The State Hornet

REVIEW: Opening night of ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ goes off without a hitch

REVIEW: Opening night of ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ goes off without a hitch

Corina Gutierrez

April 13, 2018


Filed under Arts, Culture, Theater

The audience erupted into applause as the opening performance of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” came to a close in Shasta Hall. The play, a comedy written by William Shakespeare in 1596, was transformed by faculty director Christine Nicholson into a production set in the late 1960s. The stage...

Six-day art festival highlights Sac State student, faculty works

Six-day art festival highlights Sac State student, faculty works

Robby Sanchez

April 3, 2018


Filed under Arts, Culture, Music, Theater

This year’s Festival of the Arts is a six-day showcase running from April 10-15 that will highlight the talents of students and faculty at Sacramento State. The festival will include art, music, theater, dance, discussions and presentations. The festival will include events such as a performance of “A M...

‘Annie’ to close out Theatre and Dance’s fall season

‘Annie’ to close out Theatre and Dance’s fall season

Gabriela Mascoll

November 24, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured, Theater

As a way of welcoming the holiday spirit, Sacramento State’s Department of Theatre and Dance will close out its season with the live show “Annie,” directed by Ed Brazo.   The Tony award-winning musical tells the story of an 11-year-old orphan, Annie, who spends her days cleaning and sewing ...

‘The Diviners’ pulls on Sac State’s heartstrings

‘The Diviners’ pulls on Sac State’s heartstrings

Eva Hoch

October 14, 2016


Filed under Culture, Featured, Theater

A Great Depression tale surrounding two characters searching for water and faith will be showcased by the Department of Theatre and Dance in its first dramedy production of the semester. The Diviners, written by Jim Leonard, Jr., is set in 1930s Zion, Indiana, with its focus on a sweet, mentally-cha...