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Dan Taylor on the fine arts scene.

Sonoma County actor co-stars in Berkeley’s ‘Sound of Music’

Tim Kniffin, a Santa Rosa actor who has divided his time successfully between Sonoma County and the rest of the Bay Area, has a new show opening in Berkeley. The Berkeley Playhouse production of “The Sound of Music,” featuring Kniffin as Captain Von Trapp, opens Oct. 27 at the Julia Morgan Theatre in Berkeley. “The show is my first for the Berkeley Playhouse,” Kniffin said. Bay Area actress Sharon Rietkerk also makes her Berkeley Playhouse debut as Maria, the novice… Read More »