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SOLD OUT! Janis Stevens as Dorothea Puente

Janis Stevens as Dorothea Puente

Janis Stevens plays Dorothea Puente
Janis Stevens.

Drama Desk Award Nominee Janis Stevens is portraying Dorothea Puente in California Stage’s newly commissioned play on Sacramento’s infamous boarding house murders.

The play has had a tremendous response, and all shows have sold out.

Janis is very pleased to return to California Stage to star in the premiere of Mark Loewenstern’s new play.  Her extensive credits as an actress are known from Maine to NYC to Florida and back across the USA to the theaters in her hometown, Sacramento. Janis’s directing credits at California Stage include award winning productions like: Widowers’ Houses; Love, Isadora; Winter’s Waltz and Reckless.  Director Megan Cooper said that Janis Stevens’ characterization of Dorothea Puente at a public reading last year astounded everybody and we were overjoyed to give her the role. Continue reading