Sierra Stages’ “Little Shop of Horrors” is a “must see” show this summer

If you’re looking for a break from sobering TV and newspaper headlines and surreal national politics, go see Sierra Stages’ presentation of “Little Shop of Horrors” at the Nevada Theatre in Nevada City for some comic relief. It is funny, sweet, melodic and carries a cautionary tale (“Don’t feed the plant”). And the voice of […]

Sierra Stages presents Mel Brooks’ “The Producers” this summer

THIS SUMMER, SIERRA STAGES presents the over-the-top Mel Brooks musical comedy The Producers from July 16-August 8 at the Nevada Theatre in Nevada City. Winner of an unprecedented 12 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, The Producers has music and lyrics by Mel Brooks and a book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan. The Sierra Stages […]

CATS’ production of Miss Saigon in the foothills is a “must see” show

The Vietnam War was a prolonged, horrific and unpopular war. Hundreds of thousands of civilians were killed, 60,000 U.S. soldiers died and 150,000 were wounded. The war created lifelong nightmares for the surviving soldiers and others. We all have our own personal memories: As a youth, mine includes the stark photo of a young girl […]