles the nefarious Dr. Moriarty in Sutter Street Theatre’s latest production directed and staged by the award winning Mike Jimena and written by B Street Theatre’s Jerry Montoya. “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes ” appeals to all ages as Holmes investigates and unravels yet another mystery in this reprise of Sutter Street’s popular 2012 production. […]

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

Sutter Street spoofs ‘Spamalot’

Stars of the Sutter Street stage, left to right, Michael Sandidge, Scott Minor, Kevin Branson and Rick Kleber with Mark Androvich kneeling, form the Round Table. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” “Spamalot” retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table with the help of a bevy of beautiful show girls, cows, killer rabbits and French people. “Spamalot” opens Saturday, April 2, at 8 p.m. at Sutter Street […]

Comments Off / March 27, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Pippi Longstocking’ brings her shenanigans to the Sutter Street stage

Adele Trapp plays the unforgettable Pippi Longstocking in the Sutter Street production that runs through March 20.
Photo by Allen Schmeltz

On the outskirts of town stands a ramshackle house. It may not seem like much until you peek through the railings. Then, there’s a horse on the porch, a monkey in the kitchen and a freckle-faced, red-pigtailed, whirlwind of a girl in mismatched stockings presiding over it all. This is the domain of Pippilotta Delicatessa […]

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