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Capital Stage Offers Gritty, Gripping Update Of Russian Literary Drama From The 1890s

May 16, 2017 | Jeff Hudson

Sacramento’s Capital Stage is hosting a contemporary update of a Russian literary classic. Raucous comedy and perceptive monologues about the difficulty of everyday life go hand-in-hand in “Stupid F***ing Bird.”

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Harold Pinter's 'Betrayal," A Story Of Reverse Affairs

February 22, 2017

A British love affair told in reverse, Harold Pinter’s Betrayal is captivating Sacramento audiences.

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Landmark Harold Pinter Script Gets Classy, And Chill, Mounting At Capital Stage

February 10, 2017 | Jeff Hudson

Capital Stage is showing British dramatist Harold Pinter's play based on infidelity titled "Betrayal." Arts critic Jeff Hudson describes it as a highlight of the winter season's theater offerings.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

'The Santaland Diaries' Of An Elf At Macy's Comes To Capital Stage

December 20, 2016

Capital Stage has a unique take on David Sedaris’ comedy writing. Benjamin Ismail stars as a Christmas elf at Macy’s in “The Santaland Diaries.” He joins director Shannon Mahoney on Insight.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capital Stage Offers 'August: Osage County' Experience

November 7, 2016

On Capital Stage is running the play "August: Osage County" until Nov. 20. Joining us are actors from the play to talk about what to expect from director Benjamin Ismail.

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Capital Stage's 'How To Use A Knife' Perfectly Melds Farce With Drama

September 20, 2016 | Jeff Hudson

Capital Stage is premiering a raucous new play called “How to Use a Knife.” The show begins as an expletive-laced comedy, then veers into serious dramatic territory.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Disgraced, Racism and Islamaphobia

May 9, 2016

The 2013 Pulitzer Prize winning play Disgraced opened over the weekend at Capital Stage. We're joined by actors Adam El-Sharkawi and Jennifer LeBlanc, Basim Elkarra from CAIR's Sacramento chapter and artistic Director of CapStage Michael Stevenson.

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Theatre Review: Blackberry Winter Conveys Challenges For Alzheimer’s Caregivers

April 1, 2016 | Jeff Hudson

‘Blackberry Winter’ is playing at Capital Stage in Sacramento. It’s described as a beautiful, heartbreaking story about a woman caring for her mother who has Alzheimer's Disease. Critic Jeff Hudson says it has moments of unexpected wit and humor.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

"Blackberry Winter"

March 17, 2016

We talk with Amy Resnick who portrays a woman caring for her mother who has Alzheimer's Disease in a play called "Blackberry Winter." UC Davis Sociologist joins us to discuss caregivers as well.

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'The Behavior Of Broadus' A Mixture Of Fact, Fantasy

December 21, 2015 | Jeff Hudson

For the first time in its ten-year history, Sacramento’s Capital Stage has mounted a musical. “The Behavior of Broadus” is a sassy mix of stylish song-and-dance numbers, bawdy humor and serious psychology, making for an unusual night out.

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