The Threepenny Opera
Sacramento, CA 95816
With Angelina Réaux at the helm, California Stage’s production of this classic Bertolt Brecht-Kurt Weill collaboration moves into the world-class category. Violence, sex and politics are always in vogue, but this show adds some fantastic songs and a talented cast pulled from every top-notch musical company in town to create a show you really don’t want to miss. Dress warmly. F, Sa 8pm, Su 2pm. Through 3/15. $15-$20. California Stage, 1723 R St.; (916) 451-5822; www.calstage.org.