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Ovation Stage at the Three Penny Theatre
25th & R Streets 1723 25th Street Sacramento, CA 95816
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1 review
2 stars
I had no trouble parking on R street around the corner.
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16 reviews
22 stars
Entrance wel marked, on R Street. Nearby theaters are on 25th.
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Reviews & Ratings

"Buried Child"
13 ratings
3.8 average rating
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11 events
8 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 16 2013

great play and excellent acting. the only negative was the the fact the seats in the theater are not very comfortable

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6 reviews
11 stars
attended Nov 17 2013

That play was such a disappointment! I had planned a belated birthday present for my sister who came all the way from Placerville to attend with me. It was depressing and hard to sit through. One could only guess at the message. My sis got so...continued

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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 23 2013

Wow! I'm always amazed about how wonderful our local theater scene is in Sacramento. This was no exception. To a person, very impressive and skillful acting by the cast. Look forward to seeing more plays by this director.

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This show is not recommended for children.

Sam Shepard is an American playwright, actor and television and film director. He’s written several books of short stories, essays, and memoirs, and received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1979 for his play Buried Child. Shepard was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of pilot Chuck Yeager in The Right Stuff. Shepard received the PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater Award as a master American dramatist in 2009.  

About the Ticket Supplier: Ovation Stage

Ovation Stage aims to provide a creative and inspiring environment where playwrights, actors, directors, designers, visual artists and theatre enthusiasts join together to create thought provoking and stimulating works that allow theatre-goers to view, experience and ponder the zeitgeist (the spirit of our times). Ovation Stage presents stories where both the actors and the audience members discover joys, fears, hopes, secrets and dreams that inspire awareness that we humans have more in common than we have apart. We invite you to celebrate the human spirit, laugh with us, cry with us, explore with us, and be touched by us.