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At Music Circus, this "Lady" is Way More than Just Fair
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At Music Circus, this “Lady” is Way More than Just Fair

Music Circus kicked off its 65th season Tuesday with a spiffy rendition of the musical theater masterpiece “My Fair Lady.” The Lerner and Loewe classic (book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, music by Frederick Loewe) is one of the favorites of Sacramento summer theater audiences. Based on...

coriolanus
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Coriolanus: What’s the Big Idea here?

The Big Idea Theatre on Del Paso Boulevard is perhaps the best community theater group in Sacramento. It produces entertaining and challenging classic and contemporary works — and it does more Shakespeare each season than anyone, except maybe the summer Shakespeare Festival in Land Park. Kirk...

rachel corrie
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Play Puts Arab-Israeli Conflict in Personal Terms

In 2003, an idealistic 23-year-old American college student named Rachel Corrie traveled from Olympia, Wash., to the Gaza town of Rafah. Her dream of connecting her hometown with Rafah as sister cities became – like her – a casualty of war. On March 16, 2003, Corrie was killed, run over and crushed...

oblivion
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‘Oblivion’ is Kind of Oblivious

“Oblivion,” the play now receiving its West Coast premiere at the B Street Theatre, is not to be confused with “Oblivion,” the Tom Cruise movie — although they both are about equally good and bad. “Oblivion” the play is by Carly Mensch, best known for her...

caesar
Review Theater

Hail ‘Caesar’ at the Sacramento Theatre Company!

The Sacramento Theatre Company could call itself the Shakespeare Theatre Company if it produces a couple  more shows as inspired and inspiring as its “Julius Caesar,” now on stage for another week. The words are all Shakespeare’s, but the vision of this modern adaptation belongs...

urinetown
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Roseville Theatre’s Urinetown: Strange Name, Great Show

Even though a friend gave “Urinetown: The Musical” rave reviews, the title made me just as much a skeptic as I’m sure it does for most. But the skepticism quickly gave way to surprise and delight as a clever script with fantastic music, an ensemble of talented actors, and visually...

Sacramento theatre events this week
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Sacramento theatre events this week

As an event partner for The Sacramento Press, Sacramento365.com provides information on activities happening in the Sacramento community. This week focuses on Theatre. Even though we’re into September, it’s not quite fall and the weather is still warm. Consider cooling off by heading...

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