WOODY GUTHRIE'S AMERICAN SONG
This spirited, uplifting musical tells the story of legendary folk singer Woody Guthrie's life in his own words. Featuring such songs as "This Land is Your Land," "Bound for Glory" and "Do Re Mi," the show has an inviting, informal feel, as if a bunch of friends have gathered for a musical jam session.
Through March 23 at Stage 3 Theatre, 208 S. Green St., Sonora. $12-$18; 536-1778 or www.stage3.org.
THE KING AND I
This delightful Rodgers & Hammerstein musical about cross-cultural understanding will have you whistling a happy tune as you leave the theater. Featuring gorgeous, exotic costumes and sets, the show centers on a British widow who travels to Siam in the 1860s to teach the king's children.
Through April 6 at Sierra Repertory Theatre, 13891 Mono Way, Sonora. $15-$28; 532-3120 or www.sierrarep.org.