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Box Office Hours are: 11:00am - 7:00pm Tuesday through Sunday

Tickets are $23.00 for General

$21.00 for Seniors and SARTA

$18.00 for Students with Student Body Card

$15.00 for Children 12 and under


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Holiday In The Hillss


Holiday In The Hillss


                (December 6 - December 23)

Fridays at 8:00pm

Saturdays at 8:00PM

Sundays at 4:00PM

December 18 , 22 & 23 at 7:00pm

Written by Mike Jimena & Connie Mockenhaupt

Winding up our 8th Season with one of Folsom's favorite Holiday traditions, Holiday in the Hills. This will be the ninth performance of the annual holiday celebration. The story takes place in Folsom's Historic District. Set on Sutter Street at the end of the 19th century, all of the Characters either lived in, or visited Folsom in the late 1800s. The stories are based in absolute fact, give or take a lie or two and some things we just made up! Enjoy some brand new surprises and some of your favorites. Appropriate for all ages and guaranteed to put you in the Holiday Spirit!

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Family Series


Tickets are $17.00 for General

$15.00 for Seniors and SARTA

$13.00 for Children 12 and under


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The Quiltmaker's Gift


                         (December 13 - December 28)


Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00pm

Special Performances December 17, 18, 19 at 4:00PM, December 22, 23, 24 at 1:00PM

Book by Alan J. Prewitt. Music by Craig Bohmler. Lyrics by Steven Mark Kohn


A mysterious old woman lives in the misty mountains, making beautiful quilts for the poor. Meanwhile, the greedy king is desperate to find happiness, assuming it will come from one of the many presents he has demanded from his subjects. When the old woman refuses to give the king a quilt, she starts him on a journey of self-discovery that takes them both on a whimsical adventure. At times mystical, hilarious, gently provocative and touching, this intimate musical has delighted parents and children alike.

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For all auditions please bring a headshot and resume.

For musicals bring a prepared song with either sheet music or an accompaniment CD

Five Auditions in December 

 > I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change > James and the Giant Peach > Noises Off > Rising Star Review
> Aristocats

General Information for All Auditions

  • Bring a headshot and resume if you have them.For musical auditions be prepared to sing an excerpt from a song that shows what you can do and please bring accompaniment sheet music or a CD.  No a Capella please.
  • See special requirements for the Rising Star Review Try Out.


 Audition for I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change 

When: Sunday, December 7 at 7:00pm in the theatre at 717 Sutter Street, Historic Folsom.

Synopsis: This celebration of the mating game takes on the truths and myths behind that contemporary conundrum known as 'the relationship'. Act I explores the journey from dating and waiting to love and marriage, while Act II reveals the agonies and triumphs of in-laws and newborns, trips in the family car and pick-up techniques of the geriatric set. This hilarious revue pays tribute to those who have loved and lost, to those who have fallen on their face at the portal of romance, to those who have dared to ask, "Say, what are you doing Saturday night?"   

lDirector: Connie Mockenhaup

tPerformance Dates: January 17 - February 15, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 4:00pm plus Thursdays, February 5 & 12 at 7:00pm.Rehearsals: To be scheduled.

 Characters: 2 men and 2 women, ages 20 and up, should be good singers.    ========     

 Audition for James and the Giant Peach

When: Sunday, December 7 at 7:00pm in our annex at 710 Figueroa Street, Historic Folsom (one block up from Sutter Street between Wool and Riley Streets.

 Synopsis: The story of Roald Dahl's classic tale is told by James himself and the insect characters - Miss Spider, Old-Green-Grasshopper, Centipede, Ladybird and Earthworm. The play begins at the end of the story, when James and his friends are living in the giant peach stone in Central Park, New York. A tour guide brings a party of tourists (the audience) to see this major attraction, and James and his friends tell the story of how they came to live in New York. The insects play the other roles, like James's cruel Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker, and the epic journey across the Atlantic is acted out with live action, puppetry and storytelling.  

