The Raven Players present ‘Evita’ in June

When the Raven Players in Healdsburg present “Evita” next month, the prodution will boast not one, but two Eva Peróns. So don’t cry for them, Argentina. Lauren Post of San Jose, Calif., and Laura Nicolicchia, a native Buenos Aires, will alternate in the role, and Pedro Rodelas, a part-time member [...]

By | May 3rd, 2013|2 Comments

Documentary follows Raven Players’ production of ‘Gypsy’

Sausalito filmmaker Scott Roberts' first documentary, "The Raven and the Gypsy," makes its premiere at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Raven Theater, 115 North St., Healdsburg. Roberts filmed the Raven’s resident theater company, the Raven Players, as the troupe staged “Gypsy,” its closing show of the 2011-12 season. [...]

By | February 4th, 2013|0 Comments

Raven Players in Healdsburg announce 2013-2014 season

The Raven Players theater troupe, based at the Raven Theater in Healdsburg, has never lacked ambition, going after the rights to big Broadway shows that can be difficult for community theaters to get — “Rent” in 2010, “Chicago” in 2011. So the latest news from the plucky little company makes [...]

By | December 14th, 2012|2 Comments

Raven Players present ‘Pirates of Penzance’

Looking for some rowdy fun?  Then go to Healdsburg, where there be pirates. The Raven Players close their current season with "Pirates of Penzance," Gilbert and Sullivan’s beloved comic operetta, directed by John DeGaetano. The production, based on the 1979 Broadway revival of the 1879 classic, opens with performances at [...]

By | June 21st, 2011|0 Comments

Actress Stephanie St. James comes home

Stephanie St. James, a hometown favorite with some big-time credits,  has been signed to appear in the 6th Street Playhouse production of the musical "Rent" in Santa Rosa next month. St. James co-starred as Squeak in the national touring production of the Broadway hit,`The Color Purple,'' adapted from [...]

By | April 1st, 2010|1 Comment

Benefit for a big man’s granddaughter

Anybody who's seen much theater around Sonoma County has probably encountered a big man with a big, deep singing voice. You may have seen him in "Evita" or "Miss Saigon" with the Raven Players in Healdsburg. His name is Steve Kirkbride and he's usually a jolly presence wherever he goes, [...]

By | December 10th, 2009|0 Comments