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‘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, […]

No Comment / 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, […]

No Comment / 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 […]

No Comment / 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 […]

No Comment / April 01, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Peggy Lee celebrated at Three Stages

FOLSOM — Stacy Sullivan’s “A Tribute to Miss Peggy Lee,” is a journey through the musical legacy of Peggy Lee, beginning with her rise from a tragic childhood on the plains of North Dakota to becoming one of the first and most successful female singer/songwriters in history. The classic songs, intricate rhythms, and exquisite arrangements […]

No Comment / April 01, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Billy Elliot dances its way to Sacramento

Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films, Old Vic Productions and NETworks Presentations LLC bring multi-award-winning “Billy Elliot the Musical” to Sacramento, April 9-14. Based on the international smash-hit film and featuring music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, choreography by Peter Darling and direction by Stephen Daldry, “Billy Elliot the Musical” […]

No Comment / March 31, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ makes a splash

Imagination Theater announces the opening of  “The Little Mermaid Jr.” on Friday, April 5. Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. To do so she will have to defy her father King Triton, make a […]

No Comment / March 31, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »