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Broadway Sacramento goes blue, wicked

California Musical Theatre announces the 2013-14 Broadway Sacramento season at Community Center Theater, a varied lineup featuring five Sacramento premieres and a Broadway blockbuster brought back due to popular demand after a record-breaking run in the 2011-12 Broadway Sacramento season. The new season opens on Nov. 5, 2013, with “Priscilla Queen of the Desert the […]

Comments Off / April 15, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Doug Adamz brings music and stories to Sutter Street

Doug Adamz, masterful guitar player, a soulful singer, an outrageous harmonica player and an engaging storyteller offers an entertaining evening of music at Sutter Street Theatre on Sunday, April 21. Adamz has two solo albums and his work has been performed by The Joffrey Ballet and The Kronos Quartet and used in major motion picture […]

Comments Off / April 14, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

EDMT succeeds in ‘How to Succeed without Really Trying’

By today’s standards, mid-1950s Americans were living in fairy-tale land. It was a time when any young man with pluck and charm could become president of a corporation. Any young woman with good looks and charm could marry Prince Charming — often the young man who had risen to the top of the corporate ladder. […]

Comments Off / April 14, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Hansel & Gretel’ with a twist

Hannah Hurst (Gretel) and Caiden Falco (Hansel) have an adventure in the Brothers Grimm tale opening at Folsom's Sutter Street Theatre. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

What happens when the witch doesn’t want to be a witch anymore? Find the answer at Sutter Street Theare’s production of “Hansel & Gretel,” opening April 20. This fun adaptation of the classic Brothers Grimm fable includes music, an evil witch, a goblin, Pookins the Cat and Fritzi the Dog (both puppets) and, of course, […]

Comments Off / April 14, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Passion and precision define Lord of the Dance

Lord of the Dance comes to Three stages for five performances. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Generations of audiences — more than 60 million people from 68 countries — have seen Lord of the Dance created by Michael Flatley, the world’s highest grossing Irish dance show. Presented by MagicSpace Entertainment and Global Entertainment Group, Lord of the Dance returns to visit 54 cities in North America, having kicked off its tour Jan. 29 in Kingston, […]

Comments Off / April 04, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Jewelry creations, wine tasting and more at the Crocker Art Museum

The Crocker Art Museum will present more new classes for children, teens, and adults during the museum’s spring session of Studio Art Classes. Highlights for children include Green Days where children will celebrate Earth Day and tweens can go on walking field trips during the museum’s Watercolor Workout. High school students can learn the basics of draping fabric […]

Comments Off / April 04, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Big Idea goes to the Twilight zone

Big Idea Theatre is excited to announce the opening of their new “a BIT more” series. The inaugural production of the series, opening April 4, will include the live performance of two beloved episodes of the classic television show “The Twilight Zone.” Join Big Idea Theatre as they re-create live on stage the episodes: “The […]

Comments Off / April 01, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »