2130 L St, Sacramento, California 95816, United States

Welcome to W J Geery Theater

49 seat theater in Midtown, Sacramento, since 1996

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About Our Venue

The W. J. Geery Theater is located in this 1899 historic Victorian in which the Pease Conservatory of Music has existed since 1921.  This was and is the recital hall which also became a venue for plays in the 1970s when the Sacramento Experimental Theater leased the hall and became in 1986 the Show Below that produced award winning plays until 1995. Wm. J. " Bill" Geery was the actor & singer who owned the building and was the step-father of the current owners, Diane Heinzer and her deceased sister, Joan Bales.  Bill's aunt and uncle were Mr. & Mrs. Pease who established the Pease Conservatory of Music. 

A Variety of Events

The W. J. Geery Theater is wonderful for intimate plays and still great for award winning original plays, such as "Echoes in the Heart".   The concert grand piano is great for  musicals, concerts, small operas, recitals of music students,   Stand -up comedians have filled the theater with laughter. Graham Sobelman produced his  first "Grahamaramas" here for over two years.   And the Samantics still perform some of their hilarious and unusual cabarets here.  

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Upcoming events in 2018

  • March 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25,  "IT'S ONL MONSTERS", a play by Jesse Janzen produced by Genesis Productions,  Thurs, Fri, Sat. at 8 PM , Sun. at 6 pm.   For tickets go to   https://itsonlymonsters.brownpapertickets.com/
  • March 29, 30, 31, April 5, 6, 7, 2018 evenings. Theater Galatea presents an all female cast in "MacBeth" and "Julius Caesar" by Shakespeare.
  • April 21, 2018. 7pm & 10 pm "The Head Doctor Show" by the Punany Poets, Andrea Kitten Romantic Comedy Theater for Lovers and Friends.  For tickets go toPunanyTickets.com.  Customer Service by Text:  1-501-410-5055
  • April 26, 27, 28, 7:30 pm "The Quest", solo piano, Larry Cohn: 
  • May 5 evening & May 6 matinee, Opera by Capital Opera.
  • May 10 & 11, evenings, a C.I.Academy young Professionals Production.  $15 General $10 under 12.   530 400-7619
  • May 19 morning, Recitals by the Students of Carolyn Booker
  • May 20 at  6 p.m.  Violin Recitals by Students of Anna Adamov
  • June 2  Concert of Renaissance Lute Songs by Matthew Royal,  and Philip Horne  Evening
  • June 3, afternoon, Recitals by Students of Mary Louise Brown
  • June 7, 8, 9, 15, & 16:  evenings:  "The Porch" a  new play by Karin Devaney 
  • June 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, July 1:  a new play by Alan Truax, Genesis Productions,  Thursday, Fridays, Saturdays at 8 PM, Sundays at 2 P


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W J Geery Theater

2130 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95816, US

(916) 446-4618