Sean O'Casey
Juno and the Paycock
The historic play by Sean O'Casey runs Jan. 18 - Feb. 17, 2019.
Times Like These
Ran Oct 19-Nov 11, 2018.
Darden
Darden and Chris Williams played at California Stage in July 2018.
Shakespeare
ShaXspere Project
Performances of "The Lost Plays of Shakespeare" ran through May 26, 2018.
Tom Whitsche
Mr. Willoughby’s Christmas ran April 20 & 21, 2018
Tom Whitsche Celebrated 70 Years on stage in Sacramento, starring in this radio drama.
Winter’s Waltz
Winter’s Waltz
‘Winter’s Waltz’ ran Jan 19 through Feb 18, 2018.
’Tween Earth and Sky: Irish Tales of the Supernatural
California Stage presented master storyteller Mark Lyon March 2-11, 2018.

California Stage Presents: ‘Juno and the Paycock’

A History of Irish Spirit: An Empowering Story – January 18th through February 17th

Sean O'Casey
Sean O’Casey

Join us this January during the 100th anniversary of Ireland’s Declaration of Independence!

Juno and the Paycock by Sean O’Casey runs Friday January 18, 2019 through Sunday February 17, 2019.

Juno and the Paycock is a play set among the Dublin poor in 1919. Through humor and tragedy, the humanity of O’Casey’s characters is presented struggling for survival and nearly destroyed by the occupation of the British army. Following this, Ireland is slammed with a civil war. Juno’s great efforts to keep her family sane during these ongoing miseries raises her spirit to the heroic.

The play presentation is a recognition of 100 years since Ireland’s Declaration of Independence.

Make your reservations now for Juno and the Paycock, opening January 18th and running through February 17th at California Stage!

California Stage Offers Intensive Scene Study with a True Master

Audition Monologues & Scene Work with Janis Stevens

Only 8 spots left! Phone Ray Tatar for a Reservation: 916-600-9536

Janis Stevens
Janis Stevens
  • 7-9pm on Sunday and Monday evenings, beginning January 13 and ending February 4.
  • Fee is $200 for all eight evenings or if participant only wants to attend on one evening a week, cost is $100.
  • Scenes will be selected by Ms. Stevens.
  • If participant wishes to work on audition material they may bring pieces into the class or ask that pieces be assigned.
  • Class size is a maximum of 10 students.
  • Coaching and direction will be based on the tools of Stanislavski and Focus will also be given to “external skills” (vocal and physical expressiveness).

Janis Stevens is well-known in Sacramento for the many roles she has played with various theatres throughout the area, as well as receiving much acclaim for the productions she has directed at Capital Stage, California Stage and the Sacramento Theatre Company.  She received the Elly’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015 and has been an Adjunct Professor of Theatre Arts at American River College since 2003. Continue reading

California Stage Presents: ‘Times Like These’

California Stage presents John O’Keefe’s new play, “Times Like These,” October 19th through November 18th.

Times Like TheseCalifornia Stage will present playwright John O’Keefe’s new play, Times Like These, at the California Stage in the R25 Arts Complex, 25th & R St.

The play takes place in Hitler’s Berlin between 1934 and 1938. It is a play about Meta Wolff, Germany’s most famous actress, who is banned from the stage because she is a Jew. She attacks the only way she can: through her actor-husband, Oskar Weiss, whom she directs behind the scenes in a production of “Hamlet” to boldly satirize the Nazi regime.

It stars Gary Wright (AEA) and Lois Masten-Ewing, and is directed by Richard Winters.

The production plays Fridays & Saturdays at 8PM and Sundays at 2PM, October 19 to November 18, 2018. Tickets are $15-20.

Get your TICKETS  HERE, or by calling 916-451-5822.