On Stage Now - Sonoma County Performing Arts
Theater lovers are spoilt for choice in Sonoma County. Productions are being staged nearly everywhere you turn, from intimate studio theater productions to Broadway hits. Find a list of all performing arts theaters here.
Cinnabar Theatre, Petaluma
Since its premiere in 1960, this romantic charmer about a boy, a girl, their two fathers and a love that grows with each season has been enchanting audiences everywhere. At the heart of the longest-running musical in the world is a timeless fable of love that manages to be nostalgic and universal at the same time.
Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. **Performance added: Saturday, June 23 at 2 p.m.
June 8 – July 1
Left Edge Theatre, Santa Rosa
A darkly comedic satire about racism, Honky is a look at five people, white and black, as they navigate the murky waters of race, rhetoric, and basketball shoes. When a young African American is shot for a pair of basketball shoes, sales triple among white teens. Are ghetto-glorifying commercials to blame, or is it the white CEO that only sees dollar signs? Luckily, there’s a new pill on the market guaranteed to cure racism.
Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m.
June 15 – July 8
6th Street Playhouse, G.K. Hardt Theatre, Santa Rosa
Peter Mills’ version of Twelfth Night is a modernized, musical re-telling of Shakespeare's greatest comedy, Twelfth Night. The production at 6th Street Playhouse captures the energy of the play's hijinks in mistaken identities, and the themes of gender roles in society and unrequited love. It's a fun, riotous, and emotional play that ultimately provides a happy musical theatre ending.
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. Also, Thursday, June 21 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays, June 30 and July 7 at 2 p.m.
Broadway Under the Stars: Stairway to Paradise
June 15 - July 1
Transcendence Theatre Company at Jack London State Historic Park, Glen Ellen
Transcendence Theatre Company presents a series of four Broadway-inspired concerts each summer. The opening show, Stairway to Paradise, is a celebration of music and dance from Broadway and beyond. With live orchestration, music, and dance performed under the stars at Jack London State Historic Park, it's a night to remember. Enjoy pre-show picnicking and musical entertainment.
Shrek the Musical
June 22 – July 8
Raven Theater, Healdsburg
It’s irreverent fun for the whole family with Shrek, the unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess, coming up against a short, short-tempered bad guy and a host of fairy tale misfits.
Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m.
Written by Sonoma Insider Jen Jones.