Sunday, September 20, 2009

Streetcar Named Desire at Big Idea Theatre

Shannon Mahoney as the troubled Blanche DuBois in Big Idea Theatre's production of A Streetcar Named Desire. Also pictured are Matt Thompson as Stanley Kowalski and Alexandra Ralph as Stella Kowalski.

From Big Idea Theatre

SACRAMENTO -- Big Idea Theatre is pleased to announce the opening of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire on Friday, September 25, 2009. BIT is proud to present this timeless show to Sacramento audiences! This focused production is directed by Jessica Berkey. The show features Elly-nominated actress Shannon Mahoney as the unstable, fading Southern belle Blanche DuBois. Ms. Mahoney will be powerfully supported by top local talents, including Matt Thompson as Stanley, Alexandra Ralph as Stella and Justin Chapman as Mitch. Performances of Streetcar are at 8:00 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, September 25 through October 24, 2009. Sunday matinees are at 2:30 p.m. (no matinees on opening and closing weekend). General admission tickets are $15. SARTA/League/Seniors $12. All second weekend tickets are $10 (October 4, 11, 18 only).

Big Idea Theatre's remaining 2009 season includes:
* George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, adapted by and featuring Melissa Rae Frago as Eliza Doolittle, with Scott Divine as Henry Higgins and Susan Madden as Mrs. Higgins (Nov 6-Dec 5)
* Humbug: The Obligatory Christmas Show, by Ed Gyles, Jr. featuring several members of the Big Idea Theatre Company (Dec 11-20)

Tara Stevens as Alice and Kyle Young as Tweedle Dum
Sacramento, CA (September 19, 2009) – Big Idea Theatre is proud to announce the opening of the Little BIT children’s theatre production of "Alice Through the Looking Glass" on Saturday, September 25, 2009. Based on stories by Lewis Carroll, "Alice Through the Looking Glass" is adapted by Gregory Smith and Cheryl Thomas and is directed by Cheryl Thomas.

Show dates and times are Saturdays 11:00 am and 1:00 pm (September 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24). All tickets are $5. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit, email or call (916) 960-3036.

Bring the kids to Little BIT for an affordable, fun-filled Saturday and receive a "buy one, get one free" corndog coupon from Top Dawg. Yum!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Play was good but Stanley needs to work on his acting a little. I was not impressed with him. He is no Marlan Brando.