Theater Goes Political In 'Times Like These' Tuesday, October 30, 2018 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. Gary Alan Wright and Lois Masten Ewing in CalStage's production of "Times Like These."Courtesy of CalStage In times of tyranny, how can one person stand up to the powers that be? California Stage Theater’s production of “Times Like These” explores what it means to resist oppression in this story of one woman’s fight to use her voice in Hitler’s Germany. Cast members Lois Masten Ewing and Gary Alan Wright will join director Richard Winters to discuss the new play.