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Things get creepy in the kingdom

King Henry (Ryan Snyder), center, fights off two zombies played by Gregory Smith, left, and Janelle Neczypor in Big Idea Theatre's "The Life and UNDEAD of King Henry V." The Shakespeare spin-off opened last week. Photo by Benjamin T. Ismail

Big Idea Theatre’s 2012 season reanimated July 6 with the opening of “The Life and UNDEAD of King Henry V” by William Shakespeare, as adapted and directed by Big Idea’s Artistic Director Brian Harrower. Shakespeare with a twist: England is slowly descending into chaos as a horrifying epidemic turns its citizens into an angry horde of zombies! […]

No Comment / July 05, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sutter Street Theatre presents Thornton Wilder classic

Sutter Street Theatre in Historic Folsom presents “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder and directed by Allen Schmeltz at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 13, with a reception following the performance. Described by Edward Albee as “…the greatest American play ever written,” the story follows the small town of Grover’s Corners through three acts: Daily Life, […]

No Comment / July 05, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Folsom Symphony individual tickets on sale

The Folsom Symphony is now selling tickets to individual performances for the 2012-2013 concert season. Season subscriptions are still available. Subscribers save up to 10 percent off the cost of individual tickets The 2011-2012 season was the symphony’s most successful ever. The orchestra played to four sold-out houses in a row and added two unscheduled […]

No Comment / June 29, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Honk! Jr.’ — a lovely story about an ugly duckling

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El Dorado Musical Theatre proudly presents “Honk! Jr., The Ugly Duckling Musical,” July 6-22, 2012 at Three Stages at Folsom Lake College. “Honk! Jr., The Ugly Duckling Musical” is a musical adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen story “The Ugly Duckling,” incorporating a message of tolerance.  “Honk! Jr.” tells the story of an odd looking baby duck, […]

2 Comments / June 29, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Cameron Park author writes riveting crime drama

"Left for Dead" by Howard C. Jencks, published April 2012, Xlibris Corporation, 242 pgs., hardback, softcover and ebook versions available Amazon.com and Barnes&Noble.com.

From homicide to human trafficking and drug cartels, Howard Jencks’ first novel “Left for Dead” moves from Tahoe to Southern California and reaches across the border into Mexico as Det. Michael Garrett moves from one bad situation to the next. In this crime novel, no one is safe and the action just keeps coming— right […]

No Comment / June 28, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »

EDMT hosts summer intensive

El Dorado Musical Theatre announces its Summer Theater Intensive, July 23-27, a rigorous five-day experience designed to give young performers (13 and older) who love musical theater the opportunity to learn directly from experienced Broadway and industry professionals. Each day includes instruction on acting, vocals, and jazz and tap dance. Special skills classes will cover […]

No Comment / June 28, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Three Stages launches second full season

Bringing artists from all over the world, and from almost every genre, Three Stages will offer literally hundreds of performances in the 2012-13 season. Beginning in August, 2012 and concluding in June, 2013; world-class performers from Branford Marsalis to The Manhattan Transfer, from the Vienna Boys Choir to  Natalie MacMaster, from the China National Symphony Orchestra to the Russian National Ballet […]

No Comment / June 27, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »