Elly Lichenstein stepping down at Cinnabar

Cinnabar Theater in Petaluma announced today that long-time Artistic Director Elly Lichenstein would be stepping down from her post. According to a Cinnabar press release, Lichenstein is leaving her position “to focus on specific artistic endeavors at the theater and to pursue personal projects in the greater North Bay arts community. She will be awarded…

KSRO Interview – “Piper at the Gates of Dawn”

My guests on the second Thursday, September 10 theatre segment on KSRO’s The Drive with Steve Jaxon were Friends of the Petaluma River Executive Director Stephanie Bastianon and author/actor David Templeton to chat about about their upcoming streaming presentation of The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, the mysterious seventh chapter of Kenneth Grahames’s The…

Review: “Luna Gale” in Petaluma

The term “MacGuffin” was popularized by film director Alfred Hitchcock to describe objects or events that took place in his films that were necessary to begin the plot and motivate the characters but were essentially irrelevant. It may be harsh to refer to a baby as a MacGuffin, but the title character in Luna Gale,…