Civic Theatre Guild to present ‘Bakersfield Mist’ @ Carriage House Theater
Jan 20 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild will present the third show of its season beginning Jan. 20 at the Carriage House Theater.

“Bakersfield Mist” is a comedy written by Stephen Sachs and directed by Gene Davis.

The play was inspired by a true story that eventually was the subject of a documentary by 60 Minutes. Maude, an unemployed bartender living in a trailer park, buys a painting for $5 at a thrift store. The local art teacher sees it and thinks it could be a lost abstract masterpiece by Jackson Pollock worth millions. After careful research, eventually the International Foundation for Art Research gets involved and sends out its expert Lionel Percy to authenticate the painting. 

The result is a classic culture clash over who defines what art is and what determines its worth. 

The play stars CTG veterans Aaron Odom as Lionel and Erin Kranz as Maude.

Performance dates are Jan. 20-22, Jan. 27-29 and Feb. 2-4. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinées will begin at 2 p.m. 

 Tickets are available at WYO Theater box office, or at the Carriage House Theater one hour before the performance. Tickets cost $15 per adult and $12 per senior, military member or student.

This play is rated MA for mature audiences due to adult language.

The Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

SAGE to host 7th annual National Juried Art Show @ Sagebrush Community Art Center’s new space
Feb 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Artists Guild Et al will host its seventh annual National Juried Art Show in February and has put out a call for art to be featured in the show.

Heather Plank will serve as the juror for the first show in the guild’s new space downtown.

Plank has a bachelor’s degree in printmaking from the University of Oregon and established the residency program and gallery at the Ucross Foundation, among other accomplishments and training.

The show will open Feb. 2 and a reception and awards event will take place that day from 5-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center’s new space at 21 W. Brundage St.

All submissions for art are due Jan. 10. To submit work, see for information.


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