What exactly is a madrigal, and what makes it so? Where did it come from, and where did it go? This May, the twenty-five singers of the Vocal Art Ensemble (VAE) aim to answer these questions and more with their spring concert program entitled Mostly Madrigals—An Age of Refined Musical Pleasures. “The idea sparked when […]
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Sweeney Todd Opens at DMTC
Sweeney Todd has become a bloody, worldwide success since being awarded 8 TONY’s, one of them for Best Musical, for its Broadway premiere. Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler crafted a tasty, thrilling, theatrical treat with Sweeney Todd that has simultaneously shocked, awed, and delighted audiences across the world. Not to be missed, “Sweeney Todd” is […]
Davis Conversations with…Kyle Monhollen
Davis Conversations is a feature series at Davis Life Magazine presenting profiles of local folks who impact our community. Today, we meet Kyle Monhollen. Kyle arrived in Davis in the spring of 1999 and has been instrumental in elevating the local live music scene as a co-founder of the Davis Live Music Collective, a volunteer-run group […]
A Holiday Classic at The Woodland Opera House
The Woodland Opera House presents A Christmas Carol, opening this Friday, November 28th. And what a musical score! It’s by two of the most celebrated and prolific composers and lyricists currently working in the theatre today: Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens. Menken is a multiple Oscar-winning composer who has created the classic scores for […]
“Shrek the Musical” opens at DMTC!
There’s an ogre on the loose at Davis Musical Theatre Company! Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, “Shrek The Musical” is a TONY Award-winning fairy tale adventure. “Shrek” brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage, and proves there’s more to the story than meets the ears. And […]
Well Hello, Dolly!
The Woodland Opera House will present the classic Broadway musical “Hello, Dolly!” opening Friday, September 12 and running Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. through October 5. There will be an additional matinee at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 27. The show is generously underwritten by Tom and Meg Stallard. […]