Arts and Culture



Barber of Seville
Photo courtesy of Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera

Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera

Fostering community. Inspiring curiosity. Enriching lives. Established in 1912 and redeveloped in 2015, the Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera is a collaborative cultural pillar institution dedicated to serving the greater community - from youth music education in the classroom to main stage performances of orchestral and operatic music at the highest regional caliber - and contributing to the growth of Sacramento’s Creative Economy.

Saint-Saëns Thundering Organ Symphony March 13-14
The Barber of Seville April 25

The Sofia
Photo courtesy of The Sofia


B Street Theatre at the Sofia

Since arriving on the scene, B Street Theatre continues to keep critics raving and audiences coming back for contemporary productions ranging from popular classics to debuts. The two-theater playhouse on Capitol Avenue in Midtown is home to the Mainstage Series, Family Series, and Music Series.

Ride Sally Ride Feb. 8-March 7
A Year with Frog and Toad April 18-May 9
Straight White Men April 21-May 31

Capital Stage
Photo by Charr Crail


Capital Stage Company

This organization brings bold, intimate live theater to the heart of Midtown.

Admissions March 11-April 12
Pass Over April 29-May 31

Company of Come From Away
Company of Come From Away | Photo by Matthew Murphy

Broadway Sacramento

Broadway Sacramento is Northern California’s premier producer and presenter of musical theater, and the largest nonprofit musical theater in California.

A Bronx Tale March 3-8
Bandstand April 7-12
Come From Away May 19-24


William Elsman in Macbeth, 2018
Photo by Charr Crail

Sacramento Theatre Company

A nationally recognized professional company, Sacramento Theatre Company is one of the oldest and largest arts institutions in the region. STC presents classical, musical and contemporary plays as well as world premieres.

Hamlet Feb. 26-March 22
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner March 25-May 3
The Room Where It Happens: Broadway's Modern Musical April 2-5
A Little Night Music April 22-May 17


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Granville Redmond (American, 1871-1935), Sand Dunes, n.d. Oil on canvas, 30x40 in. Private collection.

Crocker Art Museum

Eclectic yet refined. Classic yet surprising. The Crocker Art Museum has the nation's premier collections of art from the Golden State, plus European, Asian, African and Oceanic works, international ceramics, and one of America's finest early collections of European master drawings.

Granville Redmond: The Eloquent Palette Jan. 26-May 17
American Expressions/African Roots: Akinsanya Ceramic Sculpture Feb. 2-July 5
The Splendor of Germany: 18th-Century Drawings from the Crocker Art Museum Feb. 16-May 10


Sac Ballet
Photo by Keith Sutter

Sacramento Ballet

Sacramento's professional ballet company brings contemporary and classical performances to area audiences.

Homegrown: A Festival of New Works March 26-29
Fast Forward May 14-17


Lottery for the Arts
Photo courtesy of Blue Line Arts

Blue Line Arts

Blue Line Arts provides high-caliber art exhibitions showcasing the works of regional and national artists.

Ana Lisa Hedstrom & Teagan McLarnan Through Oct. 26
Susan Cooley-Gilliom Artist Residency: Ana Lisa Hedstrom Through Oct. 26
US Show: American Immigrant Artists & The 30x30 Show Nov. 12-Dec. 28
Craft Nouveau: An International Fine Craft Competition Jan. 3-March 7, 2020

Once On This Island - The Company of the North American Tour of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND. Photo by Joan Marcus. 2019
The Company of the North American Tour of Once on this Island | Photo by Joan Marcus

Harris Center for the Arts

With three intimate state-of-the-art performance venues, the Harris Center hosts upwards of 450 dance, theater and music events a year, featuring both local and international touring artists.

CHICAGO (The Musical, National Tour) March 5-9
Ronnie Milsap March 19
Once On This Island (The Musical, National Tour) March 20-22
The Illusionists – Live from Broadway April 10-12


John Beasley
Photo by Eric Wolfinger

Mondavi Center, UC Davis

Mondavi Center explores the full range of the performing arts, from the traditional to the innovative, and from diverse cultures and disciplines through presentation, education, public service, and research. As part of the UC Davis mission as a land grant university, Mondavi Center provides outstanding cultural programming, support for the University’s academic departments, and a professional laboratory to train students in the performing arts.

San Francisco Symphony March 7
Tania Perez-Salas Compania de Danza April 25
Bokante May 1
John Beasley’s Monkestra May 9



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