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The Music Man

Jun 26, 2016 - Jul 10, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday.

Ya got trouble, right here in River City: The Davis Musical Theatre stages this classic musical featuring showstopping ensemble numbers (“The Wells Fargo Wagon,” “Shipoopi”), melodic ballads (“Till There Was You,” “My White Knight”), rhythmic marches (“Seventy-Six Trombones”) and even a barbershop quartet (“Lida Rose,”...

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Clever Little Lies

Jun 26, 2016 - Jul 31, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Wednesday.

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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The Totalitarians

Jun 26, 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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All Shook Up

Jun 26, 2016 - Jul 3, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday.

This jukebox musical, presented by Runaway Stage, features a slew of timeless Elvis Presley tunes, including “Jailhouse Rock,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “A Little Less Conversation" and “That’s All Right.” A handsome, hip-swiveling stranger named Chad rolls into a small Midwestern town, where music and dancing are forbidden due to a proclamation,...

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Calendar Girls

Jun 26, 2016 - Jul 3, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday.

Chautauqua Playhouse will produce this comedy based on the 2003 British film of the same name, which starred Helen Mirren and Julie Walters. Adapted to the stage in 2008 by writer Tim Firth, who also penned the screenplay that was based on a true story, Calendar Girls follows two Yorkshire women, Chris and her friend Annie, who has just lost her husband to cancer. In an effort to raise money...

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The Foreigner

Jun 26, 2016 - Jul 17, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday.

This farce—which won the Outer Critics Circle Award for best Off Broadway play in 1984 and was called “sidesplittingly funny” by The New York Times—follows Charlie, an extremely shy proofreader who’s going through a tough time and accompanies his friend Froggy to a fishing lodge in Georgia for a much-needed vacation. Because his friend doesn’t want to talk to...

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Sacramento French Film Festival

Jun 26, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Friday and Saturday.

The French-focused festival will celebrate its 15th anniversary this year, and will screen a lineup of short films and full-length features over two consecutive weekends. Highlights include Standing Tall, the story of a troubled teen and his battle with the French justice system that stars Catherine Deneuve; My King, a domestic drama about the tumultuous 10-year marriage between two...

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California State Railroad Museum: Fast Tracks: The World of High Speed Rail

Jun 26, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This interactive exhibition puts attendees in the driver’s seat (literally) of a Japanese-designed high-speed railcar, where through a simulation, future conductors can take the wheel of a bullet train, racing from Tokyo to Osaka (by way of video projection) at up to 200 miles per hour. Visitors can also board a life-size mock-up of a high-speed railcar—which stands about 15 feet...

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California State Railroad Museum: A City Divided: Sacramento and the Pullman Strike of 1894

Jun 26, 2016 - Jul 11, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

In May 1894, railcar workers outside of Chicago went on a labor strike, which caused a nationwide boycott of Pullman Palace Car Company railcars and disrupted railroad traffic across the United States until that July. This exhibit reveals the conflicted nature of Sacramento’s stance—as the birthplace of the Transcontinental Railroad, nearly one-third of the city’s population...

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California Automobile Museum: The Pickup Truck: Where Utility Meets the Everyday

Jun 26, 2016 - Sep 11, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This exhibit will highlight America’s love affair with its utility vehicles with a display of pickup trucks ranging from early variations like a 1930 Ford Model A and a 1937 Ford Deluxe pickup with its original paint and lettering, to more recent renditions like a 2000 Ford Lightning sport pickup and the new aluminum-bodied Ford F-150. Era-appropriate accoutrements will accompany the...

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