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Dorothy and Alice get all mixed up

DOROTHY (Olivia Lawrence) shows off her ruby slippers to Alice (Claire Williams) and a young boy (Ben Helms), whose procrastination gets things all mixed up. Courtesy photo

Two of literature’s most unforgettable young ladies get mixed up together in a magical meeting that produces hilarious results as the audience becomes reacquainted with a cast of familiar characters and sees them in a new light Sutter Street Theatre’s audience will meet the Cowardly Lion, the White Rabbit, the Tin Man, the Mad Hatter, […]

No Comment / May 03, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Pulitzer Prize winning play opens at Sutter Street

FOLSOM —  The classic American comedy “You Can’t Take It With You” by Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman and directed by award-winning director Allen Schmeltz opens May 6 at Sutter Street Theatre, 717 Sutter St. in Folsom. In this Pulitzer Prize winning play we are first introduced to the Sycamores who seem clearly mad, […]

No Comment / May 03, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

A lot happens in ‘Passengers’ eight short plays

LESSON TIME — Al (Alan Price) and Marsha (Susan Madden) teach a hapless Ernest (Aurelio Martinez) that it's always best to help your fellow man in one of eight short plays in the comedy "Passengers." Photo by Kris Hunt

Four actors play 17 characters in eight short scenes ranging from comedic to poignant, all placed in the same bus station. A disillusioned traveling salesman announces to fellow passengers they are all dead, an eternal loser decides to embark on a life of crime, old high school classmates meet and recall the good old days, […]

No Comment / May 03, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Runaway Stage gets down and dirty

WHICH CON ARTIST WILL SUCCEED? Find out at Runaway Stage Productions' latest play, "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels." The show, full of laughs and intrigue, opend May 6. Courtesy photo

Runaway Stage Productions continues its 2011 season with the Sacramento Community Premiere of the scamming, scheming, double-crossing hit Broadway musical “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels!” “RSP’s audiences are going to be transported to the French Riviera for a night of music, dancing and high society high jinks that will leave them roaring with laughter,” Producing Director Bob Baxter said. Based […]

No Comment / April 29, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Drop-dead funny play opens May 6

FAMILY OF MISFITS —€” Lisa Derthick and  Jason Titus perform in the comical "Dearly Departed," opening at Chautauqua Playhouse on May 6. Picture by Warren Harrison

Chautauqua Playhouse announces the opening of “Dearly Departed” by David Bottrell and Jesse Jones, starting on May 6. The show will play at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays at through June 12. Performances will be held at the Chautauqua Playhouse, 5325 Engle Road in the La Sierra Community Center […]

No Comment / April 29, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

An ‘Affaire’ not to miss

DON'T MISS the El Dorado Hills Art & Wine Affaire on Mothers Day weekend. Courtesy photo

The eighth annual El Dorado Hills Art & Wine Affaire will be held Mother’s Day Weekend – May 7 & 8 in Town Center. Nearly 150 artists are expected to display at 2011’s event and more than 20 El Dorado County wineries will pour the best their cellars have to offer. Live entertainment is also on the schedule. Don’t miss […]

No Comment / April 29, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Army Field Band salutes mothers

The internationally acclaimed United States Army Field Band of Washington, D.C., will continue its long history of presenting free public performances when it appears at Three Stages at Folsom Lake College at 2 p.m. on Mother’s Day Sunday, May 8. The concert is free; patrons wishing to attend need to reserve their tickets at threestages.net or […]

No Comment / April 27, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »