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William Hogarth Exhibition Ended November 8th

“William Hogarth at 250” ran through November 8th

California Stage sponsored a retrospective exhibition of 18th Century English artist William Hogarth’s etchings entitled “William Hogarth at 250″ as a commemoration of the artist’s death 250 years ago in October. The event included special tours of the works on Second Saturday evenings.

William Hogarth
The Painter and His Pug by William Hogarth.

Best remembered for his moralistic series’ The Harlot’s Progress and The Rake’s Progress, Hogarth’s keenly observed pictorial critiques of 18th Century British life set the stage for modern political cartoonists the world over. His focus on the London middle class and working class experience, popular amusements, and personalities such as actor David Garrick give us a glimpse into lives rarely chronicled while demonstrating the satirical edge and dramatic flair now so essential to visual social critique. Continue reading

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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