Community theater — thriving and part of our social fabric

THE REACH OF COMMUNITY THEATER might surprise you. It engages more people in theatrical activity, albeit part-time, than all the rest of the American theater put together, including schools and colleges, according to Theatre in America: Appraisals and Challenges. With U.S. origins dating back to the 1850s, community theater has an incredible impact. It is […]

Sierra Stages presents Closer Than Ever from October 31-November 24 in Grass Valley

To complete its fifth season, Sierra Stages presents CLOSER THAN EVER, a unique musical revue that celebrates life, love and everything in between. When it debuted in 1990, CLOSER THAN EVER was hailed by The New York Times as having “one of the half-dozen finest American theatre scores of the last decade.” The show plays […]

A splendid Nevada County Arts calendar this fall

Nevada County CA is a creative pulse. Here are some examples of fall-holiday events. For a complete list visit NevadaCountyArts.org: FALL COLORS OPEN STUDIOS ART TOUR Oct. 5-6 and 12-13 Visit 74 local artists in 34 studios and see where art is made, displayed and enjoyed in western Nevada County. View and purchase original work […]

Sierra Stages’ new season begins with “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

SIERRA STAGES IS A ON A ROLL. SINCE IT began only four years ago, the community theatre based in western Nevada County has presented 15 plays and musicals and has been recognized by the Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance with four Elly Awards and 23 Elly nominations (including Death of a Salesman, see photo). The […]