Non-Musical Director:  Allen Schmeltz

Performance Dates:  Jan. 24 - Feb. 15, Saturdays & Sundays at 1:00.Rehearsals: Rehearsals are usually Monday through Thursday evenings with the possibility of some weekend rehearsals and will begin December 29.Casting Note: All ages will be considered with a minimum of 9 years through 109.  There may be some multiple roles for actors.

 Characters: Mother, Father, Narrator, Aunt Sponge, Aunt Spiker, James Trotter, Little Old Man, Crowd Member, Old Green  Grasshopper, Silkworm, Centipede, Spider, Ladybug, Earthworm, Glow-worm, Captain, First Officer, Second Officer, Cloud-Men, Onlookers, Passengers


Audition for Noises Off  

When: Sunday, December 14 at 7:00pm in the theatre at 717 Sutter Street, Historic Folsom.
Synopsis: Called the funniest farce ever written, Noises Off presents a manic menagerie as a cast of itinerant actors rehearse a flop called Nothing's On. Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and an errant herring all figure in the plot of this hilarious and classically comic play.
Director: James Gilbreath
Performance Dates: February 21 - April 4 on Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 4:00pm plus Thursdays, March 26 & April 2 at 7:00pm.
Rehearsals: To be determined.
Characters: Dotty Otley is an older actress, in her 50s who has put up most of the money for this show. She plays Mrs. Clackett, the housekeeper. 
Llyod Fellows, 40-50, is the director of the "show". He keeps interrupting the action during act one to get things right, and tries to keep the show going during the other acts. 
Selsdon Mowbray is in his 60s, and is hard of hearing. He's also been known to drink -- a lot -- during past shows he was in. He plays the Burglar. 
Poppy Taylor is the Stage Manager of the show. She's a sweet girl in her 30s who's been having an affair with Lloyd. 
Belinda Blair is an actress in her 30s who has a habit of finding the gossip backstage. She plays Flavia Brent, the wife of Philip who owns the house... they aren't there though. As they tell the housekeeper, they are still in Spain to avoid the taxman. 
Tim Allgood is the show's gopher. He does everything needed to keep the show going... repairing doors, stepping on stage as one of the characters... whatever he needs to. He is in his 20s. 
Frederick Dallas, 30s, has recently broken up with his wife. He can get very emotional. He plays Philip Brent. 
Garry Lejeune, 30s, has a habit of never finishing a sentence. "It's like, you know, and then... wow, and there you are." He's also having an affair with Dotty. He plays Roger Tramplemain, who shows the house to pontential renters. 
Brooke Ashton, late 20s, is blind as a bat. Which isn't a good thing when her contacts keep popping out. She's also a bit dense. She's been having an affair with Lloyd. She plays Vicki, the sexpot Roger brought to the house in order to have an affair.


Try Outs for Rising Star Review

 When: Sunday, December 14 at 7:00pm in our annex at 710 Figueroa Street, Historic Folsom (one block up from Sutter Street between Wool and Riley Streets.
Director: Allen Schmeltz  Description: This is the second year of our Rising Star Review.  We are looking for acts consisting of singers, dancers, dramatic presentations, or anything you think would be entertaining.  You should come fully rehearsed and prepared with what you intend to do. It is alright if things need a little "polish" to make them work but you should have a complete act for the try outs. If your act involves singing or dancing you should bring a CD accompaniment unless you are accompanying yourself.  If you are using a keyboard you must bring it with you.
Performance Dates: January 10 - January 18 on Saturdays & Sundays at 1:00pm
Rehearsals: Rehearsals will be limited to only 2 or 3 days to stage the show and set lighting.  You will need to rehearse your act on your own and be fully prepared by the show opening date.If you have any questions email

Audition for Aristocats

 When: Monday, December 15 at 7:00pm in the theatre at 717 Sutter Street, Historic Folsom.

Synopsis: What's a cat to do? In Disney's The Aristocats KIDS, Madame's jealous butler Edgar cat-naps Duchess and her Aristokittens and abandons them in the Parisian countryside. Luckily, Thomas O'Malley and his rag-tag bunch of alley cats come to their rescue! The show, based on the Disney film, features plenty of exuberant group numbers and a cast that can be expanded by adding additional alley cats to the chorus.

