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STC Named Finalist for National Arts & Humanities Youth Program Awards

STC has been chosen as a National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards Finalist! Of the 301 nominations for this award nationwide, STC's School Partnership Program has been selected as one of 50 finalists. Award winners will be announced in June. The National Arts and Humanities Youth Program… Read more »

2016-2017 Season Announced

STC has announced its productions for the 2016-2017 Season, a Season of Trials, Travels, & Triumphs. The announcement was featured in the Sacramento Bee. Read Article Read more »

Twelfth Night & Directors Previewed in the Sacramento Bee

The Sacramento Bee published a preview of our production of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and a feature on directors Kirk Blackinton and Brian Harrower. Read the Full Article Twelfth Night, Or What You Will is hailed by many scholars as Shakespeare’s finest comedy. The play is awash with cases… Read more »

World Premiere Play Of Kites and Kings Previewed in the Sacramento Bee

The Sacramento Bee published a preview of our new world premiere play by Gary Wright, Of Kites and Kings. Read the Full Article This intimate new play explores the life of the American icon Benjamin Franklin and his relationship with his son, William. In this story of family rifts, love of country,… Read more »

STC Named Best Live Theatre in Sacramento

Each year, Sacramento Magazine puts out its list of the "Best of Sacramento," as voted by its readers. From restaurants to shopping to entertainment, it's the go-to list for what makes Sacramento so great. In 2015, STC was voted "Best Live Theatre"! Read the Full 2015 "Best of Sacramento" List Read more »

Sense and Sensibility Previewed in The Sacramento Bee

The Sacramento Bee published a preview of STC’s production of Sense and Sensibility. Read the Full Article Set in early 1800s England, Sense and Sensibility follows the Dashwoods and the period after they move to the family cottage of the Middletons. Daughters Elinor and Marianne Dashwood are both… Read more »

STC Raises Close to $20,000 on the Big Day of Giving

Thank you for your support of the Big Day of Giving on May 5, 2015. With the help of 134 donors, STC raised $16,715 in support of our mission to be the leader in integrating professional theatre with theatre arts education. We also won the 100% Board Giving Challenge Award for an additional $2,000, sponsored… Read more »

2015-2016 Season Announced

STC has announced its Main Series productions for the 2015-2016 Season, a Season of Friends, Foes, & Family. The announcement was featured in the Sacramento Bee. Read Article You can view Executive Producing Director, Michael Laun's, debut announcement during the Swashbuckling Soiree (April 11,… Read more »

The Whipping Man Previewed in The Sacramento Bee

The Sacramento Bee published a preview of STC's production of The Whipping Man. Read Full Article The Whipping Man is one of the most widely-produced new American plays of the last several seasons. The play premiered in New York City in 2010 at Manhattan Theatre Club, directed by Doug Hughes and starring… Read more »

5-Star Review of Julius Caesar in SN&R

Sacramento News & Review loves our production of Julius Caesar, calling it "inventive" and "compelling." Read Full Review STC’s production applies a modern concept to this classic text: The Roman Republic was a place where money and politics were nearly synonymous, and comparisons between pre-Empire… Read more »

World Premiere of Kate Previewed in The Sacramento Bee

The Sacramento Bee published a preview of STC's production of Kate. Read Full Article Award-winning playwright Rick Foster, author of the critically-acclaimed Vivien (2007), returns to STC with his newest work, Kate. This world premiere play about one of the greatest stage and screen legends of our… Read more »

The Grapes of Wrath Opens to Rave Reviews

Playing on the STC Main Stage through October 26, The Grapes of Wrath is an epic story of one family’s enduring spirit in the face of incredible hardship. Set during the Great Depression, the play follows the Joads, a family of tenant farmers who are driven from their Oklahoma home to California due… Read more »

Forum “does what farces are meant to do: Entertain us.”

Playing on the STC Mainstage through May 18, Forum brings together a cast of nationally-recognized actors, along with several local favorites, in what is perhaps the funniest musical farce ever written. Marcus Crowder of the Sacramento Bee describes Michael R.J. Campbell, 2013 Sacramento News and Review's… Read more »

New Season Announced for 2013-2014

Sacramento Theatre Company’s 2013-14 Season A Season of Adventure, Rhythm, and Romance Pride and Prejudice based on the novel by Jane Austen STC will bring all the wit and romance of Austen’s novel to life in this fast paced and refreshing adaptation that received critical acclaim at both… Read more »

A Little Princess debuts in Sacramento to cheers and accolades

The world premiere musical A Little Princess made its debut at STC on April 27th, and performances continue through May 19. Based on the popular novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett (author of The Secret Garden), this musical has been greeted by rousing standing ovations at every performance to date. The… Read more »