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Author Archive: Bev Sykes

‘Sister Act’: different story, same fun time

Check it out What: “Sister Act” Where: Community Center Theater, 1301 L St., Sacramento When: 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday Tickets: $21-$88 Info: 916-557-1999, I loved the 1992 movie, “Sister Act,” starring Whoopi Goldberg. It had heart, it had soul, it had gentle humor and […]

Dance through life with ‘The Value of One’

Check it out What: “The Value of One” Where: Pamela Trokanski Studio Theatre, 2720 Del Rio Place When: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday Tickets: $12 Info: or at the door with cash/check only The Pamela Trokanski Dance Theater, now in its 29th season at its workshop on Del Rio Place, is presenting “The Value […]

Strong performances highlight ‘Visiting Mr. Green’

Check it out What: “Visiting Mr. Green” Where: Sacramento Theatre Company, 1419 H St., Sacramento When: Through May 4; 12:30 and 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and 2 and 8 p.m. Sundays Tickets: $34-$38 adult, $29-$33 seniors and $15 students Info:, 888-4-STC-TIX Rating: 13-and-up, adult themes It’s another one of […]

’4000 Miles’ is a great ride

Check it out What: “4000 Miles” Where: Capital Stage, 2215 J St., Sacramento When: Through April 13: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays Tickets: $26-36 general, $24-$36 for seniors and students Info: Visit Rating: For mature audiences To put it simply, “4000 Miles” written by Amy Herzog and […]

Curtain rises on Art Theater of Davis

Just like Mickey and Judy, Timothy Nutter found himself a stage and is putting on a show.

The Davis native, a student of Hanneke Lohse and Pamela Trokanski (among others) has been teaching dance at the Davis Art Center and the Davis Holistic Health Center. Nutter attended college at Purchase College (State University of New York) and at Antioch College in Ohio. He studied at the Conservatory of Dance, produced his own dance shows and ran an independent improv dance troupe.

But after his return to Davis, he decided he wanted to start a theater. Seeing a niche in this community …

Revised ‘Romeo and Juliet’ wows in Sacramento

Check it out What: “Romeo and Juliet” Where: Sacramento Theatre Company, 1419 H St., Sacramento When: Through March 23 at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 12:30 and 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays Tickets: General $31-$35, seniors $26-$30, students $12 Info: In fair Verona does Sacramento Theatre Company […]

Wonderful wordplay highlights ‘Wrong for Each Other’

Check it out What: “Wrong for Each Other” Where: B Street Theatre, 2711 B St. in Sacramento When: Through April 20, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 2 and 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 5 and 9 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays Tickets: $23-$35 general Info: Visit or call 916-443-5300 When I think […]

Local playwright’s debut hits the mark

Check it out What: “Second-Best Bed” Where: Woodland Opera House, 340 Second St. When: Through March 30, 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays Tickets: $25 adults, $23 for seniors (62-years and older) and students, $12 for children 17 and under; balcony – $15 adult, $7 for children Info: Visit When the curtain […]

Winters scores big laughs with ‘You Can’t Take it With You’

Check it out What: “You Can’t Take It With You” Where: Winters Community Center, 201 Railroad Ave. When: Through March 23, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays Tickets: $10 general and $6 for seniors and children 12 and under Info: Call 530-795-4014 “You Can’t Take it With You” is the 1937 Pulitzer […]

Blue Man Group: hard to describe, easy to enjoy

Check it out What: Blue Man Group Where: Community Center Theater, 1301 L St., Sacramento When: 8 p.m Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday Tickets: $21-$88 general Info: Visit “I loved it. Brave, adventuresome, amusing, challenging and those drummers rock! The woofers and subwoofers they used blew my hair backwards!” was […]

Depression-era classic finds new life at UCD

In the know What: “The Grapes of Wrath” Where: Main Theatre, Wright Hall When: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday Tickets: $17-$19 general, $12-$14 for students, children and seniors Info: Call 530-754-2787 or 866-754-2787 or visit Today’s newspapers are filled with stories of climate changes that are wiping out crops and causing the price […]

The Art Theater of Davis debuts with ‘Three Sisters’

Check it out What: “Three Sisters” Where: The Art Theater of Davis, 946 Olive Drive. When: 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday Tickets: $15 adults, $10 for students, children and seniors Info: Email to reserve tickets It was an auspicious beginning for Davis’ newest theater — The Art Theater of Davis — […]

DMTC celebrates 30 years with stunning ‘South Pacific’

Check it out What: “South Pacific” Where: Jean Henderson Performing Arts Center, 607 Peña Drive When: Through March 23, 8:15 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:15 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $18 general, $16 for students and seniors 55 and older ($2 facility fee per ticket) Info: Visit or call 530-756-3682 Before the start of the […]

Citizens Who Care concerts have a new sound

In the know What: Citizens Who Care concerts Where:  Veterans’ Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St. When: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23 Tickets: All seats $35 Info: Call 530-758-3704, visit or stop by CWC’s office, 409 Lincoln Ave. in Woodland The year 1977 was pivotal on Broadway, and 2014 […]

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