Contributing Arts Reporter and Theatre Critic
October 1, 2015
The 5th Annual Sacramento Comedy Festival starts this weekend. We’ll talk with festival organizer and Sacramento Comedy Spot owner Brian Crall and festival director Steven Bloom about the lineup and variety of shows where you can laugh your face off.
September 30, 2015 | Jeff Hudson
The title of this show at Sacramento’s Capital Stage gives you a clue as to its unconventional nature. “Mr. Burns” is a reference to the Simpsons, and “post electric” refers to life in the aftermath of a vast technological breakdown.
September 2, 2015
Singer, songwriter Emily Kollars releases a debut album that was ten years in the making.
September 1, 2015 | Jeff Hudson
Sacramento’s B Street Theatre is premiering a new show by rising playwright Idris Goodwin. The play addresses tough, societal issues through the story of two brothers who have taken remarkably different paths in life.
August 21, 2015 | Lesley McClurg
People who plan to attend the Burning Man festival next week are worried about the bugs. More than 70,000 people are preparing for the arts and music event in the Nevada Desert. But organizers say the bugs aren't that bad.
August 20, 2015
Anna Deavere Smith discusses her new play “Notes From the Field.” It’s about the school-to-prison pipeline.
August 19, 2015
The rock musical "Hair" is opening at the Music Circus Wednesday night. Insight will chat with cast members Danielle Mone Truitt and James Michael Lambert
August 18, 2015 | Jeff Hudson
The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival is pairing Shakespeare’s tragedy about teenage lovers “Romeo and Juliet” with "The Fantasticks,” a small musical from fifty years ago. It offers a lighter look at romance but hasn't quite stood the test of time.