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Comedy cast for ‘Escanaba in da Moonlight’

Starring in “Escanaba in da Moonlight,” from left to right, Mike Jimena, Eric Ollson and Matt Udall. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

When the Soady clan reunites for the opening day of deer season at the family’s Upper Peninsula camp, 35-year-old Reubin Soady brings with him the infamous reputation of being the oldest Soady in the history of the Soadys never to bag a buck. In a hunting story to beat all hunting stories, “Escanaba in da […]

No Comment / February 07, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Rising Star Revue’ brightens Sutter Street

This entertaining show brings together great talent as performers sing, act, do monologues and present comedy sketches. The audience is treated to musical selections from the new hit Broadway show, “Hamilton,” as well as songs from “Gypsy,” “Next to Normal,” “Little Women” and more. Entertainers include Hannah Hurst, Natalie Collins, Adele Trapp, Jaymie Sanfilippo, Paul […]

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

Laugh with ‘Liberace’ at Sutter Street

Liberace is played by John Wilder who was once invited to perform at the Liberace Museum in Las Vegas. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Spend an evening with one of the most flamboyant entertainers of all time. Sutter Street Theatre’s “Liberace Presents” sets Liberace as the host of his own special with guests Carol Burnett, Rodney Dangerfield and other glamorous guests from the era. Liberace is portrayed by Sutter Street Theatre actor John Wilder in this nostalgic evening of […]

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

‘A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas’ brings warmth to Sutter Street

The cast of "Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas" includes the talent of young stage actors Mordecai Gutierrez, Hannah Hurst, Adele Trapp and Brooke Smith, pictured left to right. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

In their poorest winter ever, Charles Ingalls backtracks his family to Burr Oak, Iowa to take over the running of a hotel. When wealthy Mrs. Starr asks for Laura as a companion to read to her in the afternoons, Laura is overjoyed to be invited into such a fine house, but when she overhears Mrs. […]

Comments Off / December 14, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Holiday in the Hills’ brightens the season at Sutter Street Theatre

Sutter Street Theatre stars Kelly Mauro, left, and John Wilder return to the stage to perform the theater group's seasonal favorite "Holiday in the Hills." The show is appropriate for all ages and runs through Dec. 23. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Sutter Street Theatre is winding up its ninth season with one of Historic Folsom’s favorite holiday traditions, “Holiday in the Hills.” This will be the 10th performance of the annual holiday celebration. The story takes place on the Folsom Historic District’s Sutter Street at the end of the 19th century. All of the characters either […]

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

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 […]

Comments Off / 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 »