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The Department of Theatre and Dance is committed to providing students and the surrounding community with a variety of engaging performances throughout the year. Join us and be entertained while supporting theatre arts education at CRC!

Performances take place at the Black Box Theatre, located in the Visual and Performing Arts Center on CRC's main campus at 8401 Center Parkway, Sacramento, 95823. See CRC Maps and Parking.

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Announcing our 2023-24 Season: #TheTiesThatBindUs

Domestic Disturbance

Domestic Disturbance

“Love…Sweet…Love…What have you done to me?”

July 7 to 16, 2023

A new musical that chronicles the cycle of domestic violence based on the concept album Domestic Disturbance available on Spotify.

  • Music by Joe Archie
  • Lyrics by Carla Fleming
  • Adapted for the Stage and directed by Anthony D’Juan

#love #TheTiesThatBindUs


A flourescent green background with pink words: It is a knot no one can untie. Electra by Sophocles. Directed by Janey Pintar.

Conviction is strong in me.”

October 13 to 22, 2023

A futuristic twist meets the classical in the Greek tale of Electra. A daughter's honor is tested as she seeks justice for the murder of her father at the hands of her mother.

  • Written by Sophocles
  • Translated by Anne Carson
  • Directed by Janey Pintar

#justice #conviction #TheTiesThatBindUs



“Find your courage. Find your rage.”

December 1 to 10, 2023

Luis Alfaro’s adaptation of Sophocles’ Electra transforms the Ancient Greek story into a modern day Chicano tale. Set in East Los Angeles, Electricidad vows to avenge her father “El Auggie”, the former leader of the East Side Locos.

  • Written by Luis Alfaro
  • Based on Electra by Sophocles
  • Directed by Ryan Perez Adame

#vengeance #TheTiesThatBindUs


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“Everybody’s got the right to be happy.”

April 19 to 28, 2024

John Wilkes Booth leads an unlikely ensemble of presidential assassins and would-be presidential assassins in Sondheim’s darkly comedic musical investigation of the American Dream.

  • Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
  • Book by John Weidman
  • Directed by Ryan Perez Adame

Assassins is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

#disillusionment #TheTiesThatBindUs

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The Importance of Being Earnest

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“In matters of grave importance, style, not sincerity, is the vital thing.”

July 12 to 21, 2024

Oscar Wilde’s classic satire of Victorian social hypocrisy has it all: double identities, politely savage insults, social climbing, and lots of tea.

  • Written by Oscar Wilde
  • Directed by Scott Gilbert

#order #TheTiesThatBindUs

See "The Importance of Being Earnest" Dates and Details

Past Performances

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