Theatre

Shakespeare in the Park!

Pegasus Theater Company is pleased to present William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream as the inaugural performance at the newly-opened Riverkeeper Stewardship Park in downtown Guerneville. Yes, it’s in iambic pentameter (incidentally, so is your heartbeat). It also uses archaic language and everybody knows that there may be jokes that only an English teacher could(…)

“Mother Jones in Heaven” Opens at Main Stage West in Sebastopol

The indomitable Mary Gannon Graham meets the invincible Mother Jones in this new one-woman musical by the legendary singer/songwriter and activist, Si Kahn. Many people know the name Mother Jones, but most have no idea of the impact and power of her life story. THE STORY: Mother Jones wakes up in heaven, which to her(…)

“Yesterday Again” Opens at Sixth Street Playhouse

  Yesterday Again follows the stories of Eric Baxter and Bella Kadie in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood—simultaneously. The play explores how people change, the stories that thread throughout our lives, and the ripple effects of trauma. Poetic in its form and honest in its portrayals, this original theatre piece promises a new way of storytelling;(…)

“Youth in Revolt: The Adventures of Nick Twisp” Opens at The Raven in Windsor

  The hilarious, take-no-prisoners play about a cynical, sex-obsessed teenager’s pining love for an intelligent girl- Released in 2009 as a major motion picture from Dimension Films starring Michael Cera, Steve Buscemi, Zach Galifianakis, Jean Smart, Ray Liotta, Fred Willard, Mary Kay Place, Portia Doubleday and Justin Long- is about six months in the life(…)

“Tapas” Tours Sonoma County with it’s Exciting New Short Plays

Pegasus Theater Company is taking Tapas, its 9th Annual New Short Play Festival, on the road. We’ll be serving up 11 performances of 7 tasty short plays by Northern California playwrights in 4 different towns over the course of 5 weekends. Jim Maresca and Rusty Thompson in Surveillance by Scott Kersnar Photograph by Noel Yates(…)

Jim Bailey, One Of The Great Old School Female Illusionists, Has Died At 77

  Jim Bailey, who helped introduce American television audiences to drag with his frequent appearances on classic series such Here’s Lucy, The Carol Burnett Show and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, has died at age 77. A message posted to the entertainer’s official website on May 30 reads: “Heaven is getting a fabulous show tonight with(…)

‘Fun Home,’ ‘Curious Incident’ Win Top Tonys

“Fun Home,” which finds a lesbian coming to terms with her sexuality in middle age, on Sunday completed a long journey from the margins to the mainstream as it won the Tony Award for best new musical, the New York Times reports. It also won in four other categories at the 69th annual awards. CBS(…)

6th Street Playhouse Hosts Tony Awards Event

6th Street Playhouse is hosting a red carpet party for the 68th Annual Tony Awards, Sunday, June 8th beginning at 6:30pm. The event includes a special viewing of the awards ceremony, complimentary red carpet photos for guests, Broadway-themed cocktails, champagne and a dessert buffet. Additionally, there will be an exciting silent auction featuring an array(…)

The 2014 Tony Award Nominations Have Arrived

Select nominations for the 2014 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards, announced Tuesday. Best Play: “Act One,” ”All The Way,” ”Casa Valentina,” ”Mothers and Sons.” ”Outside Mullingar” Best Musical: “After Midnight,” ”Aladdin,” ”Beautiful-The Carole King Musical,” ”A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder” Best Book of a Musical: “Aladdin,” ”Beautiful-The Carole King Musical,” ”Bullets Over Broadway(…)

Catch Me If You Can To Open at Spreckels in May

Spreckels Theatre Company presents the Northern California premiere of the Broadway musical “Catch Me If You Can,” the high-flying musical comedy based on the DreamWorks film and incredible true story that inspired it. Set in the early 1960s, “Catch Me If You Can” is inspired by the real-life adventures of Frank Abignale Jr., a teenager(…)