Sacramento Theatre Company

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Sacramento Theatre Company, view from H Street
Founded in 1942, the Sacramento Theatre Company (STC) officially organized in 1945 and is one of the Sacramento region’s oldest and largest professional theatre companies.
The entrance to Sacramento Theatre Company's Main Stage

The Sacramento Theatre Company is a non-profit Regional Professional Theatre in the Northern California city of Sacramento.


The Sacramento Theatre Company is the oldest theater troupe in Sacramento, The Sacramento Theatre Company was originally formed in 1942 to entertain locally stationed troops during World War II. STC was originally called the Sacramento Civic Repertory Theatre, until they opened the doors to their first theater home in 1949, The Eaglet Theatre. The Eaglet was built from canvas and wood to match its much older twin, the famed Eagle Theatre from the California Gold Rush period. The new theater benefited from the patronage of newspaper executive and heiress Eleanor McClatchy, an enthusiastic supporter of theater and the arts.


Today, the Sacramento Theater Company calls the H Street Theatre Complex home. The new stages are located on H and 15th street in Midtown Sacramento, the cultural heart of the city. Staging plays in three performance spaces, STC as it is known, has been instrumental in the budding careers of such regional theater professionals as playwright Richard Hellesen and director Tim Ocel and international superstar Tom Hanks.

The 2016-2017 Season of Trials, Travels & Triumphs

To Kill a Mockingbird, From the Novel by Harper Lee, September 28 - October 30, 2016
I Ought to be in Pictures, by Neil Simon, November 2 - December 11, 2016
Cinderella, a Holiday musical panto, November 30, 2016 - January 1, 2017
I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, January 4 - February 12, 2017
The Tempest, by William Shakespeare, February 22 - March 19, 2017
The Glass Menagerie, by Tennessee Williams, March 22 - April 30, 2017
The Donner Party, A New American Musical, April 19 - May 14, 2017

The 2015-2016 Cabaret Series
Something's Coming: A Tribute to Leonard Bernstein, November 10 - 13, 2016
I'm the Greatest Star! Showbiz Divas and Dames, January 19 - 22, 2017
Till There Was You: Broadway's Best Love Songs, March 30 - April 2, 2017

The 2015-2016 Youth Series
The Winter’s Tale, By William Shakespeare, September 2016
Disney’s Mulan Jr., February 2017
Shrek the Musical, January 2017
The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon, March 2017
A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Kids, May 2017

The School of the Arts[edit]

STC offers elementary, middle, and high school students after-school and weekend training programs.

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