From the grace of ballet to musicals from Broadway, Sacramento is home to a bustling performing arts scene. Whether you’re an avid theatergoer or looking for something to entertain you during your trip to Sacramento, step into the spotlight and check out our guide to some of the city’s most renowned companies and venues, offering a mix of music, dance, theater, and storytelling.


B Street Theatre

2700 Capitol Ave. | (916) 443-5300

This iconic local theater group brings original plays to its multistage theater. Among this season’s adult offerings are: “The Newlywed Game,” “Pickleball,” and “A Christmas Carol.” In addition, this season’s family-friendly shows include: “Tiny Trailblazers: Kids Who Changed the World” and “Tis the Season: Folktales & Fables.”


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Broadway Sacramento

1301 L St. | (916) 557-1999

See some of the best plays from Broadway right here in Sacramento. Broadway Sacramento brings the magic of Tony Award-winning productions and popular touring musicals to the recently renovated SAFE Credit Union Performing Arts Center. This year’s Broadway Sacramento promises to be unforgettable with shows like “Company,” “Mrs. Doubtfire,” and “Kimberly Akimbo.”


Capital Stage

2215 J St. | (916) 995-5464

This popular nonprofit theater company is located in the heart of Midtown. During its 19th season, Capital Stage hopes to examine the human spirit at its critical moment through shows such as “Cry It Out,” “Now Circa Then,” and “Fairview.”

Listen to the Visit Sacramento Podcast episode featuring Capital Stage’s Artistic Director, Michael Stevenson, HERE.


Harris Center for the Arts

10 College Parkway, Folsom | (916) 608-6888

Located just a short drive from downtown Sacramento, Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College offers a wide range of performances from world-class musicians to dance and theatrical productions. This season’s highlights include the dazzling tribute “The Cher Show,” a celebration of pop music with “American Pops,” and Folsom Lake Symphony’s “Carmina Burana.”


Sacramento Ballet

For 68 seasons, Sacramento Ballet has wowed locals with their grace, beauty, and artistry. This renowned company delivers captivating performances including both classic ballets and innovative, contemporary works. Among this season’s offerings are: “Innovations” and “Nutcracker.”


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Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera

1301 L St. | (916) 476-5975

From “Opening Night! The Marriage of Figaro” to “Ari, Awadagin, and Tchaikovsky,” the Philharmonic & Opera plans to perform some of the most celebrated compositions of all time this season. Attendees can expect world-renowned guest conductors and soloists at the two programs.


Celebration Arts

2727 B St. | (916) 455-2787

Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Black theater at Sacramento’s premier Black theater company, Celebration Arts. Their 2024 season of Black Girl Magic celebrates the power of Black female directors and playwright through performances like “Topdog/Underdog,” “Crumbs From the Table of Joy,” “Mud River Stone,” and more.


Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts

523 Mrak Hall Dr. | (530) 754-2787

The Mondavi Center for the Performing Art is located just a short drive from downtown on UC Davis’ campus. Their diverse 2024-25 season of events features a captivating mix of music, dance, theater, and public speakers, ensuring there’s something to ignite the imagination of anyone. For a calendar of this season’s events, visit


Stories on Stage Sacramento

This unique organization brings the power of literature to life through live readings by professional actors. Their season features a diverse selection of excerpts from novels, short stores, and memoirs from both local and award-winning authors. To learn more about this season’s productions, visit:


Young Actors Stage

Young Actors Stage offers a glimpse into the talents of Sacramento’s youth, presenting a season of productions perfect for families and young theatergoers. See everyone’s favorite green ogre come to life in “Shrek Jr.” or journey to a thrilling adventure with “Sweeney Todd.”


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