Director: Alison Gilbreath

Performance Dates: March 28 - May 3 on Saturdays & Sundays at 1:00pmRehearsals: To be determined.

Characters:  AMELIA and ABIGAIL Two bold geese sisters who rescue O'Malley from the river and lead the way out of the country back to Paris. It's also important for Amelia and Abby to be able to move convincingly as geese.  DUCHESS Elegant and nurturing mother of the Aristokittens. EDGAR Villainous butler of Madame. He's allergic to the pampered Aristocats and secretly hates tending to them. GENERAL NAPOLEON and PRIVATE LAFAYETTE General Napoleon and Private Lafayette are two country dogs in a comedic power struggle throughout the show. Napoleon is the power-hungry leader and Lafayette the not-so-subservient private.  MADAME Madame is the eccentric and kind human owner of the Aristocats who loves her pets more than anything else in the world.  MARIE Spirited and sassy daughter of Duchess. She is the youngest child and a charmer just like her mother.  ROQUEFORT Roquefort is the naïve yet ultimately brave house mouse who overcomes his fears and saves the Aristokittens from Edgar.  SCAT CAT Jazzy leader of the Alley Cat narrators. He or she is ultra hip and enjoys introducing the Aristocats to jazz music. Scat Cat leads the song "Ev'rybody Wants to Be a Cat," should be a strong singer and smooth mover.  THE ALLEY CATS - HEP, MAD, SLICK and WACKY Small acting parts, but are the glue that holds Disney's THE ARISTOCATS KIDS together. These storytellers set up and comment on the action as well as execute the scene changes.  THOMAS O'MALLEY Charming and charismatic lead alley cat. He lives as a free spirit with no attachments but secretly desires to be part of a family.  TOULOUSE and BERLIOZ Duchess's sons.  VICHY and SOISSE Two privates in the dog army who report to General Napoleon. 

Give the "Gift of Theatre" for the Holidays

Holiday Gift PackagesDiscount tickets may be used at any time.Tickets for Off Broadway Series2 adult tickets - $40 (Save $6)2 senior tickets - $36 (Save $6)Ticket for Family Series2 adult tickets - $29 (Save $5)2 senior tickets - $25 (Save $5)2 student tickets - $25 (Save $5)Family Packages1 adult & 1 child tickets - $25 (Save $5)1 senior & 1 child tickets - $23 (Save $5)2 adults & 1 child tickets - $42 (Save $5)2 seniors & 1 child tickets - $38 (Save $5) *each additional only $10Discounts are valid only through December 23, 2014

To place your order call (916) 353-1001

5% Discounts are also available for prepaid summer workshops tuition.




Special Events -

Our 2015 Season Schedule


 I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

January 17 - February 15

 Noises Off 

February 21 - April 3

Sex Please We're Sixty!

April 11 - May 3

 The Bad Seed

May 9 - May 31

 I Hate Hamlet

June 6 - July 12

 The Sunshine Boys

July 18 - August 16

 Guys And Dolls

August 22 - October 4

Evil Dead: The Musical

October 10 - October 31

 The 39 Steps

November 7 - November 29

 Holiday in the Hills

December 5 - December 23


Bob and Ro's Old Time Radio Show

Every 2nd Saturday at 4:00pm



 Rising Star Review

January 10 - January 18

 James and the Giant Peach

January 24 - February 15

The Reluctant Dragon

February 28 - March 22

The Aristocats KIDS

March 28 - May 3

The Adventures of Peter Rabbit and His Friends

May 16 - June 7

 Nancy Drew: Girl Detective

June 13 - July 12

 Shrek The Musical JR.

July 25 - August 23

The Neverending Story

August 29 - September 19

 Dorothy Meets Alice or The Wizard of Wonderland

September 26 - November 1

 The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

November 14 - December 7

 A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas

December 12 - December 27