Review: “Dry Powder” in Santa Rosa

Fans of corporate dramas like Oliver Stone’s Wall Street and Jerry Sterner’s Other People’s Money might do well to check out the last couple of performances of Dry Powder. The California in Santa Rosa is hosting the Left Edge Theatre production of the Sara Burgess drama through March 26. It’s set in the offices of…

Review: “A Raisin in the Sun” in Santa Rosa

A lot of “firsts” were achieved when Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun debuted on Broadway in 1959. It was the first time Broadway produced a play written by a Black woman and the first Broadway show helmed by a Black director. The show was a critical and commercial success and spawned a film…

KSRO Interview – “Gloria”

Our guests on the first of two Theatre Thursday segments on the March 2 broadcast of The Drive with Steve Jaxon & Harry Duke on KSRO were Leslie McCauley, Trevor Braskamp, and Nate Musser from the Santa Rosa Junior College Theatre Arts production of Gloria. Click below to listen: ********** Click the graphic below for…

KSRO Interview – Greg Laemmle

Ky Boyd hosted Greg Laemmle, head of the Laemmle theater chain in Los Angeles, on the Rialto Cinemas Big Friday Movie Segment on the The Drive with Steve Jaxon & Harry Duke on KSRO. Greg is the centerpiece of the new documentary Only in Theatres, which tells the story of the the 84-year old family-owned…

Review: “A Little Night Music” in Rohnert Park

Some Stephen Sondheim musicals are more recognizable and identifiable than others. Sweeney Todd? Murderous barber. Into the Woods? Fractured fairy tales. Assassins? Assassins. A Little Night Music? Ummm… clowns? Sondheim’s A Little Night Music, now running at the Spreckels Performing Arts Center in Rohnert Park through Feb. 26, received a dozen Tony nominations in 1973…