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Busy first month for Three Stages

Three Stages at Folsom Lake College opens to the public Friday to kick off  a very eclectic first month at the region’s newest performing arts center.

Friday’s event runs from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. and includes a ribbon cutting ceremony and follow-up open house, complete with self-guided tours.

Following the ribbon cutting will be brief remarks from Folsom Lake College and Los Rios Community College District representatives, as well as local elected officials. The open house continues on Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.

A Chorus Line

The classic musical within a musical Broadway touring production makes its stop in Folsom Feb. 11-13. Tickets for the Feb. 11 premiere event are sold out, but there are still seats available for additional performances at threestages.net.

Folsom Symphony

Tickets are selling fast for the Folsom Symphony’s special Valentine’s Day tribute to romantic love, “Sugar and Spice.” The concert, a mix of classical music and pops, is the orchestra’s first performance at the new Three Stages performing arts center at Folsom Lake College.

Guest soloist soprano Brett Ruona will accompany the orchestra under the direction of Maestro Michael Neumann for the classical pieces “Ah! Je veux vivre” from “Romeo et Juliette” by Gounod; “Caro Nome” from “Rigoletto” by Verdi and “Obeissons quand leur voix appelle” from “Manon” by Massenet, as well as the Broadway hits “My Funny Valentine,” “A Little Bit in Love,” “I Wish I Were in Love Again” and a medley from “My Fair Lady.”

The orchestra will also play “Overture to Pique Dame” (von Suppé), “Carmen Suites No. 1” (Bizet), the “William Tell Overture” (Rossini) and “España” (Chabrier).

For tickets to “Sugar and Spice” visit folsomsymphony.com or call (916) 357-6718.

High Voltage

El Dorado Musical Theatre’s tour group High Voltage will perform a special one-night-only show Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. on the Three Stages main stage.

In celebration of EDMT’s new home at Three Stages tickets for the performance are available online free of charge. Visit threestages.net to secure tickets for a limited number of seats. Call EDMT at (916) 941-7464.

For more concerts, theatrical performances and art shows at Three Stages visit threestages.net.

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