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Opening August 7th!

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Main Street Theatre Works is pleased to present Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, as well as numerous other industry awards. Itís a hilarious spoof on several of Chekhovís best known characters, from some of his best known plays including The Cherry Orchard, Uncle Vanya and The Three Sisters, but you donít need to be versed in Chekhovís work to enjoy this zany comedy.

Vanya (Allen Pontes) and Sonia (Georgann Wallace) live in the quiet farmhouse where they grew up in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, but their peaceful life is turned upside down when their movie star sister, Masha (Julie Anchor), returns unannounced with her new boy-toy, Spike (Brian Bohlender). Masha has plans for the weekend, and plans for the old house, but things really get complicated with the arrival of a pretty, much-younger-than-Masha, aspiring actress (Janey Pintar), as well as constant interferance from Vanya and Soniaís psychic housekeeper (Tara Henry). "Riotous! The kind of full-on comedy thatís rare on Broadway! It makes you laugh out loud, and repeatedly at that!" says The New York Post. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike runs August 7th - September 5th. This play contains some mature language.

Kennedy Mine Amphitheatre, Jackson
Fridays and Saturdays, August 7th - September 5th
$17.50 General Admission - $12 Students 18 & Under
$49 Family Package (2 General Admission; 2 Students)
Gates open at 6:30pm for picnicking. Show at 8pm.
Suggested items to bring: picnic dinner, wine, jacket (for cool summer evenings), blanket, low-back chair (provided by MSTW for season ticket holders), and mosquito repellant.

Click here to read more about the 2015 summer season. For tickets, gift certificates, box office and directions, click here.


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Come Be a Part of the Magic!

Volunteer! Are you looking for an enjoyable and rewarding way to spend your time? Would you like to be creative? Meet some friendly folks who share your passion for live theatre?

MSTW is looking for a few good carpenters, painters, and scenic artists to help build our summer sets. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! If you can spare a few hours, or a few days, please contact Ken Stefferud, Technical Director, or Susan McCandless, Artistic Director. All workers will receive lunch on work days, and complimentary tickets to the production. Thanks in advance for your time and consideration.

Theatre is a collaborative art, and MSTW is an all-volunteer company. Click here for more information, and become a part of the magic of live theatre!



Support the Kennedy Mine Amphitheatre!

The Foreigner (2007) Be a part of local history and help support the arts in the Motherlode by joining the "Paving a Pathway to the Stars" fund-raiser. We have come a long way since our inaugural production of Much Ado About Nothing in 2004: new terraces, accessable walkways, and the soon-to-be-completed permanent bathrooms.

Become a supporting player in our efforts: purchase an engraved brick, which will then be placed in one of the theatre's walkways. This could be a special gift to a friend or family member - what a wonderful way to remember a loved one! The bricks are $100 each, and may be engraved with a maximum of two lines, no more than 15 characters per line. To purchase a brick, or for more information, contact Susan McCandless, Artistic Director.



Useful Links and Resources

  • Amador Arts Council
  • Jackson Business and Community Association
  • Sutter Creek Business Association
  • Amador County Vintner's Association
  • Amador Council of Tourism
  • Amador County Chamber of Commerce
  • Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance
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