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Monday, April 14, 2014

Author Archive: California Musical Theater

‘Sister Act’ coming to Sac

“Sister Act,” the family friendly, over the top spectacle with nuns that rock, opens at Community Center Theater on Tuesday, April 8 for a limited engagement, running through April 13. “Sister Act” is produced by Whoopi Goldberg, Stage Entertainment and Troika Entertainment, featuring an original score with music by multi-Academy, Grammy and Golden Globe Award-winning […]

Blue Man returns with new show

NETworks Presentations LLC and Blue Man Productions are pleased to announce a new theatrical touring production will visit Sacramento from March 11 through 16. The theatrical tour features brand new content highlighted by classic Blue Man favorites. The new sound, set and video design centering around a proscenium-sized LED curtain and high-resolution screen create an […]

Hit film takes to the stage

“Flashdance – The Musical,” the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will run at the Community Center Theater from Feb. 4-9, as part of California Musical Theatre’s Broadway Sacramento series. With electrifying dance at its core, “Flashdance – The Musical” tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a […]

‘Buddy Holly’ to rock in Sacramento

In just three short years, Buddy Holly set the music world on fire and forever changed the face and sound of rock and roll. “Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story,” the musical that charts his meteoric climb, legendary adventures and tragic fall on the fateful day the music died, is the next Broadway Sacramento production, […]

CMT offers program for visually impaired

The California Musical Theater announced a new program to make shows come alive for patrons with visual impairment. Select Saturday matinee performances of each Broadway Sacramento and Music Circus production will feature audio description. Patrons with visual impairment will be able to listen to live descriptions of the visual elements of the shows — including […]

California Musical Theatre season

The California Musical Theatre announces the 2013-14 Broadway Sacramento season at Community Center Theater — a varied lineup featuring five Sacramento premieres and a Broadway blockbuster brought back due to popular demand after a record-breaking run in the 2011-12 Broadway Sacramento season. The new season opens on Nov. 5, with “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, the […]

‘Show Boat’ docks at Music Circus

“Show Boat,” the American musical masterpiece with a grand score by Oscar Hammerstein and Jerome Kern that includes the classic songs “Ol’ Man River” and “Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man,” is playing at Music Circus at the Wells Fargo Pavilion through July 14. Generally considered America’s first true musical, the show has not been at […]

‘Wizard of Oz’ plays at Music Circus

The timeless classic family musical, “The Wizard of Oz,” based on the 1939 film starring Judy Garland, kicks off the 2013 Music Circus season with an extended run at the Wells Fargo Pavilion from June 21 to 30. Filled with favorite songs like “Over the Rainbow” and “We’re Off to See the Wizard,” fans of […]

Legendary play ‘Les Miserables’ makes final run

SACRAMENTO — The legendary musical play ‘Les Misérables’ is making its final run this weekend. The touring Broadway show’s two-week engagement at Community Center Theater runs through Sunday, June 9. On Friday, June 7, the show starts at 8 p.m. On Saturday, June 8, there are two shows at 2 and 8 p.m. The final […]

‘Beauty and the Beast’ comes to Sacramento

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” the award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to Sacramento as part of the Broadway Sacramento series. Produced by NETworks Presentations, this elaborate theatrical production will come to life on stage Wednesday, March 6 to Sunday, March 17 at the Community Center Theater, 13th and L Street in downtown […]

Rocking time in Sacramento

“Rock of Ages,” five-time Tony Award nominated smash-hit musical, is opening in Sacramento on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at Community Center Theater. In 1987 on the Sunset Strip, a small-town girl met a big-city dreamer — and in L.A.’s most legendary rock club, they fell in love to the greatest songs of the ‘80s. It’s “Rock […]

Cosmopolitan Cabaret venue to change

California Musical Theatre will no longer produce shows in the 200-seat Cosmopolitan Cabaret, according to CMT Executive Producer Richard Lewis. “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” which ran from Sept. 28 through Nov. 18, was the final show produced by CMT at the venue, located at 10th and K streets in downtown Sacramento. Paragary […]

The ultimate holiday treat of Peter Pan

SACRAMENTO — Audiences are invited to discover the magic of the two-time Emmy Award winning and two-time Tony Award nominated production of “Peter Pan” featuring Cathy Rigby. A perfect holiday experience for the entire family, this magical show comes to Community Center Theater starting Wednesday, Dec. 26 to Sunday, Dec. 30 as part of the Broadway […]

Concert to benefit CMT

Broadway star Eric Kunze, a favorite of Sacramento Music Circus audiences, will perform a benefit concert for the nonprofit California Musical Theatre on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m., at the 200-seat Cosmopolitan Cabaret in downtown Sacramento. Kunze, who has starred in a number of Broadway shows and national Broadway tours, was most recently at […]

Hit comedy explores love

The hit musical comedy, “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” Off-Broadway’s longest running musical, filled with catchy original songs and biting humor, runs through Nov. 18 at the Cosmopolitan Cabaret, an intimate 200-seat theater venue where patrons can enjoy cocktails and refreshments during the show. The show is a hilarious look at personal relationships, […]

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