Ovation Stage

Ovation Stage produces ‘Red’

Ovation Stage, at the Three Penny Theatre in Sacramento, is producing “Red” through Oct.19. In “Red,” winner of the 2010 Tony Award, playwright John Logan sends American abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko into battle with his demons in this electrifying play of ideas. Master abstract expressionist Mark Rothko has just landed the biggest commission in […]

‘The Flu Season’ stirs emotions

Ovation Stage presents “The Flu Season” by  Will Eno. A different kind of flu, this Sacramento premiere is directed by Maggie Adair Upton and runs now through Aug. 10. “The Flu Season,” winner of the 2004 Oppenheimer Award for best New York debut by an American playwright, is a tour de force not only of emotion but of language. It’s frightening, […]

Ovation Stage presents ‘The Madwoman of Chaillot’

Ovation Stage produces “The Madwoman of Chaillot,” running to June 1 at the California Stage, 2509 R St. in Sacramento. The play, by Jean Giraudoux, English version by Maurice Valency, and directed by Penny Kline, is a beautifully comedic play of stark contrasts in human character in which the madwoman of Chaillot divides the world sharply between the artists […]

‘Time Stands Still’ at Ovation Stage

Ovation Stage presents the Sacramento premiere of “Time Stands Still” on the stage at Three Penny Theater through Sept. 15. “Time Stands Still” is Donald Margulies’s finest play since the Pulitzer Prize-winning “Dinner With Friends.” This new play explores the relationship between two couples at a crucial juncture in their lives, when the desire to […]

Absurd comedy plays at Ovation Stage

SACRAMENTO — The Ovation Stage welcomes the premiere of “Why Torture Is Wrong, and The People Who Love Them” by the American playwright known for works of outrageous and often absurd comedy, Christopher Durang, will play to Sunday, July 7 at the Three Penny Theatre. Penny Kline will direct. Durang turns political humor upside down with […]

‘Dark Meets Light’ sheds light on eternity

“Dark Meets Light” is now playing at Ovations Stage at Three Penny Theater, 1723 25th St. at the R25 Arts Complex in Sacramento. The play is about two women and two men who are locked up together for eternity in one bleak room in hell. There are no windows, no mirrors, the lights can never be turned […]

‘Kitchen Witches’ stew at Ovation Stage

“The Kitchen Witches” is back by popular demand at Ovation Stage at California Stage, 2509 R St. in Sacramento, continues Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. through Nov 18. “The Kitchen Witches” by playwright Caroline Smith is directed by Penny Kline and stars Deborah Shalhoub as Dolly Biddle, Michele Koehler as Isobel Lomax, Kevin Frame as Stephen Biddle and Erin […]

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