On Stage Now - Sonoma County Performing Arts
Theater lovers are spoilt for choice in Sonoma County, where productions are being staged nearly everywhere you turn. From intimate studio theater productions to big, bold Broadway renditions, there are shows to please everyone. Find a list of all performing arts theaters here.
A Christmas Carol
Nov. 25 - Dec. 23
6th Street Playhouse, G.K. Hardt Theatre, Santa Rosa
After last season’s warm welcome, A Christmas Carol is back at 6th Street Playhouse! The production is a new stage version of Dickens’ story, bringing out the best of its spirit, endurance, and emotion. Veteran actor Charlie Siebert will once again bring the famous tale of Ebenezer Scrooge to life on the stage for the whole family this holiday season!
Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. on Dec. 10 and 17.
The Music Man
Nov. 25 - Dec. 11
SRJC Theatre Arts, Burbank Auditorium, Santa Rosa
Smooth-talking con man Harold Hill arrives in River City, Iowa, thinking he can dupe the residents with his elaborate moneymaking scheme. His plan is thwarted when the pretty but stern librarian catches his eye. Bask in the charming, warmhearted musical that features “You Got Trouble,” “76 Trombones,” and more favorites. Recommended for ages 6 and above
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Sunday matinees at 1:30 p.m. Saturday matinee on Dec. 10 at 1:30 p.m.
Peter and the Starcatcher
Nov. 25 - Dec. 18
Spreckels Performing Arts Center, Rohnert Park
The North Bay's award-winning Spreckels Theatre Company presents this swashbuckling tale which flashes back to a time before Neverland, Wendy, Captain Hook and Peter Pan - and answers the question of how an orphan became the boy who never grew up. A thrilling adventure, featuring pirates, mermaids, sailors and creatures is sure to "hook" the entire family for the holidays.
Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Dec 1 - Dec. 18
Main Stage West, Sebastopol
HOPE brings to life playwright Si Khan's ancestral immigrant experience in a production filled with humor, pathos and great folk music.
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8 p.m. Sundays at 5 p.m.
6th Street Playhouse, Studio Theatre, Santa Rosa
David Yen brings David Sedaris’ one-man tale back to the stage! An out-of-work, anti-hero decides to become a Macy’s elf during the holidays to make ends meet and the hilarious story will delight and disturb audiences for its ninth year running.
Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m. and a Saturday, Sept. 24 matinee at 2 p.m.
The Adventures of Mr. Toad
Cloverdale Performing Arts Center, Cloverdale
Mr. Toad and his animal friends live a wonderful life in Toad Hall. Mr. Toad has a passion for speed, driving, and mischief! His slower-paced friends Mole, Rat, and Badger are constantly trying to keep him out of mischief. Finally, after stealing a car, Mr. Toad is thrown into jail. In his absence, the evil weasels take over Toad Hall - leaving it up to Mr. Toad to escape from jail and save the day.
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m.
Sonoma Arts Live, Sonoma
David Templeton tells the story of life with two small children after tragedy strikes and they must experience their first Christmas without their mother. An overwhelmed and unprepared David launches an elaboratey detailed plot to keep the magic of the season alive for his kids, but it backfires in hilarious, heart-breaking unexpected ways.
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m.
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
Raven Theater, Healdsburg
It’s not the holidays without George Bailey! The beloved classic comes to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.
Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Sundays at 7 p.m.
Written by Sonoma Insider Jen Jones.