Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival: Romeo & Juliet, The Fantasticks

THE LAKE TAHOE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, a premiere summer event in the Tahoe region, is launching an expanded season under the stars from July 10-August 23 at Sand Harbor State Park. It will feature two main stage productions: Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy Romeo and Juliet, as well as the longest running musical, The Fantasticks. A multi-event Monday […]

The Company and Del Oro Theatre Arts presents West Side Story on April 16-25

The Company and Del Oro High School Theatre Arts bursts into 2015 with their high energy production of West Side Story. The production is a showcase of Elly nominated and awarded performers, designers, technicians and musical direction and features the Placer County Youth Orchestra. The cast and crew include nearly 50 Del Oro students, a few […]

KVMR & Nevada Theatre: The Bridge Street Project

KVMR 89.5 Community Radio and the Nevada Theatre Commission, assisted by the community at large, collaborated to build an 8,000 sq.-ft. building behind the historic theater at the corner of Bridge and Spring streets in Nevada City. It creates a new home for the award winning radio station and adds needed backstage space to California’s […]

Foothills’ theater groups stand out in Elly nominations

Sierra Stages, Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra, Synthetic Unlimited, Quest Theaterworks and LeGacy Presents all received multiple nominations for Elly Awards on Sunday night in Sacramento. Nevada City-based Sierra Stages’ “Avenue Q” won more nominations (12) than any other production in the Sacramento region — a major coup for the foothill community theater scene. […]

Peter Pan comes to Nevada City

THIS YEAR MARKS THE 110TH ANNIVERSARY of the stage debut of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan in London. From July 10-August 2, Sierra Stages is presenting the original version of the famous play at the Nevada Theatre in Nevada City. It will be a treat for theater-goers of all ages. The play is now rarely performed […]

Valhalla Festival: arts, culture, music & theatre

THE 34TH ANNUAL VALHALLA Art, Music & Theatre Festival at Tahoe Tallac Estates on Tahoe’s South Shore is a popular regional gathering, from the convergence of music styles and on-stage theater to cultural events and fine arts. Daytime concerts for the Music on the Lawn Series are free of charge on the Valhalla Grand Lawn […]

Watch Shakespeare under the stars this summer

ENTERTAINMENT, FOOD, FAMILY and friends will converge under the stars on the scenic shore of Lake Tahoe this summer as Lake Tahoe‘s Shakespeare Festival launches its 42nd season. Featuring live entertainment seven nights a week from July 11-Aug. 24 at Sand Harbor State Park, the season is anchored by the Festival’s main-stage production of William […]

Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night at North Star House on July 5

During a one night performance, Bear Yuba Land Trust (BYLT) and Quest Theaterworks will bring the return of outdoor summer theater back to Nevada County audiences with the production of Twelfth Night. “Shakespeare wrote 37 plays. This is his craziest cast of characters,” said Artistic Director Scott Ewing. Quest Theaterworks will present a fun, revised […]

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 […]

CATS presents Miss Saigon from April 10-May 10 in Nevada City

FOR THE FIRST TIME, THE TONY-AWARD WINNING MUSICAL Miss Saigon is coming to the Sierra Foothills this spring. Miss Saigon is being presented from April 10-May 10 at the historic Nevada Theatre in Nevada City. “CATS is excited about bringing this musical to the foothills” for the group’s 20th anniversary production, says Executive Director Jeannie […]

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