Review: “Murder for Two”

One way theatre companies have responded to the pandemic and its related restrictions is to produce smaller shows. Solo performances, two-handers, small-cast dramas and comedies and stripped-down musicals have been the season openers on most local stages. Santa Rosa’s 6th Street Playhouse opens their GK Hardt Theatre with Murder for Two, a title that neatly…

Review: “Disney’s The Little Mermaid”

What’s a community theatre to do when it wants to put on a large-scale family musical in the age of COVID? Well, if you’re Napa’s Lucky Penny Productions, you hire Scottie Woodard to direct the show and follow his lead in assembling a really creative design team and cast. Their production of Disney’s The Little…

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…

One Zoomular Sensation

Napa Valley College Performing Arts ventures where few other North Bay theatres are willing to go with their one-night-only virtual production of the classic Broadway musical A Chorus Line. The Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning concept musical captures the spirit and tension of a Broadway chorus audition by exploring the inner lives and bittersweet ambitions of…