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California Musical Theatre MUSIC CIRCUS: BROADWAY IN THE ROUND M usic Circus, now in its 66th year, is a beloved Sacramento tradition. On warm summer evenings, generations of Sacramento audiences have gathered to marvel at classic and new musicals performed in the round. As Sacramento experiences a downtown revitalization, an exciting future is taking shape. Music Circus, a key component of the city’s cultural identity since 1951, is part of that future, contributing to the flavor of Sacramento’s performing arts history by bringing some of Broadway’s most talented actors, directors and choreographers to the Wells Fargo Pavilion. California Musical Theatre also presents its Broadway Sacramento season from October through May at the Community Center Theater. Music Circus produces shows from-the- 34 CAPITAL REGION CARES 2017 | ground-up, while Broadway Sacramento features national touring productions. Both seasons treat audiences to some of the nation’s best musical theatre performers. “Performing at Music Circus is valued so highly within the professional community that nationally renowned actors come to Sacramento specifically to take part,” says Scott Klier, Executive Producer. “We offer season-long and show- specific sponsorship opportunities to the business community, including show program ads that reach a key demographic,” says Klier. “We also encourage businesses to buy at least a pair of season tickets for entertaining employees or clients, or discounted group tickets (12 or more) for an ideal employee outing. What better way to reward employees than a summer night out at Music Circus?” Photo left: Lesli Margherita as Esmeralda in The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Top right: Nice Work If You Can Get It. Bottom right: Hello, Dolly! Photos by Kevin Graft, from 2016 Music Circus productions. THE 2017 SEASON Beauty and the Beast: June 20 - July 2 On The Town: July 11 - 16 9 to 5: July 25 - 30 Damn Yankees: August 8 - 13 Sister Act: August 22 - 27 CALIFORNIAMUSICALTHEATRE.COM PROFILE SPONSORED BY & MA RKE TING SOLUTI ON S