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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