Nov 28, 2023

‘Light Sensitive’ in Monte Rio

Just aside the Bohemian Highway on the outskirts of the blink-and-you’ll-miss-it hamlet of Monte Rio sits the Russian River Hall. For 15 years, it’s hosted...
Nov 7, 2023

North Bay Theater Companies Unwrap Holiday Shows

If the displays in Costco are any indication, the holiday season apparently began in mid-September. How odd then that theater companies seem to wait...
Oct 24, 2023

‘Sleepy Hollow’ at 6th Street

Santa Rosa’s 6th Street Playhouse continues to provide trips down memory lane for this reviewer. Their recent production of Fiddler on the Roof made me...
Oct 10, 2023

Match Maker: ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Opens in Rohnert Park (finally)

North Bay audiences finally got a chance to say “hello” to Dolly Gallagher Levi after the curtain rose on the bureaucratically-delayed Spreckels Theatre Company...
Sep 26, 2023

Tradition: ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ at 6th Street

I have a soft spot for Fiddler on the Roof. The 1971 film adaptation was the first movie musical I saw, and I made...
Sep 12, 2023

‘The Addams Family’ in Napa

Macabre Musical The Addams Family first appeared on the scene in 1938 in a series of single panel comics drawn by cartoonist Charles Addams and...
Left Edge - Photo by Dana Hunt
Sep 5, 2023

Mother’s Day: ‘Mary Jane’ at Left Edge in Santa Rosa

The proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child,” takes on added meaning for those rearing a child with special needs or chronic...
Spreckels - Photo by Jeff Thomas
Aug 29, 2023

Rolling ‘Stones’: Irish comedy satisfies at Spreckels

What happens when Hollywood comes to town is a well-worn plot device best exemplified by the classic “Mayberry Goes Hollywood” episode of The Andy...