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January 17, 2007
Falstaff follies

Sacramento City College rolls out the heavy hitters (faculty actors) for its current production of Shakespeare’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor.”

For the first time in memory, Christine Nicholson, Kim McCann-Lawson and Luther Hanson (as the bumbling seducer Falstaff), are on stage together under the direction of Lori-Ann DeLappe-Grondin. The cast also includes Martha Kight, Cheantell Munn and Floyd Harden.

The production, set in Windsor, Calif., in the mid-50s, is presented by the Sacramento Shakespeare Festival and City Theatre at Sacramento City College. Performances are in the Art Court Theatre at SCC, 3835 Freeport Blvd., at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, through Jan. 28. There is one 2 p.m. Thursday matinee on Jan. 25, and two Saturday matinees - at 2 p.m. this Saturday and Jan. 27.

Tickets are $15 for general admission, $10 for students with ID, seniors, SARTA members and people with disabilities, and $10 for all matinees.


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