CATS’ production of “Chinglish”: a window into cultures with humor, candor

In recent years, we have enjoyed productions of Broadway’s most beloved shows in the Sierra foothills. Examples include the “Music Man,” “Peter Pan” and “Into the Woods” from Sierra Stages; “The King and I” from Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra; and “A Christmas Carol” by LeGacy Presents. We’ve also noticed, however, that our region’s […]

Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra turns 20

FEW GROUPS EXEMPLIFY THE INVENTIVE AND visionary spirit of the region’s arts and culture scene more than Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. From modest beginnings, CATS has grown to become one of the foothills’ most respected theatre and arts and culture groups, thanks to dedication, talent and […]

“The King and I” playing in Nevada City

RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN’S THE KING AND I, the 60-year-old musical by the legendary duo, is coming to the foothills. In March and April it will be performed at the historic Nevada Theater in Nevada City, one of the biggest musical theater productions ever staged in the region. CATS, or the Community Asian Theatre of the […]

CATS for Culture

BESIDES PREPARING FOR THE KING and I, the Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra is immersed in cultural enrichment, and you are invited to join the group on its escorted outings to see San Francisco’s Chinatown as well as Madama Butterfly. This summer, participants took an overnight bus trip to Manzanar Historic Site, the former […]