Theatre

Sonoma County Art Trails 2017 – Rescheduled

  Due to fires that devastated our community, Art Trails is rescheduled to October 21, 22 and October 28, 29. Studios NOT OPEN either weekend:            11 Christine MacDonald, 14 Susan Miron, 17 Tom Berto, 25 Barbara Kelly, 26 Lisa Skelly, 28 Bill Gittins, 30 Anne Regan, 31 Char Wood, 32 Dannell Powell,(…)

Stand-up Comedy On the Rise in Sonoma County

On a recent Saturday night the Laugh Cellar, Sonoma County’s newest venue for stand-up comedy, was packed, both with return customers and first-timers.Tucked away in a shopping center space off Highway 12 that previously has been home to a grocery store and a couple of different restaurants, the site has taken on a new life(…)

Russia’s Bolshoi cancels ballet about gay dancer 3 days before premiere

Russia‘s Bolshoi Theater has canceled a much anticipated ballet about dancer Rudolf Nureyev just three days before the opening night. Bolshoi made the announcement Saturday, saying that Tuesday’s premiere has been canceled. The ballet about Nureyev who defected from the Soviet Union to the West in 1961 was directed by Kirill Serebrennikov, known for bold(…)

Two Lesbian Artists Offer Art Inspired by Activist Yuri Kocjiyama

Co-Presented by the Asian American Women Artist Association (AAWAA) and Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC), Shifting Movements: Art Inspired by the Life and Activism of Yuri Kochiyama (1921-2014) is a multimedia exhibition illuminating the legacy of intersectional revolutionary activist Yuri Kochiyama through artworks that highlight the values and themes that guided her, and the incredibly diverse people, struggles,(…)

“Dance The Night Away” With Transcendence Theatre Co. at Jack London Park

Transcendence Theatre Company presents Dance the Night Away August 5-7, 12-14, and 19-21 featuring show-stopping dance numbers celebrating tap to Fosse and everything in between combined with powerful vocal performances to create a rousing evening of entertainment. ”Dance the Night Away” will pay tribute to many well-known dancers and singers sharing some of their most(…)

Sonoma State University Stages a Contemporary Spin on “Hamlet”

  Hamlet’s world has been utterly destroyed: his father is dead, his throne is usurped, his mother remarries, his girlfriend abandons him and there are spies everywhere. Then Hamlet is told to kill the king.  What’s a young person to do? Sonoma State University Dept. of Theatre Arts & Dance presents this main stage production(…)

Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods” Staged at SSU

  Classic fairy tale stories and characters merge in Stephen Sondheim’s 1987 award-winning musical “Into the Woods,” a modern version of what happens after “they all lived happily ever after.” Characters from “Cinderella,” “Rapunzel,” “Jack and the Beanstalk,” “The Baker and his Wife” and “Little Red Riding Hood” are featured in this fractured musical fairy(…)