Tag: Campbell Theater

Reviews: ‘The Fitting Room’ and ‘A Chorus Line’

| June 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

By CHARLIE JARRETT Special to the Gazette This week I will invite you to experience a delightful evening of changing room silliness, in Kathryn G. McCarty’s delightful comedy, “The Fitting Room”, right here in the Campbell Theater. This is not your typical plot driven story, but rather a character driven story that seems to be […]

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Take a peek into the adventures of everyday life in ‘The Fitting Room’

Take a peek into the adventures of everyday life in ‘The Fitting Room’

| June 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

By SCOTT BABA Art and Entertainment Editor Onstage Theater Company premiered its last play of the season at the Campbell Theater on Friday with “The Fitting Room,” a vibrant and ambitious work by local playwright Kathryn G. McCarty. “The Fitting Room” is an intriguing piece of theater, and feels almost experimental in nature. It isn’t […]

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At Home With Jeff: Stories from backstage

At Home With Jeff: Stories from backstage

| May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

By JEFF ROUBAL Martinez News-Gazette Columnist Last weekend, Vivian and I went to the Campbell Theater to see Agatha Christie’s “A Murder Is Announced.” It was a wonderful production. We were impressed with the lighting, sound, costumes, sets, direction, and acting. I highly recommend that you go see it for yourself. It runs through May […]

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“A Murder is Announced” robust and delightful

“A Murder is Announced” robust and delightful

| May 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

By CHARLIE JARRETT Special to the Gazette If you haven’t been to the Martinez Campbell Theater this past weekend, then by all means pay attention, because their current show, A Murder is Announced, is a robust and delightful Agatha Christie murder mystery. The Plot Line theater company, one of the newer theater companies currently presenting […]

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Prepare to be spellbound by ‘Bell, Book and Candle”

Prepare to be spellbound by ‘Bell, Book and Candle”

| April 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

By SCOTT BABA Art and Entertainment Editor There’s magic on the stage at the Campbell Theater with Plotline Theater Company’s newest play, the enchanting comedic drama “Bell, Book and Candle.” Originally penned in 1950 by John Van Druten, the play was later adapted into the well-known Academy Award nominated film of the same name, featuring […]

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One-person play ‘I Am My Own Wife’ a moving experience at the Campbell

One-person play ‘I Am My Own Wife’ a moving experience at the Campbell

| March 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

By SCOTT BABA Art and Entertainment Editor One-person plays are always a little hectic, and “I Am My Own Wife,” Onstage Theater’s newest play at the Campbell, is no exception. Actor Randall Nott wears a single costume throughout the play, and while the set has a number of distinct locales, they shift fluidly from one […]

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Upcoming at the Campbell Theater

| May 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

By THE CAMPBELL THEATER We have a lot of exciting events coming up in June at the Martinez Campbell Theater. Starting the month off, on Friday, June 1, we have a Singer-Songwriter Showcase featuring Fooling Marie, Anchors Up, Eli Moody, Uncle Jimi, Roezi Rebel & John Todd. This ages 21+ show is only $5 and […]

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Collection of romantic comedy one-act plays at Campbell

Collection of romantic comedy one-act plays at Campbell

| May 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

By SCOTT BABA Art and Entertainment Editor Onstage Theater closes out its 40th season this month with “A Funny Little Thing Called Love” at the Campbell Theater, a series of one-act plays written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten, the writing trio that is sometimes collectively know as Jones Hope Wooten. Jones Hope […]

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Onstage Theater brings timeless classic to Campbell

Onstage Theater brings timeless classic to Campbell

| March 11, 2018 | 3 Comments

By SCOTT BABA Art and Entertainment Editor Considered one of the most-beloved plays in the English language, “The Importance of Being Earnest” is seen by many as Oscar Wilde’s masterpiece – both a smart and delightful comedy and a veiled but scathing critique of high society. Still as hilarious today as it was when it […]

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