KSRO Interview – “Legally Blonde Jr.”

My guests on a second August 4 “Theatre Thursday” segment on The Drive with Steve Jaxon on KSRO were Education Director Aja Gianola-Norris, Co-Assistant Director and Choeographer Peri Zoe Yildirim-Stanley, and lead performer Katie Winkelman from 6th Street Playhouse’s Young Adult production of Legally Blonde Jr. Click below to listen: ********** Click the graphic below…

Bard Bud – Raven Players’ Steven David Martin on Shakespeare, outdoor theatre, and the twist he’s brought to “Twelfth Night”

After bringing live theatre to Healdsburg’s Downtown Plaza recently with a successful run of Woody Guthrie’s American Song, the Raven Players return to the West Plaza Park with some ol’, reliable Shakespeare al fresco. They’ve been producing Shakespeare (or Shakespeare-ish) plays there for a few years now and have a production of Twelfth Night running…

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…