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The Little Mermaid

Jul 23, 2016 - Jul 24, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

The Fairytale Town Troupers will present this stage adaptation of the Disney animated classic about Ariel, a young mermaid who strikes a deal with a sea witch to make her dreams of living on land a reality, but pays a heavy price in return. Expect to see beloved characters like Ariel’s bestie Flounder, Sebastian the crab and Scuttle the well-meaning seagull, and hear crowd-pleasers like...

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The Totalitarians

Jul 23, 2016 - Jul 24, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

This comedy explores the duplicitous nature of politics through the fictional campaign of Penelope Easter, a brash Nebraska housewife whose run for lieutenant governor is dictated by Francine, an ambitious, workaholic speechwriter. The Totalitarians, which was written by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, will close Capital Stage’s season.  

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Sacratomato Festival

Jul 23, 2016

The third annual Sacratomato Week (during which midtown restaurants will present special tomato-centric menus) will culminate with this outdoor festival at Sutter’s Fort highlighting the juicy red fruit (or vegetable, depending on your perspective). The celebration will include a salsa-making competition, live cooking demonstrations (using tomatoes, of course), a Bloody Mary bar and a...

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Clever Little Lies

Jul 23, 2016 - Jul 31, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.

B Street Theatre presents this relationship comedy about marriage, infidelity and familial meddling. Written by Joe DiPietro—who won two Tony Awards in 2010 for his work on the musical Memphis—and directed by B Street artistic director Buck Busfield, Clever Little Lies depicts Alice and her husband, Bill, who invite their son, Billy, and their daughter-in-law, Jane, over for coffee...

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Family Overnight Safaris

Jul 23, 2016 - Aug 5, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Friday and Saturday.

It’s a jungle out there during Sacramento Zoo’s annual evening campouts. A docent will guide safari-goers on a tour at dusk to see the animals when they are at their most active (attendees may hear the adult male lion make his nightly roar). Then, before settling in for the night, families will get some furry face time with park residents like the kinkajou (a rainforest mammal also...

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Barenaked Ladies

Jul 23, 2016

This rock band from Canada, whose tongue-twister “One Week” topped the Billboard charts in 1998, will perform a mix of its hits (“If I had $1,000,000,” “Brian Wilson”) and new material (“Duct Tape Heart,” “Get Back Up”) at Thunder Valley as part of its “Last Summer on Earth” tour. Joining the group at the concert will be...

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The Totalitarians

Jul 23, 2016 - Jul 24, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This comedy explores the duplicitous nature of politics through the fictional campaign of Penelope Easter, a brash Nebraska housewife whose run for lieutenant governor is dictated by Francine, an ambitious, workaholic speechwriter. The Totalitarians, which was written by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, will close Capital Stage’s season.  

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Constellations

Jul 23, 2016 - Jul 30, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.

B Street Theatre will produce the Sacramento debut of Constellations, British author Nick Payne’s 2012 two-person drama that Variety describes as “short, sweet and strangely haunting.” Roland, a beekeeper, meets Marianne, a quantum physicist, and the two embark on a relationship. The theory of multiverses is played out in their love story, as each encounter is shown in various...

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The Best Man

Jul 23, 2016 - Aug 14, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Friday and Saturday.

This political drama by Gore Vidal exposes the cunning wheelings and, sometimes, cutthroat dealings behind presidential campaigns. The year is 1960, and two candidates of an unknown political party are holed up in a Philadelphia hotel, awaiting results of a primary vote. William Russell, the more polished politician and frontrunner, is competing against the younger Joseph Cantwell, who has an...

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Clever Little Lies

Jul 23, 2016 - Jul 31, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.

B Street Theatre presents this relationship comedy about marriage, infidelity and familial meddling. Written by Joe DiPietro—who won two Tony Awards in 2010 for his work on the musical Memphis—and directed by B Street artistic director Buck Busfield, Clever Little Lies depicts Alice and her husband, Bill, who invite their son, Billy, and their daughter-in-law, Jane, over for coffee...

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