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Capital Stage Presents
2018 Drama Desk & Outer Critics Circle
Awards Winner for Outstanding Play
ADMISSIONS by Joshua Harmon
Directed by Michael Stevenson

Sacramento, CA — February 10, 2020 — Capital Stage presents the Sacramento Premiere and Co-Production with American Stage in St. Petersburg, Florida, of ADMISSIONS by Joshua Harmon. Artistic Director Michael Stevenson will direct this 2018 Drama Desk & Outer Critics Circle Awards winner for Outstanding Play. The cast will feature Capital Stage favorite Amy Resnick, and Capital Stage debuts from Michelle Champoux, Elizabeth Dimon, Jacob Flekier, and Richard B. Watson. Performances will run from March 11 through April 12, 2020, with a Press Opening on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 8:00 pm. The American Stage production will run May 27 - June 28 in St. Petersburg, Florida, with the same cast, director, and designers.
THE PLAY
ADMISSIONS by Joshua Harmon

March 11 - April 12, 2020

2018 Drama Desk & Outer Critics Circle
Awards Winner for Outstanding Play
Co-Production with American Stage
Sacramento Premiere

Sherri Rosen-Mason is head of the admissions department at a New England prep school, fighting to diversify the student body. Alongside her husband, the school’s Headmaster, they’ve largely succeeded in bringing a stodgy institution into the twenty-first century. But when their only son sets his sights on an Ivy League university, personal ambition collides with progressive values with convulsive results.

“Astonishing and daring. An extraordinarily useful and excruciating satire – of the left, by the left, for the left – for today.” — THE NEW YORK TIMES
THE PLAYWRIGHT
Joshua Harmon’s plays include BAD JEWS (Roundabout Underground; Roundabout/Laura Pels; West End), SIGNIFICANT OTHER (Roundabout; Broadway/Booth Theatre), ADMISSIONS (Lincoln Center Theater; Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards, Outstanding Play), and SKINTIGHT (Roundabout). His plays have been produced across the country and internationally in Australia, Canada, Germany, Israel, Russia, South Africa, and throughout the U.K. Fellowships include MacDowell, Atlantic Center for the Arts, and NNPN/Actor’s Express. He is under commission from Manhattan Theatre Club. Education: Juilliard
THE DIRECTOR
Michael Stevenson is entering his fifth season as Producing Artistic Director at Capital Stage. For Capital Stage, he has directed THE HUMANS, THE OTHER PLACE, SWEAT, THE THANKSGIVING PLAY, LUNA GALE, STUPID F##KING BIRD, HOW TO USE A KNIFE, DISGRACED, MR. BURNS, IDEATION, CLYBOURNE PARK, MAURITIUS, ERRATICA (World Premiere), and LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES. He has directed at regional theatres including: B Street Theatre, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, Orlando Shakespeare Company, and Sacramento Theatre Company. As an actor he has appeared at many regional theatres including: 42nd Street Moon, American Conservatory Theatre, The Aurora Theatre, Bailiwick Repertory Theatre, Capital Stage, B Street Theatre, the Utah Shakespeare Festival, and Marriott's Lincolnshire Theatre. He holds an M.F.A. from the American Conservatory Theatre.
THE CAST
THE PRODUCTION
ADMISSIONS will be directed by Producing Artistic Director, Michael Stevenson (THE HUMANS, THE OTHER PLACE, SWEAT, THE THANKSGIVING PLAY, LUNA GALE, STUPID F##KING BIRD, HOW TO USE A KNIFE, DISGRACED, MR. BURNS, IDEATION, CLYBOURNE PARK, MAURITIUS, ERRATICA (World Premiere), and LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES). The production will feature Michelle Champoux (Capital Stage Debut), Elizabeth Dimon (Capital Stage Debut), Jacob Flekier (Capital Stage Debut), Amy Resnick (SWEAT, LUNA GALE, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, BLACKBERRY WINTER), and Richard B. Watson (Capital Stage Debut). The production design team will include Brian Redfern (Scenic design), Jessica Bertine (Lighting design), Gail Russell (Costume design), Ed Lee (Sound design), Christa Kinch (Properties design), and Samantha McLean Haas (Scenic Charge Artist).

Performances for ADMISSIONS will begin with three previews on Wednesday, Mar. 11 & Thursday, Mar. 12 at 7:00 pm, and Friday, Mar. 13 at 8:00 pm. The production will open Saturday, Mar. 14 at 8:00 pm. Performances will continue through Sunday, Apr. 12, 2020. Showtimes will be Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 7:00 pm, Fridays at 8:00 pm, Saturdays at 2:00 pm & 8:00 pm, and Sundays at 2:00 pm.
 
Regular ticket prices range from $25-47. Discount tickets are available as follows: Student Rush tickets are $10 with valid student ID in person within 1 hour of performance (NEW); Senior tickets are $5 off regular priced tickets; Military personnel tickets are $10 off regular priced tickets with valid ID; and Group Rate tickets are $5 off each for parties of 12 or more. Tickets are currently available at the Capital Stage Box Office, by phone at 916-995-5464, or online at capstage.org.
FACT SHEET
WHAT:
C apital Stage presents the Sacramento premiere of
ADMISSIONS by Joshua Harmon
Directed by Michael Stevenson
Tickets: $25 - $49

WHERE:
Capital Stage, 2215 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95816

WHEN: March 11 - April 12
Previews:
Wednesday, Mar. 11 at 7:00 pm, tickets $25
Thursday, Mar. 12 at 7:00 pm, tickets $25
Friday, Mar. 13 at 8:00 pm, tickets $25

Opening Night:
Saturday, Mar. 14 at 8:00 pm, tickets $44-49 tickets

Regular Performances:
Tuesdays at 7:00 pm, tickets $32-37
Wednesdays at 7:00 pm, tickets $32-37
Thursdays at 7:00 pm, tickets $37-42
Fridays at 8:00 pm, tickets $37-42
Saturdays at 2:00 pm, tickets $35-40
Saturdays at 8:00 pm, tickets $39-44
Sundays at 2:00 pm, tickets $37-42


BOX OFFICE:
Phone: 916-995-5464
Online: capstage.org
Location: 2215 J Street, Sacramento CA 95816


WHO:
Playwright: Joshua Harmon
Director: Michael Stevenson
Cast: Michelle Champoux, Elizabeth Dimon*, Jacob Flekier,
Amy Resnick*, Richard B. Watson*
Scenic Design: Brian Redfern
Lighting Design: Jessica Bertine
Costume Design: Gail Russell
Sound Design: Ed Lee
Stage Manager: Andreanna Konomos*

*Member Actors' Equity Association