Giddyup, little darlings

If the lines don’t make you laugh, the hats will.

If the lines don’t make you laugh, the hats will.

Three Penny Theatre

1723 25th St.
Sacramento, CA 95816

(916) 451-5822

Rated 4.0

Girls rule! At least, they do in this lighthearted sampler of vignettes, featuring the energetic Tygar Hicks and Anna Shah. In numerous short sketches, the two local actresses don a cowboy hat, a backward baseball cap and a few bad wigs to portray a duo of playful angels who are setting up the world for humankind; some naughty children trying to one-up each other on the playground; giddy teens (“like, y’know, wow!”); and talkative retirees who have taken a college class for fun and are checking out a feminist performance art piece. And can you believe it? There’s a guy—newbie Eason Donner, who handles this first assignment rather well—in the director’s chair. Together, they keep the bubbly humor flowing in this frothy crazy quilt of a show.

Parallel Lives; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; $15. Actor’s Theatre of Sacramento at the Three Penny Theatre in the California Stage complex, 1723 25th Street; (916) 501-6104; Through November 21.