Thursday, January 14, 2010

Capital Stage & Friends go to OSF

Theatre, Art & Wine Tour with Capital Stage

Sacramento's Capital Stage invites theatre-lovers in the community to join them on the company's third annual journey to Ashland, Oregon. On August 19, 2010, a group of theatre lovers will depart by chartered bus to experience a four-day, three-night cultural adventure to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

Reservations are now being taken for this August 19-22 package. "This trip has sold out for the past two years. We have a great time and are really looking forward to making the journey again this year," said Cap Stage Founding Artistic Director Gularte.

Founded in 1935, the Tony Award winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) is one of the oldest and largest non-profit theatres in the nation. Those joining in on this trip to the festival will see the following productions:

TWELFTH NIGHT - Both Orsino and Olivia's households have love on the brain. But who, really, are the objects of desire? When Viola, a shipwrecked castaway, disguises herself as a boy and finds work as Orsino's servant, she becomes entangled in an awkward love triangle. Things come unglued, but for almost everyone, Shakespeare's treasured comedy ends happily. Twelfth Night brims with antics, beds and bathtubs, and beloved characters, both prudish and crudish.. (Elizabethan Stage)

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE- Mrs. Bennet will stop at nothing to obtain advantageous matches for her five middle-class daughters. This shouldn't be difficult for Jane, the eldest and the family beauty. Her sister Elizabeth is another story. Witty and outspoken, Elizabeth takes an instant dislike to the high-born Mr. Darcy. He professes to find her barely tolerable. Or does he? Can their simmering attraction overcome class distinctions and prejudices about each other? (Angus Bowmer Theatre)

AMERICAN NIGHT - As Juan José studies for his citizenship exam, his obsession to pass takes him on a fantastical odyssey. On a zig-zag journey through U.S. history, Juan discovers America's best in a handful of unsung citizens who made courageous choices in some of the country's toughest times. L.A.'s legendary Culture Clash partners with company actors in a cutting, comic mix of past and present, stereotype and truth that will move you into a deeper vision of our shared story. (New Theatre)

The tour package will include:
Roundtrip Motorcoach Transportation
3 Nights at the Ashland Plaza Inn & Suites
Continental Breakfast Daily
3 Theatre Tickets with Excellent Seating
Evening Wine Reception Meet & Greet with Cap Stage Staff and fellow attendees
Backstage Tour
Discussion with a OSF Company Member on One of the Plays
Trip to historic Jacksonville
Baggage Handling

NEW THIS YEAR! Discussion about the plays with Capital Stage artistic staff.

The cost of the package is $795 per person, double occupancy, prior to June 1. Cost is $850 after June 1.

Reservations can be placed by contacting General Manager Keith Riedell at 916-379-5051.

About Capital Stage Company

Founded in 2005, Capital Stage Company is a professional, nonprofit theatre with a mission to be a dynamic leader in the evolution of the contemporary live theatre landscape in the Capital region and to passionately engage audiences in the art of live storytelling with bold, innovative plays performed by professional artists, in an intimate, up-close setting.

About the Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Founded in 1935, the Tony Award winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) is one of the oldest and largest non-profit theatres in the nation. Located in the charming town of Ashland, Oregon the festival runs for 8-1/2 months and offers 11 plays in 3 theatres.

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