CalStage favorite Janet Motenko wins Elly Award for her role in ITALIAN OPERA.
Sunday night, Sacramento community theatre gathered for the 33rd annual Elly Awards–an opportunity sponsored by the Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance (SARTA) to come together to encourage and celebrate the good work presented over the past year.
Actress Janet Motenko, who joined California Stage for two productions this year, earned the Elly award for Best Leading Female in A Musical for her “hilarious” (SN&R) turn as Zerbinetta in CalStage’s West Coast premiere of Italian Opera. Her performance was hailed as something “so wonderful it [had] to be seen to be believed” by Bev Sykes of the Davis Enterprise. She and the rest Calstage’s “dream cast” were summarily enjoyed by packed houses this spring. Continue reading →
After a 4 star run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, CATALPA comes to California Stage Sept 19th!
What: Catalpa by Donal O’Kelly When: Saturday, September 19th @ 8pm Where: Three Penny Theater at the R25 Arts Complex, 1725 25th St, Midtown Sacramento Tickets: $14.45 online or $16.00 at the door
35 Brookline Productions brings its tour-de-force Catalpa to California Stage before continuing on to the highly selective United Solo Fest in NYC. The company was founded by recent Emerson College graduates who premiered the show at Emerson College spring 2013 to a sold out run. Continue reading →
Don’t miss their fabulous cameos! Now running through September 13th.
Craig T. Sanders recently graduated from Sacramento State University with Bachelors degrees in both theatre and journalism. Craig spends a good portion of his time writing and performing scripts for the sketch comedy group That Plus Chips. He is extremely excited to work on a show that portrays an image of hope during one of the darkest times in the history of civilization. Craig was born from Jewish descendants who experienced the horrifying realities of WWII and is humbled to be in a play that honors their many sacrifices, which has allowed him to exist today. Continue reading →