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Holiday-themed shows abound on stages in Folsom Lake region

As the year wraps up, the theatrical season is still in full swing. Chautauqua Playhouse This Carmichael institution has a busy schedule in December with three productions. &ldq ...

Don’t be a fool and miss ‘Tomfoolery’ at Sutter Street Theatre

The music and musings of satirical pianist Tom Lehrer are the focus of “Tomfoolery,” one of the new productions at Sutter Street Theatre in Folsom. The show features some of Le ...

Murder mystery, pea liven up local stage

Everyone loves a good tale, and when it comes to retelling fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen was one of the best. But Broadway has a certain knack of taking entertaining tales, ...

Wonder(land) and mystery hit musical theater

While a man named Charles Dodgson, also known as Lewis Carroll, published “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” almost 150 years ago, Walt Disney’s movie, “Alice in Wonderla ...

Theater group seeks to entertain

The work on historic Sutter Street is finished, but the work inside Sutter Street Theatre has just begun. In the midst of a season filled with classics, comedies, mysteries and m ...

‘Nunsense’ is spirited good time

Catholicism isn’t usually associated with humor, but with “Nunsense,” comedy takes top billing. Featuring five nuns trying to raise money to bury some of their order, the mus ...

'Quiltmaker' sews up heartwarming tale

Sutter Street Theatre wraps production on "The Quiltmaker's Gift" this week, leaving audiences with warm memories. The last chance to see the play is 1 p.m. Dec. 29. The musical st ...

'Christmas Carol' is high-flying fun

El Dorado Musical Theatre’s production of “A Christmas Carol: The Musical” is big-city entertainment without a commute. From Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim to Ebenezer Scrooge, al ...

Local theater options abound this weekend

For those looking for live theatre this weekend, the area offers plenty of options ranging from a holiday-themed production to pirates to a Neil Simon penned story. El Dorado Musi ...

Fairytales claim Sutter Street stage

At 1 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, the interactive tale of “Jack and the Beanstalk,” written by Kathryn Schultz Miller, is presented by Sutter Street Theatre’s Young People ...