There are so many activities to do in wine country these days, but we’ve found one that is incomparable and shouldn’t be missed. Transcendence Theatre Company will cover any theater craving you have; full of exceptional talent, creativity set amongst the natural back drop of Jack London State Park.
Recently named Theater Of The Year by Broadway World San Francisco for its 2013 Season, the company is made up of musical theatre artists with Broadway, National Tour, International Tour, Film, and Television credits. After you’ve spend the day taking in Sonoma County’s amazing wineries and bucolic scenery, your summer nights are set with Transcendence’s Broadway Under the Stars 2014 season. TTC’s Summer Season includes the “Broadway Under The Stars in Jack London State Park” and the “Transcendence Artist Series” concerts, as well as the Broadway Kids Camp, “Skits Under The Stars” community nights and community service, engagement, and education programs throughout the entire Sonoma Valley.
It’s Another Op’nin to Another Show as the 2014 season kicks off with One Singular Sensation, a night of those irresistible Broadway production numbers, show-stopping routines and so much more. Loaded with Broadway favorites and a few other treats, this toe-tapping night will wow you one song after another and leave you humming your own eleven o’clock number as you walk away with a little magic in your heart!
New this year TTC is offering casual catering for your picnicking enjoyment. Quintessential Sonoma County restaurant, the girl and the fig are offering pre-order picnic options that will be waiting for you pre-show!
Want to make a day out of it? Glen Ellen has endless options and we’ve created an itinerary for an unforgettable day away in one of our favorite places in Sonoma wine country!
Start your day off at Benziger Winery, one of the best-known Sonoma County wineries. sits on a sprawling estate in a bowl with 360-degree sun exposure, the benefits of which are explored on popular tram tours that depart several times daily. Noted for its Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, and Sauvignon Blanc wines.
1883 London Ranch Rd, Glen Ellen, CA 95442
The Fig Café
Take an early light lunch break at The Fig Café, a great wine country restaurant with a relaxed vibe, delicious food and friendly service.A restaurant in a wonderful environment with an eclectic California centric menu. They also have a no corkage fee, which allows you to bring in the great Sonoma County wines you find while visiting the vineyards.
The Fig Café
13690 Arnold Dr, Glen Ellen, CA 95442
Eric Ross Winery
Stop by Eric Ross Winery in the afternoon to relax in the Sonoma sunshine before your big evening. A small, unpretentious winery run by friendly, welcoming people who are knowledgeable and pleasant. Pinots and Zinfandels are standouts on their wine list with a comfortable and relaxed tasting room to enjoy your afternoon.
Eric Ross Winery
14300 Arnold Dr, Glen Ellen, CA 95442
And don’t miss some handy insider tips on what to discover in this area in our Discover Sonoma County piece – https://www.beauwinetours.com/discover-sonoma-county/
Don’t want to drive and would rather have someone else do it for you? Then why not take advantage of our special TTC shuttles from either Santa Rosa / Oakmont or Sonoma for only $20 round-trip. Details are reservations here: http://transcendencetheatre.org
Your leisurely, low key day of wine tasting will set the scene for a memorable evening under the stars. While Glen Ellen has a couple of standouts for dinner dining, Olive and Vine and The Glen Ellen Inn, we highly recommend taking advantage of the girl and the fig catered picnic dinner in Jack London State Park. It’s easy, accessible and a perfect precursor to some Broadway Under the Stars!There are also options for local pours from numerous Sonoma wineries, food from local vendors and pre-show music, with food and wine available for purchase. Pre-Show picnicking begins at 5:00p.m. and the concert kicks off in the winery ruins at 7:30 pm.
TTC’s Broadway Under the Stars runs all summer, check out the full schedule!
One Singular Sensation – June 27,28,29. July 2,3,5
Fantastical Family Night – July 25,26
The Music Of The Night – August 14,15,16,22,23,24
Gala Celebration – September 5,6
Transcendence Theatre Company’s mission is to create transcendent experiences that inspire others to go beyond the usual limits and change the world in extraordinary ways. With all this magic in one place, how could you possibly leave without what Before It’s News calls “…goosebumps all around?”
Let us take you there and back in comfort in one of our range of luxury vehicles here – https://www.beauwinetours.com/vehicles/
And you can get an idea of what awaits you here:
Broadway Under the Stars
2400 London Ranch Road, Glen Ellen, CA 95442
Box Office: 877-424-1414