by Larissa FastHorse

California Premiere
Directed by Michael Stevenson
June 20 – July 22, 2018

Four mismatched artists attempt to devise an ethnically sensitive play for the local schools to celebrate both Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Month – with no Native American actors. In this wickedly funny satire, political correctness, ego and just plain ignorance collide as these well-meaning self-proclaimed artists try to perform a Thanksgiving miracle (without killing any turkeys).

“…A hilarious crowd-pleaser…” Davis Enterprise

“A comical tour-de-force that is wonderfully delivered in a first-rate production…” Sacramento Gazette

“‘The Thanksgiving Play’ is thoroughly entertaining, both in subject matter and in the seamlessly synchronized cast…” SN&R 

“Amidst the humor and dramatic exercises, playwright FastHorse’s veneer of serious concern about white privilege, class status and sexual politics resonates.” Sacramento Bee

 PERFORMANCE: 90 minutes, no intermission

Jennifer Le Blanc*, Cassidy Brown*, Gabby Battista & Jouni Kirjola in THE THANKSGIVING PLAY. Photo by Charr Crail. *Member AEA.





2 weeks ago
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“‘Thanksgiving Play’ gone off the rails? That’s the genius in Capital Stage’s comedy.” ⭐️⭐️⭐️- SacBee @sacramentobee - THE THANKSGIVING PLAY is now playing thru July 22nd! ... See more

2 weeks ago
"A Comical Tour-de-Force!" -Sacramento Gazette

Don't miss Capital Stage's "Comical Tour-de-Force" THE THANKSGIVING PLAY! Now playing through July 22nd. TICKETS:, 916-995-5464, 2215 J Street.

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Upcoming Events

Sat 21

Pre Show CapChat

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Sat 21

The Thanksgiving Play

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sat 21

The Thanksgiving Play

July 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sun 22

The Thanksgiving Play

July 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tue 24

Playwrights’ Revolution

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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