CATS presents M. Butterfly from April 11-May 4 in Nevada City

FOR ITS 25TH ANNIVERSARY, Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra presents David Henry Hwang’s “M. Butterfly” from April 11-May 4 at the historic Nevada Theatre in Nevada City. “M. Butterfly” opened at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C., in 1988, transferred to Broadway and ran for an impressive 777 performances. It received the Tony Award […]

CATS presents “The White Snake” on April 13-May 6 in Nevada City

TONY-AWARD WINNING PLAYWRIGHT MARY ZIMMERMAN is a master at revamping literary classics and bringing them to the stage. Examples include “Metamorphoses, The Arabian Nights,” and “Journey to the West.” In 2013, Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra produced Zimmerman’s “Journey to the West,” which won five regional Elly Awards and 12 nominations. This spring, CATS […]

CATS sweeps at Elly awards with “Journey to the West”

Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra, or CATS, swept this year’s Elly awards with five honors for Journey to the West,, the Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance, or SARTA, announced Sunday night. It was more than the runner-up in Sacramento (Big Idea Theatre) and second to Stockton (Stockton Civic Theatre). CATS operates in Grass Valley […]

CATS’ Journey to the West

THE COMMUNITY ASIAN THEATRE of the Sierra (CATS) opens its 19th season with the popular Journey to the West, based on the 16th-century comic novel by Wu Ch’eng-en. The show runs April 11-May 4, at the Nevada Theatre in downtown Nevada City. This adaptation by Tony award-winning playwright, Mary Zimmerman, is about the adventures of […]