The popular Canadian playwright Norm Foster plots a course to the Sacramento theater’s sweet spot.
It’s rather remarkable that “La Cage aux Folles,” a musical about the unconventional relationship at its core, feels as dully conventional as can be. The love story of two men was sensational for its subject matter in 1983 when it opened on Broadway, but that production was more a breezy backstage farce than a modern morality tale.
Though well-acted, lively and colorful, the play based on a Persian Sufi poem can be too esoteric.
Alternately ebullient and sad, Cho’s play digs deeply into both love and loss.

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The Alex Bult Gallery departs from its schedule of one-person shows with an exhibit of sculptures from three collections.

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