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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 »

An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan, and Their Circle

SACRAMENTO — The Crocker Art Museum is proud to present “An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan, and Their Circle.” On view June 9 through Sept. 1, 2013, this is the first exhibition to focus on the artistic production and relationship between the artist Jess, his partner Robert Duncan, and their remarkable circle of […]

No Comment / March 25, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

A Tribute to the American songbook

FOLSOM — Esteemed vocalist Steve Tyrrell, a Billboard chart-topping jazz singer and legendary record producer, joins two-time Grammy winner vocalist/pianist Diane Schuur in a celebration of the American songbook at Three Stages on March 28. While Schuur made her first record in 1971 — she was 18 — and while JazzTimes said of Schuur’s last studio […]

No Comment / March 24, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Shaw play offers ironic but happy ending

“Widowers’ Houses” begins as a boy meets girl romance, but is soon complicated by economic-class differences. Blanche Sartorius is the spoiled daughter of a rich Realtor whose massive fortune has been made from milking poor renters in his sub-standard houses. An idealistic young doctor, Harry Trent has blindly courted Blanche until he discovers the declassé source of […]

No Comment / March 24, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »