KSRO Interview – “Butterflies are Free”

My guests on the July 7 “Theatre Thursday” segment on The Drive with Steve Jaxon on KSRO were Robert Bauer and Adam Paulson from the Cloverdale Performing Arts Center to talk about their upcoming production of Butterflies are Free. Click below to listen: ********** Click the graphic below for more info:

Preview: “Woody Guthrie’s American Song” in Healdsburg

The Raven Players bring live outdoor entertainment to Healdsburg’s Downtown Plaza with their production of Woody Guthrie’s American Song: A Truly American Musical. Peter Glazer’s adaptation of the writings and songs of “America’s premiere folk poet” runs weekends July 1 through July 10. The show, which premiered in 1988, has Northern California roots as playwright…

Review: “9 to 5, the Musical” in Santa Rosa

It’s been over 40 years since Dolly Parton made her film debut in 9 to 5 and the title tune topped the charts. The film and song (which garnered Parton an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song) became markers in the struggle for parity in the workplace for women. Thank goodness it was achieved…

KSRO Interview – The California

My guest on a special June 17 “Theatre Friday” segment on The Drive with Steve Jaxon on KSRO was Argo Thompson for a discussion about The California, a new downtown entertainment venue and the future home of Left Edge Theatre that’s scheduled to open in September of this year. Click below to listen: ********** Click…

Review: “Wink” in Sebastopol

Feline conspiracy theorists who believe that cats are plotting to take over the world might count playwright Jen Silverman as an ally to their cause with Wink, Silverman’s absurd look at the nature of human transformation… and a vengeful cat.  Sebastopol’s Main Stage West has a production running through June 25.    Sophie (Ilana Niernberger)…