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Fall Theater Preview

September 12, 2011 12:00 AM

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(credit: Shrek the Musical)

(credit: Shrek the Musical)

By Michelle Ventress

Fall is the perfect time to enjoy great stories, great performances and great characters on stage. Check
out our theatre picks for this season, and let the plays begin.

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(credit: Shrek the Musical)

Shrek The Musical
Sacramento Community Center Theater
1301 L St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 808-5291
Box Office Hours: Mon to Sat 10am-6pm
Directory listing

Based on the first movie of the award-winning movie series, Shrek the Musical is family
friendly fun for all ages. The musical features nineteen brand new songs, comedy, romance, action and adventure. Shrek the Musical runs from September 27 through October 2, 2011 and tickets may be purchased by
calling the box office at (916) 557-1999 or online at tickets.com.

Soap Solution
Arden Playhouse
5640 Roseville Rd.
Sacramento, CA 95842
(916) 332-2582
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(credit: Arden Playhouse)


Soap Solution, directed by Michael Messmer, runs on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from September 9 to October 22. The show relays the struggles of a seemingly washed-up writer whose wife decides a little time spent away from it all in a mountain cabin, with the help of a few bit part-soap opera actors, will do him some good. Enjoy the show as the writer gets caught up in the actors’ wild stories and turns the tables on his wife. Regular admission is $18 and tickets may be purchased by calling the box office at (916) 332-2582.
Frankenstein
Wells Fargo Pavilion
1419 H Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 557-1999
www.sactheatre.org

Frankenstein is the classic Mary Shelley story adapted by Tim Kelly for the Sacramento region. Playing
from October 5 through October 30, come see Dr. Frankenstein’s journey as he creates a monster just in
time to celebrate Halloween festivities. Tickets may be purchased online at sactheatre.org or by calling
the box office at (916) 443-6722.

Superior Donuts
Capital Stage Theater (Aboard the Delta King Riverboat)
1000 Front Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 995-5464

Superior Donuts is a laugh out loud comedy about a donut shop owner who hires a writer with bright
ideas. Filled with a cast of characters sure to make you smile, this story of friendship will warm the
heart. Tickets are available at www.capstage.org or by calling (916) 995-5464.

Michelle Ventress is a freelance writer and editor who lives in Sacramento with her husband and two
dogs. When not writing, Michelle enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and gardening.

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