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Marcus Crowder Explores The Relationship Between Arts And Media Organizations

September 6, 2017 | Jen Picard

Longtime media critic, Marcus Crowder, no longer writes for the Sacramento Bee, but has plenty to say about arts and media in Sacramento.

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Sacramento Theatre Company Presents The Saga Of The Donner Party ... As A Musical

April 27, 2017 | Jeff Hudson

The Sacramento Theatre Company is premiering a new show based on California history – a musical about the Donner Party’s famously ill-fated journey in 1846. The show is an impressive production about a long trip that culminated in tragedy.

David Wong / Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra

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Asian-American Theater Company In Nevada City Stages Ancient Chinese Fable

April 20, 2017 | Jeff Hudson

Asian American theater productions are not common in the Sacramento area. But a plucky group known as Community Asian Theater of the Sierra is staging “The White Snake,” an elaborate show based on an ancient Chinese fable.

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Theater Review: 'The Glass Menagerie' Gets A Rare Staging In Sacramento

March 30, 2017 | Jeff Hudson

The Sacramento Theatre Company is doing the drama that was Tennessee Williams’ Broadway breakthrough.

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Theater Review: 'Guards At The Taj' Takes Hard Left From Absurd Comedy To Grim Change Of Luck

March 27, 2017 | Jeff Hudson

Sacramento’s Capital Stage is presenting “Guards at the Taj,” a two-character play about a pair of sentries at the newly built Taj Mahal.

Rudy Meyers / B Street Theatre

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Theater Review: "Going West" Piquing Young Audiences' Interest

March 16, 2017 | Jeff Hudson

Every year, thousands of elementary students tour the California Railroad History Museum in Old Sacramento. Now, the B Street Theatre’s Family Series is staging an original show targeting young audiences.

Arts and Lifestyle

B Street Theatre's 'Concussed' Reflects On Life After Traumatic Brain Injury

March 13, 2017 | Jeff Hudson

Comedian and storyteller Jack Gallagher has been performing one-man shows for Sacramento’s B Street Theatre for years. His new play is “Concussed,” about his long recovery from an injury sustained while bike riding.

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Sac Theatre Company's "Tempest" Invokes Magic, Transformation, Forgiveness

March 6, 2017 | Jeff Hudson

The Sacramento Theatre Company is staging Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” a bittersweet tale about castaways in a strange land, involving love, magic, treachery and ultimately forgiveness. It makes for an imaginative voyage.

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Arts and Lifestyle

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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