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Last Chance to see LOVE, ISADORA — Plus great deals and special events!

William Hogarth exhibition at California Stage, plus special coupon offered, as the end of the 2014 season nears

This weekend is gearing up to be a busy one for California Stage! Not only is this weekend Sacramento’s last chance to see Rick Foster’s Love, Isadora, but also a great opportunity for patrons to get in on one amazing deal.

Lori Russo as Isadora Duncan in LOVE, ISADORA
Lori Russo as Isadora Duncan in LOVE, ISADORA (2014)

Sacramento News and Review contributor Jeff Hudson gives Love, Isadora a full FIVE STAR rave — calling the show “sublime” and its star Lori Russo “remarkable” in her return to this exceptional role.

Only 3 more performances — Friday 10/10 @ 8pm, Saturday 10/11 @ 8pm, & Sun 10/12 @ 2pm — remain before closing this weekend.

Tickets are available HERE.

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Rick Foster’s LOVE, ISADORA returns Sept 20th!

California Stage revives Love, Isadora

California Stage will revive Rick Foster’s smash-hit show Love, Isadora starting September 20th. Professional actress Lori Russo reprises her Elly Award-winning turn as Isadora Duncan, the mother of modern dance, with Janis Stevens’ inspired direction.

Love IsadoraRusso, Stevens, and choreographer Tracy Eisenberg all collaborated with Foster in New York to present Love, Isadora during the Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Oktoberfest in 2006. California Stage’s 2008 staging of Foster’s play brought the four together again in Sacramento–earning Elly Awards for Russo’s performance and Stevens’ direction, as well as Jessie Talbert’s lighting design.

Foster has revised his bold drama since that time according to revelatory insights into Duncan’s life and work that have surfaced within the past few years. Now, California Stage brings the illustrious, illusive Duncan back to life and explores her passionate obsessions with life, death, love, and art.

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Marat/Sade Run Ends, Next Up: “Love Isadora”

California Stage now readies for “Love Isadora”  — Opening Sept 20th

Marat Sade storytelling clowns
Marat Sade storytelling clowns: Rossignol, Koko, Cucucuroo and Popol.

After California Stage’s successful presentation of Marat/Sade, written by Peter Weiss, which ran from July 19th through August 10th, 2014, the company now gets a short rest, before they delve into the next project, a very different one — Love Isadora.

Weiss’ avant garde masterwork became the most outrageous musical spectacle of the season, in the capable hands of director Kent Johnson and a fine cast.

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