‘Rising Star Revue’ brightens Sutter Street

This entertaining show brings together great talent as performers sing, act, do monologues and present comedy sketches. The audience is treated to musical selections from the new hit Broadway show, “Hamilton,” as well as songs from “Gypsy,” “Next to Normal,” “Little Women” and more. Entertainers include Hannah Hurst, Natalie Collins, Adele Trapp, Jaymie Sanfilippo, Paul […]

January 13, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

‘James and the Giant Peach’ comes to life at STC

Young Professionals Conservatory students and students from Sacramento Theatre Company’s Pre-Professional Ensemble program bring the heartwarming tale of a young orphaned boy and his larger-than-life insect friends to the Wells Fargo Pavilion stage beginning Jan. 15. “James and the Giant Peach” is Roald Dahl’s fantastical musical tale of a boy, his insect friends and their […]

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‘Cabaret’ and ‘Seussical’ shine in Music Circus season

California Musical Theatre has announced the 2016 lineup for Sacramento Music Circus at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 66th season for the venerable institution. The season includes four shows that have never been produced at Music Circus: The smash hit musical comedy “Legally Blonde,” based on the hilarious film starring Reese Witherspoon; the family favorite […]

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Laugh with ‘Liberace’ at Sutter Street

Spend an evening with one of the most flamboyant entertainers of all time. Sutter Street Theatre’s “Liberace Presents” sets Liberace as the host of his own special with guests Carol Burnett, Rodney Dangerfield and other glamorous guests from the era. Liberace is portrayed by Sutter Street Theatre actor John Wilder in this nostalgic evening of […]

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Folsom Lake Symphony: New name, same beautiful music

After 12 seasons bringing beautiful classical music to the Folsom Lake region, the Folsom Symphony has changed its name to Folsom Lake Symphony. The new name better reflects the orchestra’s increasing popularity and success beyond the borders of Folsom, said President Bruce Woodbury. “Nothing else about the symphony will change,” said Woodbury, who founded the […]

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B Street Theatre presents world premiere of Echo Location

Bindle Rindell is a disgruntled English professor, failed novelist and reluctant “could be” father to a surprise 15-year-old daughter. But things are looking up. He’s getting married to his beloved Emmy in a few days. That is, if he can placate her former boyfriend, a part-time bookie who goes by the ominous name “Bluetooth.” Love, […]

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Celtic Nights returns to Harris Center with Spirit of Freedom

In a glittering new production at Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom, six of Ireland’s most prominent vocalists are complemented by six of its most accomplished step dancers who portray the birth of a free Irish nation. Spirit of Freedom tells the story of Irish independence, beginning 100 years ago with the Easter Rising. […]

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