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This Sonoma County community theater showcases and teaches opera and musical theater, dramas, chamber series and dance productions for adults and children. Besides its regular subscription and non-subscription playbill, the theater also hosts various special events like the Falstaff Festival and holiday productions. Founded in 1973, Cinnabar Opera Theater remains a great place to see new, experimental and traditional performing arts. You might even see a world premiere.
Restored in 2003, this magnificent Opera house never knew it would live to see its good old days again. But now, its fate has reversed and restored it stands. Past events have included plays such as I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, as well as performances from acclaimed artists like the Indigo Girls. For those who love their funny bone tickled, do not miss the stand-up comedy competition, or better yet compete in it. Making a fool of yourself could not be more fun!
A concert and events venue, Mystic Theatre, has hosted musical performances and events by stars like Van Morrison and The Violent Femmes among others. The venue is spread over two levels and there is also a balcony for those who want to enjoy a premium view. While you are tapping your feet to the rhythm of the music, consider ordering a drink from the on-site bar. The theater also houses a dance floor, a movie screen, a patio where you can enjoy your drinks as well as an event space for private parties.
Originally a movie palace, downtown Napa's majestic theater was shuttered for a decade before re-opening in 2010 as a concert venue. A local builder, who remembers the Uptown from his youth, expanded the stage and lovingly restored the interior to its art deco origins. Be sure to look up at the murals on the ceiling and take in the small details, like the iron-accented sidelights, that make this theater a distinctive place to catch a national act.