Review: “The Marvelous Wonderettes” in Napa

Napa’s Lucky Penny Community Arts Center has been transformed into a high school gymnasium dolled up for the prom for their presentation of Roger Bean’s The Marvelous Wonderettes. The nostalgic jukebox musical runs through Mar. 13. It’s 1958 and Springfield High’s Songleader Squad has been asked to entertain at the Senior Prom. The four perky…

Napa’s Lucky Penny Productions Announces ’22 – ’23 Season

Napa’s Lucky Penny Productions have annnounced their 2022-2023 season of plays and musicals.  The company’s 14th season is expected to be their first full season since 2018-19 and will launch in September 2022 at the Lucky Penny Community Arts Center. The following productions are currently scheduled: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE September 9-25,…

Review: “A Napa Valley Christmas Carol” in Napa

As TV regularly demonstrates, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol can be adapted into just about any scenario. For theatre, just take the plot points and characters, plop them into a modern-day situation and locale, add some songs and – voila! – instant Christmas show! It’s a little more complicated than that, but that’s basically what…

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…

The dead rise in Napa!

Ok, North Bay horror fans. Here ya go. Napa Valley College Theater Arts will present a live stream virtual performance of Night of the Living Dead: The Rising, a co-production of NVC Theater Arts and The Streaming Theatre on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 7 p.m. Set in a rural town amidst global civil unrest,…

They’re coming to get you, Napa

Zombies soon to be seen in Wine Country No, I’m not referring to the usual plethora of out-of-town tourists after all-day tastings. Napa Valley College Performing Arts has announced auditions for their fall production of Night of the Living Dead. The community is invited to submit video auditions for their upcoming live stream performance of…