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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 »

Sutter Street goes dark with ‘Bad Seed’

Caelyn Anderson stars in Sutter Street Theatre's production of "Bad Seed," opening May 9. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

In a small Southern town, Colonel and Christine Penmark live with their daughter Rhoda, a little evil queen. On the surface she is sweet, charming, full of old-fashioned graces, loved by her parents, admired by all her elders. But Rhoda’s mother has an uneasy feeling about her. When one of Rhoda’s schoolmates is mysteriously drowned at a […]

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

Blue pills cause mayhem on stage

Mike Jimena and Connie Mockenhaupt star in "Sex Please We're Sixty," now playing at Sutter Street Theatre. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Guests at a bed and breakfast find their lives moving in new and surprising directions in Sutter Street Theatre’s latest production, “Sex Please We’re Sixty,” now playing. Mrs. Stancliffe’s Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast has been successful for many years. Her guests (nearly all women) return year after year. Her next door neighbor, the elderly, silver-tongued […]

Comments Off / April 19, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »