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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 […]

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“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 […]

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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. […]

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Practically Perfect

Practically Perfect

…that’s my review for the Mary Poppins show that is currently playing at the Sacramento Community Center Theater. Mostly everyone has watched, or at least heard of the musical film of Mary Poppins produced by Disney in 1964.  Some may not know that the movie was based off a book series with the same title […]

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Acme's Gift to Davis

Acme’s Gift to Davis

Hi.  I’m Walking Bob, and as I walked near the Davis Art Center, I heard animated voices over a P.A. System, mingling with laughter and with cheers from a sporting event somewhere in Community Park.  When I saw Acme Artistic Director, Emily Henderson, and Director, Maddy Ryen, taking notes, I knew I had found the […]

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Who's Who?

Who’s Who?

The Who?  That’s right, The Who!  The English rock band with the confusing name created an album titled “Tommy” in 1968.  Tommy helped The Who’s rise to fame and eventually earned a movie title of the same name, followed by a rock opera, all based off the original story contained within the album.  A production […]

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