Arts & Entertainment

Full Funky Fortitude: Some gorillas never stop the beat

They walked through the tunneled doorway, passing a kitsch life-sized statue of Captain Morgan who looks like he’s taunting them. The crowd’s mustering. The stage is bi ...

Experience the world of Willy Wonka with Folsom's FreeFall Stage

FOLSOM, CA - FreeFall Stage’s production of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” debuted April 4 at the Victory Life Church Facility. This show is the perfect ...

‘Secret Garden’ charms at Sutter Street Theatre

Sutter Street Theatre’s Family Series of plays aimed at young audiences (and their parents) is a treasure for parents who want to expose their children to live theater. Their ...

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ hits Ponderosa High School stage in Cameron Park

CAMERON PARK, CA - “Feed me Seymour, feed me all night long.” This is one of the more recognizable lines from the 1986 musical “Little Shop of Horrors,” and ...

‘Legends’ showcases amazing performances at Folsom's Sutter Street Theatre

Following close on the heels of their miraculous “Miracle Worker,” Folsom’s Sutter Street Theatre again offers theatre lovers a reason to celebrate in their new p ...

Daughter of comedic legend Don Knotts to hit Folsom stage this weekend

FOLSOM, CA - For many, the late Don Knotts will forever be the bumbling sheriff’s deputy Barney Fife on “The Andy Griffith Show.” But for Karen Knotts, he was sim ...

Folsom's Sutter Street Theatre production of 'Annie Jr.' gets high marks

I am a fan of the original Strouse/Charnin musical “Annie.” I first saw the touring version in San Francisco after its Broadway closing, and of course I saw the Albert ...

Folsom High School students rock out in garage band

Three Folsom High School sophomores turned their rock and roll dreams into a reality when they formed their band, Heat of Damage. David Haug, 16, rhythm guitar and vocals, Nick La ...

Curtain rises on Auburn's State Theatre remake

The venerable State Theatre in Downtown Auburn is set to close its doors May 1 and reopen again in late summer to allow a major expansion in seating and stage area. Under plans ann ...

‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ graces stage at Harris Center in Folsom

“Thoroughly Modern Millie” is a delightful romp through 1920s New York as seen through the eyes of a wide-eyed young girl with aspirations of marrying well. The story ...