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Black Tie

Dec 16, 2018 - Jan 13, 2019

This event occurs weekly on Sunday.

The Chautauqua Playhouse will suit up for a performance of Black Tie, which was written in 2011 by prolific playwright A.R. Gurney (Love Letters, The Cocktail Hour) and which The New York Times calls an “effortlessly engaging comedy.” While getting dressed for the rehearsal dinner for his son’s wedding, Curtis is shocked to discover that, instead of allowing him to recite the...

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Halftime with Don

Dec 18, 2018 - Dec 20, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday and Wednesday.

In this new play by Ken Weitzman, which will be produced by the B Street Theatre, aspiring writer Ed Ryan gets the chance to interview his childhood hero, retired NFL linebacker Don Devers, and jumps at the opportunity. But upon visiting the football star’s home, Ryan discovers that Devers—suffering from a physical breakdown after 30-plus surgeries and experiencing volatile mood...

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Halftime with Don

Dec 19, 2018 - Dec 20, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Wednesday.

In this new play by Ken Weitzman, which will be produced by the B Street Theatre, aspiring writer Ed Ryan gets the chance to interview his childhood hero, retired NFL linebacker Don Devers, and jumps at the opportunity. But upon visiting the football star’s home, Ryan discovers that Devers—suffering from a physical breakdown after 30-plus surgeries and experiencing volatile mood...

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Theatre of Lights

Dec 19, 2018 - Dec 24, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Monday and Wednesday.

Just hear those sleigh bells jingling, ring-ting-tingling too at Old Sacramento (aka the newly rebranded Old Sacramento Waterfront). The historic district has been draped in holiday finery—think thousands of lights, boughs of holly and a 50-foot-tall Christmas tree—for the 10th anniversary presentation of the 19th-century poem “The Night Before Christmas,” recited by...

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Madeline’s Christmas

Dec 19, 2018

This musical retelling of Madeline’s Christmas was adapted from author Ludwig Bemelmans’ 1956 holiday story, which was written as part of his popular Madeline children’s book series that chronicled the adventures of the intrepid titular character. The night before they are supposed to leave for Christmas break, all 11 of Madeline’s classmates at her Parisian boarding...

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Halftime with Don

Dec 20, 2018 - Dec 30, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Thursday and Friday.

In this new play by Ken Weitzman, which will be produced by the B Street Theatre, aspiring writer Ed Ryan gets the chance to interview his childhood hero, retired NFL linebacker Don Devers, and jumps at the opportunity. But upon visiting the football star’s home, Ryan discovers that Devers—suffering from a physical breakdown after 30-plus surgeries and experiencing volatile mood...

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The Nutcracker

Dec 21, 2018 - Dec 23, 2018

This year, the holiday classic will get an update with the debut of a fresh rendition by the Sacramento Ballet’s new artistic director Amy Seiwert (who previously performed in The Nutcracker during her eight years as a dancer with the local troupe). This version will focus on female empowerment as it tells the story of 15-year-old Marie as she ventures into the Land of Sweets (for...

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The Nutcracker

Dec 23, 2018

This year, the holiday classic will get an update with the debut of a fresh rendition by the Sacramento Ballet’s new artistic director Amy Seiwert (who previously performed in The Nutcracker during her eight years as a dancer with the local troupe). This version will focus on female empowerment as it tells the story of 15-year-old Marie as she ventures into the Land of Sweets (for...

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Waitress

Dec 27, 2018 - Jan 5, 2019

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This hit musical, which debuted on Broadway in 2016, will come to town during its first national tour. Based on the cult 2007 film of the same name starring Keri Russell, Waitress dishes up the story of Jenna, a server in a diner who is trapped in an unhappy marriage. The mom-to-be escapes the confines of her life by cathartically baking pies (like the I Hate My Husband Pie made with...

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Waitress

Dec 28, 2018

This hit musical, which debuted on Broadway in 2016, will come to town during its first national tour. Based on the cult 2007 film of the same name starring Keri Russell, Waitress dishes up the story of Jenna, a server in a diner who is trapped in an unhappy marriage. The mom-to-be escapes the confines of her life by cathartically baking pies (like the I Hate My Husband Pie made with...

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