KSRO Interview – Sonoma County Deputy Counsel Adam Ratke on masking by performing artists

Here’s the relevant excerpt from the 08/02/21 radio interview on KSRO’s The Drive with Steve Jaxon with Sonoma County’s Communications Manager Paul Gullixson, Public Health Officer Dr. Sundari Mase, and Deputy Counsel Adam Ratke when I asked about masking exceptions for performing artists with regards to the new Health Orders effective on August 3.  Click…

North Bay Theaters Get $ome Relief

Theaters throughout the North Bay have finally started to receive disbursements from the Federal Government’s Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program. The program, administered by the U.S. Small Business Administration, was signed into law in December 2020. It offers substantial grants to producing organizations and entertainment venues to replace lost revenue as a result of COVID-19…

Ross Valley Players Announce 92nd Season

Marin County’s Ross Valley Players have announced their 92nd season of productions. Their five-show season opens on September 10 and concludes on June 5, 2022. It will consist of four “major” productions and one “RAW” (Ross Alternative Works) staged presentation. All five shows will be presented at The Barn at the Marin Art and Garden…

Sonoma Arts Live Reveals 2021/22 Season

At a fundraising event held Friday night at the Sonoma Community Center, the Sonoma Arts Live Theater Company revealed its selections for their 2021/22 season. Their seven-show season opens on September 24 and concludes on July 31, 2022. All seven shows will be presented on the Rotary Stage in Andrews Hall at the Sonoma Community…

Napa’s Lucky Penny Productions Announces 2021/22 Season

Napa’s Lucky Penny Productions has announced their 2021/2022 season. Their seven-show season opens on September 10, 2021 and concludes on June 12, 2022. The season is music heavy with two Broadway musicals, one television musical adaptation, a “jukebox”‘ musical, and one play with music. An original short-play festival and a single “straight” play fill out…

Left Edge Theatre Announces 2021/22 Season

Santa Rosa’s Left Edge Theatre, which just a few weeks ago became the first Bay Area company to welcome back audiences inside to live, in-theatre performances, has announced their 2021/2022 season. Their five-show season opens on September 4 and concludes on June 12, 2022. All five shows will be Sonoma County premieres with two productions…

6th Street Playhouse Announces 2021/22 Season

Santa Rosa’s 6th Street Playhouse has announced their 2021/2022 season. Their season of ten shows kicks off on August 12, 2021 and runs through June 26, 2022. Five shows will play in the GK Hardt Theatre and five will play in their “black box” on the Monroe Stage. No directors or casts for the productions…

Cloverdale Performing Arts Center seeks Artistic/Managing Director

The Cloverdale Performing Arts Center in northern Sonoma County is searching for a new Artistic/Managing Director. Yavé Guzmán, their previous AD, moved on to other opportunities after being released late last year when the COVID-19 pandemic forced the Center’s transition to an all-volunteer organization and declined to return. The position was announced in a post…