October 20 – 24

Maggie Hollinbeck leads A Tribute to Joni Mitchell, honoring the music of Canadian musician, singer-songwriter, and painter, Joni Mitchell. Featuring Hannah Jane Kile, Corey Morgan Strange, Natalie Hagwood, and Graham Sobelman.

Maggie Hollinbeck is thrilled to be at Sierra Rep revisiting Joni Mitchell’s music with her favorite music partner, Graham Sobelman, and the incredible musicians backing them up. Maggie is an actress and musician based in New York City where she’s becoming a fixture in the Actor/Musician genre, playing roles in musicals such as ONCE (1st national tour, PCLO and GEVA); RED ROSES, GREEN GOLD (Off-Broadway); WOODY SEZ (Ivoryton Playhouse); EBENEEZER SCROOGE’S BIG PLAYHOUSE CHRISTMAS SHOW (Bucks County Playhouse); and others. Her favorite place to make music, though, is in collaboration with Graham. Together they’ve recorded five albums: Another Shade of Blue and Jane Kenyon Sessions Vol. One-Four. Graham and Maggie recently spent a week at Jane Kenyon’s farm in New Hampshire developing a musical based on Graham’s compositions set to the poetry and prose of Jane and her husband, Donald Hall.

Graham was the Musical Director for both Forbidden Broadway and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change for Broadway Sacramento, where he also served as musical director for the Junior Companies of Joseph, The Music Man, The Wizard of Oz, Bye, Bye Birdie and The King and I at the Sacramento Music Circus. Other regional MD credits: Tell Me On A Sunday (Ensemble Theatre Company); The Last Five Years (International City Theatre); 35mm, Passion, Little Fish, Celebration, It’s Only Life, tick, tick…BOOM!, They’re Playing Our Song, & [title of show] (New Helvetia Theatre); Ruthless (Sacramento Theatre Company); The Behavior of Broadus (Capital Stage); The Who’s Tommy (UC Davis), The Next Big Thing (Edinburgh Fringe). Graham also conducted Gregg Coffin’s rightnexttome at B Street Theatre and created the local cabaret series Graham-A-Rama. As a composer, he has written the song-cycle Love Is Eternal, film score for Lily, numerous art songs, and recently premiered a choral piece with lyricist Omari Tau. Recordings: Maggie Hollinbeck & Graham Sobelman — Another Shade of Blue, Jane Kenyon Sessions: Vols. 1-4; Ain’t Betty — This Is Ain’t Betty.

Hannah Jane Kile is a Sacramento-based composer, musician, actor, and avid reader of sci-fi novels. Hannah has released four albums of original music, with her most recent being They Almost Got Away Vol. 1 and Broken Girl’s Anthem (2018), co-produced with her husband and bandmate Corey Strange. Hannah is a favorite among festivals such as Strawberry Music Festival and California Worldfest. She has opened for Grammy Award-winning Patty Griffin, Ingrid Michaelson, and A Great Big World. Kile’s most recent love affair with the theatre was in New Helvetia Theatre’s production of 35mm (2019). Kile is releasing an intense EP this December that explores a dark and relentless Winter. Hannah Jane Kile uses her platform to raise awareness for Type 1 Diabetes.

Corey Morgan Strange is a musician and visual artist currently living in Sacramento. His artwork can be found in drum shops worldwide such as Revival Drum Shop in Portland, OR, Nelson Drum Shop in Nashville, TN, Mother’s Music Co. in Pelham, NH & Ray’s Vintage Drum Stock in Lyon, France. He has recorded and performed all over the country with numerous acts such as Hannah Jane Kile, Kyle Williams, Sam Jones, Uncle Dad’s Art Collective, and many more. His most recent credits include ongoing work with A&F Drum Co. in Austin TX to create hand-drawn representations of their drum hardware for the packages they are sold in. Corey’s favorite color is patina and he has two dogs named Banjo & Maestro.

California native, Natalie Hagwood, was born into a musical family that nurtured her curiosity for numerous genres resulting in the multi-style cellist and singer that she has become. She is currently a member of Dear Darling, a folk trio known for its “harmonies tight enough that these three could be sisters.” While pursuing her bachelor’s degree in cello performance at the University of Nevada Reno, she attended the Next Festival of Emerging Artists, the Montecito International Music Festival, and toured Germany with the Helmuth Rilling Weimar Bach Academy. In Seattle, WA, she won the University of Washington Concerto Competition, soloing with the UW Symphony in 2018. In 2019, she performed with the piano-cello duo, Duo Libra, and LA Phil Concertmaster, Martin Chalifour, and held benefit concerts raising funds for the Paradise Campfire victims. Currently based in Sacramento, CA, Natalie enjoys teaching cello lessons, song-writing, recording, and playing in multi-style bands.