theater

Music and More counting cranes for play

Sadako Sasaki has a lot riding on origami. Music and More Arts Academy presents “A Thousand Cranes” this weekend. The play is based on the true story of Sadako Sasaki, a Japan ...

Fairy tales coming to life, together

Does anyone really live “happily ever after”? Placer High School’s drama department is getting ready for a nine-show production of “Into the Woods.” The popular musical, ...

Jets, Sharks set to rumble on stage

The Jets and the Sharks just can’t seem to get along. Music & More Arts Academy & Theatre presents its take on “West Side Story,” a musical tale of warring street gangs and ...

Parlez-vous musical theater?

Jonathan Coder loves “Les Miserables” so much he tears up talking about it, and he doesn’t cry easily. “I’m more passionate about this musical than any other musical we ...

Placer drama wows with ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

Placer High School’s musical production “Little Shop of Horrors” is a fun-filled romp that will make you smile, laugh and marvel at the talent of local teens. My family and ...

Talking ‘Shop’ with cast of Placer High’s ‘Horrors’

A new production of an old favorite will reintroduce musical theater to Placer High School Thursday. “Little Shop of Horrors” will be the first musical put on by the Placer Hig ...

Bear River like, totally takes on the radical ’80s in musical

Bear River High School presents its first large-scale musical in 10 years, “Back to the ’80s: The Totally Awesome Musical.” “The show is an Australian import, similar in s ...

Placer High senior looks to take love of acting on stage

Placer High School senior Cala Murry dreams of a career in theater. But the 17-year-old said acting started out as just a hobby. “The first play I was in was in fifth grade, ...

Downtown Auburn’s Old State Theater to close, move Dec. 20

The Old State Theater, a haven for art-house films in Downtown Auburn, will close its doors Dec. 20 as an art deco movie house it has called home since opening in mid-2004. Owner T ...

Teens beat summer boredom by ‘making a difference’ in community

A group of local youth hopes to Make a Difference this summer. Under the direction of Natalie Pohley, kids and teens participating in the fourth-annual Make a Difference Camp — ...