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‘Moon Over Buffalo’: Strong physical performances drive Sutter Street Theatre’s latest offering

There’s plenty of swashbuckling, zany fun in Sutter Street Theatre’s latest production, “Moon Over Buffalo,” starring Allen Pontes and Julie Anchor. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

The action and laughter is non-stop at Sutter Street Theatre’s latest offering, “Moon Over Buffalo,” which opened to a very receptive audience on Feb. 23. In the theater it is common to wish actors good luck by saying “Break a leg!” But in this production, one wonders if that might actually happen. This is a […]

1 Comment / February 25, 2013 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

This ain’t your mother’s ‘Cinderella’

Leah Shaver and Brady Tait star as Cinderella and the Prince in "Cinderella Redux," a modern twist on the classic, opening March 3 at Sutter Street Theatre. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

With the bad economy and no job skills, needs to find a bride to help him rule the kingdom. The Prince decides to host a masked ball to meet all the eligible maidens. Forbidden to attend the prince’s ball by her evil stepmother, Cinderella meets a licensed, full-service fairy godmother who specializes in “wishes granted, […]

Comments Off / February 19, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

See ‘As You Like It’ — Sacramento style

Big Idea's production of "As You LIke It" takes to Sacramento's streets. The show opens March 1. Photo by Benjamin T. Ismail

Big Idea Theatre has become synonymous with high quality, entertaining and inventive adaptations of Shakespeare’s greatest works. Its latest incarnation, opening Friday, March 1, brings a favorite pastoral comedy out of the countryside and into our own backyard .. .literally. This spring, the theater’s production of “As You Like It” will pay homage to Sacramento by […]

Comments Off / February 19, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Alice dances across Folsom stage

Kate Montana, apprentice I dancer with Ballet Folsom, has quite and adventure as Alice in "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland," March 16 & 17 at the Jill Solberg Performing Arts Theatre in Folsom. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Ballet Folsom Artistic Director and Choreographer Deirdre Hawkins presents a stunning original ballet performance of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” March 16 & 17 at the Jill Solberg Performing Arts Theatre in Folsom. Colorful characters abound in this three-act ballet that will delight audience members of all ages with its beautiful choreography, fanciful sets and spectacular […]

Comments Off / February 19, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Los Lonely Boys come to Folsom

Los Lonely Boys have recorded their fourth studio album. Don't miss their live performance in Folsom on March 9. Courtesy photo

Carrera Productions is proud to announce a very special evening with Grammy award-winning Los Lonely Boys on Saturday, March 9. The band mates’ stories to date is already the stuff of legends: playing behind their fathers as kids in cantinas and honky-tonks, then moving to Nashville as teen to try to win a record deal. […]

Comments Off / February 18, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

The world’s a hilarious stage in ‘Moon Over Buffalo’

Will George (Allen Pontes) and Charlotte (Julie Anchor), seated left to right with actress Hazel Johnson standing, get another chance at stardom? Find out in "Moon Over Buffalo," opening Feb. 23 at Sutter Street Theatre. Phtoo by Allen Schmeltz

Hilarious confusion comes to Sutter Street Theatre with Ken Ludwig’s “Moon over Buffalo.” In the madcap comedy tradition of “Lend Me a Tenor,” the hilarious “Moon Over Buffalo” centers on George and Charlotte Hay, fading stars of the 1950s. At the moment, they’re playing Private Lives and Cyrano De Bergerac in rep in Buffalo, New […]

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

Gallery displays a selection of modern and contemporary Latin American art

FOLOSM — Folsom Lake College, Three Stages and Sayago & Pardon are proud to announce Before the Alarm, an exploration into ideas of dreamscapes and the subconscious. Before the Alarm will be on view at the Bank of America Gallery at Three Stages, Folsom Lake College until March 10. The exhibition aims to recreate the […]

Comments Off / February 13, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »