theater

Indie arts scene finds its voice

The independent arts scene in Roseville is burgeoning, thanks in part to local residents whose life - and professional - passion involves shining a spotlight on this community. On ...

Roseville theater group presents ‘Next to Normal’

Danny Gurwin flips through his large binder, looking over the script as his team of actors returns to a previous scene during rehearsals. “Do I have a line here?” Jaso ...

Hippies sighted at Dream Theatre

The Dream Theatre Center for the Performing Arts cast pulled on some bell-bottoms, got groovy and gave peace a chance during the center’s “Flower Power: A Tribute to the Sixtie ...

Lights back on in Tower Theater

Could it be — is “Glee” really coming to Roseville? Not quite. But Brad Ellis, a member of the musical direction team for the popular FOX television show, will b ...

‘Case to Abolish Christianity’ comes to Roseville

Have you considered what it would be like to live in a country without religious freedom? Relevant Productions wants you to consider that possibility. Their play, “The Case ...

Gender-bending ‘Hamlet’ intrigues

Hamlet was an existentialist before it was trendy. Or maybe existentialism — “To be, or not to be, that is the question” — was in vogue back in the late-15 ...

Local ensemble takes huge risks with gritty production

It’s 1985. Regan’s in office. AIDS is ravaging the country. And God has left the building. “Angels in America,” a play about shame, faith, addiction and love – the comp ...

Parlez-vous musical theater?

Jonathan Coder loves “Les Miserables” so much he tears up talking about it, and he doesn’t cry easily. “I’m more passionate about this musical than any other musical we ...

Support theater groups in spite of tough times

Times are tough; we are all cutting back. But we cannot allow our local theater groups to suffer. We recently saw “Oklahoma!” at the Magic Circle Theatre in Roseville. It fe ...

Area theater artists score Elly nominations

Shakespeare said “all the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” Many players throughout the Sacramento area recently converged at Roseville’s Magic Ci ...