‘Falsettos’ opens Nov. 5 in GV | TheUnion.com

‘Falsettos’ opens Nov. 5 in GV

Nancy Haffey (as Trina) does not approve of the relationship between Jonathan Hansard (as Trina's husband Marvin) and Danny McCammon (as Marvin's boyfriend Whizzer) in the Sierra Stages production of the musical "Falsettos" Nov. 5-22 at the Off Center Stage in Grass Valley.
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Sierra Stages presents the musical “Falsettos” for 10 performances only from Nov.5 through 22 at the Off Center Stage in Grass Valley.

“Falsettos” is the final production of Sierra Stages’ seventh season, and is directed by Sandra Rockman, with dance direction by George Jayne and musical direction by Ken Getz, who conducts the live band.

Part intimate family drama, part neurotic urban comedy, and part keenly observed meditation on a shifting definition of the American family, “Falsettos” is the 1992 Tony Award-winning musical by William Finn and James Lapine. Finn wrote music and lyrics for the Broadway hit “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”, which was presented by Sierra Stages in 2011, and Lapine is the author of the Tony Award-winning musical “Into the Woods”, which was presented by Sierra Stages in 2010.

Performances of “Falsettos” are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.. General Admission tickets are $25.

For those audience members who prefer a specific seat location and wish to provide additional financial support for Sierra Stages, reserved seating is available for $35.

Tickets may be purchased online at http://www.SierraStages.org with no additional charges of any kind or by calling the Sierra Stages ticket line at 530.346.3210.

The first performance of “Falsettos” on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. is a benefit for the Nevada County chapter of PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays).

All tickets for the benefit performance are $20 (general admission seating) and may be purchased online at http://www.SierraStages.org or by calling Sierra Stages at 530.346.3210.

Founded in 1972 with the simple act of a mother publicly supporting her gay son, PFLAG is the nation’s largest family and ally organization. Uniting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) with families, friends, and allies,

For more information, visit http://www.SierraStages.org.

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