LeGacy presents “A Christmas Carol” on November 29-December 24

LeGacy Productions will present “A Christmas Carol” at the Nevada Theatre from November 29- December 24. Susan Mason directs the local all-star cast in this delightful adaptation by Jeffrey Mason. The talented Jeffrey Mason also plays Ebeneezer Scrooge, the London businessman who must look back at his life to examine his wrong doings, and repent […]

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 […]

Elly nominees include CATS, Sierra Stages, LeGacy Productions and Qwest Theaterworks

Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra, Sierra Stages, LeGacy Productions, Synthetic Unlimited and Qwest Theaterworks were all nominees for 2013 Elly awards — a continuing sign of prospering community theater in the Sierra Foothills. CATS’ Journey to the West tied for the lead in receiving the most nominations for adult programs, with 11. One of […]

Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra top winner at Elly Awards

Sacramento — CATS (Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra), Sierra Stages and LeGacy Productions were all winners in the annual Elly Award ceremonies on Sunday night. CATS won four Elly awards for Teahouse of the August Moon, LeGacy won for I Hate Hamlet, and Sierra Stages won for A Funny Thing Happened On The Way […]

Elly Nominees include a myriad of Foothill theater groups

Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra (CATS), LeGacy Productions, Sierra Stages, Nevada County Performing Arts Guild, Paul Emery Presents and Ewing Ventures all are nominees in this year’s Elly Awards, honoring regional theater in the region. It is a testament to the growing quality of community theater in our region, as we’ve reported before. Nominees […]

Nevada County Arts: Where Art Grows

FROM GRASS VALLEY AND NEVADA CITY to Truckee, you can experience a wealth of arts and culture any day of the week. There’s a steady stream of concerts, film festivals, dance performances, poetry readings and studio tours—an embarrassment of riches that rivals a much larger metropolis. Most nights you can enjoy live music—at historic theaters […]

Community theater is thriving in foothills

THE ARTS COMMUNITY SUFFERED A BLOW two years ago when Nevada City’s Foothill Theater closed its doors after 33 years. But community theater has come on like gangbusters, drawing enthusiastic crowds and earning prestigious awards. The resurgence is led by Sierra Stages, LeGacy Productions, the Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra (or CATS) and Placer […]

Arts with Altitude

NEVADA COUNTY HAS MORE WORKING ARTISTS per capita than almost anywhere in the state. There are hundreds of painters, sculptors, photographers, poets, writers, musicians, dancers and filmmakers. Many of them are world-class talents, with worldwide reputations, not to mention Pulitzer and Grammy winners. (An example is Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gary Snyder). The county also has […]

NEW: Community theater blossoms in foothills

The region’s arts community suffered a blow last year, when Foothill Theatre Company in Nevada City closed after 33 years. It was the only resident professional theater in the area, and its rent helped preserve the historic Nevada Theater. But “this too, shall pass,” as Shakespeare put it, and community theater groups are blossoming. This […]

“A Few Good Men” opens at Foothill Theatre in Nevada City

Back by popular demand, LeGacy Productions presents Aaron Sorkin’s A Few Good Men at the historic Nevada Theatre, 401 Broad Street, Nevada City from April 22nd through May 23rd. This riveting miliatary courtroom drama tells the tale of two marines on trial for murder, after engaging in a disciplinary action against a fellow marine at […]

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