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‘The Secret Garden’ blooms at Sutter Street Theatre

After Mary Lennox is orphaned, she becomes the ward of an uncle in England she has never met. As she adjusts to her new life at secluded Misselthwaite Manor, Mary discovers a secret garden. If she can uncover the mysterious circumstances behind the garden, she might be able to save her sickly young cousin and […]

No Comment / March 23, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sutter Street Theatre brings ‘Legends’ together

Connie Mockenhaupt, Christopher Celestin and Eileen Beaver star in "Legends" at Sutter Street Theatre in Folsom. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

James Kirkwood’s “Legends” comes to Historic Folsom at Sutter Street Theatre. The show directed by Mike Jimena opens Saturday, March 15. Eager beaver producer Martin Klemmer, a wheeler-dealer if ever there was one, has uncovered a terrific commercial script – “Star Wars: The Play.” Since he has produced only one Off Broadway project, something called “Craps,” […]

No Comment / March 13, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Watch a miracle unfold at Sutter Street Theatre

Heather Warren, left, stars with Camy Rae Wilson in Sutter Street Theatre’s production of “The Miracle Worker.” Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Immortalized onstage and screen by Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke, “The Miracle Worker” tells the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen Keller. This American classic dramatizes the volatile relationship between the lonely teacher and her charge. Trapped in a secret, silent world, unable to communicate, Helen is violent, spoiled, almost sub-human […]

No Comment / February 02, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Annie Jr.’ charms at Sutter Street Theatre

Young actresses (seated, left to right) Mia Comstock, Rebecca Cataldo, Emily Fritz, Grace Mauro, Natalie Collins and (stading, left to right) Carly Weiss and Hannah Hurst perform in Sutter Street Theatre's production of "Annie Jr." Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Leapin’ lizards! The popular comic strip heroine Little Orphan Annie takes center stage at Sutter Street Theatre in “Annie Jr.,” an adaptation of one of the world’s best-loved and most-performed musicals. With pluck and positivity, Annie charms everyone she meets despite a next-to-nothing start in the Depression-era New York City of the 1930s. She is […]

No Comment / January 26, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

“Liberace Presents” an evening of fabulous entertainment

Connie Mockenhaupt stars as Carol Burnett and John Wilder takes on Liberace in Sutter Street Theatre's production of "Liberace Presents." Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Spend an evening with one of the most flamboyant entertainers of all time. Liberace hosts his own special — along with guests Carol Burnett, Rodney Dangerfield, Judy Garland, Vicki Lawrence, young Judy Garland, Dinah Shore and Ann Miller — in Sutter Street Theatre’s production of “Liberace Presents,” now playing. Liberace is portrayed by John Wilder, […]

No Comment / January 05, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sutter Street Theatre in the holiday spirit

Piglet (Amanda Ramos) gets some comfort from pals Winnie-the-Pooh (Madeline Kramer) and Eeyore (Angie Reed) in Sutter Street's production of  “A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail." Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Sutter Street Theatre winds up its seventh season with one of Folsom’s favorite holiday traditions, “Holiday in the Hills” — an original  musical story that takes place in Folsom’s Historic District. Set on Sutter Street at the end of the 19th century, all of the characters either lived in or visited Folsom in the late 1800s. […]

No Comment / December 08, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Faith tested in ‘God’s Favorite’

Sutter Street Theatre presents "God's Favorite" starring Marty Parker, Nate Whitaker, Kate Muris, Arlon Carlson, standing left to right, and Heather Warren, Lisa Schwenk, Anthony Raddigan, seated left to right. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Successful Long Island businessman Joe Benjamin is a modern-day “Job” with a demanding wife, ungrateful children and wise-cracking household employees. Just when it seems things couldn’t get any worse, he is visited by Sidney Lipton, a.k.a. A Messenger from God (and compulsive film buff), with a mission: test Joe’s faith and report back to “the […]

No Comment / November 03, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »