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July 18, 2012
New Helvetia Takes Over the Studio Theatre

By Marcus Crowder

mcrowder@sacbee.com

New Helvetia Theatre will waste no time breaking in its new home at The Studio Theatre. The young professional theater company stages its first Sacramento New Works Festival next week end, less than a month into taking over the cozy 89 seat space at 10 th and R Streets. For artistic director Connor Mickiewicz signing the three year lease represents a huge step in the evolution of NHT.,

"It's a great location and it was time for us to have a space of our own," Mickiewicz said. The company which formed in January of 2009 had been performing in the Artisan Theatre on Del Paso Blvd. before producing its last show Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along" at the 24th Street Theatre. Lack of a permanent space though had kept NHT from completely implementing its artistic agenda.

"We can do so many more shows now and other types of programming as well," Mickiewicz said.

"We can get up to seven shows a year if we want and have a full season. Also we now have real visability."

To capitalize Mickiewicz and new Associate Producer Matthew Schneider are putting together the Sacramento New Works Festival which entails two free performances each of two plays they have been workshopping for the last two weeks. Thursday July 26, 8 p.m."Schooled" by Lisa Lewis; Friday July 27, 8 p.m. "One Good Day" by Liz Suggs & Rona Siddiqui; Saturday July 28, 2 p.m. "One Good Day;" Saturday July 28, 8 p.m. "Schooled;" Sunday July 29, 6 p.m. NHT 2.0 Benefit Bash. At The Studio Theatre, 1028 R St. Sacramento. The Sacramento New Works Festival is free. 40$ for the NHT 2.0 Benefit Bash. There are also special $100 VIP tickets with lots extra benefits to this event. For information call newhelvetia.org or (916) 469-9850.

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