Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Wilkerson Theatre (formerly The California Stage)1723 25th St.
Sacramento, CA 95816
Mix an American classic, a strong production and the blessing of memorable performances for a great night of theater, and you’ve got the Actor’s Theatre of Sacramento’s version of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Subtly directed by Mark Heckman, this is Tennessee Williams’ searing portrayal of Southern social mores, sexual tensions, family secrets and severe dysfunctionalities, all wrapped up in smoldering heat of a summer evening. The standout performances belong to Ed Claudio as Big Daddy, Anna Shah as Maggie, Sean Morneau as Brick and Lauren Claudio as Mae. F, Sa 8pm; Su 2pm. Through 10/10. $13-$15. Actor’s Theatre of Sacramento at the Wilkerson Theatre in the California Stage complex, 1723 25th St.; (916) 501-6104; www.actinsac.com.