theater

Catching a few winks

Bruce Vilanch shows us what a real musical theatre fan looks like. By Jim Carnes You’d have to be seriously sleep-deprived to get drowsy during…


Cowboy capers

Music Circus celebrates the 75th anniversary of Oklahoma! By Bev Sykes The 1943 Rodgers and Hammerstein show that redefined American musical theater recently won a…


Students insist: Not Goodenough

Elk Grove drama teacher resigns the same week SN&R reports student claims of repeated mistreatment An Elk Grove teacher accused of tormenting her drama students…



REVIEW: 'Once'

photo by Joan Marcus —by Jeff Hudson Decades ago, major musicals originated as Broadway shows, and later morphed into movies. And that still happens—Les Miserables,…


2014 Elly nominees announced

Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance announced its 2014 Elly nominees at a party last night at the West Sacramento Community Center. The annual Elly Award…


REVIEW: 'A Chorus Line'

Photo by Charr Crail. —by Jeff Hudson Sacramento’s venerable Music Circus—which has been staging familiar musicals for 64 years—launched this year’s summer series with a…