Placer Community Theater

Reader input: Talent shines in ‘Mary Poppins’

My name is Emerson Smith. I attended “Mary Poppins” at the State Theater Saturday and was amazed at the talent we have here in the foothills. My wife and I attended Mus ...

Young actors are friends onstage and off

This isn’t the first time Fiona Gillogly’s played a boy on stage. That would have been in Music and More’s production of “The Secret Garden.” But she ...

Placer Community Theater's practically perfect production

As a choreographer, Pam Harrold knows a thing or two about steps. But one of her most significant strides as of late was when she stepped into the director’s role for Placer ...

It’s rabbit season: ‘Harvey’ opens on the State Theatre stage

Social drinking and mental health treatment. Hot button issues that need to be addressed? Not today. Instead, we’re going to look at them from a 1940s sensibility, when Cha ...

Auburn Parade of Lights: ‘Not a bad seat’ in parade

For something so big on the Auburn community calendar around Christmas, Saturday’s Festival of Lights Parade has kept its small-town feel. Since first arriving on the Decemb ...

Fiddling with that family dynamic

They’re giving new meaning to the term “stage mom.” Yes, they’re making sure their kid gets to rehearsal on time, but once there, these ladies don costumes ...

Reader Input: Here’s a clue: See ‘2 Across’

Thank you for the article about the play being presented by Placer Community Theater, “2 Across” (“Puzzling encounter,” Journal, Aug. 1). I wouldn’t ...

Puzzling encounter

“2 Across” is a six-letter word for a funny love story. But unlike your typical “rom-com,” where 20- and 30-somethings bounce from one chic locale to the ne ...

Place Community Theater hits high note with operatic farce

When a director says his cast lacks drama, you might be concerned. But he doesn’t mean that kind of drama. When it comes to their acting talent, he is more than pleased. Besi ...

‘Broad’ comedy: Dueling divas do their worst

Nine characters, five doors, one room. Those are the numbers. Oh wait. Throw in two oversized egos and one formidable feud and you’ve got the recipe for laughs. “The ...

‘9 to 5’ musical inspires smiles

The performance of “9 to 5” at the Placer Community Theater was extremely entertaining. The wonderful energy, singing, dancing and acting of the large cast was exceptional. The ...

Placer Community Theater presents 'Rumors'

A dinner party turned mystery is coming to Auburn, and the community is invited to watch the zany tale unfold. Neil Simon’s “Rumors” opens Jan. 20 at the State Th ...

Things to Do: Jan. 13 through 21

Friday, Jan. 13Bathtub Gin plays country rock from 9 p.m. to close at Ava’s Lounge, 3129 Penryn Road, Penryn. Call (916) 740-0131 or email restlesswindent@gmail.com. Patrice ...

Placer Community Theater presents ‘color’ful show

An Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is coming to Auburn’s historical State Theater this month. With eight scheduled performances locals will have plenty of chances to catch Placer ...

An ‘Odd’ friendship

It’s easy to get to know someone a bit too well when living under the same roof. Anyone who has a roommate story, whether horrific or hilarious — or a little bit of both — sh ...