A Revolutionary Mind
A Revolutionary Mind
Runs June 17-July17, starring Marion Jeffery, Mike Erwin, Joe Monroe and Berman Obaldia. Photo by Barry Wisdom.
Berman Obaldia in 'A Revolutionary Mind'
Berman Obaldia as Raymundo Gleyzer. Photo by Barry Wisdom.
Joe Monroe in 'A Revolutionary Mind'
Joe Monroe as Alan. Photo by Barry Wisdom.
Marion Jeffery in 'A Revolutionary Mind'
Marion Jeffery as Susan. Photo by Barry Wisdom.
Mike Erwin in 'A Revolutionary Mind'
Mike Erwin as the professor. Photo by Barry Wisdom.
Arlington
Arlington
Jonathon Blum and Analise Langford-Clark from "Arlington," which ran April 1-May 1, 2016.
Happy Armenians
Happy Armenians
Daniel Hubbard and Heather Lynn Smith in Happy Armenians, which opened California Stage's 25th season in February, 2016.

Watch: Interview with Director & Playwright of “The Drone Play,” Now Showing at California Stage

See the half-hour interview which aired recently on Access Sacramento TV, about “Al and Homer: THE DRONE PLAY.”

Watch the interview with director Penny Kline and playwright Jerry Fishman, discussing the world premiere of “Al and Homer: THE DRONE PLAY,” below.

The play is being presented at California Stage through Aug 21, 2016, Fridays & Saturdays at 8 pm, Sundays at 2 pm.

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Marion Jeffery makes her Sacramento debut in A REVOLUTIONARY MIND

Buy TicketCalStage welcomes Pen Valley’s Marion Jeffery to star in its next World Premiere play.

”I’ve played in many productions at The Center for the Arts, The Miners Foundry and even the North Columbia Schoolhouse, but I never thought I would be asked to star in a new play in Sacramento!” says Sacramento theatre new-comer Marion Jeffery.

Catch her while you can! Tickets on sale now.

Marion Jeffery as Susan
Marion Jeffery as Susan.

Marion will play the formidable role of Susan in California Stage’s upcoming world premiere production of A Revolutionary Mind by award-winning playwright Leslie Lewinter-Suskind. The play follows the life of Susan, a vivacious Boomer activist who vows to change the world. Director Ray Tatar said, “Like the rest of us who survived the 60’s, we hoped to make this world a better place, but ran into one crazy obstacle after another, and in many cases, the obstacles were part of our own human nature.”

Tatar continued: “Marion is very talented. We are lucky to have found her because she will portray the enigmatic character of Susan with all of her contradictions aired out for everyone to see–everyone except but herself.” Continue reading

CalStage Premieres A REVOLUTIONARY MIND, Starting June 17th!

Buy TicketFrom acclaimed author of last season’s smash hit ITALIAN OPERA, Leslie Lewinter-Suskind, comes something completely different.

California Stage Theater Company will premiere Lewinter-Suskind’s provocative new play A Revolutionary Mind this summer, under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Ray Tatar.

Berman Olbaldia as Raymundo Gleyzer
Berman Olbaldia as Raymundo Gleyzer

A Revolutionary Mind follows rabid activist turned housewife Susan down the rabbit hole when her daughter, a documentary filmmaker à la Raymundo Gleyzer, is kidnapped. Forced to reconcile lofty ideals espoused and promises made with the life she led, Susan must sound the dark depths of the human psyche in search of elusive answers. No stone is left unturned in this raw, unflinching odyssey of the mind.

A Revolutionary Mind will run June 17th-July 17th (excepting Independence Day weekend) in the California Stage Theater at the R25 Arts Complex, a three-venue complex located at 1721 25th Street in Midtown Sacramento.

Performance Dates:
Thursdays – June 23rd and July 7th @ 8:00pm
Fridays – June 17th & 24th and July 8th & 15th @ 8:00pm
Saturdays – June 18th & 25th and July 9th & 16th @ 8:00pm
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