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Meet the Cast of ANGEL IN THE NIGHT (Part 1)

Buy TicketThe cast of ‘Angel in the Night’ has been working hard to bring this amazing show to CalStage. See them on stage starting August 21st!

Sabrina Fiora
Sabrina Fiora

Sabrina Fiora is delighted to be back with California Stage. Some of her favorite credits include Justine in Frankenstein for which she earned a 2015 Elly nomination, Charlotte Corday in Marat/Sade, Cassandra in Trojan Women, Estelle in The Full Monty and most recently The Tooth Fairy in Gods Ear. She is also a Teaching Artist with Sacramento Theatre Company and a proud Board Member with Resurrection Theatre. Sabrina holds a degree in Performing Arts from Swizterland and worked in Europe before relocating to sunny California. Raised in an Ashkenazi Jewish household and taught very early expressions like “Meshuganeh” and “Oy Vay,” Sabrina felt at home working on this script. Continue reading

California Stage’s SacSoloSeries4 Presents Two World Premieres!

Serious Detours in the Lives of Two Men

Buy TicketThis summer, California Stage will feature two witty, revealing world premiere one-man plays in repertory as part of its returning SacSoloSeries4.  Elly Award-winning actor Richard Winters returns with his own solo show Sleeping in the Middle of the Bed while local performer and musician Gary Weinberg brings Robert Lautz’ The Third Date to life.

SLEEPING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE BED Richard Winters, SacSoloSeries4
Actor and Author of SLEEPING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE BED Richard Winters (Photo Credit Terry Brindisi)

The SacSoloSeries4 will run in the Dennis Wilkerson Theater June 12th thru July 5th:

Sleeping in the Middle of the Bed by Richard Winters, directed by Gary Wright.
Fridays 6/12, 6/19, 6/26, 7/3 @ 8pm
Sundays 6/14, 6/21, 6/28, 7/5 @ 2pm
Dennis Wilkerson Theater

The Third Date by Robert Lautz, featuring Gary Weinberg, directed by Maggie Adair Upton
Saturdays 6/13, 6/20, 6/27, 7/4 @ 2pm & 8pm
Dennis Wilkerson Theater
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California Stage Sends Up ‘Italian Opera’

Buy TicketStarting February 20th, California Stage mounts the West Coast premiere of local playwright Leslie Lewinter-Suskind’s zany send-up Italian Opera featuring Sacramento News & Review’s 2014 Best Local Actor Michael RJ Campbell.

California Stage Italian Opera
Janet Motenko and Naomi Wilson (Photo Credit: Terry Brindisi)

Leslie Lewinter-Suskind’s hysterical lampoon Italian Opera roasts the art, the business, and everything in between.

Like the medium it mocks so well, the operetta sets desperate housewife Lucrezia Scarpoletto (Katherine Cooper) opposite shameless philanderer Nemorino Pollione (Michael RJ Campbell) in a plot to drag Lucrezia’s inattentive husband Mario Scarpoletto (Jonathan Blum) back into bed. But when the suspicions of Nemorino’s simpering spouse Vestalina (Naomi Wilson) are aroused, helped in no small part by the wily maid Zerbinetta (Janet Motenko), chaos ensues.

No opera composer is safe in this delightful musical romp. Continue reading