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 Is it a play? musical? dance? concert? So many possibilities. Find out below.


Coming Soon!

April

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The Happy Hour Theatre is excited to present their inaugural production, “The Self-Unseeing,” a collection of five ten-minute plays. From dark comedy to surreal drama, these diverse short pieces come together for a compelling hour of theater. Join Happy Hour before and after the performance to enjoy a selection of beverages, and learn how to become involved with West Sacramento’s newest theater company.

Performances will be at 8 pm for two weekends, April 5, 6 and 13, 14. 
Tickets will be $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Tickets are available online.


EventDate/Time
03/25/2019 6:00 PM
04/05/2019 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
04/06/2019 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
04/12/2019 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
04/13/2019 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
06/24/2019 6:00 PM
09/30/2019 6:00 PM
12/16/2019 6:00 PM

Recent Success! 

Mayhem Musical Productions 2019

Musical Mayhem Productions produced The Music Man. This was a youth theatre production from Elk Grove. The cast of talented 10-21 year olds brought The Music Man to life through six sold out performances during two weekends, February 15, 16, 22, 23. 

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Moby Dick, the Panto...and now for something completely different! 

 Moby Dick, the British Panto! closed to sold out audiences. A good time was had by all! The Splinter Group Theatre will return with a new show next December. 

This is what you missed: 

You’ve seen the film! Played the game! Pretended to read the book in 9th Grade! Now, you can experience Moby Dick, the British Panto! Join Ahab and friends, as they pursue the dreadful fish, Moby Dick! See Moby chase them back! Find out if anyone does really call him Ishmael! Duck the flying wee harpoons! As our 9th grade English teacher, Ms. Maria says, “Moby Dick, what’s not to like? It’s “Important Literature,” and it tastes good! ” Guaranteed holiday fun for the whole family, with unstoppable interactive craziness, and lots of candy! From the same folks who brought you British Panto for the last ten years!

This live theater production is directed by Luther Hanson, with musical direction by Kathleen Poe, and a cast of thousands! Well, fifteen.  

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About the West Sacramento Black Box Theater

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A Rental Space for Theater with Endless Creative Opportunities

This is a state of the art, flexible and imaginative theater space. The space includes full theatrical lighting and sound systems as well as a dressing room with private restroom. 
This intimate theater is ideal for smaller productions and special events alike. Seating varies by arrangement from 97 with risers to 145 on the floor. It depends on the amount of performance space required.  
The theater is available to rent for uses from concerts and theatrical performances to fashion shows and business conferences.

Facility Amenities

  • Location: Community Center- 2nd floor, 1075 West Capitol Ave, West Sacramento
  • Size: 2,080 square feet without an elevated stage. Designed for theater-in-the-round. 
  • Configuration: A semi-permanent wall was added to create space for a vertical set to work with a thrust stage area. 
  • Floor: Black sprung wood, paintable, workable.
  • Capacity: Seats up to 145 depending on arrangement of seating risers and size of performance space.
  • Lighting: Basic house lighting plot with optional lights that can be added by renter. Theatre is equipped with full catwalk for easy access to lights.
  • Sound: Equipped with five speaker sound system with 8 wireless microphones (4 handheld, 4 headsets).
  • Dressing Room: Single 360 square foot room with 11 make up stations and private bathroom.

Rental Information

 For information about rates, availability call Sam Brinkhuis at (916) 617-5320 or email samb@cityofwestsacramento.org.

For technical questions about the space and possibilities call Mike Poe at 916-617-5322 or email mikep@cityofwestsacramento.org.

 

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